Energy

The Parking Garage

The Parking Garage

July 7, 2010

Parking garages have been part of the urban landscape for more than a century. How this often-maligned structure contributes to civic life and expands the future of transportation, architecture, and design.

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

Environmental Outlook: Electric Cars

July 6, 2010

The Environmental Outlooks Series: how electric cars could reduce our dependence on fossil fuels.

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

Drilling For Natural Gas and the Environment

June 21, 2010

The U.S. has been called the Saudi Arabia of natural gas. Supporters say it’s a step toward a cleaner energy future. But a new HBO documentary raises environmental and health concerns. The risks and rewards of drilling for natural gas.

President Obama's Oval Office Address on BP Disaster and Energy Legislation

President Obama's Oval Office Address on BP Disaster and Energy Legislation

June 16, 2010

The president's oval office address on the BP oil disaster and plans to revive stalled energy legislation. Reaction to the speech and the latest on efforts to help the stricken Gulf Coast region.

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 Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill and the Future of Offshore Drilling

May 13, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil spill calls into question future drilling plans: What the worst U.S. environmental disaster in decades could mean for new offshore drilling projects and prospects for a climate bill..

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.

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...

Environmental Outlook: Geoengineering

Environmental Outlook: Geoengineering

April 6, 2010

Manipulating the Earth's climate

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