A New Climate

A New Climate

By Sky News

A New Climate is a special series of podcasts from Sky News Daily


Climate After Covid: Can the UK lead a green recovery? | 10 September 2020

Life changed rapidly in 2020 - largely due to the spread of a virus that shutdown economies around the world.But we adapted to the changes we had to make to our daily routines to help save lives.Can we do the same to save the planet?On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take you on a journey across Iceland’s glaciers where the effects of climate change are clear to see.We are joined by our Europe correspondent Adam Parsons from the Nordic island nation and Sky’s Climate Change correspondent Lisa Holland to examine public attitudes and possible solutions after the coronavirus pandemic. Daily podcast team:Podcast producer - Annie JoycePodcast producer - Nicola EyersInterviews producer - Oli FosterInterviews producer - Hollie AthertonInterviews producer - Tatiana AldersonInterviews producer - Megan CouttsArchive - Simon WindsorArchive - Robert FellowesMusic - Steven Wheeler
10/09/2035m 15s

Greta Thunberg: Climate champion or political pawn? | 28 February 2020

On this edition of the Sky News Daily podcast with Dermot Murnaghan, we take a look at the Swedish environmental activist's approach to the climate debate - is it the right one?We also discuss the impact of such global attention on the teenager herself with James Woudhuysen, visiting professor at London South Bank University, and co-founder of the movement Green New Deal UK, Fatima-Zahra Ibrahim.
28/02/2028m 22s

Antarctica - Beneath the Surface

In the third and final part of Sky News' Antarctica series, Science correspondent Thomas Moore chats deglaciation, the temptation to mine the seabed for valuable commodities and the threat of plastics.Thomas is on board the Royal Research Ship the James Clark Ross, making its way up the peninsula. Sunlight hits the seabed as the ice retreats and a team of scientists are up at 4am trawling a net on the bottom of the fjord. Other teams are examining the quantity of plastic found in the Antarctic - extraordinary given the remote nature of the location.
31/01/2013m 38s

On the edge - Antarctica's melting ice shelves

In part 2 of our special reports from Antarctica, Sky's science correspondent Thomas Moore is in Rothera, British Antarctic Survey's main research base.He speaks to a scientist who camped in an area of Antarctica that is most vulnerable to climate change and not visited by humans for half a century. She warns that a huge ice sheet in the region could be about to break off into the sea.There's an extended interview with an ice diver on the beauty and the perils of diving in minus 2 water.And Thomas meets a marine biologist about the elephant seals scattered around the research base.
15/01/2017m 46s

Ice Bound - en route to Antarctica

What is happening in Antarctica? It's feared that if the ice sheet melts, it could add metres to sea levels putting many low lying towns and cities under water.Sky News' science correspondent Thomas Moore is travelling to the Antarctic to check out the latest research in one of the most vulnerable places on earth.In this episode, Thomas is on board the Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross for the journey to the site of the British Antarctic Survey's main science base on the Antarctic Peninsula. He talks to scientists and crew on the 1,300 mile voyage south form Chile.
07/01/2014m 18s

How far are climate change protesters prepared to go?

As activists continue to block roads in central London with some also glued to Government buildings, we take a look in today's podcast at the impact it's having and whether public support could soon wane. Also, we discuss the Brexit blame game after the German Chancellor tells Boris Johnson a deal is now "overwhelmingly unlikely".
10/10/1933m 7s

Amazon rainforest decline: Can we save the Lungs of the World?

On today's podcast we explore the impact of deforestation and commercial farming on the Amazon rainforest as a UN report warns land use must alter to limit climate change. We also discuss (16:39) the situation in Kashmir as tensions between Pakistan and India continue to grow.
08/08/1927m 44s

Greta Thunberg - the 16-year-old leader of the climate movement

Our climate change correspondent Hannah Thomas-Peter talks to the Swedish activist - who is criticising UK carbon emissions targets. Also on the podcast, are our elderly being let down by the police? And the Prime Minister's final speech.
17/07/1926m 59s

How easy is it to cut your emissions?

In the final instalment of our special climate series, we're finding out how we need to change to save the planet. Helen-Ann Smith takes on the challenge of cutting her carbon footprint. If we're all going to have to change our lifestyles, how easy is it going to be?
27/06/1921m 48s

How China is hero and villain

Welcome to China - the world's worst polluter. In the latest in our special series about our changing climate, Asia correspondent Tom Cheshire investigates whether Beijing has the appetite to change its ways.
26/06/1912m 37s

Costing the earth

We continue our special series of podcasts with a look at the economics behind climate change. Ed Conway asks how much it will cost to save the planet - and who will pay?
25/06/1917m 22s

We are chapter one

This week we're putting the Sky News Daily podcast in the hands of our correspondents, as they investigate our changing climate. We will visit China, look at the economics and investigate what we can do at home. But our first special podcast comes from science correspondent Thomas Moore.
24/06/1914m 2s
Heart UK