Climate Central reports on fastest-warming U.S. cities and states, Bloomberg Finance projects EV’s to be cost-competitive by 2022, and researchers in Finland show exactly how the world gets to zero emissions by 2050. In our story, Fern and Meredith’s friendship is strained by the publication of a scientific study. And, a discussion of jealousy, envy and the color green.
Maria Saxton (VA Tech) studies the impact of tiny houses, the Dept of Defense reports on climate threats to military facilities, Arkansas steps up to solar development, and the old Nanticoke coal plant is transformed to solar. A story about racism and a discussion of citizenship as the goal of education. Some lightbulb facts, and finally some nest facts, comparing cardinals and goldfinches.
How Antarctica looked in the pliocene age, the sinking of our Capital’s National Mall, and Dutchman Wiebe Wakker completes his 3-year adventure in his converted VW Golf electric vehicle, the Blue Bandit. A story and discussion of the Copper Rule, which governs our decisions all too often.
Earth Day is a good time to form new habits. Orkney, Scotland is producing hydrogen with their surplus clean energy, and seeking to develop a hydrogen-powered sea vessel. Our City Bird – Country Bird story is about “An Angry Bird”, and we discuss when anger is rational and when irrational.