One geologist thinks he has the answer for storing massive amounts of carbon dioxide: turn it into the stuff of seashells. The idea is to use a rock found in the Earth that absorbs the greenhouse gas. On Living on Earth.
One city's plan to get fuel from human refuse. Sandy Larson reports.
Entrepreneurs who want bring offshore wind farms to the United States are facing staunch opposition and difficult economic calculations.
Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.
Host Steve Curwood talks with Alden Meyer from the Union of Concerned Scientists about what the Waxman-Markey climate change bill legislation could mean for U.S. and global emissions.
Three years after endorsing the use of DDT in poor countries to control malaria, the World Health Organization is reversing its policy. Brenda Eskenazi, an epidemiologist at UC Berkeley, talks with Living on Earth's Steve Curwood.