July 12, 2018 broadcast — The summer of 2018 brought extreme heat to the DC region. Excessive heat is harmful especially to children, the elderly, poor, and to outdoor workers. How are DC residents affected, and what’s the future outlook?
August 13, 2018 broadcast — The Washington, DC region faces growing risks of flooding from a relatively unique ‘triple threat’ of heavy rains, downstream river flooding, and ocean surges upriver. How does all this water and flooding relate to climate change?
October 25, 2018 broadcast — The Mid-Atlantic region’s policymakers are leaning more and more pro-climate. Meanwhile arts and cultural innovators pull more people into climate action. One project urges parents to write down their hopes and promises to their children.
Climate change is here. This broad-ranging crisis is hard to absorb and even harder to discuss. We need novel ways to inform, enlighten, and inspire to action. Conversations should be forthright, compassionate and locally focused. Those are the aims of this radio series. Julie Hantman is a longtime DC resident, public health advocate, storyteller, facilitator, and former freelancer for public radio. Julie is dedicated to producing long-form audio and other open formats that heighten public understanding of the climate crisis and move people to action.