Podcast: Climate conference, COVID and pregnancy, and inspiring careers

In this edition: The latest climate science ahead of COP28, how COVID impacts pregnancy, and founding a MedTech startup.

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News: COP coming - We look ahead to the upcoming COP28 climate conference, and discuss a few recent Imperial studies on the carbon budget , warming beyond net zero , and avoiding overreliance on carbon removal technologies.

COVID and pregnancy - We speak to Dr Victoria Male , who says that while pregnancy carries higher risk of complications from COVID-19, vaccination is extremely effective and safe for the baby, passing on immunity in the womb.

Too Long; Don’t Listen - We hear from the TL;DL podcast , featuring inspiring stories to help people make career decisions. This excerpt features the founder of reproductive health startup Dama Health , Imperial alumna Paulina Cecula.