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EP #9 – Denial with Jim Nugent

Jim Nugent is a cherry grower in Traverse City, Michigan. I traveled to his farm to talk to him about how climate change is affecting his farming and agriculture as a whole.

We also discuss the details of growing cherries, the power of science, frost events, bees, finding the truth, conservation, and what it would take to change his mind.

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EP #8 – Denial with David Barrons

David Barrons is a former meteorologist from Traverse City, Michigan involved in environmentalism and speaking about climate change.

We talk about wacky weather, the consequences of climate change and what we can do about it, agriculture and farmers, the power of science, reasons for denial, Daoism, fossil fuels and the importance of energy, batteries, cars, freedom, the American lifestyle, philosophy, economics, seeking the truth, and what it would take to change his mind.

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EP #6 – Denial with Nikki Rothwell

Nikki Rothwell is a Horticulturist, Michigan State University Extension Specialist and Northwest Michigan Horticulture Research Center Coordinator.

We talk about her work, how it’s affected by the climate and what she does to combat climate change. We also dive deeper into the root of the problem with denial. She reflects on her work, family life, time, being busy, and how the widely accepted norms affect how we address the big issues facing us today.

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