Climate Change and the West
Judith Lewis speaks with HCN's Marty Durlin about the search for a nuclear waste dump and her latest article, Mountain of Doubt.
The long-delayed nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain, Nev., faces a new challenge: Barack Obama’s presidency.
Russ Doty worries that neither presidential candidate is wary enough about nuclear power and radioactive waste disposal.
Paleo-oceanographer James Zachos points to evidence of the last time climate change acidified the oceans, some 55 million years ago.
A long time ago, the earth warmed considerably; now, scientists study fossils to find out what happened – and what it might mean for us today.
The urgency of the politicians' response to our economic troubles contrasts with the way we’re ignoring the greater crisis of climate change.
Andrew McNair, who works weekends at a computer in Olympia, Wash., is not your typical Western fire watcher.
Eric Wagner joins naturalist Robert Michael Pyle on one leg of his first-ever “Big Year” – in which he will try to see as many different butterflies as he possibly can.