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Beat the Soaring Heat

With research into heat and the limits of human health Dr. Ollie Jay, Director of the Heat and Health Research Incubator at the University of Sydney. Doctor and University of Sydney Professor Adrienne Gordon explains her specialty in care of mothers and the  …

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When Will the Food Riots Come?

Experts find food riots are possible in the United Kingdom as climate change ramps up. From Cambridge Aled Jones outlines how food stress boils over. Around the world, crops may not be planted or harvested when it gets too hot to work outside.  …

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Living Climate Collapse In Real Time

UN head António Guterres: “Record global heating should send shivers down the spines of world leaders.” Ice-world has tipped – no going back. Dr. Twila Moon from National Snow & Ice Data Center new “State of the Cryosphere 2023 Report”. The ozone hole  …

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Dying For Fossil Fuels

We are sinking in heavy weather. Elders are up to 75% of climate-driven fatalities in developed world disasters.  Seniors expert Danielle Arigoni on her new book book “Climate Resilience for an Aging Nation”.  Then Lauren Stuart, Scientific Officer for the World Meteorological Organization  …

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Wealth Supremacy Vs. Climate Doom

Behind all the crisis, the wealth machine pulls money up to the one percent.  The worse things get, the less for everyone else.  Author and activist Marjorie Kelly: “  “Wealth Supremacy:  How the Extractive Economy and the Biased Rules of Capitalism Drive Today’s  …

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JAMES HANSEN – Super Warming in the Pipeline

Global warming is accelerating, at double the rate just a dozen years ago. The target of 1.5 degrees Celsius is “dead as a door-nail”. Earth will warm not 3 degrees, but 4.8 degrees C – 10 degrees F. – according to former NASA  …

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Dangerous Contradiction: “Green New Deal”

Is the “Green New Deal” a solution or another problem? Rethinking our options first with Dr. Ted Trainer, founder of The Simpler Way in Australia. From Cambridge, political economist Jeremy Green finds dangerous myths in the New Deal for an overloaded system. Look  …

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Destabilized Weather in an Unstable World

New tested science shows your body’s heat tolerance is much lower than experts assume.  Dr. Daniel J. Vecellio warns of “Greatly enhanced risk to humans” as humid heat stress strikes billions of people sooner than expected.  We just lived through: the big heat  …

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It Was The Hottest of Times

During global heat records, a world-scale carbon burst is still pouring out of Northern Canada’s wildfires – bigger than the emissions of most countries. Explore with Professor Justin Angle author of “This Is Wildfire: How to Protect Yourself, Your Home, and Your Community  …

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Hippos in London: Rising Methane & “Termination Event”

Climate can flip to a new state, quickly.  Is strangely rising methane a signal of a “termination event”? Dr. Euan Nisbet, Royal Halloway, University of London with worrying new science.  We explore abrupt climate shifts with Prof. Niklas Boers, Technical University of Munich  …

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Disaster in the Making: Cascading Tipping Points & Permafrost (replay)

Top European scientists warn tipping points could cascade toward absolute climate disaster. Prof. Tim Lenton from U of Exeter. Permafrost expert Susan Natali from Woods Hole explains CO2 pouring out from the WINTER Arctic.   Listen to or download this Radio Ecoshock show  …

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Real Answer: Post Growth and Degrowth (replay)

UK, Professor Tim Jackson on his book “Post Growth: Life After Capitalism”. Lorenz Keysser from ETH Zurich takes it further: planned decline coupled with increasing well-being – degrowth. Stock markets, banks, every business – everybody wants to grow more and buy, buy, buy.  …

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