Sexual Assault Victims Under Trump, Designing Your Life, Climate Change Report

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A draft of a government report on climate change has been released by the New York Times, and the evidence identifies human activity as the cause. We discuss the details and political implications. Proposed cuts from the Trump administration could limit the reporting and oversight of sexual assaults on college campuses. We talk about how survivors of sexual assault will fare under Trump. Also, a guest shares how we can use the principles of design to live a happier life.

Featured in this Show

  • How The Trump Administration's Policies Could Affect Sexual Assault Victims

    After the Obama administration stepped up efforts to investigate cases of campus sexual assault, there are new questions about how the Trump administration will approach a problem that has gotten increasing attention in the last few years.

  • Applying Design Thinking To Create Better Lives

    Our guest tells us how she and her students at UW-Madison are using the principles of design to solve problems and create better lives for people around the world.

  • What's In The Federal Climate Change Report Draft Published By The New York Times

    The New York Times published a draft federal climate change report last night. The report was finished this year and is part of the National Climate Assessment, which is Congressionally mandated every four years. The National Academy of Sciences has already signed off on the draft report. The report’s authors are waiting on permission from the Trump administration to officially release it. We talk to a climate scientist about this report and what picture it paints of our future.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Veronica Rueckert Producer
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Lucia Graves Guest
  • Lesley Sager Guest
  • Ilissa Ocko Guest

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