Warming Signs

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 Feb 27, 2019
Excellent weekly examination of a key climate issue, with a fair & scientific examination


Warming Signs with Kait Parker is a weekly podcast that tackles pressing environmental issues with wit and expertise. She’ll go beyond the headlines to inspire both action and hope. Join her each Tuesday at noon.

Episode Date
Warm War: Military Threats Posed by a Changing Climate

America is under attack from an unseen enemy. Climate change isn’t just threatening our national security – it’s contributing to conflicts across the globe. Join Kait for a chat with Sherri Goodman, Senior Strategist at the Center for Climate and Security, about why a warming world is a warring world.

Mar 26, 2019
Can the South Survive a Sudden Spring?

The consequences of climate change are hitting some communities in the South hard. But, as author Rick Van Noy discovered, they’re far from waving the white flag. Join meteorologist Kait Parker for a discussion about his book Sudden Spring and discover the unique challenges facing a climate changed South.

Mar 19, 2019
El Niño Unknowns, Research Ransoms and Polite Politics

Why are El Niños still so mysterious and what's it like to testify before Congress? Join Kait for a chat with Dr. Kim Cobb, who's technically the director of Georgia Tech’s Global Change program, but more like the Oprah of El Niños, as they cover the climate phenomenon and a research trip fit for a Hollywood script.

Mar 12, 2019
Two Degrees From Death

Australia is still reeling from a brutal, deadly summer in which intense heat waves killed bats by the thousands. But they’re not the only animals living on the brink of disaster, and a warming world could push some species over the edge. Join Kait and Dr. Bill Laurance, a biologist and expert on Australian wildlife, to find out why two degrees can mean the difference between life and death for some species.

Mar 05, 2019
Can Whales’ Secret Lives Unlock the Future of the Sea?

Our oceans are under threat. From pollution to climate change, life underwater has gotten much harder. Join Kait and marine biologist Matt Savoca as they chat about the world’s largest whales and the insights they can give us about the health of our oceans and our impact on the marine environment.

Feb 26, 2019
Climate Change and Conservatism, a Perfect Match?

As recently as 2008, Democrats and Republicans agreed climate change is a threat that needs to be addressed.  Now, it’s one of the most divisive issues in politics. So why did the Republican party reverse its stance? Join Kait for a chat with former Republican congressman Bob Inglis about the politics of climate change, and why it should be on the Republican agenda.

Feb 19, 2019
Earth’s Extinction Crisis

Silence in the Serengeti. Barren rainforests in Brazil. Some say this is the future Earth faces if we don’t reverse course. We’re losing animal species at an unprecedented rate, but are we really in the midst of a sixth mass extinction? Join Kait and guests Dr. Paul Ehrlich, President of the Stanford Center for Conservation Biology, and Mike Gunton, Creative Director of Natural History for the BBC, as they weigh the case for the sixth great mass extinction and uncover the causes.

Feb 12, 2019
Dr. Michael Mann, Trump’s Bad Tweet & the Polar Vortex

This first episode is your complete guide to navigating the misinformation surrounding climate change and a warming world. Join meteorologist Kait Parker and Dr. Michael Mann, one of the world’s leading experts on the subject, as they answer questions like: What is climate change? Is it climate change or global warming? And is it really our fault?

Feb 05, 2019
What Is a Warming Sign?

The evidence of climate change is all around us. But unfortunately, so is the misinformation.  That’s why meteorologist Kait Parker decided to follow her passion for scientific exploration with this venture into purpose-filled podcasting. Warming Signs will apply sound science to the issues facing our ailing Earth. But this podcast is anything but stodgy and stiff. Join Kait each Tuesday at noon and let her become your new favorite lunch date.

Feb 05, 2019