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Living on Earth: Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra joins Host Steve Curwood to discuss how coronavirus may be transmittable from humans to marine mammals through untreated wastewater. They go on to talk about how atrazine, one of the most widely used herbicides, may be harming endangered species and disrupting ecosystems, as well as affecting human health. And they wish a very happy birthday to Ted Turner, founder of CNN and longtime environmental champion.

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EVs are changing the future of roadside breakdown

You can’t tow an electric car when it’s run out of charge, so what do you do?

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Earth's energy imbalance removes almost all doubt from human-made climate change

A new study found a less than 1 percent probability that a growing imbalance between the amount of energy Earth absorbs and what it emits out occurred naturally.

Ex-SpaceX engineers in race to build first commercial electric speedboat

LA-based Arc Boat company announces $4.25m seed fund to start work on 475-horsepower craft.

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A long history of building for cold weather may have consequences as the climate warms

Burlington was recently found to have an exceptionally high level of trapped heat compared to other cities. That could be partly due to building design intended for colder climates.

When climate change came for my favorite glacier

As a college student, writer Julia Rosen spent a summer on Alaska's Taku Glacier, which kept growing for decades in spite of warming temperatures. Now, she reckons with its uncertain fate.

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In Manitoba, drought worsened by climate change is upending Prairie life

Farmers wait, desperate for rain, in a prolonged season of extremely dry conditions across central Canada where both provincial and federal government have intervened with emergency adaptation measures.