Environment

  • July 5, 2005  

    As President Bush heads to the three-day G-8 summit Tuesday, experts discuss possible solutions to international climate change, an issue that will be brought up at the summit. Continue reading

  • July 5, 2005  

    President Bush headed to Europe Tuesday for a three-day meeting with other industrial nations to discuss international economic issues. One of the topics on the G-8 agenda is climate change. Betty Ann Bowser of the Science Unit reports on the science and politics of climate change. Continue reading

  • June 28, 2005  

    The Senate passed an energy bill Tuesday that would double the use of corn-blended ethanol, bolster electricity grid reliability and offer $16 billion in tax breaks and incentives to improve domestic production. The House passed a separate energy bill in April. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2005  

    The Senate on Wednesday agreed to voluntary emissions reductions, rather than mandatory cuts, while debating a broader energy bill. Following a background report, analysts discuss the pros and cons of the energy bill and the next step for the Senate. Continue reading

  • May 11, 2005  

    Jonathan Rugman of Independent Television News examines how global warming is affecting those who live in the Arctic. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2005  

    A report on one Illinois community’s debate over a proposed nuclear reactor for both economic and safety reasons. Continue reading

  • April 15, 2005  

    Jeffrey Kaye of KCET-Los Angeles reports on efforts to build environment-friendly buildings. Continue reading

  • April 14, 2005  

    The Oregon Supreme Court on Thursday nullified 3,000 gay marriage licenses, while the Connecticut state legislature moved toward approving a same-sex civil union bill. Following a background report, two analysts debate the recent actions and what they suggest about America’s opinion on same-sex marriage. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2005  

    California’s plan to start regulating carbon dioxide emissions from automobiles in 2009 has spurred legal challenges from automakers. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2005  

    Correspondent Jeffrey Brown investigates how some biology teachers are handling the hot button debate over the theory of evolution, creationism and intelligent design. Continue reading