Climate Cast MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner with the latest research on our changing climate.
October 18, 2018 A climate scientist's take on the midterm elections
Jessica Hellmann with the University of Minnesota tells us how climate affects many issues this election season.
October 18, 2018 •
A climate scientist's take on the midterm elections
October 18, 2018 Why forests are crucial for reining in climate change
We talk to University of Virginia environmental sciences professor Deborah Lawrence about why forests are linked to the planet's fate. Plus, a Climate Story from Danny Friedman.
October 18, 2018 •
Why forests are crucial for reining in climate change
October 11, 2018 Alarm bells in the UN's latest climate report
We have 12 years to fix our climate before global warming's impacts get much worse. That's the gist of this week's new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which calls for a 45 percent cut in greenhouse gas emissions to stave off major climate impacts. John Abraham, a professor of thermal sciences at The University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, explains whether such an emissions cut is possible and what the climate may look like come 2030. Then, Minneapolis College freshman Munira Berhe shares her Climate Story.
October 11, 2018 •
Alarm bells in the UN's latest climate report
October 10, 2018 Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism
Stopping global warming is "not on the menu." But the prominent environmentalist says activism will be crucial in fighting climate change as its effects worsen.
October 10, 2018 •
Bill McKibben on the 'valve-turners' and the future of climate activism
October 5, 2018 Seeking the 'Holy Grail' of energy storage
Renewable energy production is booming. But how do we save that energy to power our homes when the wind fades and the sun sets?
October 5, 2018 •
Seeking the 'Holy Grail' of energy storage
October 3, 2018 A major climate-friendly program is at risk in Congress
Matt Perdue, government relations representative for National Farmers Union, gives us the lowdown on how climate change is playing into the new farm bill.
October 3, 2018 •
A major climate-friendly program is at risk in Congress
September 28, 2018 The changing outdoors under a warming climate
It's an outdoorsy Climate Cast this week — fall colors, national parks and a hunter's story.
September 28, 2018 •
The changing outdoors under a warming climate
September 20, 2018 The trials of women in climate science
Some of the most qualified and accomplished climate scientists on earth are women. But are they getting the respect they deserve?
September 20, 2018 •
The trials of women in climate science
September 13, 2018 How warmer temps are making Florence worse
September 13, 2018 •
How warmer temps are making Florence worse
September 6, 2018 Is the American desert shifting east?
A new study suggest climate change is expanding the desert eastward. Plus, a climate voice and a trip to the Arctic.
September 6, 2018 •
Is the American desert shifting east?
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