KQED

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KQED Public Radio 88.5 and 89.3 informs, educates and entertains listeners throughout the Bay Area, the state and beyond with a wide variety of news, public affairs and cultural affairs programming, composed of the best from National Public Radio, Public Radio International and the BBC. KQED is the most-listened-to public radio station in the country, reaching more than 745,000 listeners each week. KQED Public Radio began broadcasting its 24-hour news and information program service over KQEI-FM North Highlands/Sacramento 89.3FM on May 12, 2003.

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KPCC, KQED, KPLU and Oregon Public Broadcasting have interviewed dozens of potential voters younger than 30 and talked with them about politics, government and the future of the country.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Nov 04, 2012
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"Love in the Digital Age" explores the way we connect today, how technology changes the way we experience love, friendship and intimacy.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Apr 13, 2016
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54 Pieces

KQED's QUEST is a new multimedia series about the people behind San Francisco Bay Area science and environmental issues and how their work is changing the way we live. Do you know what is in your own backyard?

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Oct 18, 2007
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QUEST investigates coal, the most plentiful–yet dirtiest–fossil fuel in America. Coal generates nearly half of all electricity nationwide. Yet with mounting new pollution regulations, health concerns and the rise of renewable energy, is America starting to turn against coal the way it slowly turned against tobacco? Find out with reports from four different states.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2011
Caption: Aluminum cans await recycling., Credit: Kate Szrom/QUEST
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Once the hobby of a small number of environmentalists, recycling is now a multi-billion dollar industry. Here is a look at how changing economic times affect four states' efforts to deal with waste.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 09, 2011
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An in-depth study of how well California is doing at teaching English to children.

  • From: KQED
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2006

Latest Pieces

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For plants, global warming means move or die.

Bought by WABE, KZYX, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 3
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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What's global warming doing to the ocean?

Bought by KZYX, KRUA, KUOW, WRNC-LP, New Hampshire Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:57
  • Purchases: 6
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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"The toilet bowl that never flushes"

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, KFAI, WBEZ, and Remix Radio


  • Added: Sep 17, 2008
  • Length: 04:54
  • Purchases: 4
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Is local food necessarily low-carbon?

Bought by WRVO Public Media, KVNF, KGOU, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 24, 2008
  • Length: 04:38
  • Purchases: 4
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Is the much-maligned electric car poised for a comeback?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 08:58
  • Purchases: 2
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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How many more planets are out there?

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 05:19
  • Purchases: 2
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Server farms drive the Internet -- and global warming. How do we clean them up?

Bought by WABE, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, WRVO Public Media, and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 19, 2008
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 5
From: KQED
Series: QUEST
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How hard is it to trade in four wheels for two?

Bought by WRVO Public Media and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 04:28
  • Purchases: 2
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It's moving day for a shark, penguins, and millions of scientific specimens

  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:16
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What can dogs tell us about our own agressive tendencies?

Bought by WABE and KGOU


  • Added: Jun 18, 2008
  • Length: 05:14
  • Purchases: 2