Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Climate Pod

Aug 14, 2019

On Monday, the Trump Administration announced changes to weaken the Endangered Species Act. This decision comes just three months after the United Nation's Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) released a study that reported up to 1 million species are now threatened with extinction around the globe.

We discuss these changes and what it means with Chris D'Angelo, environmental reporter for the Huffington Post, and Angela Grimes, CEO of Born Free USA. 

Also, Chad the Bird is back to talk about feral hogs and animal migration.

Read Chris' story on the changes to the ESA here:

You can follow Born Free USA on Twitter and Facebook @bornfreeusa and Chris D'Angelo on Twitter @c_m_dangelo. Follow Chad The Bird on Twitter @chadthebird and listen to his podcast, "Chad The Podcast."

As always, follow us @climatepod on Twitter and email us at Our music is "Gotta Get Up" by The Passion Hifi, check out his music at Rate, review and subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Spotify, Stitcher and more!