Paleontologist Kirk Johnson explores the dynamic history—and future—of ice at the poles.
The network tops the list with 48 nominations.
Episode 1: Antarctica: It’s the home of penguins, seals, and a weird, rusty-looking glacial waterfall called Blood Falls. It’s the most remote natural laboratory on Earth—which means getting there is no easy feat.
For many, the concept of “adapting” to climate change feels like admitting defeat.
There are ways to reverse some of the damage from our carbon dioxide emissions.
Through “prevention,” humans can significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Preventing, “undoing,” and adapting are three ways to avoid the worst potential impacts of climate change.
Episode 10: When in Antarctica, meeting penguins is an absolute must. But it’s not always easy.
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