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Way Over Our Heads podcast: A deep dive into 'climate emergency' reports

The podcast features hosts Jim du Bois and climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld.

While the past few weeks have been non-eventful from a weather perspective, this time of November has spawned some of the state’s most powerful and deadly storms. 

In this week's episode of the Way Over Our Heads podcast, climatologist Kenny Blumenfeld and Jim du Bois look back at the 1940 Armistice Day Blizzard, and the 1975 sinking of the Great Lakes freighter Edmund Fitzgerald. 

Also, a glimpse at an unseasonably cold start to the week with a warm-up on the way in time for the weekend. 

But the meat of the podcast focuses on a recently released study signed by more than 11,000 scientists declaring that the Earth is in a “climate emergency” that requires action and sacrifice by all of us.

  • 2:35 to 6:25 – The Armistice Day blizzard of 1940
  • 6:26 to 8:20 – Lake-effect snow on Mille Lacs Lake
  • 8:21 to end – Research claims world is facing a "climate emergency." 

You can listen to every Way Over Our Heads episode right here

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