Planet Wonder

In Planet Wonder, Johanna Wagstaffe asks unexpected climate questions, on a journey of discovery through science, connecting perspectives on and solutions to climate change.

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Episodes Season 1

  • 1. What are trees saying to each other about climate change?

    Nov. 30, 2022 | Johanna delves into the science of tree communication and connection, as well as our relationships with trees, including some awkward conversations. Also, she eats dirt.

  • 2. How is climate change messing with the motion of the ocean?

    Dec. 20, 2022 | Johanna dives into how climate change is messing with the motion of the ocean by reducing its ability to consume carbon and regulate temperatures. Plus, she eats donuts in the name of science.

  • 3. How reliable is the weather on your phone?

    January 24, 2023 | Johanna investigates the forecast on your phone, and discovers how climate change has affected accuracy, and created a voracious need for more data. Also, she slurps spaghetti to explain chaos theory.

  • 4. What does the snow know about climate change?

    February 14, 2023 | Johanna digs deep into Canada's snowpack and how climate change is affecting everything from the intensity of snow storms to the risk of floods and availability of drinking water. Plus she eats snow.

  • 5. Do we need to be cold-blooded for our warm future?

    March 14th, 2023 | Johanna interacts with animals to discover how a warming world is forcing them to adapt behaviours and how climate change is affecting evolution. Plus, she eats homegrown honey.

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