Catch up on what you missed at Planet Under Pressure via the on demand news shows. Click on the links below to view the news shows from each day of the conference.
Featuring a piercing review of the biophysical and climatic states of the planet of with Will Steffen; the state of oceanic economies with Carol Turley and Kevin Noone; the state of the ice sheets with David Vaughan; and a review of planetary boundaries with Steve Running.
Featuring the state of the planet’s ecosystems with Sandra Diaz; the UK’s policies encompassing climate change with Minister Caroline Spelman; a high-level discussion on how Earth science might feed into policy and Rio+20 with Mark Stafford Smith, Lidia Brito and Georgios Kostakos; and a look at how the science on ice sheets translates into social warnings with Sander van der Leeuw and Eric Wolf.
Featuring an insightful discussion of the relations between climate change and the economy with Anantha Duraiappah, Bina Agarwal and Yvo de Boer; a look at Nasa’s visualisation of the melting ice-caps; cultural inertia with Kari Marie Norgaard; harnessing social media to change the world with Andrew Revkin; and how Brian Foster has helped South Australian farms implement the science of adaptation.
Featuring an essential focus on planetary stewardship with Georgina Mace; decarbonizing our cities with Shohbakar Dhakal; a chat with a collection of youth urging this conference forward; putting the concept of ecosystem sciences into action with Belinda Reyers; and a conversation about bringing science and business together to create a sustainable future.
Featuring how we might deal with equity as the world changes with Mamphela Ramphele; a look into the momentous report “Achieving Food Security in the Face of Climate Change” released today by Robert Scholes and the commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change; dramatic short videos from the Climate Fix Flicks with David Griggs; and a look in to the web-based international platform of the conference with Andrew Merry.
Featuring the conference’s chief scientific advisor, Elinor Ostrom, on moving science into action; a snapshot of the bustling poster sessions running each day; talking about the options and constraints of geoengineering with Tim Kruger and Tim Lenton; and a review of the innovative sessions of the conference and their results with Reed Evans.
Featuring a look at how consumption is an even greater problem than population and how we might make this sustainable, with Myanna Lahsen; visualising the science of climate change to create more effective science communication with Asher Minns; moving our national valuation systems forward with a renewed Human Sustainability Development Index with its founder, Chuluun Togtokh; and how science and technology centers around the world are helping to disseminate the urgency of this conference’s message.
Featuring the co-chairs of the conference discussing humanity’s first State of the Planet declaration, which has been devised by Lidia Brito and Mark Stafford Smith in collaboration with the conference’s Scientific Organising Committee; Lidia and Mark then talk with the Executive Coordinator of Rio+20, Elizabeth Thompson, about how this declaration can influence the Rio summit; a look at a data visualisation heralding the Anthropocene – some at the conference are already calling this ‘a historical document’; greening economics to build a sustainable world is discussed by Priya Shyamsundar; the plight of mega deltas is explored with Hartwig Kremer and Ramesh Ramachandran; and Johan Rockström finishes the series with an overview of how the new Future Earth initiative might strategically save the world.