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2020 Archives


July 3, 2020 - [Broadcast] Siberian Heat Wave, GMO Mosquitoes, Dancing With Bees: A Journey Back to Nature, and more
Siberian Heat Wave / Beyond the Headlines / EPA Approves GMO Mosquito Trials / Court Finds EPA Violated Pesticide Safety Procedures / Dancing with Bees: A Journey Back to Nature

June 26, 2020 - [Broadcast] Bill McKibben on the Divestment Movement, A Texas Town Refuses Fracking Expansion, and more
A Texas Town Refuses Fracking Expansion / Beyond the Headlines / Bill McKibben on the Divestment Movement / Eye Contact with a Wild Elephant / BirdNote®: Salmonberry Bird

June 19, 2020 - [Broadcast] Celebrating Juneteenth, Farming While Black and more
Juneteenth and African Foodways / The Racial Gap of Pollution Responsibility / Redlined Real Estate & Extreme Urban Heat / Why I Wear Jordans in the Great Outdoors / Farming While Black: A Practical Guide to Liberation on the Land

June 12, 2020 - [Broadcast] Racial Justice and Eco Health, COVID-19 and Healthy Buildings, Climate Loss and Damage from Big Oil, and more
Race and Environmental Justice / Beyond the Headlines / COVID-19 and Healthy Buildings / Red-Billed Oxpeckers and Black Rhinos / Coronavirus Reduces Rhino Poaching / Climate Liability Cases Seek Big Damages from Big Oil / Lyme Disease Risk is High in City Parks, Too

June 5, 2020 - [Broadcast] #BlackBirdersWeek, Border Wall Threatens Sacred Lands, and Poetry of "The Park"
#BlackBirdersWeek / Beyond the Headlines / Border Wall Threatens Sacred Native Lands / Reopening National Parks / Poetry of “The Park”

May 29, 2020 - [Broadcast] Hurricanes and Covid-19, Outdoor Learning Safer In the Pandemic, Why Fish Don't Exist, and more
Hurricanes and COVID-19 / Beyond the Headlines / Outdoor Learning Safer in the Pandemic / The Pear Tree / Climate and Marine Disease / Why Fish Don’t Exist

May 22, 2020 - [Broadcast] Joe Biden's Climate Task Force, Backyard Tigers in America, Animal City: The Domestication of America, and more
Democrats Launch Climate Change Task Force / Beyond the Headlines / Backyard Tigers in America / The Farmer The Grain The Miller The Sea / Animal City: The Domestication of America

May 15, 2020 - [Broadcast] Christiana Figueres on "The Future We Choose"; Tips for Low-Waste Living; Trump Stalls Clean Energy Loans; and more
Trump Stalls Clean Energy Loans / Beyond the Headlines / World's Largest Parrot: Note on Emerging Science / Food Waste Increase in the Pandemic / Tips for Low-Waste Living / The Future We Choose: Surviving the Climate Crisis

May 8, 2020 - [Broadcast] Coronavirus Shocks US Food System, The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court, and more
Coronavirus Shocks US Food System / Beyond the Headlines / The Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

May 1, 2020 - [Broadcast] Farmworkers and the Virus, Supreme Court Clean Water Win, Zoos and Aquariums Online, and more
Farmworkers and the Virus / A Migrant Farmworker Shares COVID-19 Fears / Beyond the Headlines / Supreme Court Clean Water Win / Note on Emerging Science: The Days the Earth Stood Still / Zoos and Aquariums Online / Behind the Quarantine at the New England Aquarium / Sap-Iens: Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers

April 24, 2020 - Celebrating 50 Years of Earth Day and Environmental Law, and 30 Years of LOE; and more
Reflecting on 50 Years of Earth Day / Celebrating 30 Years of ‘Living on Earth’ / Beyond the Headlines / 50 Years of Environmental Law / Stories and Poetry for Earth Day

April 17, 2020 - Earth Day At Fifty, Dangerous Heat in the Gulf of Mexico, Springtime Birding with David Sibley, and more
Dangerous Heat in the Gulf of Mexico / Beyond the Headlines / Earth Day Turns Fifty / Springtime Birding with David Sibley

April 10, 2020 - Air Pollution and COVID-19: A Deadly Combination; A Backyard BioBlitz; Erosion: Essays of Undoing; and more
Air Pollution Worsens COVID-19 / Beyond the Headlines / Poetry Month: “One Log Per Visit, Never The Same Log Twice” / A Backyard BioBlitz / Erosion: Essays of Undoing

April 3, 2020 - Economic Recovery, Virus and Climate; Science Denial and Pandemic, Home Bound Gardening, and more
Economic Recovery, the Virus and Climate / Beyond the Headlines / Science Denial and the Pandemic / BirdNote®: Trogons Nest with Wasps / Home Bound Gardening

March 27, 2020 - The Optimist's Telescope, Toxic Shellfish and Climate Change, Ocean Currents Drifting Poleward, and more
Warming Oceans And Toxic Shellfish / Beyond the Headlines / Major Ocean Currents Drifting Poleward / Misfit Produce at Your Doorstep / BirdNote®: Canada’s Boreal Forests / The Optimist’s Telescope: Thinking Ahead in a Reckless Age

March 20, 2020 - Wildlife Trafficking and the Novel Coronavirus, Nature in the Time of COVID-19, The Next California, and more
Wildlife Trafficking and the Novel Coronavirus / The Next California / Benefits of Free Transit / Beyond the Headlines / Nature in the Time of COVID-19

March 13, 2020 - Trump EPA Rushes Rollbacks, Plunging Oil Prices and the Climate, Court Blocks Amazon Drilling and more
Cheap Oil and the Climate / Beyond the Headlines / Court Blocks Drilling in the Amazon / Trump EPA Races to Finish Rollbacks / Removing Dams in the Ohio River Watershed / Finding a Rare Mouse-Deer

March 6, 2020 - Joe Biden's Climate Plan, Facing the Coronavirus Challenge, Harvard Students Call for Divestment, and more
Joe Biden’s Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution / Beyond the Headlines / Facing the Corona Virus Challenge / Harvard Students and Faculty Call for Divestment / The Wizard and the Prophet

February 28, 2020 - FDA Ignores BPA Risks, Warren's Climate Plan, Ross Gay's 'Book of Delights', and more
Food and Drug Admin. Disputes BPA Health Risks / Elizabeth Warren’s Climate Plan / Investors Eye Climate Risk / ‘Parasite’ As Climate Fiction / Beyond the Headlines / The Book of Delights

February 21, 2020 - Koch Industries and the Climate, Bernie Sanders on Climate Change, China's Single-Use Plastics Ban, and more
Bernie Sanders on Climate / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote®: Left Foot or Right? Handedness in Birds / The Place Where You Live: Tianmushan, China / China’s Single-Use Plastics Ban / Armistice for Hippos and Crocs / Kochland: The Secret History of Koch Industries and Corporate Power in America

February 14, 2020 - Trump Admin Leaves Clean Energy Funding Unspent, PFAS in our Water, Bill Weld's Climate Plan, and more
Trump Admin Leaves Clean Energy Funding Unspent / Beyond the Headlines / Bill Weld’s Climate Plan / The Place Where You Live: Petaluma, CA / UN and Protections for Climate Refugees / PFAS Chemicals Likely in All Major Water Supplies / Dueling Dinosaurs Ignite Battle Over Fossil Ownership

February 7, 2020 - Regrowing Australian Forests, Wine Regions Shift With Warming, The CLEAN Future Act, and more
Democrats Unveil CLEAN Future Act / Beyond the Headlines / How Wildfires Affect Water Quality / Regrowing Australian Forests / Sounds of Winter / Wine Regions Struggle with Climate Change / Feed Your Ex to a Bear for Valentine's Day

January 31, 2020 - Decoding the Coronavirus, Trump Water Rule 'Ignores Science', Our Wild Calling and more
Decoding the Coronavirus / Beyond the Headlines / Trump Water Rule ‘Ignores Science’ / Freshwater Mussels: Hunted for Buttons, Stranded by Dams / BirdNote®: Canada Jays Save Food For Later / Our Wild Calling

January 24, 2020 - A Plan To Save Biodiversity, Redlining Linked with Extreme Urban Heat, Court Dismisses Youth Climate Case, and more
Appeals Court Reluctantly Dismisses Youth Climate Case / Beyond the Headlines / A Plan to Avoid Extinctions / Mangroves Thriving in a Warming World / BirdNote®: Laysan Albatrosses Nest at Midway Atoll / Norway’s Disappearing Winter / Redlining Linked with Extreme Urban Heat

January 17, 2020 - Democratic Debaters Urge Climate Action, Senator Murkowski Talks Public Lands, After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales, and more
Democratic Debaters United on Need For Climate Action / Beyond the Headlines / Senator Lisa Murkowski Talks Up Public Lands / Trump Moves to Weaken NEPA / Note on Emerging Science: Plastic-Eating Mushrooms / After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales

January 10, 2020 - Australia's Wildfires Point to the Future, Climate Fiction As Warnings, Climate Refugees, and more
Australia's Wildfires Point to the Future / Climate Disasters Drive Refugee Crisis / McSweeney’s ‘2040 AD’ Climate Fiction Issue / Note on Emerging Science: Deep-Sea Serpents / Beyond the Headlines: The Year in Review / Climate and the 2019 Lexicon / BirdNote®: Encounter with a Cassowary

January 3, 2020 - Living on Earth Look Backs at 2019: Regulatory Rollbacks, The Best Science and Nature Writing, Endangered Species Successes, and more
The Rollbacks of 2019 / The Best Science and Nature Writing / Endangered Species Success Stories / Barren-Ground Caribou


 

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