Lay Of The Land: Climate Report, Immigration Raids, Iowa State Fair

Lay Of The Land: Climate Report, Immigration Raids, Iowa State Fair

Skimm This - August 8, 2019 - 11:29

The UN’s latest climate change report says the way we are using land is seriously damaging the planet. We dive into the main findings, what problems we are causing, and what we really need to change. Then, ICE agents arrested some 680 workers at food plants in Mississippi, saying they were not allowed to work in the US. We’ll look at what this means for the workers, their families, and the plants. Also on the show, presidential hopefuls are set to descend on the Iowa State Fair, and scientists are creating ‘Atomik’ vodka from rye grown around Chernobyl.

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