Nov. 1, 2021

THE GLOBAL RACE TO ZERO

THE GLOBAL RACE TO ZERO

CLIMATE ACTION SHOW - NOVEMBER 1st 2021

Produced by Vivien Langford

GLOBAL RACE TO ZEROON THE ROAD TO GLASGOW - EPISODE 5  

Guest Quotes:

Antonio Guterres -  UN Secretary General  " We are on the edge of the abyss. The time for diplomatic niceties is over. We need to speak the unfiltered truth"

Press Conference with UN Secretary General António Guterres — Covering Climate Now

 

Nigel Topping - UK Climate Champion - At the Global race to zero conference organised by the Smart Energy Council. "Australia is confusing everyone.... you are in a great position to benefit from the race to zero. It's very serious..... It's not just an environmental race... it's an industrial race."

Global Race to Zero Summit 2021 - Nigel Topping - Smart Energy Council

 

Professor Johan Rockstrom - Director of research at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. "Irreversible changes are ahead... To reach Net Zero we must maintain land and ocean sinks. Agriculture must transition from emitter to sink... This is the Nature/Climate COP... Media  has a huge responsibility for the mismatch between what citizens demand and what Governments are doing"

He referred to  2021 Home - Production Gap to guide us towards an orderly phase out with dates and an end followed by oil and gas (The End of Coal? | UNFCCC).

Global Race to Zero Summit 2021 - Prof Johan Rokstrom - Smart Energy Council

 

Dr Virginia Marshall Indigenous People's Organisation.She is on her way to Glasgow. This is an extract from a  Conversation with Councillor Cathy Oke at Melbourne University.

Study shows Indigenous lost 99% of land to colonization | Grist

What does COP26 mean for non-state actors? - Whooshkaa

 

Dr Anika Molesworth - Farmers for Climate Action - marvellous description of her country in Western NSW. She says indigenous people are suffering loss and grief. "They remember metre long cod in sparkling water. We must get that back.

Global Race to Zero Summit 2021 - Anika Molesworth - Smart Energy Council

 

Alok Sharma - President of  COP 26 in Glasgow- Exclusive press briefing to Covering Climate Now.

"What we’re trying to achieve at Glasgow is, in many ways, harder than Paris… After six years, we still have some of the most difficult questions to answer. And we’re effectively in the last half hour of the exam."

Press Conference with COP26 President Alok Sharma — Covering Climate Now

 

Julia Zamiro - " We don't like talking about politics...... people are uncomfortable facing facts.... We need to be more French about it and talk politics....... We're killing the planet and we want to go to space."

Speaking to the Global Race to Zero Summit 2021 - Julia Zemiro - Smart Energy Council

 

Music - Miguel Heatwole and Ecopela choir singing Stand up tall you singers all

 

Thanks to Home — Covering Climate Now(link is external). We will broadcast more of their coverage from Glasgow.

Thanks to The Smart Energy council - 2021 Global Race to Zero Summit Archives - Smart Energy Council

Thanks to James Whelan from CANA for Brown Bag Lunch with Dr Virginia Marshall