Chip Fletcher from the University of Hawaii talks about his recent travels to the Maldives and the possibility of raising the atoll islands before they are underwater due to sea level rise. We also discuss student activism, the impact of climate change on coral reef systems and the potential impact of regenerative farming.
Call to Action and Follow-Up
Here are two recent commentaries from Chip:
What was once considered unusual weather is now becoming standard because we have disrupted the jet stream by arctic amplification: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/imageo/2019/09/28/historic-snow-storm-in-the-west-plus-a-heat-wave-in-the-east-whats-going-on/#.XZKHIedKg6g
And and in a prelude to next week’s interview, where we will get an update on the recent climate action summit at the United Nations: https://unfccc.int/