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January 31st, 2019
Just ten years ago, an entire state running on 100 percent renewable electricity was considered fanciful. But this dreamy vision became reality when, with the backing of big...
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The idea that increasing local drilling or fracking will result in US energy independence is a fallacy when we're reliant on Middle Eastern oil, argues Bethany McLean.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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In spite of competitive oil prices, the fracking industry has stayed strong thanks to Wall Street support, argues author Bethany McLean.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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Bethany McLean, author of Saudi America: The Truth About Fracking and How It's Changing the World explains how how investors are responding to the "shaky financials" of...
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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Severin Borenstein of UC Berkeley summarizes how the rise and fall of oil and natural gas prices in the US have impacted more than just the economy.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
Podcast
After a year of climate-amplified fires and hurricanes around the country, New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel tells host Greg Dalton how climate and energy issues are...
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In order to keep the climate below 1.5 degrees of warming, oil and gas needs to stay in the ground, argues Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity.
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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December 6th, 2018
The math is clear: lowering greenhouse gas emissions is not enough to keep the earth below 1.5 degrees Celsius of post-industrial warming. The latest science states that...
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Executive Director, Carbon180

Noah is a cleantech professional with a passion for fighting climate change. He is currently running Carbon180 (formerly Center for Carbon Removal), a non-profit organization...
Podcast
Red states, blue states – when it comes to our environment, are we really two different Americas? New Yorker writer Eliza Griswold spent time in southwestern Pennsylvania to...
Part of Arlie Hochschild and Eliza Griswold: Tales of Prosperity and Paradox , October 2018
Podcast
Production of oil and gas in the U.S. has surged to levels unthinkable a decade ago due to the revolution in hydraulic fracturing, which has helped the country surpass Saudi...
Part of Saudi America, October 2018
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Managing Director, Evok Innovations

Dr. Mike Biddle is often called the “Garbage Man” for his groundbreaking work in extracting valuable resources from highly complex waste streams around the world. Prior to...
Podcast
In their 1968 book The Population Bomb, Paul and Anne Ehrlich warned of the dangers of overpopulation. These included mass starvation, societal upheaval and environmental...
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We need to be removing carbon from the atmosphere now to avoid two degrees of warming, argues Kate Gordon - and there's more than a few ways to go about it.
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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Kate Gordon, Fellow at the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy, explains the need to make an economic development argument in addition to an environmental one for clean...
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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Only 10% of the energy you put into a car actually moves it says Hal Harvey, CEO of Energy Innovation LLC.
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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There are several ways to deal with the intermittency of renewables, says Hal Harvey. Good transmission across geographies and regional variations of demand help bring us to...
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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Arun Majumdar of Stanford's Precourt Institute for Energy explains the important timeline behind a tight carbon emission budget.
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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Energy expert Arun Majumdar explains how the decreasing cost and increasing availability of electric vehicles will change the landscape of transportation in the U.S.
Part of A Four-Zero Climate Solution, November 2018
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December 12th, 2018
Three years after it was signed, are supporters of the Paris Agreement still correct that it’s the first truly global step toward a sustainable future, or are critics right...

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