02/06/2015

Fess Up: We’re Taking Your ‘Climate Confessions’

22:44 minutes

Do you have a predilection for beef? Forget to flick off the lights? Or maybe you’re a much-too-frequent flier? Then join Flora Lichtman, host of The Adaptors podcast, and Mike Berners-Lee, author of How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything to confess your climate sins. And don’t worry—no judgment here. We’ll talk about how the carbon emissions of out-of-season fruit measure up with your washer/dryer habits. To get you started, listen to some of the SciFri staff’s confessions below.

Segment Guests

Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of The Adaptors podcast and former SciFri multimedia producer in New York, New York.

Mike Berners-Lee

Mike Berners-Lee is author of How Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything (Profile, 2010) and The Burning Question (Greystone Books, 2013), and director of Small World Consulting, a sustainability consultancy that does carbon modeling for supermarkets, telecoms, governments in Lancaster, England.

Meet the Producer

About Christopher Intagliata

Christopher Intagliata is Science Friday’s senior producer. He once served as a prop in an optical illusion and speaks passable Ira Flatowese.