Environment

U.S. Ocean Policies

June 3, 2003

Diane talks with members of the Pew Oceans Commission, whose upcoming report describes declines in ocean wildlife and marine ecosystems, and recommends sweeping changes in U.S. ocean management.

EPA Administrator Whitman

May 20, 2003

Diane talks with EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman about environmental issues: the Pentagon's requests for exemptions from certain environmental laws, new rules for off-road diesel vehicles, the "Clear Skies" initiative, and...

Environmental Policy

November 19, 2002

A Republican controlled Senate could mean significant shifts in U.S. environmental policy. A panel discusses what changes may be ahead.

Elephants

August 6, 2002

American scientist Andrea Turkalo has spent most of the past 12 years deep in the forests of the Central African Republic, studying wild elephants. Andrea Turkalo joins Diane to talk about what she's learned from her close observations of...

California Auto Emissions Law

July 25, 2002

Diane and her guests talk about California's new laws mandating lower greenhouse gas emissions from new cars sold in the Golden State, starting in 2008, and how the stricter standards will affect the auto industry in the rest of the...

Bush Administration on Climate Change

June 10, 2002

A panel talks about the significance of the Environmental Protection Agency's recent report on climate change and where the Bush administration stands today on important domestic and international environmental policies.

Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Storage Site

April 11, 2002

Nevada is fighting a federal decision to store nuclear waste under a mountain in that state. A panel talks about the scientific debate and political battle over the Yucca Mountain Project.

Jane Goodall

April 8, 2002

Jane Goodall has devoted more than 40 years of her life to the study of chimpanzees in Tanzania, and to other projects promoting environmental preservation and world peace. She joins Diane to talk about her work and about a new National...

Invasive Plants

February 25, 2002

Invasive plants infest about one hundred million acres in the U.S. each year, costing American industry billions of dollars. Diane and her guests talk about the risks of invasive weeds and how to identify, prevent, and control them.

Interior Secretary Gale Norton

January 14, 2002

Diane talks to Interior Secretary Gale Norton about the Florida Everglades, land use regulations, endangered species, and her vision for management of the country's natural resources.

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