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Episode 0: Introduction
Attention Humans co-hosts Jake Fox and Cameron Niswander introduce themselves, discuss the purpose and origins of the podcast, and outline a few forthcoming episodes.
Episode 1: Climate Science 101, Part 1
Attention Humans co-hosts Jake Fox and Cameron Niswander sit down with Dr. Kris Karnauskas to get a crash course in climate science and discuss the difference between “climate” and “weather”, the global increases in temperature and CO2, and the greenhouse gas effect.
Episode 2: Climate Science 101, Part 2
Cam and Jake continue their conversation with Dr. Kris Karnauskas and learn about “uncertainty” in climate models, and how we know that the current rise in CO2 is an unprecedented global experiment going back millions of years.
Episode 3: Climate Science 101, Part 3
The final climate science primer segment, in which Dr. Karnauskas discusses his work on small island nations and shares his thoughts on how we can address climate change more broadly.
Episode 4: Climate Change and Air Quality, Part 1
Jake and Cam sit down with Dr. Jim Crooks to discuss how climate change affects ozone and particle pollution in our air, and how this pollution harms our health.
Episode 5: Climate Change and Air Quality, Part 2
Jake and Cam continue their conversation with Dr. Jim Crooks and discuss aeroallergens, indoor air quality, and how listeners can move the needle on climate change.
Episode 6: Climate Change and Worker Health
Jake sits down with Dr. Lee Newman to discuss how climate change threatens workers, an often overlooked vulnerable population.
Episode 7: Climate Change and Kidney Disease
Jake and Cam interview Dr. Rick Johnson, and learn about how climate change is altering the face of kidney disease around the world.
Episode 8: Climate Change and Vector-Borne Disease
Attention Humans co-hosts interview Dr. Rosemary Rochford, who explains the links between mosquito-borne diseases and the changing climate.
Episode 9: Climate Change and Water-Borne Disease
In this episode, Jake and Cam interview Dr. Beth Carlton, who teaches them how climate change influences diarrheal diseases through increases in temperature, changes in precipitation patterns, and disruption of infrastructure.
Episode 10: Climate Change and Water Security
For the season finale, Cam and Jake chat with Dr. Kathy James, and learn how climate change threatens water quality and quantity around the globe.
Hosts: Jake Fox and Cameron Niswander
Advisors: Drs. Rosemary Rochford and Ceci Sorensen
Tech Support: Helen Macfarlane and Matt Cook
Theme Music: CAKE