How does an astrophysicist turn into a climate podcaster? And what does bubble wrap have to do with it? This and more in this launch episode of How to Make a Difference.
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- Per capita CO2 emissions by country: Max Roser and Esteban Ortiz-Ospina (2019) – “Per capita consumption-based CO2 emissions”. Based on the Global Carbon Project. Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: ‘https://ourworldindata.org/grapher/consumption-co2-per-capita’ [Online Resource]
- The CO2 emissions when driving by car from Lisbon to Moskow were estimated using the Carbon Calculator by the German Federal Environment Agency (UBA), assuming an average petrol car.
- The CO2 emissions when flying from Lisbon to Moskow were estimated using the Flight Emissions Calculator by Atmosfair.
- According to tree-nation, the amount of CO2 a tree can absorb depends on the age of the tree and its type. However, they give a rough estimate of 10 kg of CO2 per tree per year on average.
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About this Podcast
How to Make a Difference is produced and hosted by Dr. Elisabeth Ignasiak. Music by Valentina Gribanova.