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In This Climate

Nov 25, 2020

In this extended Air Check, political scientist Thea Riofrancos joins us to discuss the historical context of Chilean lithium mining and how it relates to the global movement for a renewable energy future. We touch on the Latin American pink tide, the rise of Indigenous environmental movements, and how supporters of a...

Nov 25, 2020

In this bonus episode, we share just a little bit of The EPA at 50, an online event sponsored by the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs and the Integrated Program in the Environment here at IU. It featured host Janet McCabe, Gina McCarthy, Jim Barnes, and Jody Freeman.

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Nov 21, 2020

In the third episode of our post-election series, Bob Perciasepe explains how the Biden administration and the private sector could work together to decarbonize and build resilience. Bob is president of the nonprofit Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and former Deputy Administrator of the EPA.

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Nov 18, 2020

Jacob and Emily talk through the record-breaking catastrophic hurricanes Eta and Iota, which hit Central America only two weeks apart. We zero in on the why and the what now that could lead to a more resilient future.


‘The Ixil helping the Ixil’: Indigenous people in Guatemala lead their own Hurricane...

Nov 13, 2020

In the second episode of our post-election series, Claudia Jimenez discusses how participatory design has led to sustained community investment from Colombia to the Bay Area. As a new Richmond City Council member, she also speaks specifically to the California city's environmental challenges and potential.

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