David Greene

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

David Greene appears in the following:

In 2020, Protests Spread Across The Globe With A Similar Message: Black Lives Matter

Wednesday, December 30, 2020

Journalists based in Colombia, South Africa and Indonesia talk about how the Black Lives Matter movement inspired activists abroad this year.

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News Brief: Pandemic Relief, Nashville Bombing, Ga. Senate Runoffs

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

In the contest over COVID-19 relief, the ball is in the GOP's court. Investigators search for a motive behind the Nashville bombing. Plus, Georgia's two crucial Senate runoffs are a week away.

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News Brief: Pandemic Relief, Nashville Blast, EU Vaccinations

Monday, December 28, 2020

President Trump signs into law the coronavirus relief and spending package. Nashville investigators identify the Christmas Day bomber. Plus, the EU launches its first round of COVID-19 vaccinations.

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News Brief: Relief Bill, Brexit Deal, Fewer Tourists In Bethlehem

Friday, December 25, 2020

The COVID-19 relief bill remains unsigned by the president. British and EU parliaments must approve Thursday's Brexit deal. Plus, Bethlehem, biblical birthplace of Jesus, suffers during the pandemic.

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News Brief: Trump Pardons, Defense Bill Veto, Brexit Negotiators

Thursday, December 24, 2020

President Trump grants another round of pardons. Congress will try to override the president's veto of the defense bill. Brexit negotiators have been working overtime to reach a trade deal by Dec. 31.

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Pfizer, BioNTech Reach Deal To Supply U.S. With More Vaccine Doses

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The drugmakers will add an additional 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the number that they are already supplying the government. They expect to deliver all the doses by July 31.

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Adam Weiner's New Song, 'Christmas Makes Me Cry,' Channels Holiday Loneliness

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

The leader of Low Cut Connie, tasked with writing a pandemic-era holiday song, thought back to a journal entry he wrote nearly 20 years ago, while working as a perfume spritzer at a local mall.

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News Brief: Trump Slams Relief Bill, Presidential Pardons, France-U.K. Border

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

President Trump demands changes to pandemic relief bill, and he pardoned 15 people and commuted sentences of five others. France reopens border with Britain after new COVID-19 strain is detected.

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News Brief: Relief Measure, COVID-19 Mutations, Computer Hack

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Congress ends months-long stalemate and passes $900 billion coronavirus relief bill. The U.K.'s COVID-19 variant has 17 mutations. Plus, how should the U.S. respond to the massive computer hack?

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A Cookie And Linguine: 2 'America's Test Kitchen' Dishes For Your Holiday Table

Monday, December 21, 2020

The holidays will be unconventional, and Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen offers two dishes that follow that theme: a decadent seafood linguine and hazelnut–browned butter sugar cookies.

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News Brief: Pandemic Relief, COVID-19 Mutation, 2nd Vaccine

Monday, December 21, 2020

Lawmakers reach a deal on a coronavirus relief package. A mutation of COVID-19 is discovered spreading in the U.K. Plus, the latest vaccine news from the U.S.

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News Brief: Vaccine Vote, Lawsuits Against Facebook, Relief Aid Debate

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The FDA will vote on whether to clear Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. Two lawsuits question how Facebook got so big. Plus, lawmakers on Capitol Hill debate a COVID-19 relief package.

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On 'Still Here,' PJ Morton Reflects On Surviving 2020

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

The R&B star's new song, written for Morning Edition's Song Project, is about working — alongside the whole world — to get through a year of challenges and loss.

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News Brief: Virus Sweeps Across Southwest, Cabinet Picks, Fort Hood

Wednesday, December 09, 2020

Hospitals in the Sun Belt are overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases. President-elect Biden is set to announce two more Cabinet nominations. Plus, the Army punishes 14 leaders at Fort Hood.

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'The End Is In Sight': Louisiana Health Official Hopeful About Vaccine Distribution

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Dr. Joseph Kanter of the Louisiana Health Department's Office of Public Health expects that a few days after the FDA authorizes the Pfizer vaccine it will begin to "go into people's arms."

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News Brief: Gen. Lloyd Austin, U.K. Vaccinations, Hospitals Are Filling Up

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Joe Biden is expected to nominate a retired four-star general as defense chief. Vaccinations against the coronavirus have begun in the U.K. Plus, new data show how COVID-19 is stressing hospitals.

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News Brief: Biden Cabinet, COVID-19 Surge, Shelter-In-Place Orders

Monday, December 07, 2020

President-elect Biden promises a diverse Cabinet. Coronavirus cases continue to soar as Rudy Giuliani is the latest Trump official to test positive. Plus, California issues new stay-at-home orders.

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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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