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The podcast that connects you with climate science and policy experts to address some of the most common curiosities about climate change.

The podcast that connects you with climate science and policy experts to address some of the most common curiosities about climate change.

Location:

United States

Description:

The podcast that connects you with climate science and policy experts to address some of the most common curiosities about climate change.

Language:

English


Episodes

Glaciers: ICE To Meet You

7/8/2020
How is climate change impacting ice and our oceans? Why should we care about glaciers? & What actions can we do individually to help? To find out, I called Margaret Lindeman, a fourth-year PhD candidate at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Margaret researches ice sheet-ocean interactions in Greenland. Selected readings: Chasing Ice - documentary Scripps Student Spotlight: Margaret Lindeman Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe - Youtube channel Weather by Jenny Offill -...

Duration:00:21:44

Geoengineering: Can It Save Us?

7/1/2020
What is Geoengineering? Can scientists use technology to save us from the devastating effects of climate change? To find out, I spoke with Geoengineering expert Dr. Kate Ricke, climate scientist and assistant professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego. Selected readings: "Climate Geoengineering: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" - Video GESAMP Working Group on Marine Geoengineering & Report A Scientist’s Life: Kate Ricke...

Duration:00:25:09

Climate Politics, Human Health, & Morals

6/24/2020
Why is climate change such a polarizing topic, and how can we fix it? Also, how is climate change connected to public health? What are our options for a better, healthier future? To find out, I spoke with Dr. Veerabhadran (Ram) Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Selected readings: Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility Bending the Curve: Climate Change Solutions™ 'Bending the...

Duration:00:20:28

Our Changing Oceans & Oxygen Minimum Zones

6/17/2020
The ocean is so big, do we really need to worry about it? How could climate change actually impact the ocean? Also, are the COVID-19 shutdowns helping mitigate climate change? To find out, I spoke with ocean expert Dr. Yassir Eddebbar, postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Selected readings: The Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...

Duration:00:25:29

Climate Action: What You Need To Know

6/3/2020
What can we actually do about climate change? What are cities like San Diego already doing? To find out, I called sustainability expert Cody Hooven, the Director of the Sustainability Department and the first Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of San Diego. Selected readings: City of San Diego's Climate Action Plan City of San Diego’s Recycling Programs City of San Diego’s Recycling: What Goes Where? - Video This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of my...

Duration:00:22:59

Paleoclimatology: Is Climate Change Natural?

5/27/2020
The climate has changed before, so why are we worried now? How do we actually know climate change is “our fault?” To find out, I spoke to paleoenvironmental expert Dr. Jane Teranes, a teaching professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Selected readings: Fourth National Climate Assessment - Chapter 1: Overview The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of my master’s final capstone project at Scripps...

Duration:00:26:53

Climate Change: What Is It?

5/20/2020
Climate change has become such a HOT topic, but what exactly is it? How is it different from weather and should we be worried? To find out, I talked to climate scientist Dr. Corey Gabriel, executive director of the climate science and policy master’s program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Selected readings: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) WebsiteThe IPCC, 2018: Special Report: Global Warming of 1.5°C P.S. Your host, Morgan Block, was a student in the MAS...

Duration:00:18:09

Climate Curiosities Sneak Peek

5/18/2020
Hi, Welcome! I am your host Morgan Block, and I am super excited to share with everyone the Climate Curiosities sneak peek trailer! If you are curious about climate change, please follow and subscribe to the Climate Curiosities Podcast. Twitter: @curiosities_pod Instagram: @climate.curiosities Facebook Page: @climate.curiosities A special thanks to Dan Bomer for the outro music.

Duration:00:02:13