Environment

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...

Impact of Climate Change in the U.S.

June 17, 2009

A new White House report finds every region of the U.S. is experiencing disruptions from climate change. A discussion of how climate change may be already be affecting the nation's water, transportation, eco-systems and human health.

The State of the Oceans

June 8, 2009

The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration gives an update on the state of the oceans. She explains how climate change is affecting the Pacific and Atlantic and what the administration plans to do about over-fished...

New Rules for the Auto Industry

May 20, 2009

President Obama announces plans to dramatically accelerate fuel efficiency and emissions standards.

A Conversation with Ted Turner

May 7, 2009

From media mogul to philanthropist, Ted Turner discusses his life as a yachtsman, baseball team owner and bison rancher. The billionaire talks about his latest projects, including green energy advocacy.

Joshua Cooper Ramo: "The Age of the Unthinkable" (Little Brown)

May 6, 2009

A leading global strategist offers a revolutionary model for thriving in these unpredictable times.

Obama Administration First 100 Days

April 29, 2009

Diane and her guests reflect on President Obama’s first one hundred days in office, including what’s changed in Washington and what hasn’t and some of the biggest challenges ahead for his administration

President Obama Addresses Congress

February 25, 2009

Before a joint session of Congress, President Obama lays out his vision for reversing the economic tide and how the effort should be tied to changes in health care, education, and energy policy. Analysis of the speech and the political...

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