When the effects of the climate crisis hit home
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Also on today's show: First-time unemployment claims hit a pandemic low; how OnlyFans sparked protest by sex workers and their allies; and while the British government has committed to going green, not all Brits are in agreement.
Segments From this episode
Preparing for when the climate crisis hits home
Hurricane Ida’s damage underscores the need for massive investment to protect and upgrade the nation’s housing stock.
Jobless claims are upbeat, but consumer confidence is still a wild card
The delta variant is causing some consumer pullback, and the expiration of pandemic unemployment benefits on Sept. 5 could play a role in spending.
How gung-ho are the Brits about cutting their carbon emissions?
At the COP26 climate change summit, the British government will call on the world to decarbonize, but are Brits ready to follow their leaders?
Music from the episode
20 Grand Palace RJD2
Suga Suga Baby Bash, Frankie J
Hands of Time Kraak & Smaak, Alxndr London
Sin Rumbo Panoptica Orchestra
Dancin - Krono Remix Aaron Smith, Luvli, Krono
Everything Now Arcade Fire
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer