Climate Change and Organic Farming

Friday, 9 May 2014 | A Public Affair

Have you heard of the “hockey stick”? How much do you know about organic farming? Learn more by listening to today’s version of APA!

On Friday, May 9th our host Esty Dinur was joined for the first part of the show by a¬†Distinguished Professor of Meteorolog, Michael E. Mann to discuss his hockey stick graph, which according to the article Behind the Hockey Stick in Scientific American is, “a plot of the past millennium’s temperature that shows the drastic influence of humans in the 20th century.” For the second part of the show, Erin Silva, an organic production specialist at UW-Madison, shared with us what goes into organic production and how it can affect our community.

A Public Affair
A Public Affair
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John Quinlan, Carousel Bayrd, Tim Hansel, Karma Chavez, Allen Ruff, & Esty Dinur
A Public Affair is WORT's daily hour-long talk program. It aims to engage listeners in a conversation on social, cultural, and political issues of importance. The guests range from local activists and scholars to notable national and international figures.

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