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Can we solve the climate crisis by reimagining our cities?  Climate activists have long envisioned the zero-carbon cities of the future. Now, with COVID-19 shutting down...
Part of Zero-Emission Cities, April 2020
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How are writers using stories to help readers – and themselves – process the experience of climate change? Author Jenny Offill felt a “creeping sense of dread” when she...
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If you lived through the oil crisis of the 1970’s, you remember lines of cars at the gas stations, waiting to fill up on “alternate days.” Now, after decades of relying on...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: The Future of Energy, May 2020
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How will we feed a planet that’s hotter, drier, and more crowded than ever? Much of it starts with innovators who are trying to re-invent the global food system to be more...
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America's latest oil boom began with a bang, literally, on Earth Day, 2010. That’s when an offshore oil rig owned by BP exploded, killing eleven workers and spilling nearly...
Part of A Decade of Oil: From Deepwater Horizon to Deflation, May 2020
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With America in turmoil amid protests and a pandemic, is anyone still thinking about climate in this November’s election? “There is a climate voter right now,” says Jeff...
Part of Will Climate Matter in the Election?, June 2020
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Could empowering women power up the climate movement? We often talk about climate change and gender equality as separate issues. But the truth is that throughout the world,...
Part of Empowering Women: The Climate Solution We Don’t Talk About , May 2020
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With inequality booming and climate change looming, is it time to rethink capitalism? “We've come to the point where making more stuff in order to sell more stuff in order to...
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This program was recorded via video on June 11, 2020 The national outrage sparked by the murder of George Floyd has cast a spotlight on systemic racism that has permeated...
Part of Real Talk: Racism and Climate, June 2020
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The conventional wisdom on this fall’s election is that it once again will come down to a handful of voters in a handful of states. “This is a game of small numbers,” says...
Part of The 2020 Election with Tiffany Cross, Rick Wilson and Rich Thau, June 2020
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What will it take to get the world’s major economies off fossil fuels? In late 2019, former US senator and secretary of state John Kerry, declared a World War Zero on carbon...
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What happens when wealth meets wilderness? For many of us, the story of the American wilderness begins when Europeans arrived on these shores and began conquering it. The...
Part of Billionaire Wilderness, July 2020
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Science has given us a realistic picture of what Earth will look like with unmitigated climate change: increased extreme weather events, crippled economies, and a world where...
Part of The Future Earth: Eric Holthaus and Katharine Wilkinson, July 2020
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Long before the coronavirus began disrupting America’s trillion-dollar meat industry, climate-conscious eaters were looking for ways to reduce the amount of animal protein in...
Part of Billion Dollar Burger, July 2020
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“We had one of the snowiest winters on record in Lincoln and Omaha,” reports Martha Shulski of the Nebraska Climate Office. She’s describing the weather conditions and events...
Part of Flooding in America’s Heartland, July 2020
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COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of our lives and economy – perhaps none more than our food system. “Slightly more than 50% of our food dollars is spent out of the home,”...
Part of COVID-19 and Climate: Implications for our Food System, July 2020
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Can art help us process our changing climate?  The story of climate change is typically told in the language of facts and figures, graphs and charts. But through dance, music...
Part of Climate Change Through The Artist’s Eyes with Alonzo King, August 2020
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Everyone uses fossil fuels every day. But for many communities of color, that industry is also a source of jobs, tax dollars, and cheap energy. “Who's going to come to a...
Part of Polluting and Providing: The Dirty Energy Dilemma, August 2020
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“Wildfires have historically been a natural part of California's ecology,” says Wade Crowfoot, California’s Secretary of Natural Resources.  “Meaning we have wildfires every...
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The world economy is moving away from oil, and many world leaders think that transition needs to happen faster than the fossil fuel industry wants. But with extreme fires,...

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