Food Stamp Increase Called ‘Historic,’ Climate Change Effect On Oceans

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A food pantry.
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We discuss a large increase for SNAP food benefit recipients and how that will help combat hunger. Then, we learn about how climate change and temperature increases are affecting the world’s oceans.

Featured in this Show

  • Putting More On The Table: How An Increase In SNAP Benefits Will Combat Hunger And Food Insecurity

    The largest ever increase in SNAP benefits — formerly known as food stamps — is set to ease food insecurity for thousands in Wisconsin. We discuss the details of this 25 percent increase and food insecurity around the state.

  • Is Climate Change Disrupting A Critical Ocean System?

    A system of ocean currents circulates cold water from the northern Atlantic Ocean with warmer water from the Southern Hemisphere. A recent study found that climate change is weakening this system, which could have disastrous effects on our climate. We talk with one of the researchers.

Episode Credits

  • J. Carlisle Larsen Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Michele Gerard Good Technical Director
  • Maureen Fitzgerald Guest
  • Levke Ceasar Guest