FULL SHOW: March 24, 2019


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"You can say 'the perpetrator.' It's the same - two words - as somebody's first and last name. So, you can still say 'the perpetrator walked into this building and did this' and you're giving everybody all the information they normally would have gotten. You're just not rewarding the killer." - Jaclyn Shildkraut This week on Living Lab Radio: Criminal justice researcher and author Jackie Schildkraut makes the case for covering mass shootings, but leaving out the perpetrator’s name and face. It's a strategy we've seen in action since the Christchurch mosque shooting. Climate scientist Kevin Trenberth dissects the perfect storm that led to historic flooding in the mid-West , and says climate change played multiple roles in making the storm bigger and stronger, and the ground beneath it less able to soak up water. Oceanographer Ray Schmitt and his twin sons won a contest to forecast rainfall using an idea that has faced skepticism – that salty patches in the ocean can predict when and

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