This week on Vergecast, it's Wilderness Week! Nilay, Paul, and Dieter welcome video director James Temple to the show to talk about his new Verge series, Climate Hackers, which features scientists set on trying to reverse the effects of climate change.
The cast also goes into this week in tech: the performance of the Galaxy Note 7, Apple's rumored Snapchat clone, as well as Android Nougat and the problem with getting it on certain phones.
2:07 - Android Nougat
14:02 - Android update problem persists
18:41 - Note 7 performance
25:08 - Apple rumors
34:50 - Citi ad
35:22 - Climate Hackers with James Temple
47:03 - GraphicStock ad
48:19 - Paul's "Let me touch you with science" weekly segment
52:53 - Lightning round
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