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Playlist: Consider for Climate Specials

Compiled By: Michael Marsolek

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Killer Heat in the United States

From Got Science | Part of the Got Science? series | 28:29

Climate scientist Dr. Kristy Dahl explains off-the-charts deadly heat, just how bad it could get, and what we can do to avert the worst-case scenario.

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In this episode Kristy talks about:

  • UCS' recently released report on extreme heat
  • How disruptive extreme heat will be
  • What we can do to have a fighting chance against the warming planet

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The Science of Forest Fires: Culture, Climate, and Combustion

From Got Science | Part of the Got Science? series | 30:00

Professor John Bailey, an expert on all things fire, tells us about controlled burning, silviculture and why Smokey the Bear had it all wrong.

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In this episode John Bailey talks about:

  • Topography and wildfires
  • What silviculture means, and why it's important
  • Why he sees an entire forest as fuel
  • What the four housemen of the apocalypse and Smokey the Bear got wrong about fire

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Climate and Behavior: Warmer Means Worse

From Raw Data | Part of the Raw Data: Season 4 series | 27:25

Climate change is already reshaping the natural world, but how does it affect human behavior?

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Climate change is already reshaping the natural world, but how does it affect human behavior? Economist Marshall Burke is part of a growing field of scientists uncovering interactions between global warming and humanity. The connections are vast: wars, violent crime, suicide rates, and income inequality. The emerging research may have the power to help us adapt...if we choose to pay attention to it.

This Week in Water for October 6, 2019

From H2O Radio | Part of the This Week in Water series | 06:34

Toilets Could Be Impacted by Climate Change. That story and more on H2O Radio’s weekly news report about water.

H2o_logo_240_small Three environmental groups are asking a federal court to order the government to consider tearing down Glen Canyon Dam.

One in five households relies on septic systems and many of them could be impacted by climate change.

new gel-like fluid has been developed that might help prevent wildfires.

Scientists have developed a non-toxic water repellent for textiles.

If it's blue, it’s safe to swim. If it’s pink, think.