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The Ethical Life podcast: How can we move from despair to action in climate change fight?

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Episode 19: Richard Kyte and Scott Rada discuss the recent report about the climate and what actions we can take to possibly avoid a catastrophe. Next, they talk about the compassion fatigue many health care providers feel as COVID cases spike yet again. And in the third segment, they debate whether homeowners hold opinions that are hurting the availability of affordable housing.

Links to stories discussed during the podcast:

An analysis of the 3,500-page climate report by CNN.

A column by Matt Yglesias about how ending poverty for millions is the biggest driver of climate change.

A BBC report about radical solutions to climate change.

An Atlantic story about compassion fatigue by health care providers.

A story by Vox that says homeownership can bring out the worst in people.

About the hosts: Scott Rada is social media manager with Lee Enterprises, and Richard Kyte is the director of the D.B. Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wis.

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