Julia K. Steinberger (born 1974) is Professor of Ecological Economics at the University of Leeds. She studies the relationships between the use of resources and performance of societies. She is an author of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th Assessment Report, contributing to the report's discussion of climate change mitigation pathways.
Simon Moore, a climate activist and science communicator, brings us another dispatch from Leeds in England. As a contributor to Climactic, he’s told stories of Extinction Rebellion protests, community activist groups and the first UK Climate Change Citizens’ Jury.    In this episode Simon discusses the boundary between activism and academia with Professor Julia Steinberger from the University of Leeds.   Julia Steinberger is an IPCC lead author and Professor of Ecological Economics. She studies the relationship between the use of resources (such as fossil fuels) and the performance of societies.   Simon and Julia talk about the role of scientists in our society, how researching and publishing the facts may not be enough in the face of climate crisis, and how being an outspoken academic has affected Julia's career in science.   Image credit: Saphie Coffey-BrittainSupport the show: http://www.climactic.com.au/support
Get appearance alerts
Subscribe to receive notifications by email whenever this creator appears as a guest on an episode.

Subscribe to receive notifications by email whenever this creator appears as a guest on an episode.

Share Profile
Are you Julia? Verify and edit this page to your liking.

Recommend This Creator

Recommendation sent

Join Podchaser to...

  • Rate podcasts and episodes
  • Follow podcasts and creators
  • Create podcast and episode lists
  • & much more

Creator Details

Episode Count
1
Podcast Count
1
Total Airtime
37 minutes, 56 seconds
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 739548