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For Obama's top science guy, the climate outlook is partly sunny

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The US and the rest of the world failed to forge an ambitious plan to tackle the climate crisis six years ago in Copenhagen. Since then the crisis has only gotten worse, but going into the next global climate summit in Paris, President Obama's top science adviser John Holdren is hopeful that world leaders are finally ready to step up to the challenge of avoiding catastrophic climate change.

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Blasting NASA

Host Jeff Young speaks with former NASA engineer and editor of NASA watch dot com, Keith Cowing, about the new frontier for America's civilian space program.

America's State of the Climate

In the wake of a Global Climate Change report issued at the White House, John Holdren, President Barack Obama's top science advisor, tells Living on Earth that climate change could wreak havoc in the United States, and urges the world to work together to

Science on Hold

The President continues to do without his choices for science advisors, John Holdren and Jane Lubchenco ?stuck in Senate limbo since anonymous holds were put on their confirmations.

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Fuel from thin air

Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist Dr. F. Jeffrey Martin talks with host Steve Curwood about capturing carbon dioxide from the air to make gasoline.

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Blasting NASA

Host Jeff Young speaks with former NASA engineer and editor of NASA watch dot com, Keith Cowing, about the new frontier for America's civilian space program.

Science on Hold

The President continues to do without his choices for science advisors, John Holdren and Jane Lubchenco ?stuck in Senate limbo since anonymous holds were put on their confirmations.

America's State of the Climate

In the wake of a Global Climate Change report issued at the White House, John Holdren, President Barack Obama's top science advisor, tells Living on Earth that climate change could wreak havoc in the United States, and urges the world to work together to