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5/15/220 radio show: COVID-19 and the summer, Professor Karen Clay and Director Christine Knapp

5/15/220 radio show: COVID-19 and the summer, Professor Karen Clay and Director Christine Knapp

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Joni Mitchell, Blue Dot Sessions and Louise Lodigensky.

Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 5/15/2020: 2 big factors affecting Covid-19; the air we breathe and summer heat.

Karen Clay is a professor of Economics and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon as well as an affiliated faculty member at University of Pittsburgh Law School. Professor Clay talks about her research on the effects of pollution during the 1918 Spanish Flu and its implications for today’s pandemic.

Christine Knapp, is Director of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability discusses the City’s plans to cope with heat stress in the summer months (a growing concern as the climate warms up) in the era of Covid-19 when congestion and crowding might worsen the pandemic.

Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia & gtownradio.com.

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