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The Takeaway

Climate Change Threatens Marshall Islands

Monday, September 22, 2014

Foreign Minister for the Marshall Islands, Tony De Brum, talks about his hopes and fears for an island nation that finds itself dangerously close to destruction.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaways: The Fight Against Climate Change, The Future of Manufacturing, and America's Top Female CEO

Monday, September 22, 2014

            

WNYC News

NYC Unveils Greenhouse Gas Reduction Plan

Sunday, September 21, 2014

In tandem with Sunday's climate march, the de Blasio Administration announced an ambitious effort to curtail the city's carbon footprint.

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WNYC News

City Council To Combat Climate Change

Friday, September 19, 2014

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said she hopes New York can serve as a model for cities across the world as they grapple with climate change.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Whole World's Gearing Up for This March

Friday, September 19, 2014

Will you be marching on Sunday? Three guests from around the world talk climate change and what this Sunday's People's Climate March plans to accomplish.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What Will The World Look Like In 2030?

Friday, September 19, 2014

 A former analyst for the National Intelligence Council explains what global trends -- like the growth of the middle class -- will mean for stability worldwide.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Megatrends: Climate Change; Women’s Rights

Friday, September 19, 2014

Comedian Lizz Winstead on women’s reproductive rights, global ambassadors ahead of this weekend’s huge climate march; and a look at megatrends like globalization and erratic weather.

WNYC News

At Sunday's March, Climate Movement Tries to Grow Up

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Organizers hope environmentalism goes mainstream in what's being billed as the largest climate march in history.

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The Takeaway

Half of All North American Birds Threatened by Climate Change

Friday, September 12, 2014

The National Audubon Society says many species will be forced to find new habitat over the next 65 years. Some will survive, but many others will not.

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The Takeaway

One Success Story in Saving the Planet

Friday, September 12, 2014

We've actually managed to reverse some of the damage we did to the ozone layer. Could the international cooperation that solved that problem be repeated with other environmental issues?

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Whole World, in Our Hands

Thursday, September 11, 2014

We've entered an age in which humanity is changing the Earth itself, from the seas to the land to the atmosphere. Is "The Human Age" a new beginning — or the beginning of the end?

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Radiolab

In The Dust Of This Planet

Monday, September 08, 2014

Horror, fashion, and the end of the world ... the undercurrents of thought that link nihilists, philosophers, Jay-Z and True Detective.
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The Takeaway

Can Obama Get a Climate Deal Without Congress?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The Obama Administration is looking to use executive authority in order to get an international agreement on climate change without Senate approval.

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WNYC News

Cool Enough For Ya?

Friday, August 15, 2014

The number of scorchers this year is down drastically from years past. The mercury has reached 90 degrees just four days this summer, while New York City typically experienced at least 15 hotter days in each of the past four years. 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Milton Glaser Takes on Global Dying

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The legendary designer - who came up with the "I [Heart] NY" logo - has a new campaign focused on climate change.

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The Takeaway

God is Green: Evangelicals Embrace the EPA

Thursday, July 31, 2014

On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency wrapped up two days of public hearings on its proposed climate rule that would curb carbon emissions from the nation's powers plants. And conservative faith leaders made a big showing in support of the Obama Administration's plan.

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Studio 360

Hacking the Climate

Friday, July 18, 2014

Geoengineering — tampering with the Earth’s climate — is a sci-fi idea that could very well become a reality. But it’s controversial, because it’s impossible to know the long-term effects of tampering with such a complex system.

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The Takeaway

Why Environmental Crime Goes Unpunished

Monday, July 14, 2014

A new investigation finds that existing environmental regulations are rarely enforced — and environmental crimes are almost never prosecuted.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie's Climate Change

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, looks at both the way NJ Gov. Christie is negotiating the politics of climate change in the state while seeking national Republican support, plus the investigation into the funding of the Pulaski Skyway repairs by the PA at the governor's insistence and new Bridgegate phone records.

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The Takeaway

EPA Head: States Hold the Power

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that largely affirms that the EPA has the power to regulate sources responsible for 83 percent of greenhouse gas emissions. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says now it's up to states to do the rest of the dirty work.

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