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"Still in Emergency Mode": Puerto Rico & The Caribbean Three Weeks Out from Maria

10/12/2017
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Eric Holthaus and Miami meteorologist John Morales hash out their thoughts on a relentless hurricane season, the desperate situation in Puerto Rico, and coastal flooding and “king tides” in Florida. Follow John Morales on twitter at twitter.com/JohnMoralesNBC6

Duration: 00:27:16


Climate Change Got You Down? You Need to Hear This Now

10/9/2017
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Andrew Revkin and Jacquelyn Gill talk with Sara Moore about climate adaptation and staying hopeful in what feels like very troubling times. Sara Moore's story on climate despair: https://ensia.com/voices/climate-trauma/ More from Sara: http://pacificadaptation.blogspot.com

Duration: 00:43:06


People Power: The Fight for Environmental Justice in the Age of Climate Change

9/14/2017
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In one of the most hopeful episodes yet, Jacquelyn and Eric are joined by Mustafa Santiago Ali, Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice, & Community Revitalization of the Hip Hop Caucus, (and formerly of the EPA) to discuss the roots of the environmental movement and its intersection with climate change. But first up - a primer from Eric on the effects of climate change on Hurricanes Harvey & Irma. Read Mustafa's letter to Scott Pruitt here:...

Duration: 00:55:31


Bonus Episode: Climate Change and the world of Game of Thrones

9/8/2017
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In this bonus episode of Warm Regards, Jacquelyn and Andy are joined by Kaustubh Thirumalai (paleoclimatologist and postdoctoral researcher at Brown University), Scott St. George (paleoclimatologist and Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota), and Michelle LaRue (ecologist at the University of Minnesota) to nerd out about all things Game of Thrones and climate change. Listen in as they discuss topics like the ecological effects of the wall, how seasons may work in...

Duration: 01:01:25


Hurricane Harvey and Houston's Four Feet of Rain - Don't Call it an Anomaly (w/ Marshall Shepherd)

8/30/2017
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In this quick response episode, former American Meteorological Society President Marshall Shepherd joins Eric Holthaus and Andy Revkin to talk about the ongoing tragedy in Texas, what the unprecedented storm means for the future and how we think about extreme weather. More from Marshall: https://www.forbes.com/sites/marshallshepherd/ Donate to Harvey relief and Google will match your donation: https://www.google.org/harvey-relief/

Duration: 00:26:10


Stories from Shishmaref, Alaska's Climate Frontline

8/21/2017
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Jacquelyn, Eric and Andy speak with Esau Sinnok, a 19-year-old climate activist from Shishmaref, a village that has been dealing first-hand with the impacts of a changing climate for over a decade. https://www.aspenideas.org/speaker/esau-sinnok

Duration: 00:44:10


There's No App for Climate Change: A Manifesto for Moving Forward

8/4/2017
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Jacquelyn Gill and Andy Revkin talk with Richard Heinberg of the Post Carbon Institute about the dangers of relying on technology to bail us out when it comes to climate change. We also hear the late Pete Seeger's thoughts on science. Links!: http://richardheinberg.com/ More of Andy's conversation with Seeger on the Future and the Internet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bTpkKt0B4SI&t=120s https://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/12/21/on-flu-strains-folkies-and-faith-in-science/?_r=0...

Duration: 00:50:34


Catching up on climate in the Trump Era and that overheated New York Magazine article

7/21/2017
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After a hiatus of a few months, Eric Holthaus, Andrew Revkin and Jacquelyn Gill are back and ready to bring you up to speed on how they've witnessed the first six months of climate news under the Trump administration. The crew also makes a deep dive into a controversial article that went viral this month. Links worth clicking: Aspen Ideas Festival - https://www.aspenideas.org/session/carbon-dividends-consensus-climate-solution Reaction to the NY Mag article:...

Duration: 01:00:56


Why more scientists are running for office

2/20/2017
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In this week’s show, we’re talking about the growing movement to get more scientists to consider public office. Why do we need more scientists in office in the first place? Jacquelyn and Andy will talk with Shaughnessy Naughton, a chemist who ran for the House of Representatives in 2016. That experience inspired her to found 314 Action, an organization that helps scientists start campaigns. Jacquelyn will also talk about how she’s grappled with what it means to stand up for science in an...

Duration: 00:31:36


Science in a ‘post-fact’ world

2/1/2017
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We were expecting to take a longer break while preparing ourselves for 2017. But it’s clear we need to respond to the whirlwind first week of Donald Trump’s presidency –- specifically what it means for science and climate change. We’ll also spend some time on the emerging resistance movement in favor of science. In this week’s episode, we detail the different ways that the Trump Administration may be systematically undermining climate science. There are a lot of bad signs. But there’s...

Duration: 00:50:34


The year in review

12/14/2016
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This episode will be the last in Season 1 of Warm Regards. We’ve had a tremendously positive response to the podcast so far from you, our listeners, and from the larger podcast community. We’re going to be back in action this spring. This week, we’re going to run down the four biggest climate stories of the year, as voted on by that ultimate arbiter of truth—Twitter. The stories include: Number 4: Coral bleaching. Number 3: Paris Accord becomes international law. Number 2: Earth’s warmest...

Duration: 00:56:50


On humanizing science

12/4/2016
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This week, we’re talking with Dr. Jonathan Foley, executive director at the California Academy of Sciences. The California Academy bills itself as the greenest museum on the planet and one of the most future-focused scientific institutions in the world. He's the author of over 130 scientific articles and has had numerous accolades from the nation's most respected scientific institutions, not only for his global change research, but also his commitment to public outreach, including popular...

Duration: 00:48:16


Years of Living Dangerously's co-creator on telling the 'biggest story out there'

10/29/2016
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Television journalists don’t give much airtime to climate change. In all of 2015, American broadcast networks only collectively devoted 146 minutes to climate stories – a 5 percent drop from 2014. And that’s why David Gelber and Joel Bach decided to launch their own series on climate change. Gelber was a producer at 60 Minutes for 25 years. Bach worked at the news magazine for seven years. At the urging of Bach, the two started working on more climate-related stories. And it changed their...

Duration: 00:31:21


Flood watch: putting Louisiana's epic floods in a climate context

8/17/2016
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This week, we’re talking about the ongoing flooding in Louisiana, which the Red Cross now says is likely America’s worst disaster since Hurricane Sandy. Early last week, the National Hurricane Center began tracking a slow moving low pressure system over the Gulf of Mexico, and projected a foot or two of rain to hit the Gulf Coast over the following week or so. Gradually, that storm creeped westward and tapped into a moisture source that was among the most saturated that’s ever been...