FULL SHOW: May 5, 2019
" The current data suggests - and certainly the behavior of current candidates for the Democratic nomination strongly suggests - that this will be the first national election where climate change ends up playing a major role." - Ed Maibach, George Mason University
This week on Living Lab Radio:
- Climate change communication researcher Ed Maibach shares a surprising reality about American attitudes toward the polarized issue - the majority of Americans know climate change is a problem and support solutions like emissions limits, renewable energy research and development, and carbon pricing.
- Whale entanglement expert Scott Landry explains how new rules under consideration by federal regulators could help endangered North Atlantic right whales.
- Anna Oposa of Save Philippine Seas sheds light on the threats facing thresher sharks in the Philippines, and says ocean conservation isn't just for environmentalists - it's for everyone.
- Naturalist David Mizejewski provides practical tips on how to create beautiful gardens that double as functional habitat for wildlife.