Checking In On Wisconsin’s Foster Care System, Carbon Levels Still Rising Worldwide

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We take a look at the state’s foster care system to see what’s working and what needs improvement. Then, we dig into why levels of atmospheric carbon are continuing to rise despite a pandemic-induced slowdown on manufacturing, traveling and other activity.

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  • Carbon Levels Hit Historic High Despite The Pandemic And Recession

    The amount of carbon in the atmosphere broke records in May, even as carbon emissions declined because of the pandemic and the recession. We talk with a climate scientist about why the carbon levels remain high and what it will take to reduce levels in the atmosphere.

Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Desi Hoffman Guest
  • Julie Zidek Guest
  • Galen McKinley Guest