There have been some serious speculations about what caused 2 deadly earthquakes that hit northern Italy a year ago: tectonic shifts, or hydraulic fracturing?
As we put together our upcoming special on the national grid, host Alex Chadwick wades into rain soaked Hoboken, NJ, to report on the connection between climate change, storms, and reliable electricity.
A post-Fukushima effort to crowdsource radiation data in Japan has become the largest source for that information in the country. And the project is about to expand to other parts of the world.
What would happen if, for the 1st time since before there were humans, the atmospheric concentration of CO2 hit 400ppm? Well, we’ve just hit the milestone.
Carbon dioxide comes out of your tailpipe. Check. Then what? Here are some basics on our CO2 reserves, and the real consequences of burning too much.
From the Soviet Union to Hurricane Sandy – politics and electricity definitely mix. A good government needs a good grid. So what’s going on with Syria’s latest power play?
After Fukushima, Tsuyoshi Yoshiwara began decrying nuclear power while helping customers save with green energy. Because, the influential banker says, it’s not all about money.
Italy is so rich in renewable resources, even the Sicilian Mafia is getting in on the green energy game.
Worried over the impending danger of rising seas, the Union of Concerned Scientists held a conference, closed to press. BURN balked. Out loud. The UCS was not pleased.
One resourceful, popular activist aims to fight global warming by getting young people to press for divestment from fossil fuels.
BURN is a public radio show about energy and climate change around the world. Host Alex Chadwick welcomes you.
BURN: An Energy Journal won the 2012 AAAS Kavli Science Journalism Award in Radio for our story "Particles: Nuclear Power After Fukushima".