Energy

President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

President Obama's Second State of the Union Address

January 26, 2011

Analysis of President Obama's State of the Union Address.

Environmental Outlook: The BP Oil Spill

January 4, 2011

The Obama administration is suing BP for clean-up costs and penalties. As part of our Environmental Outlook Series, Diane and guests explore the case against BP and provide an update on restoration efforts and the future of deep water drilling in the Gulf.

International Issues Outlook

International Issues Outlook

January 3, 2011

Foreign policy challenges in 2011. A look ahead at the U.S. role in Afghanistan and Pakistan, global economic trends and America’s influence in the world.

Nuclear Power Plant Future

Nuclear Power Plant Future

November 9, 2010

Problems led to the temporary shut-down of two East Coast nuclear power plants over the weekend. The nuclear power industry – its safety record and its future.

Oil-Eating Microbes and the BP Spill

Oil-Eating Microbes and the BP Spill

August 26, 2010

A new study suggests mother nature might be cleaning up the BP spill faster than expected. Researchers found several species of oil-eating bacteria thriving in the submerged plume, but uncertainty remains over the threat to marine life.

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

The Future of BP and the Gulf Spill Claims and Clean-up

July 8, 2010

The Gulf Coast oil disaster and who will get what from BP.

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.

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