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In This Climate

Sep 24, 2021

In the 1990s, you could see one bumper sticker across the capital of Azerbaijan: "Happiness is multiple pipelines." Amid ever-complicating conversations about environmental resilience, the themes of diversification, redundancy, and (inter)dependence of energy infrastructure remain relevant.

In this episode, we talk with...

Sep 20, 2021

In this episode, we dive deep into the history of infrastructure to uncover elements of both hardware and knowledge systems that hold us back from resilience to climate change.

Guest Mikhail Chester provides theoretical insight and lots of tangible examples of people who are figuring out how to improve infrastructure...

Sep 17, 2021

In this conversation with researcher, meteorologist, and science communicator Dr. Marshall Shepherd, we cover a lot of ground, connecting inequities in academia to environmental injustices associated with infrastructure and intensifying storms.

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Sep 9, 2021

Did you know that a Koch-funded university think tank actually justified inaction on climate change by arguing that smog serves as a skin-cancer-reducing sunblock?

In this co-produced episode, the UnKoch My Campus team tells the story of working alongside students at George Washington University to push their...

Sep 3, 2021

Hurricane Ida knocked the main New Orleans transmission tower into the Mississippi River, spurring a long-term power outage. Since then, persistent heavy rains have flooded New York subway stations and cascaded to reveal countless vulnerabilities in our critical infrastructure systems.

To explain these vulnerabilities...