Hannah Ritchie: Not the End of the World, Sustainability, Climate, Progress

Ben Yeoh Chats | 26 January 2024 | 1h 07m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Hannah Ritchie about her book Not the End of the World: How We Can Be the First Generation to Build a Sustainable Planet. Challenges the pervasive idea that human society is doomed due to environmental degradation. Explores climate change and plastic pollution emphasizing the potential for progress in tackling these critical issues. Discusses the essential role of technology and outlines the importance of lifting people out of poverty as a measure against climate change. Argues for balancing environmental change and human impact in achieving a sustainable planet. Offers advice on dealing with climate anxiety, career progression, and essential work ethics.

See also the 80,000 Hours interview, Our World in Data, and Ritchie’s Substack Sustainability by Numbers.

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