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Possibly looks at the science behind proposed environmental solutions - helping you cut through the noise and make choices that, possibly, will make a difference.



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Hydroelectric power is the most widely-used renewable energy source in the world. It creates about one-sixth of the world’s electricity. But how ex...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2020
  • Length: 03:58
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Today, we're talking turkey. With the holidays coming up, you can choose a bird that is free-range, organic, or conventional. But what’s the diffe...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2020
  • Length: 03:52
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Today, we have a thought experiment on our minds. What would happen if we stopped creating greenhouse gas emissions right now? Would climate change...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2020
  • Length: 03:59
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Wind turbines have been popping up across the world as a more sustainable way to create electricity. But these turbines can’t last forever, and not...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2020
  • Length: 03:53
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Over the last few months, many of us have turned to digital devices to stay connected. We wondered: how much energy are we using with all of this t...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2020
  • Length: 03:47
Caption: Paper recycling plant , Credit: Bas Emmen
Today we have a question about paper recycling. What happens after you throw your paper into the blue bin? How much of that paper actually gets reu...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2020
  • Length: 03:50
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Did you ever wish you could wave a wand and get rid of all of those pesky mosquitoes? Especially the ones that spread serious diseases like Zika, T...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2020
  • Length: 03:45
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Megan runs the number with Stephen after she finishes her own cross-country trip.

  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 04:01
Caption: 1979 Dodge AVCO, Credit: Ryan Conaty
Earlier this year, we did an episode comparing emissions for flying versus driving the same distance. But what if you're driving an RV?

  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
  • Length: 03:55
Caption: Period products!, Credit: Fatima Husain
If you flip through magazines or social media today, you might come across advertisements for environmentally-friendly feminine hygiene products. W...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2020
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