Confronting climate change: WITF Smart Talk

  • Marie Cusick

Wednesday’s edition of WITF’s daily public affairs show, Smart Talk, featured interviews with people from different walks of life confronting climate change.

A legal scholar in central Pennsylvania has published a new book on potential climate solutions. John Dernbach of Widener University Commonwealth Law School co-edited Legal Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States. He calls it a “playbook for how to deal with climate change,” and it includes over 1,000 things that can be done on a local, regional, and national level.

Also joining the discussion was Olivia Shumaker, a 16-year-old activist from Lancaster County, who is organizing school strikes to demand climate action. Finally, appearing on Smart Talk was Carolyn Beeler, a reporter with PRI’s The World. Beeler recently traveled to Antarctica, spending two months aboard a research vessel covering scientists studying a massive glacier that’s at risk of collapsing.

Listen to the show:

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