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WVU Climate Conversations

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The WVU Climate Conversations podcast was inspired by a TED talk by Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe, where she said that the most important thing you can do to fight climate change is to talk about it. Therefore, the aim of each Climate Conversations episode is to do just that: to talk about an aspect of climate change, and to keep the conversation going. Hosted by students from the Fall 2019 Honors Book Club, each episode features a different guest speaker from in and around West Virginia University talking about important aspects of climate change. Podcast produced by WVU Student Media.

The WVU Climate Conversations podcast was inspired by a TED talk by Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe, where she said that the most important thing you can do to fight climate change is to talk about it. Therefore, the aim of each Climate Conversations episode is to do just that: to talk about an aspect of climate change, and to keep the conversation going. Hosted by students from the Fall 2019 Honors Book Club, each episode features a different guest speaker from in and around West Virginia University talking about important aspects of climate change. Podcast produced by WVU Student Media.

Location:

United States

Description:

The WVU Climate Conversations podcast was inspired by a TED talk by Climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe, where she said that the most important thing you can do to fight climate change is to talk about it. Therefore, the aim of each Climate Conversations episode is to do just that: to talk about an aspect of climate change, and to keep the conversation going. Hosted by students from the Fall 2019 Honors Book Club, each episode features a different guest speaker from in and around West Virginia University talking about important aspects of climate change. Podcast produced by WVU Student Media.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sustainability Sisters in the Dorms

2/12/2020
Hannah Byxbee interviews peer Resident Assistant, Jadynn Veigel, on practical ways to make choices in your everyday life as a student on campus. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:29:32

Politics & Modern Jobs

2/12/2020
Alexis DiPaolo interviews West Virginia Delegate Evan Hansen about his Modern Jobs Act proposal and how to work across the aisle. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:46:15

Getting a Global Perspective

2/12/2020
Kassie Hoffman interviews wildlife and fisheries major, Katie Adase, who studied abroad and researched in Patagonia, Peru, and Costa Rica. They discuss the importance of glaciers and how to be an intentional traveler. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:25:29

Quantum coherence, semiconductors, and photocatalysis

2/12/2020
Jack Powers interviews WVU Physics professor Dr. Alan Bristow about nuclear and solar energy, materials science, and the role of scientists to educate. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:31:17

WV Citizens Climate Lobby

2/12/2020
Kallie Delatore interviews Jim Probst, West Virginia state coordinator for Citizens Climate Lobby. They discuss the Energy Innovation & Carbon Dividend Act and how it can help coal country through a just transition. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:22:06

Famines from Climate Change

2/12/2020
Court Patterson interviews fellow history major, Jessica Hogbin, about climate change and the Dust Bowl, Great Depression, and Irish Potato Famine. They consider Mark Twain’s belief that: “history doesn’t repeat itself but it rhymes.” "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:00:33:24

Gold and Blue Goes Green

2/12/2020
Erica Larijani interviews WVU Sustainability Director Traci Knabenshue about recycling on campus, reducing waste, and promoting awareness for a greener WVU. "WVU Climate Conversations" is a climate change podcast hosted by students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club with a variety of guests. It is produced by WVU Student Media, with music by Duncan Lorimer.

Duration:01:08:51

An Introduction to the Podcast

2/12/2020
Kathryn Williamson, teaching assistant professor of physics and astronomy at West Virginia University, gives us an introduction to the WVU Climate Conversations podcast. Inspired by Katharine Hayhoe’s TED talk that, “the most important thing you can do to fight climate change is to talk about it,” students in the West Virginia University Fall 2019 Honors book club host their own climate conversations with a variety of guests. "WVU Climate Conversations" is produced by WVU Student Media,...

Duration:00:09:22