On August 21st, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. Hosts Jacqueline Goldstein and Erin Boettcher discuss how the solar eclipse is seen as an opportunity for a scientific experiment that will be used to better model Earth’s climate. Tune in to find out more! NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. “NASA looks to solar […]
You’d think there would be enough news about climate change. I mean, the Perpetual Notion Machine has done their fair share of programs covering the topic, from water and lakes to a land ethic to endangered species to a People’s Climate March. So, in this episode we have TWO stories. PNM’s Will Cushman talks with […]
One of the cruel dilemmas of climate change is that its impacts and causes create a vicious circle. The hotter it gets, the more people run air conditioners. The more air conditioners that run, the longer electric power plants must run, generating more and more greenhouse gases. And, of course, the more greenhouse gases are […]
The world’s largest area of freshwater faces an uncertain future. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Environment Canada just released a joint report on the overall state of the Great Lakes. The study looks at a variety of environmental indicators including drinking water, beaches, fish consumption, habitats and species, toxic chemicals, nutrients and algae, groundwater […]
The Perpetual Notion Machine has done a fair share of episodes dealing with climate change. And tonight’s show is no exception, considering that the U.S. opted out of the Paris Climate Agreement. So, PNM’s Lincoln Tice talks with UW-Madison’s Jonathan Martin, a professor and chair of atmospheric and oceanic sciences. His research specialty is mid-latitude […]
Ankur Desai, Professor of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at UW Madison and Christiane Brunner the Spokesperson for the Environment, Climate Protection and Energy for the Austrian Green Party join Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by telephone.