Talking to kids about climate change and ocean health

Author and an environmental scientist share the latest book in the Kobee Manatee® series: Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard

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Airdate: Friday, October 15, 2021

Climate change is a complicated and often frightening concept. Talking to kids about it, while necessary, can be difficult for anyone.

Smart Talk Friday is joined by two guests who offer ways to present the problem through the lens of a beloved aquatic mammal named Kobee Manatee.

A new book in the Kobee Manatee® series, Climate Change and The Great Blue Hole Hazard by Pennsylvania-based author Robert Scott Thayer, shows how extreme weather is impacting the world around us.

Joining him on the program is scientist Tracy Fanara, Ph.D., Inspector Planet, Weather Channel correspondent and Science Channel MythBusters commentator. Thayer and Fanara collaborate to help readers understand how to talk with children about climate change and what they can do to empower themselves.


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