Mayewski speaks about Everest expedition on ‘Big Blue Marble’ podcast

Paul Mayewski, director of the Climate Change Institute and professor in the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, was a recent guest on “The Big Blue Marble” podcast with Anwar Knight. In the episode titled, “A Window into the Planet — 29,000 Feet in the Making,” Mayewski spoke about his experience as the Everest Expedition leader and lead scientist for The National Geographic and Rolex Perpetual Planet Expedition on Mount Everest, an international project involving 55 science partners, National Geographic staff, journalists, Sherpas and porters. “It’s the highest place on Earth and perfect to investigate the potential impacts of climate change,” Mayewski said of Everest.