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Hurricanes and climate change/'To rake or not to rake'
Large parts of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and the Caribbean are on the long road to recovery following the devastation of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. What is the role of climate change in the size and frequency of these storms…and what can we expect in the future? Dr. Astrid Caldas is a senior climate scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists.
Autumn is arriving for much of the US and for many, it's time to get out the rakes and pile those leaves and cart them off (or burn them, as some still do). But is it better to just leave them where they are? It'll save you the hassle but it also might be better for your lawn and the environment. We're joined by Sam Bauer, a professor with the University of Minnesota's Turfgrass Science Program.
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