BURN: About

About BURN Funders

We are especially grateful for our funding support, without which BURN: An Energy Journal would not be possible:

National Science Foundation

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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About BURN Partners

We are very grateful for our partners:

American Public Media Marketplace Radio PBS NEWSHOUR

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Sources, Credits & Citations

U.S. Energy Information Administration CIA World Factbook U.S. Department of Energy U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission International Energy Agency U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Physics 4th Edition. Halliday, David; Resnick, Robert; and Krane S. U.S. Geological Survey World Energy Council National Renewable Energy Laboratory Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Power System Economics: Designing Markets for Electricity….

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Welcome to BURN

Welcome to BURN, the groundbreaking new series from The Public Radio Energy Project.

BURN is hosted by veteran journalist and master storyteller Alex Chadwick. It is the beginning of a conversation — a dialogue that we hope will start our nation on the road to a better energy future.

BURN is about sharing Energy stories. Alex is…

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Info for stations


Adaptors are all around us: from the farmers and coastal-dwellers finding new ways to work and live, to the scientists thinking outside the box about energy, to corporate leaders bringing new technologies to market, to the garage tinkerers and DIY inventors dreaming up the next big thing in green living. We want to introduce…

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About BURN

BURN: An Energy Journal is a SoundVision Productions. Our host is Alex Chadwick, a veteran reporter and writer, who has come to the conclusion that Energy, and what to do about it, may be the defining issue of our time.


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BURN Staff


Alex Chadwick has been a nationally known reporter and on-air personality for all of NPR’s major programs including All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, and played a key role in creating and hosting several of the network’s most successful shows, including Morning Edition and Radio Expeditions. Known as one of NPR’s best writers, Chadwick…

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