The Climate Conversations

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The Climate Conversations

What’s behind the IEA’s roadmap for global energy use in the quest for net-zero emissions by 2050 | EP 39

In tackling the climate crisis, nations have to transform their energy sector, a key component responsible for the majority of global greenhouse ...

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You have heard about climate change. But what does it mean and how does it impact us? This podcast looks into the issues related to the science and impact of climate change, as well as the policy, technology and finance behind climate action and adaptation. Each week, we talk to experts who help us understand one of the most pressing challenges facing humankind. 

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25:34minutes

What’s behind the IEA’s roadmap for global energy use in the quest for net-zero emissions by 2050 | EP 39

In tackling the climate crisis, nations have to transform their energy sector, a key component responsible for the majority of global greenhouse ...
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21:06minutes

Enhancing Indonesia’s climate ambition: Dino Patti Djalal on getting to net zero sooner, rather than in 2070 | EP 38

Can Indonesia get to net zero emissions by 2050, and what roles can a carbon tax and natural climate solutions play? And what about the tricky ...
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25:03minutes

Will Singapore’s Climate Impact X (CIX) be a game-changer in the global carbon credit marketplace? | EP 37

A new global carbon exchange headquartered in Singapore will allow companies to buy and sell carbon credits. Four founders have kicked this off – ...
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19:20minutes

Insurance in a world of climate change: Measuring and pricing risk for businesses and people | EP 36

What role does climate insurance play for corporations, governments and business owners who will be faced with the impacts of climate change? How ...
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26:43minutes

What’s the state of climate change education in Singapore's school curriculum? | EP 35

Future generations will deal with impacts of climate change so education is key. How are our educators and those who shape our school curriculums ...
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20:35minutes

What’s behind China’s climate action and can it live up to expectations? | EP 34

A nation of 1.4 billion people, the world's second largest economy, and currently the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, what China does matters.
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22:58minutes

Sustainable design: How architecture and engineering are evolving to meet the climate challenge | EP 33

Patrick Bellew, founder of environmental design consultants Atelier Ten, and member of the Surbana Jurong Group speaks to Jaime Ho about why he ...
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22:46minutes

Cooling a warming planet: How the humble air-conditioner helps and hinders | EP 32

Jaime Ho speaks to Professor James Trevelyan, engineer and inventor of the Close Comfort personal air-con on the environmental costs of ...
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28:51minutes

Monetary Authority of Singapore chief Ravi Menon on why climate change is also an existential crisis for the financial sector | EP 31

Singapore’s central bank chief Ravi Menon speaks to Jaime Ho on why climate risks are financial risks, how the financial sector can be a tool for ...
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28:49minutes

What does eating chili crab have to do with climate change? | EP 30

Jaime Ho speaks to Neo Xiaoyun and Aidan Mock about their essays in the book Eating Chili Crab In The Anthropocene. They discuss the links between ...