This episode brings to light the growing debt owed to electric utilities by households and small business, the choices people make when financially constrained and also the impact these bills are having on the financial condition of electricity providers. The discussion ends with some suggestions on how to handle the pandemic-induced debt burden.
Knowledge on the impact of climate change on our lives has been increasing- more data will deepen our analysis and models. This podcast discusses some of the elements of human society and biological processes that are hard to model and their implications for climate change. Guest Prof. Charles Kolstad also suggests areas for further research.