Disaster

Coast Guard Admiral Thad  Allen

Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen

June 10, 2010

Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen on the nation's worst environmental disaster

Paying for the Nation's Worst Oil Spill

Paying for the Nation's Worst Oil Spill

June 7, 2010

Cleaning up the BP oil disaster. The White House sent BP a $69 million bill for initial expenses. Total costs could reach into the billions. Who will pay for the nation's worst oil spill?

Update on Gulf Oil Spill

Update on Gulf Oil Spill

June 1, 2010

Public anger is mounting over the worst oil spill in U.S. history. A panel joins Diane for An update on BP’s latest, and riskiest, plan to contain the leak, and political and policy challenges facing the Obama Administration.

The Long-term Environmental Consequences of the BP Oil Disaster

The Long-term Environmental Consequences of the BP Oil Disaster

May 25, 2010

Oil from the BP disaster has entered currents that will likely carry it out into the Atlantic Ocean and possibly up the East Coast. Scientists on the long-term environmental consequences of the disaster.

Fallout From The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

Fallout From The Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

May 3, 2010

A spreading oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico threatens shipping, wildlife, fisheries and tourism along the coast. Diane and her guests discuss how the government and the oil industry are responding.

 Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

Economic Repercussions of the Icelandic Volcano

April 20, 2010

Travelers and businesses worldwide are struggling to cope with closed airspace over Europe in the aftermath of the Icelandic volcano. A panel joins Diane for an update on the spread of ash and the economic cost to the region and the...

Nuclear Security Summit

Nuclear Security Summit

April 12, 2010

President Obama hosts an unprecedented two-day Nuclear Security Summit in Washington.

Coal Miner Safety

Coal Miner Safety

April 7, 2010

The worst U.S. coal mine accident in 25 years raises questions about the effectiveness of state and federal safety regulations. The explosion killed at least 25 people at a West Virginia mine owned by a company with a checkered safety...

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

March 9, 2010

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano and homeland security experts on the threat of “homegrown” terrorism, efforts to improve cyber security, and the push for more body scanners at airports.

Earthquakes in the 21st Century

Earthquakes in the 21st Century

March 2, 2010

The science of earthquakes. Shifting plates beneath the earth's surface have created beautiful mountain ranges and devastating natural disasters. Why the earthquake in Haiti caused more destruction than a stronger one in Chile.

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