By Degrees is a multi-year reporting project from NHPR that will tell stories about climate change in New Hampshire – its challenges, solutions and connections to other forces shaping our lives today.
The project begins today. Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley spoke with lead reporter Annie Ropeik, who covers energy, the environment and the Seacoast for NHPR, to learn more about the project’s goals, what to expect this week and how listeners can contribute.
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Rick Ganley: On the website for the project, you describe it as beginning in kind of a historic moment. What do you mean by that?
Annie Ropeik: Well, I mean that we are in the middle of many more than one crisis right now. We are in the middle of a global pandemic, a generational reckoning on racial justice. It’s a presidential election year, which can be hard to remember sometimes. And, you know, we’re also in the middle of a historic economic downturn. So climate change is no longer the only crisis on the […]
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