Remembering Mario Molina, Nobel Prize-winning chemist who pushed Mexico on clean energy -- and, recently, face masks

Molina, who died on Oct. 8, 'thought climate change was the biggest problem in the world long before most people did.' His research on man-made depletion of the ozone layer won the 1995 Nobel Prize.

Elena Delavega, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Memphis • conversation
Oct. 10, 2020 ~6 min

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The green gig economy: precarious workers are on the frontline of climate change fight

During California's deadliest wildfire season, 2,000 prison inmates fought the flames on USD$1 a day.

Benjamin Neimark, Senior Lecturer, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University • conversation
April 21, 2020 ~6 min

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