Eckart von Hirschhausen, 53, studied medicine and science journalism. He is a cabaret artist (»Finally!«), bestselling author (»The liver grows with its tasks«), TV presenter (»Hirschhausen's Quiz of Man«) and founder of the foundation »Healthy Earth – Healthy People«, which is committed to preserving the health of present and future generations in the face of climate change. The title of his new book: "Man, Earth! We could have it so beautiful«.
A few months ago, Eckart von Hirschhausen ended his stage career and is now active as an activist for climate protection? For us, climate protection is first and foremost health protection.
In an interview with Eckart von Hirschhausen, Juan Moreno, host of the SPIEGEL interview podcast »Moreno+1«, tries to find out whether society really has a »knowledge problem« when it comes to climate change and needs more information to be convinced – or whether the problem is not rather that there is a big difference between environmental awareness and environmental behavior.