Global warming is already affecting life here in the Great Lakes region. From dealing with the effects of extreme weather events to its ongoing impacts on farming, people are learning to deal with a changing climate. A new study from the Environmental Law and Policy Center bolsters the science we have on the impact of […]
Climate activism is on the rise throughout the US and globally. Today, host Bert Zipperer gets updates from Lynn Haanen and Sarah Lunnon from Stroud, England about Brexit, Green Party politics, and the Extinction Rebellion movement in the UK.
Tonight, the Perpetual Notion Machine again looks into climate change. This time, how the impacts of climate change will/have effected agriculture and farming, and what, if anything, can farmers do in terms of current farming practices to adapt to the new realities of climate change. It seems that agriculture will need to develop new and […]
Is university research reaching out into the state? Ripon High School Teacher and owner of ParkElm Farms Natasha Paris talks about her experiences with UW extension agents, accessing research, and the limitations she sees in the field (literally!). We also discuss teaching science literacy in ag education, how to determine credible sources, and nuance in information […]
Max Prestigiacomo of Middleton High School and Sophie Guthier of Memorial High School are two of the students planning the strike. Along with students all over the world, Madison area high school students are planning to walk out of class on Friday to protest inaction on climate change. Students will walk from East High School […]
Author Jennifer Wright talks with the PNM team about her most recent book “Get Well Soon: History’s Worst Plagues and the Heroes Who Fought Them”. This book is a whimsy and humane romp through some of history’s most terrifying disease outbreaks. We talk with Jennifer about how the anti-vaccine movement has been around since at […]