Bonus Episode: Climate Change and the world of Game of Thrones

62 minutes

In this bonus episode of Warm Regards, Jacquelyn and Andy are joined by Kaustubh Thirumalai (paleoclimatologist and postdoctoral researcher at Brown University), Scott St. George (paleoclimatologist and Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Minnesota), and Michelle LaRue (ecologist at the University of Minnesota) to nerd out about all things Game of Thrones and climate change. Listen in as they discuss topics like the ecological effects of the wall, how seasons may work in Westeros, winter fashions, and who plays the role of scientists in the GoT world.

Jacquelyn’s blog post can be found here: https://contemplativemammoth.com/2016/06/23/winter-is-coming-climate-change-and-biodiversity-beyond-the-wall/

Follow our guests online:
Kau’s website (www.kaustubh.info/) and twitter (twitter.com/holy_kau)
Michelle’s website (www.drmichellelarue.com)and twitter (twitter.com/drmichellelarue)
Scott’s website (scottstgeorge.strikingly.com) and twitter (twitter.com/scottstgeorge)

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