We’re feeling a little apocalyptic today
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You know how in disaster movies, you usually see a montage of news stories as everything falls apart? We can’t help but feel that way about all the climate-related news this week. Good thing it’s happy hour. Plus, Kai and Kimberly disagree on President Joe Biden’s rhetoric around Facebook and play a round of our favorite game, Half Full/Half Empty.
Here’s everything we talked about today:
- “Biden says platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation” from CNN
- And a thread from lawyer and podcaster Ken White about Biden’s comments
- “Largest wildfire in U.S. spreads, larger than size of New York City and just 7% contained” from CBS News
- “Extreme Heat Across US Is Squeezing Shellfish Supplies” from Bloomberg
- “Work Injuries Tied to Heat Are Vastly Undercounted, Study Finds” from The New York Times
- “Flood Deaths Are Rising In Germany, And Officials Blame Climate Change“
- And our Half Full/Half Empty topics: infrastructure, TikTok’s crypto ban and marketing power, Comic Sans (thanks to listener Dale for suggesting that one!) and the new Indiana Jones movie
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