Join us as we speak with paleoecologist extraordinaire, Margaret B. Davis. She is one of the world’s foremost scholars of palynology, a branch of paleoecology that interprets the history of Earth’s ecology through studying its pollen record. Specifically, trees. She’s brilliant and fun to speak with. And she explains how the pollen fossil record gives stark evidence that right now there are some dark clouds out there climate-wise; and that we need to address that in a serious and apolitical way.

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More on topics in this show: palynology, climate change, dangling participles

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