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Two climate scientists: How bad is it?

This episode was recorded on January 31, 2019.


  • Dr. Steven Hamburg, Chief Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Dr. Stephen Pacala, Frederick D. Petrie Professor in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

This past fall, both the United Nations and the U.S. governments’ National Climate Assessment issued alarming scientific reports stating climate change is accelerating and its adverse impacts are happening faster than expected. These reports call for the world to rapidly shift to clean energy systems over the next couple of decades or face increasing and more damaging consequences of climate change.

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