non-reneable energy

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Lessons from global oil spills

Oil continues to spew into the Gulf. Oil spills are a global phenomenon. We may be able to learn from previous spills and from the efforts to clean them up. Marco Werman talks with Jay Holcomb of the International Bird Rescue Research Center.

Politics

New possibilities for oil drilling

Marco Werman talks with Robert Kaufmann, director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies at Boston U, about the new technologies which are helping the oil industry search for oil in many areas once considered too difficult.