PODCAST: UN warns of climate change effects
Share Now on:
A United Nations panel of experts has looked at 12,000 peer-reviewed scientific studies and its latest report warns of “severe, pervasive” effects, from climate change. Among the effects, deepening poverty and problems with the food supply. Matt McGrath, environment correspondent for the BBC. joins us from Yokohama, Japan where members of the UN panel have been meeting.
Meanwhile, a grab bag of 55 tax benefits expired at the end of last year, and Democratic Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, the new chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, wants Congress to reinstate them.
Tens of thousands of the babies born each year had a extra little help along the way from in vitro fertilization, where the sperm and the egg first meet in a piece of medical equipment. Often in vitro clinics will transfer more than one embryo at a time. But a new statement from the National Perinatal Association says this practice can cause problems for mothers and babies.
We’re here to help you navigate this changed world and economy.
Our mission at Marketplace is to raise the economic intelligence of the country. It’s a tough task, but it’s never been more important.
In the past year, we’ve seen record unemployment, stimulus bills, and reddit users influencing the stock market. Marketplace helps you understand it all, will fact-based, approachable, and unbiased reporting.
Generous support from listeners and readers is what powers our nonprofit news—and your donation today will help provide this essential service. For just $5/month, you can sustain independent journalism that keeps you and thousands of others informed.