Cities Step Up to the Challenges of Climate Change
Cities Step Up to the Challenge of Climate Change
Our climate is rapidly changing. Recent studies show earth could be entering a period of warming not seen since the end of the age of dinosaurs. That is, if current trends continue. In this week's Exploradio, we look at local climate research and local plans to help prevent the effects of a warming planet.
Beth Herndon teaches geology at Kent State University. She's rummaging through a large freezer in her office filled with bags of soil from the Arctic. The permafrost samples she collected in Alaska need to be kept frozen...