“We don’t have a day to lose”
May 18, 2021

“We don’t have a day to lose”

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Also on the show: Zoom happy hour gets mixed reviews, housing starts fall, and a woman who's diversifying children's libraries by writing her own books.

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What needs to happen to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050?

May 18, 2021
A whole lot, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency. And fast.
To reach net zero carbon emissions, 60% of all cars sold will need to be electric, like this rechargeable car.
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Will happy hour make a comeback?

May 18, 2021
With many offices going fully remote or hybrid, happy hour has become a dead zone for bars.
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For this entrepreneur, the pandemic provided an opportunity to diversify children’s libraries

May 18, 2021
Faced with her child care centers closing down, Yobe Qiu turned to her passion project: writing children's books about Asian cultures.
"The books I published in the pandemic all focus on featuring Asian children, family, because the Asian community is extremely diverse," said Yobe Qiu, an entrepreneur in New York City.
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Homebuilding slows in April with both labor and lumber in short supply

May 18, 2021
"All of a sudden, these guys don’t have the wood to start supplying some of these jobs,” one analyst said.
Both labor and lumber are in short supply when it comes to building new homes.
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer