Jun 1, 2017

06/01/2017: China’s getting fed up with pollution

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While President Trump is expected to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, China and the European Union are doubling down on the fight against climate change. On today's show, we'll talk about rising support — motivated by both ethical and financial reasons — for the agreement in these two regions. Plus: A look at the future of home health care.

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Are doctors and patients ready for home health monitoring?

Jun 1, 2017
There's lots of optimism as manufacturers crank out medical devices, but no one knows if the approach will save money.
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Will last year’s Dakota Access Pipeline protests affect future projects?

Jun 1, 2017
After nearly a year of opposition, the controversial pipeline is now fully operational.
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Atlanta Braves stadium development aims to keep fans lingering (and spending)

Jun 1, 2017
With high-end apartments, office space and a concert venue, the team’s business model has moved beyond hot dogs and beer.
Thousands of fans congregate in The Battery outside SunTrust Park during the Atlanta Braves' home opener.
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New survey finds trade skill jobs least desirable among students

Jun 1, 2017
Thousands of high school seniors graduating this month will begin the process of choosing a career, or at least thinking about one.  The Boy Scouts of America, through its coed career development program, aims to align those choices with future in-demand jobs. But a new BSA survey produced a surprising result — young people aren’t […]

06/01/2017: Job opportunities for college grads are looking pretty good right now

Jun 1, 2017
Private-sector payrolls show strong job creation for the month of May, with 253,000 new jobs. Diane Swonk, the CEO of DS Economics, joined us to talk about the country's employment prospects, which seem to be favorable for college grads at the moment. Next, we'll take a step back and examine what *high school grads* are looking for in terms of career path. A new survey from the Boy Scouts of America finds that only 3 percent are interested in skilled trades. Plus: A look at how the Atlanta Braves are banking on a new stadium and development, which will cost taxpayers $400 million.

While President Trump is expected to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate accord, China and the European Union are doubling down on the fight against climate change. On today’s show, we’ll talk about rising support — motivated by both ethical and financial reasons — for the agreement in these two regions. Plus: A look at the future of home health care.

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC

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