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Climate Change: Why Should We Care?

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What will Earth be like for future generations? On 28 January 2021, science broadcaster Dr Hannah Fry was joined by an international panel of experts—including famed conservationist Dr Jane Goodall— to kick off our Climate Talks series and explore the big question: how will climate change affect our future? 

Speakers included: 

  • Dr Jane Goodall, DBE: Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and a UN Messenger of Peace, an ethologist and conservationist known for her ground-breaking research into the lives of wild chimpanzee  in Gombe, Tanzania, now in its 60th year.

  • Kira Peter-Hansen MEP: Climate advocate and the youngest ever Member of European Parliament 

  • Dr Tamsin Edwards: Climate scientist at King’s College London and a lead author of the IPCC’s Sixth Assessment Report

  • Wanjuhi Njoroge: Climate activist, forest restoration advocate, entrepreneur and founder of People, Planet Africa 

  • Dr Hannah Fry (Chair): Associate Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at UCL, broadcaster, and science writer.