David Greene

Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN

David Greene appears in the following:

On 'Up In The Clouds,' Sarah Jarosz Adjusts To Staying Still

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

The Americana artist's new song, written for Morning Edition's Song Project, is about having to hit the brakes on life after years in constant motion.

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News Brief: Biden Security Team, Tenn. COVID-19 Cases, Opioid Settlement

Wednesday, November 25, 2020

European leaders react to President-elect Biden's national security team. Deaths from COVID-19 rise in Tennessee. Court documents reveal the role the Sackler family played in the opioid epidemic.

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Black People Are More Hesitant About A Vaccine. A Leading Nurse Wants To Change That

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association, says historical abuses have left Black people with a distrust of vaccines. Now he's part of a coronavirus vaccine trial.

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News Brief: Election Certification, Treasury Pick, Brazil's Pandemic Crisis

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

President Trump insists he will never concede the election. President-elect Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen to be first female treasury secretary. Plus, an update on the coronavirus situation in Brazil.

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News Brief: Antony Blinken, Election Disputes, Pandemic Cases Surge

Monday, November 23, 2020

President-elect Biden has reportedly choosen his secretary of state. President Trump has still not conceded the election. Plus, the U.S. recorded a million new COVID-19 cases in just six days.

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AC/DC Returns To Rock The Masses With 'Power Up'

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Angus Young and Brian Johnson discuss the band's new album, a tribute to Young's late brother Malcolm and an unlikely comeback from all kinds of loss.

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News Brief: Skyrocketing COVID-19 Cases, Ron Klain, Georgia Vote Recount

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The number of U.S. coronavirus cases grows at record speed. President-elect Joe Biden chooses his chief of staff Ron Klain. And, every ballot cast in Georgia will be recounted by hand.

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On 'All This And More,' Thao Nguyen Tackles Post-Apocalyptic Omens

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Nguyen processes feelings of dread in her new song for Morning Edition's Song Project, written after the skies over San Francisco turned orange from wildfire haze.

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News Brief: Transition Progresses, ACA Challenge, Biden's Education Plan

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Biden team presses on with transition despite Trump's roadblocks. Obamacare likely to survive another challenge in the Supreme Court. And, Biden's education agenda must start by confronting COVID-19.

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News Brief: Voting Irregularities, Esper Fired, Obamacare Court Challenge

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

DOJ authorizes federal prosecutors to probe voting fraud claims. President Trump fires Defense Secretary Esper. And, the Supreme Court on Tuesday hears another challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

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News Brief: President-Elect Biden, COVID-19 Cases' Devastating Trend

Monday, November 09, 2020

Joe Biden and his team begin the presidential transition while President Trump hasn't conceded defeat. The U.S. averages more than 100,000 new cornavirus cases a day — 50% more than in late October.

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Does Showtime's 'Moonbase 8' Have The Right Stuff?

Friday, November 06, 2020

In the new comedy series Moonbase 8, a team of woefully underqualified NASA astronauts, played by John C. Reilly, Fred Armisen and Tim Heidecker, set their sights on the moon.

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News Brief: After Months Of Campaigning, Election Day Is Here

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

President Trump and Joe Biden will get in their final campaign stops on Tuesday. More than 100 million people have already voted — more than 70% of the total turnout for the 2016 election.

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News Brief: Election Nears, As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Restrictions Return

Monday, November 02, 2020

Presidential campaigns keep up their drive to attract undecided voters. Coronavirus cases surge in the U.S. And, COVID-19 numbers are up in the U.K. too, where a second lockdown will go into effect.

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Amid COVID-19 Upswing, El Paso, Texas, Doctor Says ICU Is 'Surreal' And 'Strange'

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Dr. Ogechika Alozie, chief medical officer of the Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, talks about how the Texas city is handling the surge in COVID-19 cases.

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News Brief: Michigan's Great Divide, Economic Outlook, ISIS Fighter Identified

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Michigan judge blocks ban on open carry of guns at polls on Election Day. Strong GDP numbers won't repair all economic damage. And, NPR identifies ISIS fighter at the center of Navy war crimes trial.

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Rhiannon Giddens Confronts Emotional Whiplash On 'Best Day / Worst Day'

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Giddens explains how the new song she composed for Morning Edition's Song Project series grew from this year's extreme ups and downs.

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News Brief: Tech Shield Hearing, Voting Days Dwindle, Philadelphia Unrest

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Senate reconsiders legal shield protecting tech industry. Presidential campaign schedules reveal who's on offense; who's on defense. And, more protests in Philadelphia after police killed a Black man.

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As COVID-19 Cases Surge In Wisconsin, Health Workers Brace For More

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Rural areas are of particular concern as COVID-19 cases rise in Wisconsin. One big worry: having enough staff in hospitals.

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News Brief: Trump-Biden Campaigns, Facebook Ads, COVID-19 Surge

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Presidential campaigns are in high gear with Election Day a week away. At the same time, Facebook stops political ads. And, European countries reinstate curfews and closures as COVID-19 cases spike.

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