Global Warming

photo courtesy of Lilias Jarding

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In the Moment ... May 6, 2019 Show 569 Hour 2

As college and high school seniors prepare to launch into the world, commencement speakers offer words of wisdom for a new generation of thinkers, innovators and leaders.

Steve Jarding gave Sunday's commencement speech at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell. Born in Mitchell, Jarding has taught at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University since 2004. He was worked in local and national politics for more than four decades.

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Dr. Bull Bennett is one of the lead authors of the Third National Climate Assessment and a PhD graduate from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  Bennett now runs Kiksapa Consulting LLC based in North Dakota.

A member of the Mi'kmaq Tribe of Maine, Bennett recently spoke at the School of Mines and Technology about the impact climate change has on indigenous nations and water resources.

Jackley Joins Suit Against EPA Over CO2

Oct 26, 2015
Charles Michael Ray

South Dakota has signed on to a multiple state lawsuit against the EPA over attempts to limit CO2 emissions.

South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the EPA’s move hurts the state’s economy by increasing energy prices and reducing jobs.

But many scientists worry that industrialized nations need to go even further to reduce greenhouse gasses, they cite a disjunct between well-established research and policy.