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By Fire And Flood, They Shall Know

The science behind the floods and fires. From UCLA, Jesse Norris reports: we know for certain extreme rainfall events are more common now than in the past. What does that mean for our future? Then one of the top experts on wildfires in  …

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Fire Fury Future (repeat)

Should we fear a new burst of warming and extreme weather due to record wildfires? I ask atmospheric scientist John C. Lin from Utah. From the UK, Dr. Edward Hanna says unusual air pressure over Greenland can ruin European summers and pump up  …

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Record-shattering Extremes (new)

“Increasing probability of record-shattering climate extremes”. Dr. E.M. Fischer, senior scientist at ETH Zürich in Switzerland & Lead Author for latest report from the IPCC, released August 9th in Geneva. “Firestorm, How Wildfire Will Shape Our Future.” Ed Struzik, science journalist & Fellow  …

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Have We Crossed a Climate Tipping Point?

With record heat, drought, Biblical wildfires, and flash floods around the world – did we just pass a climate tipping point? The latest news & science from Canadian climate scientist Paul Beckwith, with reporting from Alex Smith. Beckwith has a couple of degrees  …

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I’ve Seen Fire and I’ve Seen Rain

Alex reports from fire zone, wildfire smoke, climate plus extreme flooding rains in Europe/World. Then replay speeches by Canadian fire guru Dr. Michael Flannigan, plus protecting your health from wildfire smoke, with Canadian medical doctor Michael Brauer. Listen to/download this Radio Ecoshock show  …

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Beaten Down by the Heat

Alex reports from the west coast heat storm that made Canada hotter than Baghdad in late June. Hundreds dead. Plus two interviews on animal survival in heat: Canadian scientists Nick Mulvey and Jennifer Sunday, and George Monbiot speech releasing book “Heat” in 2006.  …

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HEAT STORM! How it kills and who.

Three experts from my second of my series on Extreme Heat: Elizabeth Hanna, Robert Kopp and Jonathan Patz. NASA just announced Earth is heating faster than expected. Deadly heat in India, unheard-of heat in France and Alaska. The Arctic is thawing out. The  …

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Climate in a Fiery World

Global heat roundup + Harvard’s Dr. Loretta Mickley: how fiery this planet is. Do wildfires and those far-flung clouds of smoke heat or cool the planet? The lakes are heating up, like everything else, and that means losing oxygen. From New York State,  …

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HEAT UP – GRID DOWN

Grid blackouts are increasing in the United States as extreme heat ramps up. New study with Dr. Brian Stone Jr. – why a blackout during a heatwave could led to mass deaths. Temperatures inside homes become deadly without air-conditioning and “cooling centers” have  …

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Endless Summer or Climate Action?

Is climate action sleeping or dead? Long-time American activist Tom Bowman reports. Ready for intense summers six months long? Two months of winter? That’s coming up with our guest from China, scientist Yuping Guan. We also stroll down to Kansas City for a  …

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Plants & Animals Wiped Out by Climate Change

Guests: Arizona scientist David Breshears and Australian science journalist John Pickrell. How heat waves kill off forests – and the rush to save rare animals in Australia – during the worst bushfires ever seen. This show is not about how climate change will  …

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Future Cities: Hot & Flooded

The new pandemic is raging with variants across the world. In the background the first waves of extreme weather arrive. Guest scientists Matei Georgescu and John Dialesandro reveal climate change strikes cities first and hardest. Cities will be many degrees hotter than the  …

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