PRI: Living on Earth

PRI: Living on Earth

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Living on Earth is a weekly news and information program from PRI about the world's changing environment, ecology, and human health. If there's something new about global warming, climate change, environmental politics or environmental quality and human health, you can count on Host Steve Curwood and the LOE public radio news team to keep you up to date with fair and accurate coverage.More from PRI: Living on Earth »

Most Recent Episodes

Living on Earth: February 5, 2016

Great Bear Rainforest Protected From Massive Logging / Beyond the Headlines / A Novel Way to Capture and Release the Warmth of the Sun / What's New for Electric Cars / A Vision to End the Hassle of Urban Parking

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Living on Earth: January 29, 2016

Zika's Emergence in a Changing Climate / The Campaign and Climate Change / Flint and Environmental Racism / Defunding the Clean up of Abandoned Coal Mines / The Paris Climate Accord Could Activate A Powerful Part of the Clean Air Act / Beyond the Headlines / BirdNote: Costa Rica's Morning Chorus

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Living on Earth: January 22, 2016

Flint's Water Quality Disaster / El Niño on a Warming Planet / Beyond the Headlines / The End of Night / Conserving the Dark

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Living on Earth: January 15, 2016

President Obama and the State of the Environment / GOP Campaigns Diverge on Climate Questions / The Changing Climate in the GOP Race / Financing the Renewable Revolution / Saving a Bear Cub / Polar Bear Summits Talus Mound

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Living on Earth: January 8, 2016

Massive Natural Gas Disaster Hits Los Angeles / Renewable Energy Boosted in Federal Budget Compromise / Cleaning Up A Coal-Fired Power Plant / Beyond the Headlines / Debunking the Myths About Hunger

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Living on Earth: January 1, 2016

Christmas Candles / Mary's New Year's Eve / Superbowl Sundae / A Green Message for the Next Generation / A Mainer's Family Wintertime Traditions

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Living on Earth: December 25, 2015

Aine Minogue Celebrates Hope In Celtic Holiday Traditions / Sparky and Rhoda Rucker Celebrate Hope in the Traditions of Slaves / Stories of Hope from Noa Baum

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Living on Earth: December 18, 2015

Hope and Concern Sparked By Paris Climate Deal / Goodbye Oil, Gas and Coal? The World Faces the Epic Challenge of the Paris Agreement / The Climate Movement in the Streets / Paris Agreement Opens Door for Green Investment / Beyond the Headlines / The Wooden Sword / A Story of Peace

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Living on Earth: December 11, 2015

Historic Climate Agreement Reached in Paris / Indigenous Peoples Fight for Their Rights at COP21 / Financing Forests to Cut Down on Carbon / Canada's Bottom-up Approach to Cutting Carbon / Poetic Plea for the Marshall Islands

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Living on Earth: December 4, 2015

Climate Summit Boosted By Optimism at the Start / Paris Progress So Far / Climate Activists Defy Paris Protest Ban / How Will the World Address Loss and Damage From Climate Disruption? / 2400 Coal-Fired Power Plants Planned Despite Climate-Friendly Pledges / India's Solar Initiative and the Challenge of Climate-Safe Development

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