Instant Genius

Instant Genius Podcast: What caused the heatwave and drought, with Dann Mitchell

Published: 15th August, 2022 at 16:42
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Professor Dann Mitchell joins us on our podcast, Instant Genius, to discuss recent heatwaves and drought.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week's episode, we talk to Dann Mitchell, a professor of climate science.


He unpacks the causes of recent droughts and heatwaves that have rocked the UK.

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Alice Lipscombe-SouthwellManaging editor, BBC Science Focus

Alice is the managing editor at BBC Science Focus Magazine. She has a BSc in zoology with marine zoology. Her interests include natural history, wildlife, the outdoors, health and fitness.


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