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Climate Cast

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Climate Cast
Climate Cast

Climate Cast

Minnesota Public Radio

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MPR News meteorologist Paul Huttner with the latest research on our changing climate.

Latest Episodes

Damage related to climate change will only grow -- who's liable?

How will lawyers and the courts assess the cost of damage related to climate change? And who pays?

4 MIN15 h ago
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Damage related to climate change will only grow -- who's liable?

Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on

Xcel Energy says it should have no problem reaching its goal to cut carbon by 80 percent by 2030. It's that last 20 percent that will require some still-nascent technology.

11 MIN2 w ago
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Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on

Does climate change make predicting the weather more difficult?

MPR News is answering your climate change questions, and Climate Cast is helping out. Mary Dow-Bunnell asks: How is climate change affecting meteorologists' ability to accurately predict the weather?

4 MIN3 w ago
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Does climate change make predicting the weather more difficult?

Climate Cast: Climate change legislation

7 MIN3 w ago
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Climate Cast: Climate change legislation

How bad will this winter be in Minnesota? Could go either way

Farmers' Almanac is predicting one heck of a winter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is putting out a neutral forecast. And then there's that blob in the Pacific Ocean that could influence weather patterns.

4 MINSEP 13
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How bad will this winter be in Minnesota? Could go either way

Hurricane Dorian's wrath is linked to climate change

Hurricane Dorian parked itself over the Bahamas for three days, causing massive flooding and wind damage. It turns out atmospheric conditions linked to climate change are causing more and more hurricanes to move slowly like Dorian.

4 MINSEP 6
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Hurricane Dorian's wrath is linked to climate change

Carbon offsets 101: How they work and how to get the biggest bang for your buck

You can pay to offset your carbon emissions. But how do carbon offsets work? And how do you know they're offsetting your carbon emissions?

6 MINAUG 30
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Carbon offsets 101: How they work and how to get the biggest bang for your buck

Climate cast carbon offsets

4 MINAUG 30
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Climate cast carbon offsets

Chemical fingerprints point to fracking as culprit behind new methane emissions

Scientists have been debating what's behind a recent spike in methane emissions. A new study ties the spike to shale gas emitted through fracking, and sounds the alarm for reducing natural gas use.

5 MINAUG 22
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Chemical fingerprints point to fracking as culprit behind new methane emissions

The promise -- and perceived peril -- of bringing green amenities to low-income communities

The Minneapolis Foundation has awarded its first round of grants to involve low-income, diverse communities in climate change initiatives. One would bring electric cars and charging stations to low-income communities. But what will it take to get buy-in from residents?

4 MINAUG 9
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The promise -- and perceived peril -- of bringing green amenities to low-income communities

Latest Episodes

Damage related to climate change will only grow -- who's liable?

How will lawyers and the courts assess the cost of damage related to climate change? And who pays?

4 MIN15 h ago
Comments
Damage related to climate change will only grow -- who's liable?

Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on

Xcel Energy says it should have no problem reaching its goal to cut carbon by 80 percent by 2030. It's that last 20 percent that will require some still-nascent technology.

11 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Hydrogen power, modular nuclear and the other technology Xcel Energy has its eyes on

Does climate change make predicting the weather more difficult?

MPR News is answering your climate change questions, and Climate Cast is helping out. Mary Dow-Bunnell asks: How is climate change affecting meteorologists' ability to accurately predict the weather?

4 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Does climate change make predicting the weather more difficult?

Climate Cast: Climate change legislation

7 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Climate Cast: Climate change legislation

How bad will this winter be in Minnesota? Could go either way

Farmers' Almanac is predicting one heck of a winter. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is putting out a neutral forecast. And then there's that blob in the Pacific Ocean that could influence weather patterns.

4 MINSEP 13
Comments
How bad will this winter be in Minnesota? Could go either way

Hurricane Dorian's wrath is linked to climate change

Hurricane Dorian parked itself over the Bahamas for three days, causing massive flooding and wind damage. It turns out atmospheric conditions linked to climate change are causing more and more hurricanes to move slowly like Dorian.

4 MINSEP 6
Comments
Hurricane Dorian's wrath is linked to climate change

Carbon offsets 101: How they work and how to get the biggest bang for your buck

You can pay to offset your carbon emissions. But how do carbon offsets work? And how do you know they're offsetting your carbon emissions?

6 MINAUG 30
Comments
Carbon offsets 101: How they work and how to get the biggest bang for your buck

Climate cast carbon offsets

4 MINAUG 30
Comments
Climate cast carbon offsets

Chemical fingerprints point to fracking as culprit behind new methane emissions

Scientists have been debating what's behind a recent spike in methane emissions. A new study ties the spike to shale gas emitted through fracking, and sounds the alarm for reducing natural gas use.

5 MINAUG 22
Comments
Chemical fingerprints point to fracking as culprit behind new methane emissions

The promise -- and perceived peril -- of bringing green amenities to low-income communities

The Minneapolis Foundation has awarded its first round of grants to involve low-income, diverse communities in climate change initiatives. One would bring electric cars and charging stations to low-income communities. But what will it take to get buy-in from residents?

4 MINAUG 9
Comments
The promise -- and perceived peril -- of bringing green amenities to low-income communities