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UNREPORTED: Amazon Emergency & Destabilized Atmosphere

The Amazon – lungs of the world – is in last-stage crisis. It is boiling in record smashing heat, drought, and fire. We visit the last stand with Rhett Butler, Founder and CEO of independent media hub Mongabay. Does it seem more stormy  …

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Dirty Air or Sudden Heat? (replay)

If we clean up air pollution, the weather gets hotter and wilder. From Norway, Dr. Bjorn Samset explains the stakes. Then from Harvard, Dr. Francesca Dominici reveals shocking new science: just a short exposure to bad air kills seniors! I’m Alex. This is  …

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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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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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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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Breaking: Smog Forces Climate Changes

Can cleaner air push us over the climate cliff?  Special investigating air pollution: hidden warming, long-range damage with drought & rain – and to your health.  New science with Geeta Persad on missing climate risk of aerosols.  Followed by a replay of Leon  …

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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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Harsh Climate: Summer of Discontent

Did we just enter a new climate? Recent heat, rains, and violent storms struck around the world. Meteorologist & storm-chaser Bob Henson covers extreme weather for you. As big oil and gas pump out more death – We should sue them! West Coast  …

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A World on Fire (replay)

With more extreme wildfires, atmospheric scientist Peter Bernath on fires and ozone damage; UNEP report: “Spreading Like Wildfire” with Dr. Andrew Sullivan of CSIRO, Australia. Emissions & temperatures reach new high, polar ice a new low. News & science from the climate front.   …

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ENJOY YOURSELF (It’s Later Than You Think) (replay)

With world heat records this summer – is It too late?  Should we just give up and party like there’s no tomorrow? Scientist James Lovelock, inventor of Gaia, says “yes”. Former NASA scientist James Hansen says “no”. Loaded with clips including Obama’s science  …

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The Heat Will Kill You First

As world heat records fall, on land and sea, best-selling author Jeff Goodell on his book: “The Heat Will Kill You First”. Greenland is hot and extra rainy, dumping more water into the sea.  Glaciologist Jason Box reports. But Greenland was partly ice-free  …

Climate Catastrophe Could Be Very Close

Just as we feared, new science confirms tipping points and climate catastrophes can arrive much, much sooner than we were told. A must-listen interview with UK research scientist and lead author Simon Willcock. Seems like it’s already here, with extreme heat punishing every  …

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