Energy & Industry
Jeff Chen takes you on a zany adventure as he tries to eat locally, on a starving journalist's budget. Episode 1.
Maps, charts and text locate the nation's major renewable energy resources and some big projects on Western public land.
Vaclav Smil is a historian who exemplifies Vulcan-style logic and skepticism when it comes to easy solutions to energy problems.
Fred Logg's small solar system powers some lights, his laptop and a small refrigerator -- but the energy source has its limitations.