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CPR's "Connect the Dots" with Rob Verchick launches engaging, accessible discussions with top policy experts, helping listeners "connect the dots" between real issues in their lives and new developments in climate change, environmental protection, worker and consumer safety, and social equality.

CPR's "Connect the Dots" with Rob Verchick launches engaging, accessible discussions with top policy experts, helping listeners "connect the dots" between real issues in their lives and new developments in climate change, environmental protection, worker and consumer safety, and social equality.
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United States

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CPR's "Connect the Dots" with Rob Verchick launches engaging, accessible discussions with top policy experts, helping listeners "connect the dots" between real issues in their lives and new developments in climate change, environmental protection, worker and consumer safety, and social equality.

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English


Episodes

Episode 6: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 2)

9/7/2018
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Kate Sears, a member of Marin County's Board of Supervisors, returns, joined by CPR's Tom McGarity to discuss litigation against greenhouse gas contributors.

Duration:00:45:08

Episode 5: Fossil Fuels on Trial: Suing Oil Companies for Climate Change Disasters (Part 1)

9/7/2018
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Kate Sears, a member of the Board of Supervisors for Marin County, California, discusses a lawsuit brought by the county against oil and gas companies for climate change impacts that threaten the region. Also, Rob Verchick talks briefly with experts at a conference in Germany on disaster management and human culture.

Duration:00:27:40

Episode 4: Keeping Workers Safe in the Era of Climate Change

9/7/2018
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CPR's Sid Shapiro and Katie Tracy discuss the challenges climate change poses for workers, now and in the future.

Duration:00:32:06

Episode 3: Preparing for Climate Change and Toxic Floods in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

9/7/2018
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CPR's David Flores discusses toxic flooding and its relationship to climate change. Also, David Ossman and Judith Walcutt deliver a stylized audio op-ed: The Octopus in the Parking Garage.

Duration:00:29:23

Episode 2: The Age of Climate Migration

9/7/2018
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CPR's Maxine Burkett on climate change and relocation/migration. Also, Rob Verchick talks briefly with experts at a climate migration conference in South Korea. Listen or download for later.

Duration:00:31:58

Episode 1: Climate Change, Food Production, and the 2018 Farm Bill

9/7/2018
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Rob Verchick talks with CPR Member Scholar Laurie Ristino of Vermont Law School about the connections between climate change, food security, and policymaking tools like the Farm Bill that could be better used to promote sustainable agricultural practices.

Duration:00:32:09