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In this week’s episode we revisit conversations with two writers who confronted the climate challenge with new books in 2019. In his most recent book The Uninhabitable Earth...
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The 2018 Camp Fire was one of the most destructive in California’s history, resulting in over eighty deaths and destroying the town of Paradise. Dry weather and hot winds...
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2019 saw a number of significant events in the climate world. Wildfires, floods, wind and extreme weather continued to batter the nation from California to Florida. There...
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Everyday choices – like which shirt to buy or where to binge-watch shows – may impact the planet more than you think. But how far can individual choices take us, and when is...
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We all know about the environmental and physical effects of climate change. But what about its impact on our mental health?  According to some psychologists, their patients...
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To solve climate change, where is best place to start?The organization Project Drawdown has published a list of top solutions for climate change – impactful actions already...
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Our nation’s dependence on fossil fuels has led to climate disruption and inequality. Underserved communities are the ones most harmed by pollution, lack of green space and...
Part of What Is a Just Transition? , January 2020
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Climate instability is an increasing driver of human migration. But no one identifies themselves  as a climate refugee. “The Geneva Convention does not provide for...
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How do we build communities that are more resilient than the ones we were raised in?  Climate-fueled floods, fires and droughts have devastated America’s cities and rural...
Part of Building a Resilient Tomorrow, January 2020
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California has been at the forefront of America’s climate fight since Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed Assembly Bill 32, the country’s first major climate law, in 2006....
Part of Is California’s Climate Progress Going Up in Smoke? , January 2020
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What do Big Pharma, Big Tobacco and Big Oil have in common? They’ve all been brought under fire, and into the courts, for knowingly causing public harm, and even death, with...
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Does solving climate change mean re-thinking old top-down approaches and embracing big change at high speed? A half-century after the first Earth Day, some environmental...
Part of Big Ideas with Dan Esty & Andy Karsner, February 2020
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Are we on track to meet our climate deadline? For years, scientists have been saying that the climate battle will be won or lost in the next decade. The IPCC has stated that...
Part of What the 2030 Climate Deadline Really Means, February 2020
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This program was recorded at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco on February 26, 2020, just before coronavirus was declared a global pandemic and overturned our daily...
Part of Me vs. We: What Matters Most for Climate Action? , February 2020
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Can trees and businesses get along? Business leaders know that consumers are concerned about the environmental footprint of the products they buy. Does that lead to...
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How do human beings respond to invisible threats like the coronavirus and carbon pollution? One threat is personal, direct, and close – touch an infected surface or talk too...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Human Response , March 2020
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Nuclear power - revive it or allow a slow death?  In middle of the last century, nuclear power promised an exciting new world of efficient and eternal energy. But after a...
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Human incursion into remote ecosystems can have far-reaching effects on our health and well-being. Deforestation and changes in land use, often to produce food, disrupt...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Implications for Public Health , April 2020
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The COVID-19 recession has happened faster and hit deeper than most people could have imagined. Perhaps not surprisingly, the people most at risk in a shuttered economy are...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Economic Impacts, April 2020
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Can your nest egg finance the transition to a cleaner economy?  Universities, churches, pension funds and other organizations with $14 trillion in assets have hopped on the...
Part of Fossils Fuels in the Ground and in Your Portfolio , April 2020

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