Are You Scared Enough? feat. David Wallace-Wells - The conventional wisdom on how to talk about climate change and inspire people to do something about it has always been "don't scare people". At least until recently. In the past couple years climate scientists and climate journalists have started talking in scarier and more worst case terms than ever before. Why? And is this a good thing? I talked to author David Wallace-Wells to learn more.
Climate and weather are not the same thing.
Does Climate Fiction actually change people’s perceptions of climate change?
How can something so necessary be so hard?
Maybe if you're not scared, you're not paying attention…
Do you have complicated feelings about fossil fuels?
What can circles and squares from a 19th century novella tell us about Climate Change?
Say you’re looking to buy a car. How do you pick the best car for the planet?
Talking about climate change is hard. Not talking about climate change is easy.
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For eons, life survived on Earth because natural processes kept CO2 levels within limits.
Fossil fuel companies are being taken to court just like tobacco companies were.
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Can science bring back Coral Reefs?
Energy efficiency standards have quietly helped people save money – and the planet.
Figuring out how to farm with trees could help us fight climate change.
3.6 billion people surf the web. How much energy does that use?
Knowledge from indigenous cultures could help us understand how the climate is changing.
If we kicked our carbon addiction tomorrow, what would that mean for global warming?
Disease carrying critters now have more space and time to take a bite out of you and me.
Which of the many greenhouse gases are heating Earth the most?
Many need to leave their homes to escape climate impacted disasters. Where will they go?
Lets look at how a warming planet and warming oceans amplify our worst storms.
What if we could reflect some of the sun’s energy with space mirrors!?
The majority of greenhouse gas emissions are now coming from large developing countries.
What can we actually do to make beef less bad for the environment?
We have enough fossil fuels to make Earth intolerable so we must not burn them all.
Can we learn anything from almost fixing the hole in the ozone layer that will help us?
Building stronger relationships might be one of the best ways to prepare for a flood.
What can the adorable pika teach humans about adapting to global warming?
What can you do to make a meaningful difference in decreasing the carbon footprint?
Our experience of weather can have a big effect on how we view climate change.
Climate change affects humans in every corner of the world.
Nuclear power plants are aging and retiring worldwide.
We've known about climate change for awhile, but why do we find it hard to act?
About Hot Mess
Hot Mess is a show about how climate change impacts all of us, and about how we can create a better future for our planet and ourselves. Premiering April 19th, 2018!
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