The Heat: Brazil’s Bolsa Familia

Tens of millions of people lifted out of poverty in the past 15 years. We will take a look at Brazil’s efforts to reduce inequality, the examples other countries could follow and the challenges ahead.

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The Heat: Celebrating the Oscars

Who will take home the Oscar on Hollywood’s big night? Of the 9 nominees for Best Picture, will it be “1917”? Which of the contenders will win Best Actress or Best Actor? And, what’s next for China’s growing film industry?

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The Heat: Iowa Caucuses

After a night of confusion and suspense, former US Mayor Pete Buttigieg is leading the Iowa caucuses with two-thirds of the votes counted.

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The Heat: Venezuela Political Crisis

It’s been a year since opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president of Venezuela. Despite threats and economic sanctions from the United States, Nicolas Maduro is still in power.

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The Heat: 20 years of US wars

More US sanctions on Iran. The US House of Representatives approves a War Powers Resolution limiting President Trump’s ability to take military action. Plus after more than six-trillion dollars spent on endless conflict – what has America gained?

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The Heat: Impact of U.S. killing Iranian General

A massive show of mourning and anger in Tehran as Iranians gather to pay their respects for military general Qasem Soleimani who was killed in a US drone strike last week. Will Iran seek revenge and retaliate? And, how might the US respond?

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The Heat: U.S. kills Iranian General

Iran is vowing retaliation after a US drone strike killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. And the US is sending more troops to the Middle East. A dangerous new escalation. Are the two countries on the brink of war?

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The Heat: Populist Nationalism

From US President Donald Trump to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, these right-wing populist leaders share similar views on economic protectionism and climate skepticism. We’ll discuss the rise of populist nationalism across the globe.

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The Heat: UK Election

After Boris Johnson and his Conservative Party’s big victory in the United Kingdom’s general election, what does it mean for Brexit and Britain?

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The Heat: Climate crisis

A race against the clock to save the planet. Delegates from nearly 200 countries discuss ways to tackle climate change. But will the rhetoric result in any real action?

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The Heat: NATO Summit at 70

Leaders from its 29 member states gathered in London this week to discuss major issues confronting the group including security and the fight against terrorism.

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The Heat: Climate emergency

Declaring a “climate emergency” – For the first time, scientists used the expression in a study and called for rapid and radical changes to reverse the course. On tonight’s episode of the Heat, the panel discusses those findings with one of the authors of the report.

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