We’re Covering Climate Now with a look at climate education in Pa. schools. One student grapples with her questions about climate change. Plus, we talk with a philosopher about how to combat climate denial. In Ohio, “secret” chemicals were injected nearly 11,000 times into fracking wells in a 5-year period.
LISTEN to the episode (29:00)
- A Random Act of Teaching: The State of Climate Change Education in PA - In Pennsylvania, teaching climate science is not required and can be fairly controversial. But that might soon change... in a few years.
- UN Secretary General António Guterres on climate change: Governments need to do more - "What I want is to have the whole of society putting pressure on governments to make governments understand that they need to run faster. Because we are losing the race."
- One Teen Grapples With Her Questions About Climate Change - "I want to understand." Kayonia Sowell wishes she would have learned about climate change in school.
- The Philosophy of Climate Denial - How do you change the minds of climate deniers? We ask a philosopher of science for some answers.
- Advocates Say Vehicle Electrification Is The Future And PA Is Lagging Behind - They say Pennsylvania is squandering a financial windfall and missing out on air quality improvements.
- Report: “Trade Secret” Chemicals Injected Nearly 11,000 Times at Oil and Gas Wells in Ohio - Not knowing the identity of all chemicals used at fracking sites makes emergency responders nervous.