Environment

  • November 29, 2005  

    The Science Unit reports on the controversy over a proposed wind farm to be built off the coast of Massachusetts in Nantucket Sound. Continue reading

  • November 10, 2005  

    A 35-year-old technology — light emitting diodes or LEDs — is getting a new life these days as a potential breakthrough for an even older technology — the light bulb. Spencer Michels of the Science Unit provides a report. Continue reading

  • November 8, 2005  

    A science unit report looks at the environmental cleanup in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina inundated the city with filthy floodwater. Federal and state officials are at odds with environmental groups over the danger posed by toxins found in and around houses in New Orleans. Continue reading

  • November 2, 2005  

    In the past, Senate filibusters have blocked drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As Congress takes up the issue once more, a familiar debate is taking place among activists. Following a background report, two experts discuss drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Continue reading

  • October 14, 2005    

    More than 193,000 barrels of oil — some 7 million gallons — spilled along the Louisiana coastline in August 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2005  

    Following his recent trip to Africa, NPR’s Steve Inskeep discusses the tensions and violence rising in Nigeria as Shell Oil seeks the rights to drill there. Continue reading

  • August 15, 2005  

    Mayors across the country have united to pledge support for the Kyoto Protocol despite the Bush administration’s concerns the treaty to curb greenhouse gases will hurt the U.S. economy. Continue reading

  • August 12, 2005  

    Correspondent Spencer Michels reports on the battle over the 100-year-old O’Shaughnessy Dam in Northern California. Continue reading

  • August 10, 2005  

    Tom Bearden of the NewsHour’s Science Unit takes a look at some upcoming rules on private cattle grazing on public land and the effects they may have. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    Syndicated Columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the passage of the new energy bill, CAFTA, the gun liability bill and the ongoing labor union dispute. Continue reading