Episode 93 - Collapse Chat: Birds, Vindictive Climate, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch

You asked for topic updates so we deliver. Bird populations are not doing well in North America and researchers are shocked at how effective it is to connect the dots. Tropical storms in Texas remind us of the economic paradoxes we've placed ourselves in. In addition, we reflect on Friday's climate strike from New York and Boston and start tackling the looming question in all of our minds over the climate crisis, "What now?"

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  • 2:06 Birdemic
  • 13:48 Tropical Storm Catch-22
  • 23:47 Responsibility
  • 27:29 Climate Strike
  • 43:24 A Better World


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Published 26-09-2019 01:09