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'We didn't have the luxury to care about the environment'

Neil King, Natalie Muller
September 24, 2021

Growing up in a working-class neighborhood in western Germany, environmental issues had never really played a role for brothers Adnan and Burak Arslan. But when Adnan was selected to be a part of a citizens' assembly on climate change, his view began to shift — to the surprise of his friends and family.


Interviewees featured in this episode:

Adnan Arlsan, a member of the Citizens' Assembly on Climate 

Burak Arslan, Adnan's brother

Silke Ötsch, professor of sociology at the University of Hamburg

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On the Green Fence

This award-winning podcast is for those who want more than just the green angle when it comes to the environment and climate change.