On Air with IER: Episode 29

This week: A government report says some Defense Department facilities may not be prepared for the effects of climate change, and the IER crew talks about HBO's Chernobyl and the state of Indiana's own ticking time bombs.
July 1, 2019


Welcome to Episode 29 of the IER Podcast hosted by Alexa Chryssovergis.


Government Watchdog Warns Government Installations May Not Be Prepared for Climate Change

By Enrique Saenz

A Government Accountability Office report found that U.S. military installations have not consistently assessed risks from extreme weather and climate change effects in their facilities project designs, putting $1.2 trillion in taxpayer-funded military real estate at risk.

Read the full story.



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

  1. Recycling EV Batteries Could Decrease Lithium and Cobalt Mining
    Link for the first story.

  2. Rooftop Solar is Growing, Utilities are Pushing Back
    Link for the second story.

  3. US Military Emits as Much Carbon Dioxide as Portugal
    Link for the third story.


The IER crew talks about the new HBO mini-series, Chernobyl, and Indiana's own environmental time bombs.