Thursday, February 20, 2014

The Heat Is On

2012 was one of the hottest year on record in the U.S., with Hurricane Sandy flooding the New York subway, drought devastating Midwest farms, and California and Colorado on fire.
Julia Kumari Drapkin
Reporter Julia Kumari Drapkin tells the story of Colorado’s State Climatologist, Nolan Doesken.

Nolan Doesken

Bob Inglis
Ben Calhoun tells about former Congressional Representative from South Carolina, Bob Inglis.

Bill McKibben
Ira Glass talks to writer and activist Bill McKibben.
Source: This American Life: Hot In My Backyard

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Download or Play The Heat Is On Part 3
Download or Play The Heat Is On Part 4

Music includes I'm A Climate Scientist - Extended Version, Reverend Billy And The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir - Explaination, Hollywood Undead - Young, George Carlin - Modern Man, Odetta - Freedom Trilogy, Michael Jackson - They Don't Care About Us, Tom Lehrer - The Old Dope Peddler, David Rovics - Coal Mine, Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir - All the Pretty Little Horses, Redgum - I Was Only 19, Marvin Gaye - What's Going On, The Onion - Modified Broccoli, Willie Nelson - Crazy, The Original Mambo King - Caravan, Stephen Longfellow Fiske - Earth Anthem, Charles Mingus - Peggy's Blue Skylight

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