Living On Earth

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Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit.

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Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world. "Living on Earth" presents riveting features and commentary on everything from culture, economics and technology to health, law, food and transportation. It covers topics from the small challenges of everyday life to the future state of the environment and the health and well-being of the world's inhabitants. Curwood and company draw from an impressive array of experts, commentators and journalists, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of New York's Hayden Planetarium; Mark Hertsgaard, author of "Earth Odyssey"; Janet Raloff of "Science News"; author Sy Montgomery; and award-winning producer Terry Fitzpatrick. "Living on Earth" is a truly compelling hour of radio journalism. Hide full description

Hosted by Steve Curwood, the award-winning environmental news program "Living on Earth" delves into the leading issues affecting the world we inhabit. As the population continues to rise and the management of the earth's resources becomes even more critical, "Living on Earth" examines the issues facing our increasingly interdependent world. "Living on Earth" presents riveting features and commentary on everything from culture, economics and technology to health, law, food and transportation. It covers topics from the small challenges of everyday life to the future state of the environment and the health and well-being of the world's inhabitants. Curwood and company draw from an impressive array of experts, commentators and journalists, including Neil deGrasse Tyson, director of New... Show full description


283 Pieces

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Some scientists are predicting this year’s Atlantic hurricane season will be extremely active as a La Niña develops amid ocean warmth linked to glo...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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The razor-thin majority Democrats hold in the Senate could be crucial to passing more climate legislation under a second term for President Biden, ...

  • Added: Apr 05, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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China’s electric car sales are in the fast lane and lead the world while the U.S. EV industry lags. Although Biden administration policies are desi...

  • Added: Mar 29, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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A recent study found a correlation between personal care product use and in-vitro fertilization problems, including miscarriage. We discuss the fin...

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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A new satellite recently blasted off into Earth orbit with the important mission of tracking methane emissions from oil and gas infrastructure, and...

  • Added: Mar 15, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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As the climate crisis intensifies, a vital ocean current that includes the Gulf Stream seems to be falling apart, and thus could fail its mission t...

  • Added: Mar 08, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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States challenge the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Good Neighbor” rule in the Supreme Court. This rule is in place to prevent certain states’ ...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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In this Black History Month special, “father of environmental justice” Dr. Robert Bullard is calling for justice for the community of Shiloh, Alaba...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Hormone-disrupting chemicals in plastics take a yearly economic toll in the hundreds of billions of dollars in the U.S. alone, according to a recen...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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To help address the climate crisis the city of Boston is piloting the replacement of natural gas with ground-source heat pumps in a public housing ...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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The Biden Administration has paused new export permits of liquefied natural gas over concerns that these enormous facilities would emit millions of...

  • Added: Feb 02, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Two cases in front of the Supreme Court are looking to restrict federal agency power in a way that could limit agencies’ ability to set strong envi...

  • Added: Jan 26, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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The U.S. Department of Transportation recently granted more than $600 million to states and communities across the country to roll out new EV char...

  • Added: Jan 19, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley sends mixed signals on climate change, acknowledging that it’s real and human-caused while also touti...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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The climate emergency is creating a public health emergency by increasing risks for heat stress, vector-borne diseases, and traumatic injuries as w...

  • Added: Jan 05, 2024
  • Length: 59:00
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From one woman’s dream of swimming with marine iguanas, to uncommon encounters with common rabbits, to a Native American tale of how the dog came t...

  • Added: Dec 26, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Native American myths and tales help us endure or even enjoy the short days and long nights of winter. Living on Earth’s annual celebration of stor...

  • Added: Dec 20, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Nearly 200 nations attending the COP28 UN climate summit in Dubai came to a consensus to declare fossil fuels are on their way out, marking a break...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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The very first bill that Speaker Mike Johnson passed through the House would block environmental justice efforts and gut many energy and climate pr...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2023
  • Length: 59:00
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Dry and mixed promo audio, and local read copy, available below.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2023
  • Length: 59:00