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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Governor Bobby Jindal

    Governor Bobby Jindal (R-LA) talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He spoke about his energy proposal, and his belief that human…

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    Carbon Dioxide Scrubbing

    Klaus Lackner talked about carbon dioxide scrubbing, the process by which carbon dioxide is removed from ambient air. Topics included available technologies including carbon capture…

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    Discussion on Barry Goldwater the Conservationist

    Brian Allen Drake talked about the life of political conservative Barry Goldwater, his commitment to the conservation movement, and how this commitment evolved over time.

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    Keystone XL Pipeline Case Oral Argument

    The Nebraska Supreme Court heard oral argument in a dispute over the planned route for the Keystone XL pipeline through the state. In January 2014, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman (R)…

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    Clean Power Plan, Afternoon Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Clean Power Plan, Morning Session

    The Environmental Protection Agency held the first in a series of public hearings on its proposed Clean Power Plan. The plan would cut carbon pollution from existing fossil-fuel power…

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    Political Economy and Militarization of Bees

    Professor and author Jake Kosek talked about the use of bees by the military and in the U.S. “war on terror.” Professor Kosek discussed the social political history of bees and…

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    Food Safety

    Female food activists and filmmakers talked about the dangers of pesticides, genetically modified food, and preserving the Earth’s soil.

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    Book Discussion on The End of Night

    Paul Bogard talked about his book, The End of Night: Searching for Natural Darkness in an Age of Artificial Light. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book Festival,…

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    50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act

    Chase Huntley talked about the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, which created a legal definition of “wilderness” and protected large amounts of federal lands.

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    Climate Change Skeptics

    Speakers, including environmental activists, expressed skepticism about human influence on global climate change. Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman argued that global climate…

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    Air Quality Act of 1967

    Jeff Holmstead and Robin Juni talked about the Air Quality Act of 1967 and the current state of the law. This program was part of a week-long series on the “Great Society,”…

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    History of Yosemite National Park

    Jen Huntley talked about the history of the Yosemite Grant Act and the birth of Yosemite as a National Park. The Yosemite Grant Act, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was the first…

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    Newsmakers with Senator David Vitter

    Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Ranking Member David Vitter (R-LA) talked by video link from Capitol Hill about the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and it’s Clean…

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    Senator Mikulski on Emergency Spending Bill

    Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced a $3.5 billion emergency supplemental spending bill. It included $2.7 billion for unaccompanied children…

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    President Obama with Climate Change Task Force

    President Obama spoke to reporters briefly before a meeting with members of the State, Local, and Tribal Leaders Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience to discuss a series of…

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    Clean Water Act Regulations

    Robert Perciasepe testified on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) oversight authority under the Clean Water Act. He answered questions from committee members on the…

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    Energy and Water Development Spending

    Randy Leonard spoke by telephone about the energy and water spending bill being debated on the House floor.

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    Senator Kay Hagan on the Hunting and Fishing Bill

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-North Carolina) came to the Senate floor to speak in support of her legislation to expand hunting and fishing on federal land. The Senate was considering the bill…

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    Extreme Weather and Climate Change

    David Kreutzer and Daniel Weiss debated climate change in the wake of the first major hurricane of the 2014 season. Topics included rising sea levels, and the costs of climate change…

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