COVID-19 And Indigenous Communities, Computer Science Education, General Motors Goes Carbon Neutral,

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In this March 13, 2019, photo, Bennett High School students Galib Ovik and Rachael Miller work on re-imaging laptops in a school computer lab in Buffalo, N.Y. They are among student technicians trained by Buffalo Public Schools to help maintain school-issued devices. Carolyn Thompson/AP Photo

General Motors says that by 2035, it will only sell carbon-neutral automobiles. We talk about the impact of that plan on the auto industry. We also check in on the impact of COVID-19 on the state’s indigenous communities. Plus, a guest shares a call for more computer science education in high school.

Featured in this Show

  • A Look At General Motors' Goal Of Carbon Neutrality

    General Motors says it’s planning to sell only zero-emission vehicles by 2035 and be carbon neutral by 2040. We look at what that means, why GM is doing it, how attainable the goal is and whether other manufacturers may follow.

  • A Case For More Computer Science In Wisconsin High Schools

    Roughly half of Wisconsin’s public high schools teach computer science, yet the job market for related jobs in the state is ripe and lucrative. We talk with a Wisconsin high school graduate currently studying computer science at Yale about why she believes the state needs to step up their game.

  • Check-In With Wisconsin Indigenous Communities

    Back in the fall, indigenous communities in Wisconsin had spiking COVID cases. We check in with the leader of a tribal health organization on how tribal communities across Wisconsin are faring with COVID-19.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Jamie Page Deaton Guest
  • Mary Callanan Guest
  • Will Funmaker Guest
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director

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