Episode 13: Talking cli-fi with Guy
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With Guy Walton from guyonclimate.com

Have you entered the world of cli-fi yet? If not, join us for this lively conversation with meteorologist and children’s cli-fi author Guy Walton. Guy shares his insights on climate anxiety, “malevolent molecules,” misinformation versus disinformation, balancing hope and reality, and how his series’ central character Thermo came to be. Little Shop of Horrors came up in discussion, too, but you’ll have to listen to find out why…

Transition music:

"Call to Adventure" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Guest:

Guy Walton is a meteorologist who is a 30-year veteran of the Weather Channel in Atlanta, Georgia. He became convinced that humankind was causing climate change shortly after Dr. James Hansen’s testimony in 1988. Guy is a native Georgian who graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree in meteorology and a minor in mathematics in 1983. He cares about what his generation will leave for the future of humanity. He hopes that his small contribution to climate science will aid others, lighting the way towards a better future for this planet. (From http://www.guyonclimate.com/about-guy/)

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