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Climate Curiosities Podcast

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The podcast that connects you with climate science and policy experts to address some of the most common curiosities about climate change.

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The podcast that connects you with climate science and policy experts to address some of the most common curiosities about climate change.

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Climate Curiosities Podcast

Latest release on Jul 08, 2020

Best weekly hand curated episodes for learning

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 8 days ago

Warning: This podcast has few episodes.

This means there isn't enough episodes to provide the most popular episodes. Here's the rankings of the current episodes anyway, we recommend you to revisit when there's more episodes!

Rank #1: Glaciers: ICE To Meet You

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How is climate change impacting ice and our oceans? Why should we care about glaciers? & What actions can we do individually to help? To find out, I called Margaret Lindeman, a fourth-year PhD candidate at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Margaret researches ice sheet-ocean interactions in Greenland.  

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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of her master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped me create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook.

P.S. Your host, Morgan Block, graduated from the
MAS Climate Science and Policy program in June 2020.

Jul 08 2020

21mins

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Rank #2: Geoengineering: Can It Save Us?

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What is Geoengineering? Can scientists use technology to save us from the devastating effects of climate change? To find out, I spoke with Geoengineering expert Dr. Kate Ricke, climate scientist and assistant professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at UC San Diego.  

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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of her master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped me create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook.

Jul 01 2020

25mins

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Rank #3: Climate Politics, Human Health, & Morals

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Why is climate change such a polarizing topic, and how can we fix it? Also, how is climate change connected to public health? What are our options for a better, healthier future? To find out, I spoke with Dr. Veerabhadran (Ram) Ramanathan, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric and Climate Sciences at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.

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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of her master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped me create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook.

Jun 24 2020

20mins

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Rank #4: Our Changing Oceans & Oxygen Minimum Zones

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The ocean is so big, do we really need to worry about it? How could climate change actually impact the ocean? Also, are the COVID-19 shutdowns helping mitigate climate change? To find out, I spoke with ocean expert Dr. Yassir Eddebbar, postdoctoral scholar at the Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. 

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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of her master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped me create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook

Jun 17 2020

25mins

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Rank #5: Climate Action: What You Need To Know

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What can we actually do about climate change? What are cities like San Diego already doing? To find out, I called sustainability expert Cody Hooven, the Director of the Sustainability Department and the first Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of San Diego.  


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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of my master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego.  Music written by Dan Bomer.  A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped me create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook

Jun 03 2020

22mins

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Rank #6: Paleoclimatology: Is Climate Change Natural?

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The climate has changed before, so why are we worried now? How do we actually know climate change is “our fault?” To find out, I spoke to paleoenvironmental expert Dr. Jane Teranes, a teaching professor at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.  

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This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of my master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook

May 27 2020

26mins

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Rank #7: Climate Change: What Is It?

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Climate change has become such a HOT topic, but what exactly is it? How is it different from weather and should we be worried? To find out, I talked to climate scientist Dr. Corey Gabriel, executive director of the climate science and policy master’s program at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

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P.S. Your host, Morgan Block, was a student in the MAS Climate Science and Policy program during this recording. 

This episode has been written and produced by Morgan Block as part of my master’s final capstone project at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Music written by Dan Bomer. A special thanks to my capstone committee members who have helped create this podcast: Dr. Jane Teranes, Dr. Corey Gabriel, and Brittany Hook

May 20 2020

18mins

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Rank #8: Climate Curiosities Sneak Peek

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Hi, Welcome! I am your host Morgan Block, and I am super excited to share with everyone the Climate Curiosities sneak peek trailer! If you are curious about climate change, please follow and subscribe to the Climate Curiosities Podcast.

Twitter: @curiosities_pod
Instagram: @climate.curiosities
Facebook Page: @climate.curiosities

A special thanks to Dan Bomer for the outro music. 

May 18 2020

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