The rundown board, like this Morning Edition one shown during Hurricane Sandy, displays the schedule of segments which make up each NPR show. When big news breaks, the planned rundown may be changed completely.
In this August 2015 file photo, plants burned in the Rocky Fire are shown near Lower Lake, Calif. NPR's environment and climate change reporting encompasses related topics such as wildfires, drought, and other natural disasters.
Former NPR science correspondent (and now host of Science Friday) Ira Flatow interviews a few penguins while reporting from Antarctica in 1979. NPR's environment reporting has increased and expanded greatly since.