Open Source with Christopher Lydon
June 21, 2007
Global Warming: Is Capitalism the Rub or the Fix?
June 21, 2007
Global Warming: Wind Power
California windmills [Ron’s Log / Flickr] The Danes are doing it (to the tune of 20% of their electricity needs), so why can’t we? Wind...|
April 3, 2007
Detroit's Big Three and the EPA
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) The U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that the Environmental Protection Agency can regulate the carbon emissions...|
February 1, 2007
Acronym Days for Global Warming
Modern art?…Or global warming? [Rob Lee / Flickr] It’s been a busy, acronym-filled — SOTU, USCAP, WEF, IPCC — fortnight in the global-warming world (and...|
January 24, 2007
Global Warming: Oceans
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) Will they survive? [the pink sip / Flickr] Drowning polar bears and balmy Christmases are just...|
December 7, 2006
Global Warming Goes to the Supreme Court
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) [Thanks to Ben for nudging us to think hard about this case.] Will SCOTUS alert the...|
November 2, 2006
What Does It Take To Care About...
Poised to save the world [Hot Meteor / Flickr] If we are in fact at a public-opinion tipping point on global warming, and if a...|
September 13, 2006
Global Warming: Coal — It’s Cheap and...
40% of our CO2 emissions…and counting [detritus / Flickr] If you’re worried about global warming, coal is almost paralyzingly scary. The statistics, lifted from...|
May 31, 2006
Global Warming: A Sputnik Moment?
Click to Listen to the Show (24 MB MP3) 10, 9, 8, 7… [william.ward / Flickr] The science is incontrovertible: if we don’t act now...|
April 25, 2006
Al Gore Unplugged
[With respect to global warming]: I look at Al Gore like he’s Paul Revere. I am grateful for the hours this guy has logged in,...|
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