A former State Department official who worked on Iran sanctions during the Obama administration tells us his thoughts on the latest round of tough economic sanctions on Iran. Plus, the risks we face from the melting of one massive glacier. And, how did Australian airline Qantas manage to make a commercial flight from Sydney to Adelaide waste-free?
Joee Patterson was one of four marine technicians on the Nathaniel B. Palmer research vessel during an expedition to Thwaites Glacier this past winter. The glacier is melting fast, and scientists fear that if it were to collapse entirely, it would trigger up to 11 feet of sea level rise.
More and more mental health professionals are starting to take note of how climate change and environmental disasters are impacting our mental health. This has given rise to a new term: ecological grief. Ashley Cunsolo, a public health researcher, explains what ecological grief is and how it may be impacting people around the world.