July 31, 2019: Arctic Heatwave Causes Major Ice Melt; Summer Pizza Recipes

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The first night of the second presidential candidates debate showcased divides in the Democratic Party over whether to pursue larger structural change, or focus on more incremental shifts, in everything from health care to immigration and student loans. We get the latest from NPR's Ron Elving. Also, Greenland is in the midst of a heatwave and scientists expect the island to experience it's second largest ice melt since 1950. We speak with Professor Jason Box, an ice climatologist at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland in Copenhagen. And, Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst says pizza can be the perfect summer meal. She makes three varieties — white clam pizza, spinach and ricotta pizza, and tomato, mozzarella, anchovy and arugula pizza — for host Jeremy Hobson at her home in Maine. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's July 31, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This program aired on July 31, 2019.


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