pollution

Environment

Poverty and dirty diesel

It's been an intractable problem - the dirtiest diesel trucks are often owned by drivers who can't afford to replace or even maintain them. But the Sea Port of Los Angeles thinks it has a solution. Living on Earth's Ingrid Lobet reports.

Environment

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Estonia. The BBC's Cyrus Farivar reports that country recently held its first national clean-up.

Lifestyle & Belief

Forgive Me Father

The Vatican recently called pollution of the environment a modern-day sin. Kurt calls Father Jim Martin, a Jesuit priest, to ask what kind of penance polluters are in for.

Conflict & Justice

Palestinian town in limbo

The World's Quil Lawrence reports on a Palestinian town that's been left a no man's land by the Israeli security barrier, while pollution from the village is also forcing Israelis and Palestinians to work together to solve the problem.

Environment

Carbon trading gets personal

Some say that limiting industry's greenhouse emissions isn't enough; individuals need to be put on a cap and trade plan, too. Guest: Richard Starkey, a researcher with the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research in the UK, about a number of personal CO2 trading schemes, and the challenges to putting limits on people's carbon emissions.

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