Undercurrents: UK Intelligence Agencies, and Paying for Climate Action

This week the Undercurrents team explores the debate around intelligence accountability, and asks who should be paying to fix climate change.

Audio Updated 5 October 2020 Published 19 March 2020 61 minute listen

How can democratic governments hold intelligence and security agencies to account when what they do is largely secret? Agnes meets author Jamie Gaskarth to find out how intelligence professionals view accountability in the context of 21st century politics. 

Next, Ben discusses climate financing with Iseoluwa Akintunde. While all states have a role in addressing the threat of climate change, some argue that developed countries should bear more of the financial burden.