Our chemicalized world

Our chemicalized world

Latest Episodes

Our Chemicalized World, episode 4: Microplastics in the environment II
June 16, 2019

Where do we stand, and what shall we do? In this follow-up to my interview with Martin Wagner in the previous episode, I discuss some recent reviews on microplastic pollution and environmental risks. I also provide some personal assessment on possible ...

Our Chemicalized World, episode 3: Microplastics in the environment I
May 05, 2019

This is the first of a two-part episode on environmental pollution with microplastics. In this episode, I have a chat with Martin Wagner, an Associate Professor from the University of Trondheim in Norway who was visiting our University a couple of week...

Our Chemicalized World, episode 2: A chat about Glyphosate
April 26, 2019

In this episode I critique a recent video on glyphosate that was produced for the Austrian television. I find the clip heavily biased and explain why. Afterwards I talk a bit about some details in a new report that summarizes the toxicological profile ...

Our Chemicalized World, episode 1: European pesticide authorization and chlorothalonil ban
April 13, 2019

I talk a bit about pesticides, what they are and how they are regulated and risk assessed in Europe. Hopefully not too dry and boring, but it’s essential background for discussing potential pesticide impacts on human health or the environment.

Our chemicalized world, episode 0: Intro
April 12, 2019

This is the introductory episode of “Our Chemicalized World”, a podcast about chemicals and their impacts on human health and the environment. So, this is about chemical hazards, exposures, about risks and safety.