Eric Rignot and the Ice of Antarctica — The Adaptors

A big chunk of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is collapsing. Scientists announced in May that it’s now inevitable — though it will take decades or even centuries to happen. But the collapse will cause a big rise in sea level. Eric Rignot is the lead author of one of the studies that reached that conclusion, and he’s a glaciologist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and at UC-Irvine. He talked with Alex Chadwick.

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Michelle Nijhuis is back on the grid — The Adaptors

Science writer Michelle Nijhuis spent 15 years living in a completely solar-powered house. BURN paid them a visit back in 2013. Now she, her husband and their daughter are back on the grid. Nijhuis talks with BURN host Alex Chadwick about going back on the grid and how life has changed.

 

 

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