4 episodes

What will the planet look like in 50 years as the climate crisis continues to intensify?

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What will the planet look like in 50 years as the climate crisis continues to intensify?

    When Did Climate Become Political?

    When Did Climate Become Political?

    Believe it or not, climate change was not always a hotly debated topic between Republicans and Democrats. There was a time when politicians of all stripes listened to the warnings from scientists. 

     

    At some point things changed and Democrats took the helm, making the topic theirs. That's changing, and it must if we're going to overcome the coming climate crisis.

     

    We spoke with former Republican Congressman Carlos Curbelo of Miami who started a trend on the Hill that brought both sides together. 

    • 41 min
    Selling Beach Front Property In A Climate Crisis

    Selling Beach Front Property In A Climate Crisis

    Miami is a hot market for real estate. Housing values are climbing at an unbelievable pace. Rents are also out of control, considering how many people are moving to the area. 

    All of this is happening as the temperatures and ocean-levels are rising. Do these challenges scare people away from investing in Miami-Beach? Or, are people ignoring the signs at their peril? 

    In Episode 2 we talk with author Mario Ariza, who wrote the book Disposable City. We'll discuss how his real estate agent parents handle all the risks, as well as his idea of what the future may look like.

    • 50 min
    Miami and the coming Climate Crisis

    Miami and the coming Climate Crisis

    NY Times environment reporter Christopher Flavelle discusses why Miami can handle some of Mother Nature's most brutal punches. Thanks to being a city with a lot of money and investment, it can afford to do things many other cities won't. 

     

    The climate crisis will impact millions living in cities like Miami. But, the Magic City could be one of the few that teaches us all how to handle a hotter planet with rising seas.

    • 55 min
    The New Climate Change Podcast

    The New Climate Change Podcast

    How much will the world change in the next 50 years as the climate crisis intensifies? This podcast asks members of GenZ about their fears for their future. We also spoke with politicians, scientists, and environmentalists about their concerns for the future. 

    • 2 min