TPC: Listener Question Time: Are Heat waves Down To Climate Change?
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I taken that first those first few steps into nature again. We haven't been allowing yourself time in it reminding you of what maybe what you're missing and what you need in your life apart the package of what we do and you just mentioned that we have forgotten recently to be doing the the letters we why back in the archive material. We were picking a letter that related to nature photography. We got to the letter v and then we forgot all of our. we did. Yeah we did have to pick up with w is failing. We've got a lot listener hanging on every every every move. We get listener for every episode. That just waiting for the next letter. Exactly the next one will be w at some point. Anyway we beg onto the question. Kenny from pembrokeshire white. And so long for this and and we've taken so long to get to the question Okay the question is from kenny. Is the epidemic or pandemic on the recent heat wave in britain when we had thirty four degrees across four or five consecutive days down to manmade climate change. I'm not sure about kobe. Don't have enough information about how caveat even started i had this impression that it was somebody impacts in china bomb probably completely Far off the mark and probably started conspiracy theories on sin penguins. What's pangolin pangolin. Is sort of like a small mammal with very large scales. And in shoney's mention the chinese skyros eaten all you just so. Yeah the cups. I don't have coverage is it'd be difficult to really for my knowledge to understand that question but we definitely are in in getting warmer summers. Even the last two or three years. I can tell a a trend in warmer summers an osce a lot more periods of long periods of dry in this country which you know the uk is very well known Especially certain parts of the uk while spin example. There's always jokes about wells being always raining and Kennison fabric the asa. You'll probably used to it. Kenny right But has been a lot drier. Lot recent and not very long periods of dryness. I feel so. I think there has been you can you. Can you must be the star of what we're we're going to expansion in the future with the you know you could argue that. He got climate ecological emergency that some people think we're in odd. Believe we're in the the fact it might jump from animals to humans. The that is indicative of inviting that spiced the the boundaries between the two are jungles where we can shuming animals. Huge right is the way we live the way we live potentially could cause climate change potentially could calls so there is potentially a correlation there. But but it's got to talk about the the the heat wave we add in the uk of four or five days of thirty four degrees consecutive or and the cable thing cannot be put down to climate change. I don't think it's it's very read. Any one occurrence can ever be put down to climate change. Ecological grosses is what you said just now a period of process a series of cumulative changes the that is that can be put down to climate change. Do you think we're all almost waiting for that moment. In the film forever the change there was a great. It was a really good good film. Several years ago. i'm trying to remember the name of it I think it's the day off smarter. Have you ever seen that film. It talks about climate change in the film. It happens very rapidly. We're talking over a period of weeks potentially months at the very most sometimes days. Maybe that's what we're waiting for us like we're talking about climate change. Climate change the climate emergency. We're expecting the stock to sunday. Leap up to a fifty sixty seventy degrees. But it's not going to do that. It's it's an these things take a long time. But in the respect of the earth's history is actually a very short time as well as same time. Say there. There is definitely things happening. There's also the other element of Kennedy's question which is manmade climate. Change i want to take out the is this the actual always this man made. I want to take out of that to you said Y you know watching a film to we do. We think we're in a film is that was do. We actually think we're in it but yeah potentially I think though socially some people who believe it or not even this this isn't even a reality. this is a this is a matrix style. Reality seventy down that view. Nobody believed that until the matrix food came out. Nobody even at that idea did they did they. I would have thought somebody. Yeah philosophers talk about this type of thing anyway Boys reality and all that sort of thing but that's quite quite as may be going in the wrong direction for this. I think that maybe maybe we all waiting for Something to change rather than trying to change ourselves. That's maybe the narrative. I don't really think we can debate this much more Apart from saying that have to be careful. We're saying on this. Is you know these fall as or this this day or whatever is down to climate change is econ- put one thing down to it. I think we we. We tried to give action to most of our episodes. And i think maybe the best action you can you can take. It comes to understanding climate change and understanding whether it's human caused or not. I mean it could easily be a mixture of both royal if you're if you're Feel and ice play bacon in the sunshine. You know the sun the sun will actually heat up. But you're actually putting you on heat into it so it could be. We're going through these cycles of The sun have more activity in that type of thing. But i think probably probably the best thing to do and action to take away with you is is to really to look around at around looking into look for information and a look as many sources you possibly can from all over the world in a scientists are working right around the globe with this. This is not just one country. It's not just one politics. One point of view and form your view from that. I mean it's almost reflecting on the previous question from craig in doesn't it try to show opinion on on on on on lots of different losses of if the nation and bring it all together. It's interesting point you made about some of it may be manmade climate. Change somebody nacho. Where is the lawing between man-made or natural in. Is that moi login understanding that long i i would say say say. There's a house on fire right. Maybe it's much bigger than analogy house is on fire and somebody's pouring petrol not fire right so the fire was not true. But we're pouring. Petula what do you do east especially ill defined will still be happening. But you're taken away the you'll take it away you can control so if there is an element that is natural. This is a natural cycle. Br exasperate were exasperated that natural that natural cycle then. Let's try best to stop pushing in that direction. So like he's pushing it. I can think of seven million analogies but it's like it's like trying to push a rock down the hill sort of thing. I said if you enjoy this podcast people's vitamin debate. Podcast listen to what we say. Hopefully inspires you to make a difference in your local environment countryside. And if you do ready value this podcast show your friends. Tell anybody about it. Yes show if that's going to be something that's gonna go. Oh that reminds me of my friend that reminds me if my sister i read. They would really like to hear this. Hear this for whatever reason it could be that they agree with it all. They've vehemently disagree with him. Is just descended in that direction with the best method however that is you know how you communicate with your friends and your family the pasta onto them. The best the best way you see fit and the next question. We've just question the from kenyon. Pembrokeshire south wales. Our next question is a cracker from wayne in real north wales okay. We'll have to. We'll have to release a christmas cracker. I love i was just a robbie coltrane actually as well. Frank qasim use it to add Well that shows you where slightly different ears. Okay we'll see you soon.