This website is no longer actively maintained
Some material and features may be unavailable
Other Recent Stories
Subscribe

Burning Season: Data: Top Twenty Global Carbon Dioxide Emitters

See the top twenty carbon-dioxide-emitting countries, including emissions per capita and by GDP.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Photo Essay: Endangered Animals in the World’s Forests

This photo essay illustrates some of the species threatened by deforestation, as well as information about the forests where these animals reside.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Rwanda: A Nation Recovering and Rebuilding: Preparation

Educational resources for students and teachers.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Timeline: International Politics of Climate Change

Milestones in international awareness of climate change, negotiations on greenhouse gas reduction, and the development of the carbon market.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Calculate Your Carbon Footprint

Use this carbon calculator to measure your carbon footprint and find out how you measure up against other households.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Ladies First: Interview: Ambassador Swanee Hunt

July 21, 2004: Ambassador Swanee Hunt, Director of the Women and Public Policy program at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, discusses the role of women in rebuilding Rwanda with host Mishal Husain.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Ladies First: Resources

Link to more information about Afghanistan.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Ladies First: Essay: Achieving Political Gender Balance

Ten years after a horrifying spiral into genocide, Rwanda is, in some ways, a model of feminist opportunity. Its new constitution mandates that women hold at least 30 percent of all positions in government and other decision-making positions.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Filmmaker Notes: Cathy Henkel

Filmmaker Cathy Henkel talks about the reasons behind making the film, "Burning Season."

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Resources

Additional web-based resources about Indonesia, climate change and carbon credit trading.

Jul 22nd, 2008

G8 Leaders Agree to Cut Carbon Emissions

Leaders of the world’s richest countries committed Tuesday to “move toward a low-carbon society” and set the goal of cutting global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2050.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Burning Season: Poll: Should “green” entrepreneurs make money off of saving the environment?

See results of Wide Angle poll.

Jul 22nd, 2008

Poll: Do you think trained health workers in the developing world who have not completed medical school should be allowed to perform surgery?

Do you think trained health workers in the developing world who have not completed medical school should be allowed to perform surgery? Vote and view results now.

Jul 15th, 2008

Birth of a Surgeon: Video: American Midwives ‘Catch Babies’ in Hospitals

WIDE ANGLE explores the often misunderstood role of midwives in the U.S. We learn about who they are, what they do and where they practice.

Jul 15th, 2008

Produced by THIRTEEN    ©2022 WNET.ORG Properties LLC. All rights reserved.