Letters and Politics

The Consequences of Global Warming on our Food Systems. Then Lesson from a Dark Time

This week the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a new report that we are set to see significant changes caused by the earth warming in the next two decades. We discussed the report with professor Kristie L. Ebi co-author of the report.

Guest: Kristie L. Ebi is professor of Public Health Sciences and Director of the Center for Health and the Global Environment at the University of Washington. She co-authored the chapter on the impacts of 1.5°C global warming on natural and human systems.

Then we talk to Adam Hochschild, author of the new book Lessons From a Dark Time and Other Essays.

Guest: Adam Hochschild is a journalist and author who has written on issues of human rights and social justice. He is the founder of Mother Jones Magazine.

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