Why the climate emergency is rapidly shifting emotional and physical landscape

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The west coast has been under a blanket of smoke from wildfires. Photo taken on September 14, 2020. Photo by Peter Stevens (CC BY 2.0).

The recent fires and extreme heat waves had a devastating impact on much of the west coast of America. In California, Oregan and Washington State thick smoke blanketed the region, confining millions of people to their homes for days. Will our rapidly changing climate impact not just how but where we chose to live? Is extreme weather impacting our emotional well being? And is there a better way to talk about climate change that’s less wonky and more relatable?

Credits

Host:
Jonathan Bastian

Producer:
Andrea Brody