The planet is warming. This isn't conjecture and it isn't political: it's the overwhelming conclusion of climate scientists from all over the world. For a long time, the debate has been over whether and how nations can mitigate the threats posed by climate change. But Alice Hill warns that debate needs to be expanded to include a discussion about the things we must do to adapt human existence to a warmer planet.
Episode Duration: 27 minutes and 44 seconds
Episode Number: 724
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