Wisconsin Legislature In Session, Climate Change Report

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Rob Ferrett checks in with two Wisconsin Public Radio news reporters on what bills were discussed in the State Senate and Assembly today. Then, we hear from a scientist who says global warming will drastically change our climate by mid-century – unless we reduce our carbon emissions now.

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  • New Climate Change Paper Predicts Drastic Changes

    A new paper from the University of Hawaii on climate change says by the middle of this century, the climate will have drastically changed unless we lower our carbon emissions. The paper’s lead scientist explains how he came to this conclusion and what, if anything, we can do about it.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Gilman Halsted Guest
  • Shamane Mills Guest
  • Camilo Mora Guest