Discover the science behind this summer’s historic and devasting floods in Vermont.

Understory | Climate Change's Effects on Vermont Flooding America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

Premiered November 29, 2023
Understory | Climate Change's Effects on Vermont Flooding

In Vermont, summer is supposed to be about picnics, wild blueberries and maple creamies. And that’s how it was in 2023, until the floods came. In the hottest July since we started keeping records, the rain didn’t stop for two days, dropping more than nine inches of rain on some cities. And Montpelier, the state capitol, was fighting for its life.

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America Outdoors with Baratunde Thurston

AMERICA OUTDOORS with BARATUNDE THURSTON returns with a brand-new season as the best-selling writer, podcaster and comedian travels the country to uncover our complex relationship with the outdoors. From biologists saving snapping turtles to BIPOC mountain bikers, Baratunde meets a fascinating cast of characters with one thing in common: a passion for being outside.

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