Power Surge: Heat-Related Deaths and Human Ingenuity

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On this episode Alex and Steffen talk about the most recent presidential attack on opponents of the White House’s climate action plan (see Alex’s article about The Unscientific Consensus), a new report by the EU commission on devastating climate damage in a scenario without mitigation efforts, a new policy of water well testing before drilling operations proposed by New Mexico’s oil & gas industry as well as fracking opponents, and the decision by the US Department of Commerce to allow certain types of oil to be exported despite the restrictions for crude oil exports in place since the 1970s.