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Kill baby kill: BP's "energy mix" won't clean this bird

May 27, 2010
(photo: NewsHour via Flickr) Beyond Petroleum? Beyond Penny Wise, Pound Foolish Beyond Pick up the Tab Beyond Pigs Might Fly BP, since its p...
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Carbon storage makes for odd allies

May 21, 2010
This week, Sarah Gardner has been reporting on a controversy surrounding carbon sequestration -- the idea of burying global warming emissions deep underground to keep them out of the atmosphere. Now she reports on how the debate over the technology is making for strange bedfellows.

EPA says, 'Use a less toxic cure for spill'

May 20, 2010
The Environmental Protection Agency said today that BP has to start using a less toxic form of chemical dispersant to break up that big oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Rob Schmitz reports.

Public resistance threatens CO2 burying

May 20, 2010
Yesterday, Sarah Gardner told us about residents of an Ohio town that organized to block plans for a facility to bury carbon emission underground. Now, the story on how the group that wanted to build the facility hopes to bounce back.

Greenville opposes burying CO2

May 19, 2010
"NUMBY" -- Not Under My BackYard. That's what Greenville, Ohio, residents told the U.S. government when it wanted to bury global warming emissions under the town. Sarah Gardner reports.

Is going green more than a fad?

May 18, 2010
Dan Esty, professor of environmental law at Yale Law School, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what he calls the sustainability mega trend.

Greenville opposes burying CO2

May 18, 2010
"NUMBY" -- Not Under My BackYard. That's what Greenville, Ohio, residents told the U.S. government when it wanted to bury global warming emissions under the town. Sarah Gardner reports.

States spend big on importing coal

May 18, 2010
In the debate over climate change, we often hear the term "coal state." You might think they are states that produce coal. But a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says some of those states spend lots of money importing coal too. Sarah Gardner reports.

Bill may not transform energy economy

May 13, 2010
The climate and energy bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate is aimed at cutting global warming emissions 17 percent by 2020. But the legislation won't help us break our fossil-fuel habit any time soon. Sarah Gardner reports.

All polluters not equal under new bill

May 12, 2010
Under the energy and climate bill introduced today, new limits on carbon dioxide pollution wouldn't hit all industries at once, and oil companies wouldn't be allowed into the carbon trading market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

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