• July 29, 2005  

    The Senate passed a $14.5 billion energy bill Friday that includes tax breaks and other incentives to encourage increased domestic production of energy. Continue reading

  • July 29, 2005  

    Congress Friday passed a sweeping energy bill that provides billions in tax breaks and other incentives to boost domestic production from traditional and alternative sources. Experts discuss the positives and negatives of the bill. Continue reading

  • 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