Episode 6

The Ozone Hole: How Ronald Reagan Saved the Planet

Or Chris's alternate title, "Ozone: A Big-ass Hole." The astounding story of how the planet came together to solve the pressing environmental issue of its time (under conservatives Reagan and Thatcher, no less!). With the dire threat of climate change looming, what can we learn from this story going forward?

This episode features Jamie Lochhead, the director of the PBS documentary 'The Hole: How We Saved the Planet." Plus the latest climate news of the week.

About the Podcast

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The Week On Earth
Climate Change News and Environmental Stories From Around The Planet

About your hosts

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Chris Stemp

CHRIS STEMP (co-host) is a D.C. based Manager of Leadership development at Nestle and also the host of the long-running Smart People Podcast. He lives on a farm in Virginia where he raises chickens, bees, and awareness.
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Donnie Stemp

DONNIE STEMP (co-host) Los Angeles based writer, performer, and activist. And Chris's brother.