The Heat

February 5, 2020

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.

January 29, 2020

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.

January 10, 2020

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?

January 6, 2020

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?

January 3, 2020

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?

December 23, 2019

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.

December 16, 2019

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?

December 12, 2019

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?

December 5, 2019

The Heat: Blockchain

China is promoting the development of Blockchain. We will take a look at what the technology can bring to the world.

December 4, 2019

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.

December 2, 2019

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.

November 26, 2019

The Heat: Unrest in Latin America

Plagued by a debt crisis, the economy of the region was brought to a standstill. Now many countries in Latin America fear those conditions could be returning.

November 19, 2019

The Heat: Bolivia crisis

Bolivia remains in political limbo, after Evo Morales resigned as president and accepted asylum in Mexico following a disputed election. What can we expect for the future of Bolivia?