It’s been a big season so far for lobstering this year. In this episode, we learn about lobsters and talk about the weather and thoughts on climate change in Gloucester, Massachusetts with a locally famous lobster dealer and a cheerful wooden boat builder.
An oceanographer, a marine chemist, and a couple geologists walk into a bar… and… um… oh never mind. In this episode, we take a trip to Cape Cod and talk with researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution about science, climate change, and a little bit of politics. Plus we concoct a little science of our own back in Slow Ride Labs!
Saw mill operator Jeff talks climate change and explains his concerns that his company could suffer in the global marketplace if US environmental regulations are stepped up.
Art, proprietor of Cranberry Hill Farm, takes a moment to talk to us about managing a farm in an unpredictable climate. Art says he and his fellow farmers are dealing with climate change, even if they aren’t talking about it.
Ever wanted to know more about our sweet ride? In this episode, Erik talks about the bike and we visit a Royal Enfield dealership on Enfield St. in Enfield, Connecticut. Also, we talk with hotdog vendor Lenny about how the weather has changed in his lifetime.
Albert and Erik take the slow ride to Hunter Mountain Ski Resort in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. They talk to resort CEO, Russ about the impact of shorter ski seasons on his business, and former lift engineer Scott about the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irene in his nearby town of Hensonville. Along the way, Erik answers the burning question–Why are we talking about Hurricane Irene?
We roll into beautiful Kyserike, NY and talk with James and Dolores. James and Dolores are vegetable farmers, and they’ve noticed a lot of changes in the weather over the last 70 years of living in the area.