On Air with IER: Episode 105

This week: A new report finds the world is running out of time to prevent the worst effects of climate change, and a bill that would only allow state agencies in Indiana to enforce the bare minimum of environmental and other regulations is dead for now.
March 7, 2022


Welcome to Episode 105 of the IER Podcast!


Report Warns Time is Running Out to Affect Climate Change, Indiana Dawdles on Fossil Fuels

By Enrique Saenz

The world is running out of time to undertake the rapid cuts in greenhouse gas emissions needed to reduce the severity of multiple climate hazards, such as increased flooding and heat, according to a major new report.

But despite this and previous warnings, Indiana’s government is working to prolong the life of fossil fuels rather than to seriously decrease the state’s significant greenhouse gas output from fossil fuel emissions.

Read the full story here.


News In Brief

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

Indiana University study links lead exposure to juvenile delinquency
Read the story here.

Urban trees, soil take in more CO2 than previously thought
Read the story here.


“No More Stringent Than” Bill Dies in Committee

By Enrique Saenz

A bill that sought to limit state agency regulations to the bare minimum allowed by federal law has died in committee.

Read the full story here.