The Utterly Moderate podcast: The Doomsday Glacier… is Collapsing?!? (with Richard Alley)

In segment one of this Utterly Moderate episode we are joined by Dr. Richard Alley (professor of geosciences at Penn State University) to discuss climate change’s impact on the Doomsday Glacier (the nickname given to the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica) and the potentially catastrophic consequences that this could have for sea level rise and coastal cities across the globe. Some research suggests that in as little as five years the glacier could suffer a massive collapse.

In segment two we take a look around the news at a few stories from this past week, including: