GROUNDWATERWhat's Up and Underground in Las Animas County?
Homeowners in Southeast Colorado have water wells contaminated with a chemical known as "Tert-butyl alcohol" or "TBA." TBA is a man-made substance found in many household items such as perfumes, cosmetics and paint removers— and is sometimes used in fracking. Could nearby gas drilling be to blame?
CLIMATE CHANGEThese First Climate Scientists Didn't Know About Global Warming
Mary, George IX and William Vaux were out for a fun train ride in the Canadian Rockies. What they saw captivated themmassive glaciers visible from a railway reststop. The took lots of photos and even measurements. Seven years later, when they returned they were shocked at what they found. Learn how a dining stop led to a lifetime of research, and gave rise tounbeknownst to themour first climate scientists.
SUSTAINABILITYRobert F. Kennedy, Jr. on Democracy and the Environment
The longtime environmental attorney and now president of Waterkeeper Alliance tells H2O Radio that government's role is to safeguard the public commons, "the air, the water, the wildlife, the fisheries, the public lands, the aquifers, the beaches, the shorelines, the rivers, those assets that cannot be reduced to private property ownership, but by their nature are owned by the whole community." He warns that a concentration of political power is antithetical to a sustainable environment.
November 22, 2015
The EPA’s fracking study is being faulted by its own scientists.
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