The debate over climate change is rapidly becoming nasty and polarizing — even among scientists. But climatologist Claire Parkinson says she can sympathize with people on both sides of the issue. We talk with her about the science behind our changing environment and learn about her work studying the globe’s sea ice.


  • Claire Parkinson Climatologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center; and author of "Coming Climate Crisis: Consider the Past, Beware the Big Fix" (Rowan & Littlefield)

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Are Body Cameras Changing Local Police Behaviors?

Monday, Oct 23 2017Police departments across the country are now requiring officers to wear body cameras. But a study released in the District of Columbia found that the camera requirement for officers in D.C. has had no significant effect on reducing complaints against officers or police use of force.

The Politics Hour – October 20, 2017

Friday, Oct 20 2017Montgomery County State's Attorney John McCarthy discusses his efforts to address gang violence. Plus, D.C. Councilmember Trayon White joins us to recap the "grocery march" protesting food deserts east of the Anacostia River.