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Student climate strike

Episode for May 20, 2022

We examine why the climate crisis is causing increased cases of anxiety. We also talk with a psychologist about managing those fears and moving towards solutions. And, how to help farmers who struggle with mental health issues. Plus, air pollution news for Allegheny County.
mice specimens

Episode for May 13, 2022

Animal specimens at museums give researchers important clues about the environment. But these collections are at risk. We also talk with an author about an intersectional approach to environmentalism. And residents and activists don't think new rules go far enough to address air pollution from the Clairton Coke Works.
Anthony Longo and Bonnie McGill

Episode for May 6, 2022

We discuss where the candidates for governor and US Senate stand on the environment. Federal infrastructure money is headed to Pa. for mass transit, but how to best spend it?  Plus, a company wants to use water from a trout stream to frack. And a little love for plants.