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  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're speaking with journalist and author Elizabeth Kolbert about her new book, Under a White Sky: The Nature of the Future. She writes, "People have, by now, di­rectly transformed more than half the ice-free land on earth —and indirectly half of what remains.


  On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're discussing the Trump administration’s actions to weaken or dismantle environmental regulations that are meant to protect the environment, public health and curb greenhouse gases.

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  On this edition of Your Call, we're rebroadcasting our conversation with award winning journalist Ben Ehrenreich, author of Desert Notebooks: A Road Map for the End of Time. He examines how the unprecedented pace of destruction to the planet has led us to the brink of calamity. 

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On this edition of Your Call, we’re discussing what it will take to truly tackle the climate crisis. Nearly 1,000 fires have raged across California since August 15. More than two million acres have already burned and fire season is just beginning.

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we're discussing the impacts of the climate crisis on polar bears. Climate change is heating up the Arctic faster than anywhere else in the world and according to a new study in the Journal Nature Climate Change, without drastic reductions in greenhouse emissions, polar bears could be starved into extinction by 2100. What's being done to save the polar bears?

 

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On this edition of Your Call’s One Planet Series, we’ll mark the 50th anniversary of Earth Day by discussing the Trump administration’s drastic changes to US environmental policies.