This week on Under the Radar:

An unprecedented heatwave has swept Europe into a sweltering, deadly public health crisis. Here in the United States, President Joe Biden is soon expected to declare a climate emergency after he's spent months trying — and failing — to push his climate agenda through Capitol Hill. And a new survey shows that extreme weather disasters are taking a toll on Americans' personal finances.

Those stories and more on our Environmental News Roundtable.


Beth Daley, editor and general manager of The Conversation, U.S.

Sam Payne, strategic communications manager for 350 Mass and Better Future Project, a Massachusetts-based grassroots climate-action organization.

Dr. Aaron Bernstein, interim director of The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a pediatrician at Boston Children’s Hospital, and an assistant professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School.