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2013 Archives


December 27, 2013
The Power of Stories / Native American Tales / Stories of the Night Sky and an English Wassail

December 20, 2013
Capitol Hill Bid For Bicycle Safety / Power Shift-Winter Bike Share / Inheriting Fear / Beyond the Headlines / Backyard Bees in Atlanta / Living Walls

December 13, 2013
20% BY 2020 – Obama / PowerShift—Massachusetts First in Energy Efficiency / Power Shift - Cape Wind in Doubt: / Beyond the Headlines / Lummi Fishing Rights / The Iconic Salmon / Love Canal & Lois Gibbs 35 Years Later

December 6, 2013
Worrisome Arctic Ocean Methane Leaks / GMO Study Retracted - Censorship or Caution? / Sacred Grounds Versus Coal Transport / Messed Up Migrations / Peak Bagging / Beyond The Headlines

November 29, 2013
REDD Agreement Reached in Warsaw / Just 90 Firms Have Tipped the Climate / Beyond the Headlines / Modern Gleaning Helps the Hungry / Bird Note ®: Atlantic Puffin / How Dogs Love Us / Small Matters

November 22, 2013
Warsaw Wrapup / Mapping the World’s Forests / Power Shift - Building A Smarter Light Bulb / Patents to Rescue the Climate / Antarctic Volcano / BEYOND THE HEADLINES / Vegans Say It's Even Better Than Turkey

November 15, 2013
Hunger Strike for Climate Action / Typhoon Haiyan / Coal Loses Ballot Test / Fracking Boosts Plastic Production / Beyond the Headlines / Polar Bear Attacks on the Rise / Climate Change Tourism in Peru / ICEBERGS!

November 8, 2013
Fossil Fuel Subsidies Under Fire / Obama Goes Local With Climate Action / Anti-Carbon Pollution Rally / Coal Plants Burning Wood / Power Shift - Generating Community Solar Power / BirdNote ® Whooping Cranes / New Protection For Blue Fin Tuna / Beyond the Headlines

November 1, 2013
West Coast Action Plan on Climate and Energy / Jerry Brown and the West Coast Action Plan / Power Shift - Massachusetts Teams Up With 7 States to Boost Electric Cars / Gulf of Mexico Ocean Health Update / Jim's Bees / Sharks and Coral - Science Note / South Pacific Climate Refugee Goes to Court / Beyond the Headlines

October 25, 2013
The Lessons of Superstorm Sandy / Congress Takes Little-Noticed Climate Action / Climate and the Bottom Line / Powershift - New Bedford Goes Solar / BirdNote® Acorn Woodpecker / Science Note: Palm Oil / Vines on the March in Tropical Forests / Wild Exeter

October 18, 2013
Overwhelming the Grid with Renewable Energy / Climate and the Health Risks of Urban Heat Islands / The Spongy Secret of Coral Reefs / Copepod Love / Bob the Cat / Gravity According to Tyson

October 11, 2013
Climate Departure Date / Outdoor Workers and Climate Change / Power Shift - Home Energy Retrofit / Alaska’s Pebble Mine Loses a Partner / A Great Change For a Great Lake / Counting Down the Planet

October 4, 2013
FDA Bans (Most) Arsenic in Chicken Feed / Australia To Repeal Carbon Tax / Climate and Algal Blooms / "Mad Cow" Type Prions Found in Plants / BirdNote®: Why Dippers Dip / Bridging Faith and Reason / Buddhist Monks Help Save Snow Leopards

September 27, 2013
Humans Change the Climate / A Challenge for Coal / Science Note / Toads in Tuscon / National Geographic 125 Year Anniversary / The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars / The Quarry

September 20, 2013
Extreme Weather-Colorado Floods / Oil and Gas Wells Under Water / Sex and the Single Pest / Power Shift - Energy From Food Scraps / Small Matters / Birdnote ®/Migration – Long, Short and In-Between / Oil and Honey

September 13, 2013
EPA Scraps Chemical Safety Rules / Shrinking Natural Gas Royalties / Cooling with CO2 / Sustainable Shrimp Farming / Tapir Scientist / Hummingbirds in the Canyon

September 6, 2013
House Climate Hearings Set for 9/18 / Republican Climate Hearing Agenda / US Reactor Safety In Light of Fukushima / Pink Salmon In Trouble on the White River / Why Fish Have Different Amounts of Mercury / Tough Neighbors--Coopers Hawks / Data Gaps For Chemical Safety / Mortgage Lifter Tomatoes

August 30, 2013
Where the Forest Ends / Paper Trees in Precious Ground / REDD Today / Oil or Trees

August 23, 2013
Nuclear Power Storage Crisis / Climate Risks from Leaky Natural Gas Wells / Otters As Climate Defenders / Nature's Help for Cancer Vaccines / BirdNote ® – Snail Kite – Bird of the Everglades / Eternity of Eagles / Greenland Melt Music

August 16, 2013
Pollutants Implicated in ADHD / Mercury Hot Spots Around the World / Fracking on Amish Lands / Science Note: A Plant With Oily Leaves / The World's Largest Known Organism In Trouble / Can Prairie Dogs Save Mexico's Prairie From the Desert? / Conservation Canine

August 9, 2013
Chemicals That Promote Obesity Down the Generations / Secret Cash for Climate Denial / Working Woodlands for Carbon and Cash / How Insects Influence Plant Evolution / Snow in Summer / Fungi / Sounds Heard by Aldo Leopold

August 2, 2013
Climate Change and Conflict / Tesla Stock Soars / Invasive Crayfish / Science Note: Best To Be Eaten / Russia Nixes Antarctic Marine Reserve / Swimming Polar Bear / Hip Hop Born in the Parks / Recording Nature By Sound / BirdNote® All That Jazz

July 26, 2013
Microbes and Evolution / Challenges for the New EPA Chief / Science Note: Palm Oil / Radioactive Water from Fukushima in the Pacific / Trash in Kerala / Zero Waste Atlanta / Citizens on the Watch for Hummingbirds / National Moth Week

July 19, 2013
The Risks of Oil Trains / Oil Train Concerns in the Pacific Northwest / Climate Disruption and Sea Level Rise / Hult Prize Competition / Hunting For Edible Insects / Eat-a-Bug Cookbook

July 12, 2013
Mystery Route For Keystone XL / Coal and Shortened Lives in China / Static Electricity: The Secret of Spider Webs / Invasive Beetles and Moths On the March / Ancient Underwater Forest in the Gulf of Mexico / BirdNote ®: The Big Thicket / Saving Ourselves- The Green Boat

July 5, 2013
World Population Day / Alternative Tar Sands Pipelines / Bayou Community Struggles with Sinkhole / Sea Turtle Paternity Test / New National Parks / Rethinking Fast Fashion / Ritual and Deforestation in India / Dancing Gnats

June 28, 2013
Obama’s Grand Climate Plan / Solar Powered Ship / Oberlin Environmental Dashboard / Science Note- Cicadas Meet Citizen Science / "Trash"Animals / Chasing Springtails

June 21, 2013
Adverse Health Effects For Pigs Fed Genetically Modified Food / Arkansas Tar Sands Oil Spill Update / Helping Fish Return to the Elwha River / Turkish Development Threatens Marine Life / BirdNote © Willow Ptarmigan / The Perfect Protein / Juneteenth

June 14, 2013
The US and China Strike A Climate Deal / Methane Leaks / Science Note / Elwha Dam Comes Down / Nicaraguan Canal / Vanishing Point / Winery Adapting to Climate Change

June 7, 2013
British Columbia Rejects Tar Sands Pipeline / Legal Battle Over Drilling Pollution in the Amazon / Love That Dirty Water, Swimming in Boston’s Charles River / California’s Fish in Trouble / South African Tea Farmers Adapt to Changing Climate

May 31, 2013
Preserving the Congo Basin’s Trees, Part 1 / Preserving the Congo Basin’s Trees, Part 2 / Preserving the Congo Basin’s Trees, Part 3

May 24, 2013
Unpredictable Weather and Climate Change / Greenhouse Gambling / Science Note: Synthetic Ambergris / DOE Looks for Orphan Wells / The Darien Gap / Mad about Magpies

May 17, 2013
When You Eat Chicken You Could Be Eating Arsenic / Chef Bun’s Sustainable Sushi / Lasting Impacts of Gulf Oil Spill / Controversial Dam in Ethiopia / BirdNote ® Night Voices / The Wild Weather Book / Right Whale in the Wrong Place Update

May 10, 2013
Saving Money with Environmental Regulation / Another Coal Port Bites The Dust / Environmental Organizations Under Pressure to Divest Fossil Fuel Investments / Shale to Solar / Painted Turtles and Climate Change / Alligators All Around / Romance and Spring Harvest At Paradise Lot

May 3, 2013
UN Leader Optimistic About Global Climate Deal / Greener Concrete / Solar Shines On / Electric Cars To Buffer the Grid / Climate Change and Land Slides in the Northwest / Flood Control With New Hybrid Grass / Robins on the Hunt-By Ear

April 26, 2013
EPA Finds Keystone Environmental Impact Statement “Insufficient” / Preaching for Keystone / Pipeline Proselytizing and Eminent Domain / Deepwater Disaster Three Years On / Low Cost Renewable Energy Storage With Hydrogen / BIRDNOTE®/SPRING RAINS REFRESH THE DESERT / Old Whales Learn New Tricks / Joe’s Pond Ice Out Contest

April 19, 2013
Earth Day At 43 / A Pulitzer for the Climate / Carbon Neutral Capital / 'The World’s Greenest Commercial Building" / Goldman Environmental Prize Winners

April 12, 2013
Green Team in the Hot Seat / Who Rules the Rules of the EPA? / Science Note/New Organs On Demand / Turning On Tidal Power / BirdNote® How Birds Sing So Loud / Secrets of the Forest Floor / The Future of Robots / Rod Clark Essay - The Ten Minute Brook

April 5, 2013
Arkansas's Oil Pipeline Disaster / The Cleanup, the Media and ExxonMobil / Petition to Regulate Tar sands Oil Pipelines / High Court for the Environment / Fish Farm Food or Dog Treats? / Trout Are Speaking / New Hybrid Car Runs on Air / Greenland Melt Music

March 29, 2013
Bee Keepers Sue EPA / A Victory for GMOs / Power Shift - Glocal Challenge / Coal Exports / BIRDNOTE®/Urban Birds Change Their Tune / Baby Polar Bear Rescue / Hans Brinker with Briefcase

March 22, 2013
President to Order Agencies To Consider the Climate / Shareholder Resolutions and the Carbon Bubble / Murders of Eco Activists on the Rise / Creating Tulips / Bald Eagles on the Connecticut River / Tornado Storm Kings! / Whales at Home in the Caribbean

March 15, 2013
India’s Coal Killing Thousands / Voices of Coal / The Deep Carbon Observatory / Land Rising / GMO Food Labeling / Monarch Migration / Endangered Species Gain More Protection / BirdNote © Sage Grouse

March 8, 2013
The Team to Tackle Climate / Fracking on Amish Land / Keystone XL Pipeline Report / Canadian Government Gag Order for Scientists? / Road Salt Report / The Hazards of Plastic Waste / The Cardinal's Growing Range

March 1, 2013
Senate Climate Bill / Chinese Carbon Tax / Amazon Deforestation on the Rise / Science Note: A Plant With Oily Leaves / Honda and Solar Energy / The Vital Role of Bacteria

February 22, 2013
National Parks on the Chopping Block / Secret Cash for Climate Denial / Mexican Drug Gangs Turn To Coal Mining / Corn Ethanol Challenged / Limpets and Cancer Vaccines / BirdNote® The Early Bird / Pukka’s Promise to Live Longer

February 15, 2013
Obama Doubles Down on Climate Action / Starving Polar Bears / The Thrills and Spills of Backyard Hockey / Rinkwatchers and Citizen Climate Science / Women & Population / Louis Agassiz / Earth Ear: Daybreak at Iguaçu

February 8, 2013
US Carbon Emissions At A New Low / Waste Heat / Deadly Smog / Science Note: Why We Get Bathtub Wrinkles / Salt Pans / All Natural / Sounds of Winter

February 1, 2013
The Quest for GMO Labeling / Capitol Hill Pollution Under Fire / Booming Coal Exports Threaten the Great Barrier Reef / Space Trash to Space Treasure / The Fight to Save Old Logger’s Path / Burning! A Longer US Fire Season May Be the New Normal / The World's Largest Known Organism In Trouble

January 25, 2013
Obama's Climate Promise / Obama Cites Religious Commandments to Act on Climate Change / Mercury Dangers Around the World / A New International Treaty on Mercury / BirdNote ® Barred Owl / Research Update on the Impact of BP Oil Spill / America's Bats on the Brink / Can Prairie Dogs Save Mexico's Prairie From the Desert?

January 18, 2013
Chemicals That Promote Obesity Down the Generations / A Troubling Climate Assessment / Working Woodlands for Carbon and Cash / New York Times to Close Its Environmental Desk / Overly Honest Science Methods / Listener Letters / Wired Wilderness / Right Whales in the Wrong Place

January 11, 2013
Insuring for Climate Change / Big Buffett Solar Buy / Idle No More / Introducing the Elf / The Kilo is Gaining Weight / A Bright Spot for Coral Reefs / BirdNote®

January 4, 2013
Remembering 2012 and Looking Forward to 2013 / The Changing of the Environmental Guard / Fungi / Gold Mining Boom / BirdNote ®- Winter Birds Love Suet / The World Until Yesterday


 

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