the one about the climate crisis

  • joram 

What is more fun than talking about molecular research? I hope you’re shouting now “diving deep into the horrors of the climate crisis!” because you’re right. In this fun and upbeat episode we wonder whether we can stop the climate crisis by planting trees. Can you guess the answer?

Tegan’s paper: Bastin, J.-F., Finegold, Y., Garcia, C., Mollicone, D., Rezende, M., Routh, D., … Crowther, T. W. (2019). The global tree restoration potentialScience365(6448), 76–79. 🔒

It’s the end of the world as they know (the distinct burden of being a climate scientist)

The guardian on changing its language when talking about climate change

Paper on how small scale actions result in loss of support for large scale policy changes: Hagmann, D., Ho, E. H., & Loewenstein, G. (2019). Nudging out support for a carbon taxNature Climate Change9(6), 484–489. 🔒

Anti-climate change study on arxiv (fake study)

Responses and corrections to the bogus article 1, 2, 3

Joram’s favourite plant: Hydnora africana, a parasitic underground plant that emerges from the ground like a sandworm when flowering.
Taken from the book “Weird plants” by Chris Thorogood.

Fun stuff

Video by kurzgesagt – in a nutshell on “is organic food better?”

PUBLISH YOUR WORK OPEN ACCESS WITH OPEN ACCESS REFERENCES OR WE WON’T TELL YOUR STORY (the story we didn’t tell🔒)

Read Tegan’s open access paper: Armarego-Marriott, T., Kowalewska, Ł., Burgos, A., Fischer, A., Thiele, W., Erban, A., … Bock, R. (2019). Highly Resolved Systems Biology to Dissect the Etioplast-to-Chloroplast Transition in Tobacco LeavesPlant Physiology180(1), 654 LP – 681. 🔓

Patent on resolving the terrible cat litter aversion syndrome

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Our opening and closing music is Caravana by Phillip Gross

Until next time!

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