Jeff Brady appears in the following:
Thursday, February 23, 2023
In the 70s, Jimmy Carter's priorities included energy efficiency and a shift from foreign oil reliance. His actions were criticized then, but laid the groundwork for addressing climate change.
Saturday, February 04, 2023
Gas utilities and cooking stove manufacturers knew for decades that burners could be made that emit less pollution in homes, but they chose not to. That may may be about to change.
Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Gas cooking stove manufacturers knew for decades that burners could be made that emit less pollution in homes, but they chose not to. That may be about to change.
Monday, January 23, 2023
A federal study shows Puerto Rico can meet its goal of 100% renewable energy by 2050. The path includes a focus on solar power panels installed across the territory.
Saturday, January 21, 2023
An interview with a federal safety regulator quickly became fodder for outrage, viral social media content and political fundraising.
Friday, January 20, 2023
The conservative media was in uproar last week over speculation that the federal government planned to ban gas cooking stoves and possibly seize them. It escalated into something much larger online.
Friday, January 13, 2023
Gas stoves have been in the news as the Consumer Product Safety Commission researches emissions and health effects. NPR Climate Desk's Jeff Brady sorts the misinformation from the facts.
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Exxon's climate research decades back painted an accurate picture of global warming, according to a new scientific paper. Still, the oil company continued climate-denying policy efforts.
Friday, December 30, 2022
Republicans promise more oversight of billions of dollars meant to address climate change as they prepare to take control of the House. Climate advocates say the U.S. can still meet ambitious goals.
Tuesday, November 08, 2022
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey is retiring. If Democrats win his seat, it could help them keep their thin majority in the Senate. Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is running against TV's Dr. Mehmet Oz.
Thursday, June 02, 2022
Americans love their gas stoves, but many may soon face a decision about switching to electric. Gas stoves emit more pollution into homes and are supplied through a system that leaks methane.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
The Biden administration is phasing out incandescent lightbulbs. Here's how to pick a longer lasting and more energy-efficient option.
Thursday, April 14, 2022
Climate change is bringing more extreme weather that often leads to mass power outages. That has more Americans installing home generators. (Story originally aired on ATC on Jan. 31, 2022.)
Monday, January 31, 2022
More extreme weather can mean extended blackouts, and it's especially disruptive for those working at home. Owners and experts offer guidance on what kind of generator to get and how to use it safely.
Thursday, January 27, 2022
A new study finds tiny leaks from loose fittings added up to more emissions than when stoves were in use. The impact on climate change amounts to the same effect as a half-million cars.
Monday, January 10, 2022
The spike was attributed to a slew of causes, including behavior changes after COVID-19 vaccines became widely available, but environmental advocates say it's worrisome.
Wednesday, December 22, 2021
President Biden's lofty domestic goals were brought down to earth by congressional opposition, notably from one Democratic senator. International efforts to fight planetary warming also fell short.
Tuesday, December 21, 2021
President Biden campaigned on the most ambitious climate agenda of any major party candidate. But the cornerstone of his plan appears doomed in Congress, rejected by a Democrat from a coal state.
Monday, December 20, 2021
Despite a year of increasing weather disasters, Biden's ambitious climate plans may be doomed in Congress.
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
President Biden campaigned on ending oil and gas industry subsidies. But getting rid of them requires passing legislation. A bill eliminating the overseas drilling subsidy is stalled in Congress.