Tag: environment
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Interview
Airdate: June 17, 2011

The environmentalist, who appears in the documentary The Last Mountain about the fight over coal, discusses the lack of government transparency and shares whether elective office is in his future.

May 26th, 2011

Someone who’s spent five decades in show business has had plenty of chances to endear himself to the public in a variety of situations. Especially when he’s as multi-talented as recent guest Dick Van Dyke. Depending on when you were born (and your tastes) you may have caught him in The Dick Van Dyke Show, [...]

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Interview
Airdate: May 24, 2011

One of the greats of TV’s golden age reflects on his extraordinary career and talks about his memoir, My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business.

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Interview
Airdate: May 3, 2011

Scientist, conservationist and best-selling author Tim Flannery compares U.S. environmental efforts to those of other countries and explains the link he makes in his new text, Here on Earth, between poverty and the future.

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Interview
Airdate: March 28, 2011

Emmy-winning actor, environmentalist and author of Oceana: Our Endangered Oceans and What We Can Do to Save Them explains the backstory of his commitment to the conservation of oceans.

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Interview
Airdate: March 22, 2011

Internationally acclaimed architect and educator explains why one can’t really prepare for the kind of devastation that his native Sendai, Japan encountered.

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March 18th, 2011

“Nuclear meltdown” is certainly a dramatic phrase. But after speaking to a former NRC commissioner, it became clear that it is not a scientific term.

Photo by Laura Straus.
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
July 15th, 2010

I really enjoyed talking with Tavis today on the show. When you only have ten minutes to explain things as complicated as the oceans, over-fishing and fish-farming, you always kick yourself after the fact. “Tavis, I meant Atlantic bluefin tuna,” you say. Or, “Tavis, you can have the salmon–but Alaska wild salmon is better for [...]

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Interview
Airdate: July 15, 2010

Award-winning writer talks about his latest book, Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food<.em>.

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Interview
Airdate: June 23, 2010

Orange Beach, AL mayor weighs in with the latest news on the impact of the oil spill crisis on the Gulf Coast.

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