Should humans retreat from climate risk zones? The University of Miami’s Katherine Mach tells us what a managed retreat would look like.
When people are told to stay six feet away from each other to avoid catching a potentially deadly virus, large assemblies are banned and millions of people suddenly start working from home instead of commuting, it’s not surprising that mass transit would become relatively unpopular. In fact, the U.S.’s major transit systems saw an 80% […]
Since the protests for racial justice began in Madison in late May, State Street has become a contested site of activism, art, and local businesses struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic. Whose street is it? Today on the show, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow discusses the future of State Street, the Black takeover of […]
In 2050, 300,000 people will call Madison home, with warmer summers and winters and a lot more rainfall. Under those conditions, Madison’s parks may be more needed than ever, with more people using them for recreation and respite than ever before. Joining Eight O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing by phone to talk about the present […]
According to the United Nations, the cities of 2050 will house five and a half billion people, two and a half billion more people than they do now, and 66% of the projected world population of nine billion. Many of those densely populated cities will be next to oceans that are one to two feet […]