The Ecomodernist Manifesto wants us to have our environmental cake and eat it, too. The more development, the more nature we can save. The key to all this, according to the manifesto, is increased urbanization and cheap, low-carbon power. But, lest you think this is another call for solar and wind power, guess again. Ecomodernism […]
In this episode, reporter Matthew Zmudka spoke to, and made a cyanotype with, local artist Anders Zanichkowsky. Preparing for a three-week expedition to the Arctic, Zanichkowsky takes a research approach to his art and studies concepts of space and light in his work. You’ll hear ice, snow, and water as we make a cyanotype on […]
On Thursday, January 28, PNM reporter Matthew Zmudka interviewed Tristan L’Ecuyer, Associate Professor in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at University of Wisconsin-Madison. The show focused on recently-published research that showed that high-altitude clouds are a larger contributor to the melting of the Greenland ice sheet than previously thought. Satellite data collected and […]
In this episode of PNM from January 7, 2016, reporter Matthew Zmudka discusses the science, technology, and environmental policy positions of various presidential candidates. We cover Bernie Sanders, Hilary Clinton, Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, and Donald Trump in this episode. While the candidates (and us) largely focus on climate change, we touch on GMOs, nuclear […]
WORT reporter Kermit Hovey reports on a Madison rally in response to the U.N. Climate Change conference in Paris.
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