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    Book Discussion on Frackopoly

    Wenonah Hauter talked about her book Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, about the origins of fracking and its impact on the environment and public health.…

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    Space Exploration From the Moon to Mars

    Valerie Neal gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. She showed artifacts that tell the story of space exploration from…

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    President Obama Signing Chemical Safety Bill

    President Obama signed into law H.R. 2576, the “Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act,” which modernizes the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act. In…

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    Wireless Technology Innovations

    Federal Communications Chair Tom Wheeler was the keynote speaker at a National Press Club luncheon. He talked about the importance of the U.S. continuing to be a leader in wireless…

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    President Obama at Yosemite

    President Obama spoke in Yosemite National Park about the 100th anniversary of the National Park System. He talked about the importance of the national parks, his…

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    Science Reporter: Suited for Space

    Science Reporter: Suited for Space is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WGBH Boston. This episode traces the…

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    Book Discussion on The Gene

    Siddhartha Mukherjee talked about his book The Gene: An Intimate History, in which he details the history of genetic code and how it will influence the future.

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    Science Reporter: Food for Space Travelers

    Science Reporter: Food for Space Travelers is a 1966 NASA TV program, one of 13 produced in cooperation with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and WGBH Boston. This episode…

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    Home Appliance Energy Efficiency

    Leaders of organizations representing manufacturers and the Department of Energy were among the witnesses testifying at a hearing on current and future energy consumption regulations for…

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    Weather Forecasting

    Leaders from a number of private weather forecasting and modeling firms testified at a hearing on the future of their industry and its impact on and potential contributions to the public…

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    Implementation of Highway Spending Bill

    Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx testified at a hearing on the implementation of the $305 billion Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, which President Obama signed…

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    Ozone Air Pollution Standards Legislation

    Patrick Ambrosio talked by video from Capitol Hill about H.R. 4775, the Ozone Standards Implementation Act, being debated on the House floor that day. The White House had issued a veto…

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    Senate Debate on Chemical Regulation Bill

    The chair and ranking member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, Senators Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA), as well as several other senators spoke about an update to…

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    Book Discussion on Panic at the Pump

    Meg Jacobs talked about her book Panic at the Pump: The Energy Crisis and the Transformation of American Politics in the 1970s, in which she recalls the American energy crisis of the 1970s…

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    Book Discussion on People Get Ready

    John Nichols and Robert McChesney talked about their book, People Get Ready: The Fight Against a Jobless Economy and a Citizenless Democracy, about the impact of the tech revolution on the…

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    Hoover Dam

    Rose Davis gave a tour of Hoover Dam, located on the border of Nevada and Arizona, and spoke about its history. The dam was built along the Colorado River during the Great Depression…

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    Climate Change and Community Planning, Panel 2

    Panelists talked about ways communities could manage the effects of climate change. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Heath and…

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    Climate Change and Social Justice, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the relationship between climate change and social justice, also referred to as “climate justice.” They spoke about the societal impact of climate change…

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    Hurricane Preparedness

    President Obama spoke to reporters following a briefing at the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Response Coordination Center on preparedness for the hurricane season…

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    Jack Hitt on Flying Cars

    Jack Hitt talked about recent advances in technology that could lead to the development of flying cars.

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