October 6, 2015
On October 5, after more than 5 years of closed-door negotiations, the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim nations finally reached an agreement on the increasingly controversial and unpopular Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. Here is what some environmental organizations had to say about a deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
October 5, 2015
I was driving down from Denver where ten Sierra Club members and activists from New Mexico had traveled to testify in one of three EPA hearings on their newly proposed methane rules. The view was incredible with rainstorms rolling along the horizon, the sun illuminating the streaks of moisture...
October 3, 2015
Our guests this week are Hudson Henry the cinematographer of new documentary An American Ascent, covering the first African American expedition to take on Denali. Keith Geddes and John Thomas on the creation of a new hiking trail in Scotland called The John Muir Way.
October 2, 2015
Last week’s joint announcement by President Obama and President Xi was a remarkable moment in global climate politics. It was, in some ways, noteworthy that the leaders were even talking about climate change at all. That’s because both men have come to see that when the leaders of the world’s great powers meet, climate change is too important to take a back seat to the passing challenges of the day. That in itself made this meeting significant.
To fish or to mine? Alaskans must decide the future of a wild beach with a long history.
Lumber Liquidators was turning virgin trees from the world's last Siberian tiger habitat into floorboards.
Can you help Clueless U clean up its act? Play to find out.
A Columbia student helps Nepali villagers deal with climate change.
A wig made of sea sponge protects this crustacean from predators.
Wisconsin and Florida officials adopt the bureaucratic equivalent of sticking their fingers in their ears and saying "la la la."
Now a successful solar entrepreneur, in 1979 15-year-old Larry Hoang was one of the "Vietnamese boat people."
Paddling among gators and very colorful locals on the Big Bend Saltwater Trail.