Energy

Copenhagen Wrap-up

December 21, 2009

What emerged from the Copenhagen climate talks: A look at promises made and the next steps leading nations must take to achieve them as the summit concludes.

EPA, Greenhouse Gases and the Copenhagen Climate Summit

December 8, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency officially declares greenhouse gases a threat to public health and welfare. How the decision could affect the U.S. economy and the Obama administration's position at the Copenhagen climate summit.

William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (William Morrow) (Rebroadcast)

October 4, 2009

William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.

William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" (William Morrow)

October 1, 2009

William Kamkwamba describes dreaming of bringing light to his village in Africa and how he taught himself physics and used spare parts to build a windmill that produced electricity.

[William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer answered some of...

Eric Brende: "Better Off" (HarperCollins)

August 26, 2004

One of this summer's reality TV series is about a group of Amish youth encountering city life for the first time. Eric Brende experienced an opposite scenario -- his new book is about the year he and his bride spent living in a Mennonite...

Secretary of the Interior

July 3, 2003

Gale Norton, Secretary, Department of the Interior and others discuss the Bush administration's strategies for protecting and preserving this countries natural resources

Iraqi Oil Industry

May 12, 2003

Oil revenues will likely become a source of desperately needed capital for post-war Iraq, but the job of getting production facilities up, running, and ready for business is extremely complex. A panel joins Diane to talk about some of the...

Iraqi Oil

November 21, 2002

Oil reserves in Iraq are thought to be among the largest in the world. A panel discusses who might control these reserves in the future and potential implications for world markets.

Jeremy Rifkin: "The Hydrogen Economy" (Tarcher Putnam)

September 24, 2002

Fossil fuels will run out one day -- and that day may not be all that far off. Jeremy Rifkin, president of the Foundation on Economic Trends talks about what many see as the future -- the hydrogen energy web. He's author of the new book...

ANWR

April 17, 2002

The Senate may vote this week on a fiercely contested amendment to the energy bill which would open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil exploration. Diane and her guests talk about what's at stake both environmentally and...

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