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The UN Conference on Climate Change is Dec. 7-18.
Caption: Chuey Cazares and his family live in the tiny coastal town of Alviso at the southern tip of the San Francisco Bay, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Adapting to climate change will be a messy and painful business. And in the short term there will be winners and losers. Chuey Cazarez’s family is ...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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These six 20-minute podcasts are reversioned from the RISE radio documentaries.

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2012
  • Length: 02:01:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rising sea levels and extreme weather conditions threaten the nation's coastal towns, Credit: Jan Sturmann
The San Francisco Bay is a place of beauty and biological diversity. But sea level rise and extreme weather will change human life along its coastl...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 20
Caption: Steve Mello is a farmer on Tyler Island in the San Francisco Bay Delta, Credit: Jan Sturmann
Rising waters threaten the lands of a farmer and of a developer, yet they and their families dismiss all warnings of danger. Why are so many of us ...

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  • Added: Sep 09, 2011
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Adapting to Climate Change explores the ambitious plans that engineers, scientists, government officials, business leaders, NGOs, and community gro...

Bought by CI Dolphin Radio, WXAV 88.3FM Chicago, KRCB 104.9, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KTSW 89.9 and more


  • Added: Feb 20, 2014
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 39
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This special program was produced during Hurricane Sandy's collision with the east coast, in my studio on the upper west side which luckily had po...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2012
  • Length: 59:47
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Two scholars who have studied the impact of climate change on peace and security reflect on the awarding of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize to climate c...

Bought by KUOW, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUOW, KUOW, KXOT Public Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 26, 2008
  • Length: 57:34
  • Purchases: 13
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Can the suburbs be fixed? What does sustainability look like in a land of three car garages, shopping malls, single use zoning and houses on steroi...

Bought by KIOS-FM Omaha Public Radio, KVLU, KWIT, WRIR, and WRNC-LP


  • Added: Nov 09, 2009
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 5
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A look at the mining communities that support our unquenchable thirst for energy.

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, KSFR, and WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Nov 18, 2006
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 3
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This week on Smart City we're looking at our carbon footprints. We'll talk with Julia Parzen of the Urban Sustainability Director's Network and Ar...

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  • Added: Oct 06, 2009
  • Length: 58:54
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Heavy Weather
Hour-long documentary explores connections between increasing extreme weather and our changing climates and landscapes.

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  • Added: Feb 05, 2010
  • Length: 54:06
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Caption: Erik Assadourian
Interview Erik Assadourian on Worldwatch State of the World 2010 Report (transforming cultures from consumerism to sustainability). Then David Satt...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2010
  • Length: 53:05
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For over 20 years, Jerry Taylor was a leading spokesperson for climate skepticism. He waged TV battles against climate activists on the likes of CN...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2017
  • Length: 41:51
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Veganuary is a month long challenge to substitute plant products for meat and dairy. Even those who don't stay vegan make long term cuts in consum...

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  • Added: Jan 11, 2022
  • Length: 28:00
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A look at the climate and health impacts of dairy digesters

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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The Green Mountain State banned food from landfills to cut methane and mountains of garbage in half

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  • Added: Nov 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Induction cooktop demonstration at  Sonoma Clean Power's Advanced Energy Center
To reach zero carbon in 2050, we must electrify 5 million buildings each year. How are we going to do that and what does it mean for your home?

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  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Move your money from big Wall Street banks that finance fossil fuel to community banks with better values.

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Board games about climate solutions inspire action. 4 game designers tell their stories.

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  • Added: Aug 12, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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EV carshares in low income neighborhoods and low priced used electric vehicles are making them accessible for everyone.

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Slow Streets' hit a bump in Oakland and turned into something better.

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Activists organize to preserve COVID's silver lining, streets safe for cyclists that provide routes across the city.

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  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Stories about communities raising money to lower emissions

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  • Added: Apr 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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There's a lot of farmland about to change hands. We can make sure it's distributed fairly to good stewards.

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  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Diane Wilson and Sharon Lavigne defend their Texas and Louisiana communities from petrochemical pollution, in the courtroom, on the water, and in...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WMPG, WFHB, and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 11, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Caption: Troop 19 addressing Teaneck City Council
Small town environmentalists and a dozen girl scouts won the first local bag ordinances in New Jersey, sparking the strongest state plastic ban in ...

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  • Added: Jan 10, 2021
  • Length: 28:00
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Caption: Local Food Hub's Free Farmacy Program
Food hubs in Charlottesville VA and Warrenton VA support local farmers and provide fresh produce for their communities. When COVID broke long sup...

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  • Added: Dec 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
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How do we turn agriculture from climate pollution to climate solution?

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, and KRZA


  • Added: Nov 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: team installing water heater controllers
The refrigerator or water heater in your home can be part of the clean energy revolution.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Oct 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Meet 3 small super PACs that focus your money on electing climate leaders to public office.

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  • Added: Sep 12, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 2
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Activists get out the vote in swing states with personal calls and letters.

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Families own more US forest land than timber companies or the federal government. A new program provides incentives for small forest owners to stop...

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  • Added: Jul 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Caption: Voters waiting hours in line in Milwaukee
Millions of citizens of color have been purged from voting rolls while millions of young people struggle to get on. We talk with folks working on...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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With a little help, carbon eating, coast protecting marshes are on the mend

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  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
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Climate conscious cooks turn discards into delicacies.

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  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Los Angeles streets are the testing ground for climate resilient streets

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  • Added: Mar 11, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Vehicle to grid technology leaves the lab and hits the streets in Virginia where 50 electric school buses will carry the kids and power the grid.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Feb 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Citizens wielding pry bars and thermometers turn parking lots into rain gardens and change city policy to favor green over grey.

Bought by KRZA, KICI Iowa City, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Jan 10, 2020
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Two men address their fear of climate change by getting their cities to declare a climate emergency and commit to rapidly lowering emissions.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KRZA, KICI Iowa City, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Dec 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Leech Lake solar array
For the 3 out of 4 Americans who can't put solar panels on their roofs, community solar gardens are a way to save money now and be part of building...

Bought by KFAI Minneapolis, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and KICI Iowa City


  • Added: Nov 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Joining a local solar cooperative makes it easier and cheaper to add solar panels to your home.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WFHB, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Sebastopol's free electric bus
Rural bus systems turn challenges into strengths by going fare free.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WFHB, KRZA, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Sep 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Food Rescuers, Credit: Food Rescue US
Smartphone app turns food waste to meals instead of methane.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WFHB, and KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio]


  • Added: Aug 06, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Volunteers planting trees in Louisville
Health researchers are planting 8,000 trees in Louisville to learn how trees prevent cardiac death. No crystals and woo woo. This is solid scienc...

Bought by KICI Iowa City, WFHB, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], and 'The Sea'


  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
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Community residents, longshoremen, small businesspeople, tribes and environmentalists got together and stopped a massive oil by rail terminal in Va...

Bought by KICI Iowa City, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KRZA, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Jun 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
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Caption: Citizens celebrate passage of Clear Skies Ordinance, Credit: Dan Wood
Despite millions of dollars of pressure from Shell, Exxon, and the American Petroleum Institute, the small city of South Portland, Maine stops the...

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  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Beaumont solar street lights
Solar street lights are local clean energy that can be installed in a day.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KGNU Boulder, Colo., KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash. and more


  • Added: Apr 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: Turn out for city council vote on 100%
A different kind of organizing leads Norman OK and Hanover NH to vote unanimously for 100% clean energy.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and KRZA


  • Added: Mar 11, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Half empty lot on Black Friday, Credit: Strong Towns
Fayetteville Arkansas and Buffalo NY stopped requiring off-street parking and found that walkable shopping districts boost local business. Its some...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and KRZA


  • Added: Feb 10, 2019
  • Length: 27:59
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Evans Station Lofts
Making neighborhoods sustainable makes them desirable and rising prices push old residents out. Community land trusts in Denver CO and Burlington ...

Bought by WFHB, KGNU Boulder, Colo., and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Jan 10, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Want a bike lane? Then go out and paint one on the road. Citizens in Macon redesigned downtown streets to show their city what the future can be....

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  • Added: Dec 10, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 5
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Wildfire victims rebuild all solar, all electric homes with help from their community energy program. Hear one family's story, learn what makes a h...

Bought by KGNU Boulder, Colo., WFHB, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., RadioFreePalmer and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Our aging US fleet of diesel school buses exposes kids to toxic fumes, inside and out. Twin Rivers Unified School District is one of the first in t...

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., and WRGY


  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: Installing battery in Sterling
A story of 3 towns who find that storing solar energy in giant batteries is cheaper and safer than power plants.

Bought by KICI Iowa City, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, and KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash.


  • Added: Jun 24, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
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Stories of 3 eco-entrepreneurs in Boston, Chicago, and San Diego who divert food waste from landfills and turn it into income, jobs, and fertile so...

Bought by KICI Iowa City, KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], WFHB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KFOI Radio and more


  • Added: May 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 6
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School cafeterias across the nation are improving their students' health and their futures by serving more plant-based meals.

Bought by KTAL-LP [Las Cruces Community Radio], KICI Iowa City, WFHB, KMRE-LP Bellingham, Wash., KFOI Radio and more


  • Added: Feb 07, 2018
  • Length: 28:08
  • Purchases: 6
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Head to the frontlines of global warming with host Elizabeth Arnold

Bought by KDUR, PRX Remix, and WMNF


  • Added: Nov 10, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 3
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Just in time for the global climate summit in Copenhagen and the debate on a climate and energy bill in Washington, this half hour special from Hig...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, C89.5 - KNHC Seattle, KGNU Boulder, Colo., KGLT, WXDU and more


  • Added: Nov 22, 2009
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 10
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Climate change is displacing a thousand-year-old community.

Bought by KVSC, KFAI Minneapolis, WMPG, The Nature Podcast, CKMO and more


  • Added: Feb 15, 2005
  • Length: 29:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Venus, Credit: NASA
Space scientists are acutely aware of what can happen when climates change in other parts of our solar system. Take Venus, where it rains sulfuric ...

Bought by KZMU Moab Community Radio, RadioFreePalmer, WRST-FM Oshkosh, KZMU Moab Community Radio, WTJU and more


  • Added: Feb 24, 2015
  • Length: 17:32
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: If you live in the USA, you release (on average) 122 pounds of CO2 into the air every day. And a good amount of that is entering our oceans.
We’re letting loose tons — literally — of carbon dioxide into our skies each day. And a good amount of that CO2 is finding its way into the ocean. ...

Bought by KUOW and Listenwise


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 09:43
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Caption: Moorings are used to track the temperature and salinity of the water, the currents, how thick the ice is, and how much sunlight is getting through.  Slowly and steadily, the ice is melting.  Hajo Eicken from the University of Alaska Fairbanks studies how
In the Bering Sea, ice is everything. It controls the life, the people living there, and the climate. So what’s happening now that the thickness an...

Bought by RadioStPete Florida, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, KUER, and Listenwise


  • Added: Jun 28, 2013
  • Length: 10:37
  • Purchases: 4
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Every year, in cities across the world, cyclists throw off their clothes and ride naked as part of the World Naked Bike Ride - a global protest mov...

Bought by KUT


  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 18:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Yellowstone flyover 2, Credit: K. Gourlay
Whitebark pine trees, once a feature of the mountainous west, are under attack. Nearly two-thirds have died from beetle attacks and other causes, h...

Bought by WAMC Northeast Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 05:56
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Three teens from Shishmaref, Alaska have seen the impacts of climate change first hand. Here they discuss how the warm weather is impacting them an...

Bought by WDBM, KSJD, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Apr 17, 2009
  • Length: 07:09
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Valdus Adamkus, Credit: This photograph was produced by Agência Brasil, a public Brazilian news agency.
Shawn Allee meets a man who took the Dow and dioxin issue to Congress years ago and is shocked it hasn't been dealt with.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2009
  • Length: 03:40
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Interviews from an indigenous climate change conference during the summer of 2009 in Alaska.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston


  • Added: Dec 14, 2009
  • Length: 54:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Series: QUEST
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What's global warming doing to the ocean?

Bought by KZYX, KRUA, KUOW, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
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Caption: Kerosene lamp, Credit: Paula Kahumbu
Poor people living in African countries are feeling the brunt of global climate change even though it is believed that most Africans cause hardly a...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2009
  • Length: 03:54
Caption: Wind turbines power Howard, SD
The small town of Howard, South Dakota stands to benefit from green energy bill being considered in congress. But not everyone in town is backing t...

  • Added: Nov 10, 2009
  • Length: 04:31