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Climate Change

The Leonard Lopate Show

Freakonomics, Alternate History, and The Rise of Renewables

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Stephen Dubner celebrates the 10th anniversary of Freakonomics. Greg Proops' very smart new book. Viet Thanh Nguyen's debut novel. The shift from fossil fuels to solar and wind energy.

The Takeaway

Pope Francis Tackles Climate Change

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Pope Francis is hosting a Vatican conference on climate change in anticipation of a major announcement on the environment to be made this summer. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Freeman Dyson's Free-thinking

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Now 91, Princeton physics professor Freeman Dyson shares his thoughts on science, including his contrarian views on global warming.

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WQXR Features

Earth Day: How Mother Nature Inspired Four Major Composers

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Wednesday marked Earth Day, and WQXR featured a number of pieces throughout the day inspired by nature and environmental awareness.

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Spinning on Air

Spinning On Earth - An Earth Day Special on Climate Change with Patti Smith, Pathway to Paris, and More

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Music and conversation in The Greene Space with musician/poets Patti Smith, Anne Waldman, Larkin Grimm; 350.org's May Boeve; Jesse Paris Smith and Rebecca Foon of Pathway to Paris.

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The Takeaway

The Road to a Sustainable Future

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

With a crisis on nearly every continent, world governments are negotiating a set of  goals focused on ending extreme poverty, preventable diseases, and curbing climate change. 

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On The Media

The Denialist Mystique

Friday, April 10, 2015

When a presidential candidate denies climate change, how do journalists balance truth-telling with the mandate of objectivity? 

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On The Media

Climate Feedback

Friday, April 10, 2015

Scientist Emmanuel Vincent spearheads Climate Feedback, a group of scientists annotating climate change coverage online to bridge the gap between reportage and scientific fact. 

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On The Media

The Guardian Takes A Stand

Friday, April 10, 2015

Alan Rusbridger talks about his last campaign as editor of The Guardian: getting the world's two largest charities to divest from fossil fuels - before it's too late.

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On The Media

Blame, Shame, or Deny?

Friday, April 10, 2015

Climate change is arguably the most urgent story in human history, but journalism has struggled to address the threat. Plus: the report on the Rolling Stone's UVA story; and more.

WNYC News

Natural History Museum Urged to Cut Ties with David Koch

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Three dozen scientists say the association with the oil executive taints the Upper West Side institution's integrity.

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WNYC News

A Climate Dance Under the Whale

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

"Something unlike anything that has ever been done,” said choreographer Karole Armitage about her piece for the Ocean Life hall at the American Museum of Natural History.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Keeping the Floodwaters at Bay

Friday, March 20, 2015

A new report reinforces the need for NYC to plan for more rains and floods as the effect of climate change become more pronounced.

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On The Media

Confession and Suppression

Friday, March 20, 2015

OTM examines the line between making great documentary and heeding the law. Plus, Florida officials suppressing the term "climate change," and Wikipedia vs. NSA.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Scott Stringer; Planning for Floods & Freelancer Tax Advice

Friday, March 20, 2015

NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer; plans to avoid the worst effects of climate change along our coastline; our digital discontent; tax advice for freelancers & a "House of Cards" recap.

On The Media

Climate Ch...

Friday, March 20, 2015

Even as Florida is threatened by rising sea levels, Gov. Rick Scott's administration has reportedly banned officials from using the term “climate change” for state business.

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The Takeaway

We Were Here: Measuring the Human Footprint

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A new study in the journal Nature explains why the years 1610 and 1964 have most gravely contributed to climate change.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Fracking Comes to China

Thursday, March 12, 2015

For decades China has relied on coal energy to drive their growth. Now, with the encouragement of the U.S, China is looking to begin fracking vast reserves of shale gas in the country. 

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The Takeaway

Florida Officials Ban The Term 'Climate Change'

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Former employees at Florida's Department of Environmental Protection say they were banned from using phrases like "climate change" and "global warming." 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Apple's New Watch; ISIS Fragments; Dishonesty and Deception

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Apple launches its new watch; ISIS fragments; the new documentary "Merchants of Doubt;" the links between lasting love and lies; and your calls on whether you've ever lied to yourself.