Hawaiian Fires, Hot Tub Oceans, and the Question of Whether Environmental Progress is Fast Enough; Also, Do Some Psychopathic Characteristics Offer an Upside?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether the fires in Maui and the hot tub like ocean temperatures off the Florida coast change the big picture concern about climate change and discuss whether we are seeing enough progress in sustainability to protect our habitat (01:38).  The guys discuss recent research which views psychopathy along a spectrum, with some characteristics which may offer some potential benefits (41:02).

Hawaii wildfires: How did the Maui fires start and are they still burning? (Reuters)

Maui wildfire crews continue to fight “flare-ups” in Lahaina and inland, as death toll rises past 90 (CBS News)

The Clean Energy Future Is Arriving Faster Than You Think (NY Times)

Florida ocean records ‘unprecedented’ temperatures similar to a hot tub (The Guardian)

Ocean heat record smashed amid ‘hot tub’ temperatures: ‘The water feels like a bath’ (The Independent)

Can Psychopathic Tendencies Help You Achieve Success? (Smithsonian Magazine)