Veronika Meduna discusses ice core records from Greenland and Antarctica with Paul Mayewski, the director of the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, who is in New Zealand to deliver the ST Lee lecture in Antarctic studies.

Dean Williams talks to Geoff Austin, professor of geophysics at the University of Auckland, who was recently awarded the Hugh Robert Mill Award by the Royal Meteorological Society for his work on clouds and weather systems.


Prue Taylor, at the University of Auckland, has been selected as one of 20 outstanding women across the world working on climate change issues.


Louise Wallace talks to geriatrician Paul Owen about care for the elderly and New Zealand's changing demographics.