The University of Bristol has declared a climate emergency. We hear from just some of Bristol’s experts about what’s happening.
Professor Rich Pancost
Professor Rich Pancost, Head of School for Earth Sciences considers the University’s role and its commitment to become carbon neutral in 2030.
‘Rather than ignore what’s happening we can, in our different areas of expertise, work together on sustainable solutions for all.’
Sir David Attenborough
Sir David Attenborough, broadcaster and naturalist talks about the scale of the problem and how we have the power to tackle it.
‘If we have an obligation to our children, our grandchildren and further generations then it is time we took that seriously.’
University of Bristol alumnus and Co-Founder and Operations Lead at LettUs Grow Jack Farmer is an expert in controlled environmental agriculture.
‘We want to enable new business models for local growers and play a key part in creating a non-wasteful food supply chain by supporting alternative, resilient food production’
Dr Alix Dietzel
Dr Alix Dietzel is a lecturer in Global Ethics at the University of Bristol, specialising in climate change and global justice.
‘We are at a critical crunch point with climate change and it can no longer be ignored’.