Living on Earth: Extra

Series produced by Living On Earth

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LOE half-hour weekly extra program.

This is the series for the half-hour weekly extra program.


188 Pieces

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UN climate negotiators recently gathered in Bonn, Germany to prepare for the next climate summit this fall in Egypt, but these talks are not moving...

  • Added: Jun 24, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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June 19th marks the holiday known as Juneteenth, when African Americans gather to celebrate their ancestors’ emancipation from slavery with picnics...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Threatened by draconian tariffs, the US solar industry has been largely frozen since April and laid off thousands of workers, stalling crucial prog...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Australia is a major coal exporter and has stubbornly opposed major climate action for decades, even as climate disasters like fires, floods, and d...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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In the past decade, the EPA has received over 98,000 reports of harm and over 2500 reports of pet deaths connected to the Seresto brand of pesticid...

  • Added: May 27, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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The U.S. Supreme Court is likely to restrict what the Environmental Protection Agency can do about climate change. Why a loss for EPA in this one c...

  • Added: May 20, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Amid record low water levels that threaten hydropower generation, the federal government has decided to retain water in Lake Powell instead of rele...

  • Added: May 13, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Whistleblowers for the Environmental Protection Agency say that the New Chemicals Division has had scientists erase data and approve toxic chemical...

  • Added: May 06, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Electric vehicles are key to greening the transportation sector but most cars sold in the U.S. are still gas-powered. We’ll hear about what’s keepi...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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An Earth Day special that explores Earth as a complex and self-sustaining organism known as Gaia. Over billions of years life has interacted with t...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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The new James Webb Space Telescope is by far the most powerful space telescope ever built, able to see up to a hundred galaxies at once and detect ...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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As climate related disasters worsen, the people who help rebuild cities afterwards are more vital than ever. But advocates say these “resilience wo...

  • Added: Apr 08, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Higher levels of BPA plastic exposure while in the womb is associated with increased risk of asthma and wheezing in school aged girls, a new study ...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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European nations are taking a fresh look at nuclear power as a more secure and carbon-free source of energy than Russian oil and gas. Also, Preside...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Europe has vowed to quickly wean itself off Russian gas, and electric heat pumps could help. Activist Bill McKibben explains how invoking the Defen...

  • Added: Mar 18, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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At a recent UN meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, delegates from over 170 countries committed to come up with an ambitious cradle-to-grave, legally binding...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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A more conservative Supreme Court has taken up a case that could significantly limit the tools EPA can use to curb greenhouse gas emissions from po...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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The United Nations Environment Assembly meets in Nairobi, Kenya to start drafting a treaty to address the global crisis of plastic waste pollution....

  • Added: Feb 25, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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Along the lower Mississippi River, after 1865 Black Americans rose up from the sugar plantations of slavery and built thriving communities. But a c...

  • Added: Feb 18, 2022
  • Length: 29:00
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The stalled Build Back Better budget bill contains half a trillion dollars of renewable energy and climate resiliency investments. So House Democra...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2022
  • Length: 29:00