On Air with IER: Episode 64

This week: Researchers from Midwestern universities say the region needs to transform its current agricultural system to survive in the current century, and new survey results find a majority of Hoosiers agree on climate change issues once they get past some key points.
June 8, 2020


Welcome to Episode 64 of the IER Podcast hosted by Enrique Saenz.


Researchers: Midwest’s Agri-food System Must Transform to Survive

By Enrique Saenz

Researchers from around the Midwest say the COVID-19 crisis has revealed that the region’s nearly century-old agriculture system needs to transform in order to remain sustainable and profitable.

Read the full story.



A roundup of recent climate and environmental related headlines from around the world.

  1. Coalition of states seeks to stop think tank lawsuit against fuel efficiency standards
    Link for the first story.

  2. EPA limits states’ ability to challenge energy project construction
    Link for the second story.

  3. Study: Global environmental changes are making forests shorter, younger
    Link for the second story.


Indiana University Survey Finds Hoosiers’ Political Divisions Extend to Environmental Issues

By Enrique Saenz

A new Indiana University report found a majority of Hoosiers, regardless of their political affiliation, believe climate change is happening but disagree on the cause.

Read the full story.