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This week on the show: Is there such a thing as 'clean cobalt'? - Cobalt is one of the most important raw materials used to make batteries for sm...

  • Added: Aug 21, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Nearly 25 percent of America’s electricity now comes from renewables, surpassing coal for the first time. Ten states, and Puerto Rico and Washingto...

Bought by Northwest Public Broadcasting, WLPR, Maine Public Radio, KBBI, and WMUU-LP


  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 5
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In his new book The Dreamt Land: Chasing Water and Dust Across California, author Mark Arax reveals the tumultuous history behind the myth of abund...

Bought by WMUU-LP, WLPR, KFCF FM, KBBI, Northwest Public Broadcasting and more


  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 6
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This week on the show: Hands and feet - You know what's better than five fingers? Six. We look at this strange new research and talk to a "po...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: In some parts of the world, access to water is as simple as turning on the tap. But for many people that's not an option. T...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Cities around the world are bracing for a growth spurt. With over half of the global population living in urban centers, and another 2.5 billion ex...

Bought by Nevada Public Radio, KWGS, WMUU-LP, WCQS, KUHF and more


  • Added: Jul 10, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
  • Purchases: 8
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This week on the show: Self-driving carnage - Drive into a child, or swerve and hit two grandparents? Such horrendously difficult choices will...

Bought by C89.5 - KNHC Seattle


  • Added: Jul 03, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in the North will be af...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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Produce, consume, discard; we all know the routine. Raw materials are extracted, produced into goods, and used -- sometimes only once -- before tur...

Bought by KWIT, WCQS, KSQD Santa Cruz, KUMD, WMUU-LP and more


  • Added: Jun 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:55
  • Purchases: 8
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Our city's economy – what is it for? New York's has been very good at piling up profits and building tall buildings. But all that private profit ha...

Bought by KDNK


  • Added: May 28, 2019
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: South Valley Academy 8th Graders & Teacher Jen Chavez Miller, Credit: Katie Stone
Albuquerque 8th graders get a life changing wilderness education, and Kids Crewmember Julia interviews author Kwame Alexander

  • Added: May 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:59
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Cuba, as well as the Philippines, ad a rich musical tradition prior to the arrival of Spansh conquistadors. This week, we'll hear dances from these...

Bought by KMUD, GCR (Global Community Radio), KMUN, WXXI, KWAX and more


  • Added: May 20, 2019
  • Length: 58:30
  • Purchases: 20
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The Green New Deal is shaking up climate politics in Washington. The resolution’s ambitious clean energy goals are championed by several leading De...

  • Added: May 16, 2019
  • Length: 58:57
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This week on the show: The war in Yemen has pushed millions to the brink of famine. There's a cholera epidemic looming. Despite a fragile truce in ...

  • Added: May 09, 2019
  • Length: 29:59
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On this week's show, it's been five years since the deadly Ebola virus swept across West Africa in the worst outbreak to date. We'll hear about one...

  • Added: May 03, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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PG&E has had a bad few years. A series of record-breaking wildfires culminating with 2018’s devastating Camp Fire propelled the California utility ...

Bought by WCQS, WMUU-LP, KFCF FM, WLPR, KVMR and more


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 7
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This week on the show: Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro has been vocal in not caring much about protecting the world's largest rainforest. M...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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This week on the show: we zoom in on North and South Korea. For more than 70 years, the Korean peninsula has been divided. And many hope the two c...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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Despite having the top-selling luxury car in 2018, and a loyal if not rabid customer base, Tesla has been facing major challenges. In August, maver...

Bought by WCQS, KUOW, WMRA, MPR News Stations, KUMD and more


  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 13
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This week on the show: What would you ask a Neanderthal? We can bring Neanderthals back, a la Jurassic Park, with technologies we have today. So...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 30:00
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
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The last five years have been the hottest on record globally. But this past winter, plunging temperatures, snowstorms and torrential rains througho...

Bought by WCQS, KUHF, KFCF FM, NPR Now, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 05, 2019
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 10