Budget Address Preview, Planetary Boundaries Crossed, Parenting And Income

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An international team of researchers says we’re on our way to making the earth uninhabitable. We learn what, if anything, can be done to reverse this trend. We also examine how income affects parenting and get a preview of tonight’s state budget address.

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  • Study: 4 Of 9 'Planetary Boundaries' Have Now Been Crossed By Humans

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • JR Ross Guest
  • Steve Carpenter Guest
  • Sandra Hofferth Guest