Laura Faye Tenenbaum has written for NASA's climate website, taught oceanography, and proclaimed herself a "badass." She shares the rundown on topics such as NASA's Earth selfies, coral reef bleaching, and melting ice caps in Greenland and Iceland. Ed also gives another Marlon Brando impression, and they discuss the importance of embracing your own intelligence, and which bugs are huge fans of climate change.
LESSONS FROM LAURA:
1. Do what you can. Don't focus on what you can't do.
2. Be responsible TODAY.
3. We're a global community. We're all in this together.
4. Empower yourself and others to embrace their intelligence.
TOPICS IN THIS EPISODE:
Check out her work on NASA's Climate Change: Earth Right Now blog
NASA Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet website
What does NASA do?
A video on how climate changes affects the ocean
When cod & haddock made a comeback - it is possible!
Laura's 3 main tips:
1. Take responsibility for everything you can.
2. Join your community. Vote, know your reps, vote with your dollar. It's a group effort.
3. Build a relationship with nature every day of your life, even if it's big or small. Here are a few ways to connect with nature.
Andy Lipkis, Tree People President
Flooding in Norfolk, VA
STRAWS, the film
Bugs that like climate change - ticks, Zika mosquitos, cockroaches
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