How has COVID-19 impacted COP26?

In this episode hosts Cathy and Jackie speak with experts from the University of Melbourne about the implications for health from decisions at COP26, the impact of COVID-19 on COP26 and the inequities it may expose, and the relationship between COVID-19 and climate. You can listen in full here.

The full audio from the press briefing on WHO COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health in the episode opening can be heard here.

Guest Speakers

Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

Kathryn Bowen, Professor of Environment, Climate, and Global Health in the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health and Deputy Director of Melbourne Climate Futures

Don Henry, Melbourne Enterprise Professor of Environmentalism, Melbourne Sustainable Society institute


Co-hosted by Cathy Oke and Jackie Peel

Produced by Ariana Dickey, Greta Robenstone, and Bek Markey-Towler

Climate Talks is produced by Melbourne Climate Futures and Melbourne Centre for Cities at the University of Melbourne. Our theme music is by Music for a Warming World.

Climate Talks acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which this podcast was produced, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People of the Kulin Nation, and pays respect to Elders past and present.