On a remote mountain in Hawaii, there's a fake planet Mars. Six volunteers are secluded in an imitation Mars habitat where they will work as imitation astronauts for one very real year. The goal: to help NASA understand what life might be like on the red planet—and plan for the day when the dress rehearsals are over, and we blast off for real. Host Lynn Levy has been chronicling this experiment from the moment the crew set foot in their habitat, communicating with them through audio diaries ...
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This is Global Weirding. In this series, we're tackling climate issues head on. How do we know this Global Warming thing is even real? Why do scientists say that humans are causing climate change and not just natural cycles like it's been every other time, while many politicians say exactly the opposite. Is climate change behind all the crazy weather we see today? Does fixing climate mean we have to shut down the economy? Why are the Pope and the National Association of Evangelicals piling on? Why do climate scientists get so much hate mail? Money and politics, God and global warming, every topic we avoid in polite conversation... We're going there! Global Weirding was originally recorded as a video series, to see more episodes visit globalweirdingseries.com.