The Nature Conservancy has been protecting and conserving habitat and the environment for around 50 years. But climate change poses a new and more dangerous threat. So, tonight PNM invited two members of TNC Wisconsin to talk about some of the threats and effects of climate change that they feel will happen and some of […]
With the changes in the upcoming administration, what does this mean for efforts to combat climate change? Will it get worse? What should be done? Today, Esty Dinur speaks with Daphne Wysham, Institute for Policy Studies associate fellow and director of the Center for Sustainable Economy’s climate and energy program in Portland, Oregon and Steve Horn, […]
Today we’re going to be talking about the ecology of forest fires. The southeastern United States has been in a prolonged drought. Plants, whether farm crops or forest trees, are dry, dry, dry. In November, forest fires in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee left fourteen people dead. Fourteen thousand people were evacuated from Gatlinburg, Tennessee, […]
Brian Standing interviews Galen McKinley, recently named a Bryson Fellow at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute Center for Climactic Research, about recent announcements from senior advisors to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that NASA’s Earth Sciences Division will be stripped of funding in favor of exploration of deep space. Galen McKinley is one of the […]
Producer Will Cushman talks with Steve Powers, one of the authors of a new study published in the journal Ecology Letters about life under winter ice in many of the world’s freshwater lake ecosystems. Powers is a postdoctoral researcher at Washington State University. He received his PhD in limnology and marine science from UW-Madison. They […]
This Week On Mel & Floyd: The Great Denial and Smartypants’ post-election nightmares, 76 crestfallen policy experts to Trump: “Please don’t F up the Iran Deal”, Corporate America to Trump: “Please don’t F up the Paris Agreement”, Ivanka Trump Hawking Bracelets plus more tasty tidbits from the New/Old World Order!