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    Obama Administration Carbon Emissions Goals

    Panelists talked about the Obama administration’s proposal to reduce carbon emissions 26 to 28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025.

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    The Eruption of Mount St. Helens

    This 1981 U.S. Forest Service film documents the May 18th, 1980, earthquake at Mount St. Helens, in the Cascade Range of Washington state, which caused a volcanic eruption that killed…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Is climate change an ‘immediate risk’ to national security?” The question was drawn from…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Address

    President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy. He focused on the effects of climate change on national security. He said…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Academy Commencement Ceremony

    The 134th commencement exercises of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy took place on Cadet Memorial Field. President Obama gave the commencement address to the 2015 graduating class,…

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    Drought and the U.S. Economy

    Jim Tankersley talked about the potential effects of the lack of rain and high temperatures in Western states on the overall U.S. economy, including the agriculture industry and the…

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    Book Discussion on Climate Shock

    Gernot Wagner and Martin Weitzman talked about their book, Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet, about the costs that would be incurred if climate change is left…

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    Oil Prices and Hydraulic Fracturing

    Energy experts and former federal regulators talked about hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” and how lower oil prices had affected the prospects for the fracking…

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    Preventing and Fighting Forest Fires

    Tom Martin talked about the financial and material resources needed to combat and suppress forest fires in the U.S. In 2014, about $1.5 billion was spent on anti-forest fire efforts. This…

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    Wildfire Management

    Environmental and firefighting experts testified on the role of government in wildfire management. The hearing focused on the effects of wildfires on communities prone to them.

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    Clean Power Plan Regulations

    The attorneys general of Oklahoma and West Virginia were among the witnesses at a Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee hearing on the final rules of the Environmental Protection…

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    Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 Bill Signing

    President Obama signed the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015, which is aimed at cutting energy use in private homes, commercial buildings, manufacturing plants, and federal…

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    Dam it, Tulsa! Fix the River

    Dam it, Tulsa! Fix the River was one of the first prize high school central winners in C-SPAN Classroom’s StudentCam documentary contest. The video was produced by McKinleigh…

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    Panel Discussion on Climate Change

    Adam Sobel, author of Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future, and Gernot Wagner, co-author of Climate Shock: The Economic…

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    Hydraulic Fracturing

    Researchers and regulators testified at a hearing on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” methods used to extract oil and natural gas. "Fracking"…

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    President Obama at Everglades National Park

    President Obama spoke about climate change and its effect on the economy, health, and national security during an Earth Day visit to the Everglades National Park in southern…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest responded to reporters' questions on a variety of issues. Topics included increasing violence in Yemen, combating *ISIL, climate change, the nuclear negotiations with Iran,…

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    Book Discussion on Rust: The Longest War

    Jonathan Waldman talked about his book, Rust: The Longest War, about the damage caused by rust in the U.S. and the efforts across the country to combat it. He said that the damage…

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    Open Phones with Margo Oge

    Margo Oge, author of Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars, talked about her book and responded to viewer calls. She was interviewed at the 2015 Los…

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    Earth Day at 45

    Erich Pica and Nicolas Loris talked about how Americans view Earth Day 45 years after it was first celebrated, as well as the Obama administration’s approach to environmental…

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