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And how California’s car emission standards continue to influence the rest of the country.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2019
  • Length: 39:44
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The stuff in Scotchguard and Teflon coatings is poisoning water supplies and never goes away It's even been found in animals on the North Pole! Wit...

  • Added: Aug 23, 2018
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: Water pipes are being installed near Foxconn site., Credit: Chuck Quirmbach
A huge factory -- as big as 11 football fields -- is triggering concerns in Wisconsin. Foxconn Technology plans to make liquid crystal display scre...

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, WXXI, WVBI-LP, WCPN, WBFO and more


  • Added: Mar 06, 2018
  • Length: 03:29
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: New York distillery and fish farm turns waste into supper, Credit: by ANGELICA A. MORRISON
Two companies in the Great Lakes region are teaming up for an unusual experiment in sustainability. They’re starting an aquaculture business. And a...

Bought by WDET Detroit Public Radio, WCPN, WBFO, WAMC, WXXI and more


  • Added: Feb 22, 2018
  • Length: 03:43
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: A photo captured by Ansari 9-24, Credit: Dr. Rafat Ansari
Algae blooms continue to color western Lake Erie a deep green. Now researchers and scientists want to know more about toxins produced by the algae....

Bought by KPIK-LP, WBFO, WOSU, WAMC, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 13, 2017
  • Length: 03:38
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: A photo of the finished Euclid Creek Tunnel, the first of 7., Credit: Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District
Combined sewer overflows are common in over 700 cities and towns in the country. Several cities are under consent decrees to solve this problem --...

Bought by WRVO Public Media, WXXI, WCPN, WCMU, and WBFO


  • Added: Jun 06, 2017
  • Length: 03:33
  • Purchases: 5
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Between a changing climate and an invasion of parasites, it’s a tough time for the little honeybee. A Norfolk woman’s quest to give bees a home may...

Bought by KENW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WAMC, KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, WOUB and more


  • Added: Apr 26, 2017
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: John Gee with Environment and Climate Change Canada stands on a platform overlooking the Randle Reef restoration project., Credit: Veronica Volk
Imagine a huge steel box – whose lid is 10 football fields across. It's being built in Hamilton's harbor on the western end of Lake Ontario. It’s d...

Bought by WMUK, WRVO Public Media, North Country Public Radio, WLPR, WCPN and more


  • Added: Jan 23, 2017
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Lorry Wagner, CEO of LEEDCo, Credit: Elizabeth Miller
The nation's first offshore wind farm recently began operating in New England, and developers now are eying vast body of water: the Great Lakes. Pr...

Bought by WXXI, KUVO, WCMU, WRVO Public Media, WDET Detroit Public Radio and more


  • Added: Dec 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:28
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Mark Jacobson
Dr. Mark Jacobson, distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University, is on-air with us to explain the economic...

Bought by KZYX


  • Added: Jan 13, 2016
  • Length: 59:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: FEMA trailer with bicycles. , Credit: Courtesy of Akasha Rabut
Ten years later and thousands of miles away, Hurricane Katrina lives on.

  • Added: Dec 02, 2015
  • Length: 27:58
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If you drive north from San Francisco and through most of Marin County, you get to the town of Novato. Turn east from Highway 101 and you run into ...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2013
  • Length: 04:39
Caption: A still from the BioCurious Kickstarter video
When we think of garage scientists, the eccentric, gray-haired Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future might come to mind. But these days, garages...

Bought by WTJU


  • Added: Oct 09, 2013
  • Length: 08:47
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Wing sails on San Francisco Bay, Credit: Jason Albert
90% of the world's goods are carried by cargo ships. And the oceans they sail on are streaming with wind: High tech wing sails used on America's Cu...

Bought by Hark!, WRST-FM Oshkosh, WCAI / WNAN, WTIP, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 06:41
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: The Field Trip Podcast logo, Credit: Mike Smith
Here's the first episode in our “Summer Dispatches” series, in which reporter Megan Molteni braves the scarred landscape of Colorado Springs after...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2012
  • Length: 13:57
Caption: The CivicCommons.com
Taking care of trash--should we incinerate or not?

  • Added: Apr 14, 2012
  • Length: 28:41
Caption: The coal-fired San Juan Generating Station in New Mexico. , Credit: Matt Preusch
California is known for its "green" reputation. Just look at all the new solar and wind farms popping up around the state. So it might be a surpris...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 05:09
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Taking measurements during carbon storage project in Canton, Ohio., Credit: Courtesy ODNR
Coal generates half of all the electricity in the U.S. It’s also the biggest source of global-warming emissions and other air pollution. The coal i...

Bought by Louisville Public Media, Oregon Public Broadcasting, WRFA-LP, West Virginia Public Broadcasting, KUMD and more


  • Added: Sep 27, 2011
  • Length: 04:05
  • Purchases: 9
Caption: E-waste circuit boards, Credit: QUEST
Every year, Americans throw away more than 300 million outdated lap tops, cell phones, printers, broken computer monitors and old television sets. ...

Bought by KSRQ, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 03:46
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Bioplastic packaging, Credit: QUEST
Companies like Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and Heinz ketchup have determined that plastic made from plants — not oil — makes sense both for the environment a...

Bought by Kansas Public Radio, WAMC, and WTIP


  • Added: Aug 04, 2011
  • Length: 04:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Elevator interview with John Kerry., Credit: Ryan Muller, 2007
Two years after Hurricane Katrina, the Gulf was (and is) still in a shambles in many places. The culprits of the man-made disaster? Ridiculed but l...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2009
  • Length: 06:58
Caption: Bike Sharing Kiosk in Paris
A piece on Boston's plan to create a fleet of city bicycles for public use.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 21, 2009
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
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The story explores emerging "green" businesses in Oregon.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: Jan 05, 2009
  • Length: 06:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A look at the challenges of wind power development in rural areas, and what the election could mean for the future of wind.

Bought by KOSU, KDNK, WILL, and KBIA


  • Added: Oct 01, 2008
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 4
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Why your central AC unit sucks way more juice than it should

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WABE


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2