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Shaping The Future - From Pandemic To Climate Change

50 EpisodesProduced by Nick BreezeWebsite

Interviews with environmental / climate change experts discussing the choices we collectively face in determining what future we will shape for ourselves, future generations and all other life within the biosphere. The podcast is produced by Nick Breeze and hosted on the Cambridge Climate Lecture Se… read more

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Russian Arctic Methane Releases & Subsea Permafrost Degradation | Professor Örjan Gustafsson (Part 2)

In this second episode of the methane miniseries, I speak to Professor Orjan Gustafsson from Stockholm University about his team's ongoing collaboration with the Russian research team, led by Professor Igor Semiletov, investigating the Siberian Arctic.

Orjan has published over 80 research papers jointly with his Russian colleagues on their findings in the Russian Arctic over the course of more than a decade. In this episode, he highlights why understanding this region is among one of the most important research areas in climate change today.

Despite the complexity of geopolitics that often infects peoples thinking in dealing with Russia, the opportunities for scientific collaboration in pursuit of critical knowledge can, in the long run, prove more beneficial than any short term political aims.

Thank you for listening to Shaping The Future. More interviews and podcasts can be found on climateseries.com, GENN.CC and on all major podcast channels and Youtube.

There are many more episodes being recorded. In fact, I am working really hard to turn them all around. Please do subscribe and all feedback is much appreciated.

CONTENTS:

Interview contents by Timestamp[min:sec]|Subject

00:00 Overview of research programme looking at how carbon feedback processes work.

03:50 Degradation of subsea permafrost.

07:00 Different sources of methane.

09:00 Subsea permafrost not a risk?

11:30 Quantity of thermogenic methane.

13:30 Why this matters for policy.

14:40 Defining megaseeps.

17:00 Extrapolating estimates of megaseeps.

18:38 Is there a known countervailing force?

20:30 Is policy and rate of research in the area sufficient?

21:00 Is the Russian Presidency of the Arctic Council good for research?

21:50 Why what is happening in Siberia should be considered top scientific priority.

23:45 Slope hydrate vulnerability due to Atlantification of Arctic (warm inflow of water).

26:35 Russian Presidency a good opportunity for collaboration.

26:58 Research to be published in 2021.

27:38 New open access database live - CircumArctic Shelf Carbon database, “CASCADE”.

30:45 Science as diplomacy.

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