GSI media outputs
Nobel Prize Summit 2021 Webinar: Tipping Points for Sustainability Transitions
Ecosystems are being destabilized by climate change and are at risk of reaching irreversible tipping points. Which way will things tip? How to manage tipping points as opportunities? Tipping points experts discuss these and other urgent questions in this Webinar (30 March 2021). With Hans Joachim Schellnhuber (PIK), Tim Lenton (Uni. Exeter), Cameron Hepburn (Uni. Oxford), Ilona M. Otto (Uni. Graz), Jonathan Donges (PIK), Manjana Milkoreit (Uni Oslo), Peter Bakker (WBCSD). Moderator: Oliver Morton (the Economist).
Podcast: The Sustainability Agenda
The Sustainability Agenda is a weekly podcast exploring today’s biggest sustainability questions. Leading sustainability thinkers offer their views on the biggest sustainability challenges, share the latest thinking, identify what’s working --and what needs to change -- and think about the future of sustainability.
In this interview, Professor Tim Lenton discusses his work with Bruno Latour, exploring how humans could add some level of self-awareness to Earth's self-regulation.
Author: Fergal Byrne
Positive ‘tipping points’ offer hope for climate
Professor Tim Lenton (GSI Director) and simon Sharpe's (Deputy Director in the UK Cabinet Office COP26 unit) recent article ‘Upward-scaling tipping cascades to meet climate goals: plausible grounds for hope’ published on the in the Journal Climate Policy was the focus of much media attention. The following is a list of media articles reflecting interest in this publication, and the topic of Positive ‘tipping points’
Mongabay Series: Planetary Boundaries
Click the link below to check out the Q&A session on critical climate tipping points with GSI director Tim Lenton
6th January 2021
Thomson Reuters Foundation: News Article
This interesting news article produced with GSI Director Tim Lenton explores the concept of ‘positive’ climate tipping points through the lens of electric vehicles, changing diets and the end of coal power.
Author: Laurie Goering
EXP-Editions - Professor Tim Lenton
In partnership with EXP-Editions Tim Lenton has created three short conversation on the subject of climate change and earth system science. EXP-Editions aims to provide accessible and reliable knowledge from the best thinkers, researchers and academics of our time. Click on the links below to explore Tim’s contribution.
Interview: BBC World Service - News Day
Decarbonisation of the steel industry
Pim Vercoulen GSI affiliated PhD student, and Consultant for Cambridge Econometrics was interviewed on the BBC World Service - News Day programme talking about the decarbonisation of the steel industry.
For more information on the subject please check out this blog post:
Politecnico di Milano 1863: Seminar CS³@DICA
‘Tipping positive change to avoid climate tipping points’
Click the link below to watch Professor Tim Lenton, Director of the Global Systems Institute Presentation for the CS³@DICA Seminar ‘Climate-Related Risks and Extrema Events’
Date: November 19th 2020
Book: Critical Zones
The Science and Politics of Landing on Earth
Edited by Bruno Latour and Peter Weibel
Artists and writers portray the disorientation of a world facing climate change.
Contributions include two co-authored essays from GSI Director Professor Tim Lenton, and Sebastien Dutreuil
‘What exactly is the Role of Gaia’ and 'Distinguishing Gia from the Earth System[s]'
Critical Zone has been listed in The New York times ‘Best Art Books of 2020’
GARP’s Climate Risk Podcast
The systemic and existential nature of the risks arising from climate change requires us to engage with the problem strategically at a high level. But how can we do this when the problem is so vast and complex?
During this episode, you will hear from Tim Lenton, a leading academic in the field of earth system science and co-author of the seminal and award-winning paper on climatic tipping points and the non-linearity of climate change.