420: Neighborhood Watch
Witness for the Poo-secution
Ira Glass tells the story of how science is being used to fight the ultimate neighborhood plague: Dog poop. (14 minutes)
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Act Two: You Bet Your Planet’s Life!
Is it possible for the U.S. to reach the goals set by the Paris Agreement? What steps would we have to take to cut emissions by 50% by 2030? We challenge climate researcher Melissa Lott to get us to that number. (11 minutes)
Act Three: U-F-No!
David Kestenbaum desperately wants to set the record straight for everybody about whether aliens regularly visit earth.
Act Two: Snail in the Coffin
Senior Editor David Kestenbaum talks with a different kind of advocacy group: animal scientists doing their best to save a particular species before it winks out of existence. (16 minutes)
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Act Two: I’ll Be Watching You
A group of 6th grade boys are bothered by their teacher’s behavior.
Margus Morrison was a school bus aide, father of six.
Act Four: Next
Host Ira Glass walks through possible next steps with a pro-life activist who worked on the Texas SB8 bill, that set a precedent for enforcement of abortion bans throughout the country.