Environment

News Roundup - Hour 1

September 4, 2009

The Obama administration gears up for a new push on health care legislation. The U. S. manufacturing sector grows for the first time in eighteen months. Drug company Pfizer pleads guilty to criminal charges and will pay a record $2.3...

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

September 3, 2009

As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa Jackson has said she will put science before politics. The E.P.A. administrator on fuel economy rules, green jobs and the U.N.'s upcoming Copenhagen summit on climate change.

Helen Scales: "Poseidon's Steed" (Gotham Books)

September 2, 2009

A marine biologist describes mankind's fascination with seahorses and explains their unusual appearance.

An Update on the U.S. Auto Industry

August 13, 2009

Announcement of General Motor's 230-MPG Volt has sparked hope for the U-S auto industry. Analysts weigh in on the future of the Big Three and an update on the Cash for Clunkers program.

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 31, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. Defense Secretary Gates says the U.S. might be able to withdraw some American troops from Iraq sooner than planned. Iranian police break up demonstrations at the grave of a woman killed in post-election protests...

China-U.S. Strategic and Economic Dialogue

July 29, 2009

A panel of China experts joins guest host Susan Page to discuss the first round of high-level talks between the Obama administration and Chinese officials in Washington, D.C.

The State of America's National Parks

July 27, 2009

Guest host, Susan Page, speaks with historian, Douglas Brinkley, and Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, about President Theodore Roosevelt's vision for preserving America's wilderness and the future of our national parks and...

Solar Power

July 13, 2009

Sunlight is one of the earth's most abundant and accessible sources of energy, but solar power is currently being used to meet only a tiny fraction of America's energy needs. The technical, financial, and political challenges facing the...

News Roundup - Hour 2

July 10, 2009

The Friday News Roundup. China's president leaves the G-8 Summit to deal with ethnic violence in the nation's western region. Bomb attacks kill dozens in Iraq and Afghanistan. World powers disagree on targets for greenhouse gas emissions...

News Roundup - Hour 1

June 19, 2009

A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories. President Obama unveils plans for overhaul of financial industry regulations. The debate over health care reform faces new hurdles. New polls...

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