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Researchers Ferret Out Information From White House Visitor Logs

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump has decided to change President Obama's policy of making the White House visitor log public. A new study explores what kind of information is contained in the White House visitor log.

Trump Administration Seeking Permits For Seismic Air Gun Surveys In Atlantic

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 4:43pm

The proposal would allow five energy companies to incidentally harass ocean wildlife by using seismic air guns for oil and gas exploration, much to the chagrin of environmental groups.

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Scientists Discover A Scorched Planet With A Comet-Like Tail

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 10:01am

The planet called KELT-9b is around three times more massive than Jupiter. It orbits a blue star about 650 light-years away from Earth that's nearly twice as hot as our own sun.

Why Republican Mayor In Indiana Isn't Cheering On Climate Agreement Withdrawal

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 7:01am

As mayor of Carmel, Ind., James Brainard is working to combat climate change. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the longtime Republican why climate change is important to him and his city.

CEO Of Electric Power Giant Criticizes Trump Decision To Withdraw From Paris Climate Agreement

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 7:01am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Nick Akins, head of American Electric Power, about his reaction to President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Alan Alda's Experiment: Helping Scientists Learn To Talk To The Rest Of Us

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 7:01am

The actor's new book, If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?, is all about communication — and miscommunication — between doctors, scientists and civilians.

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Barbershop: President Trump's Paris Accord Decision And Kathy Griffin

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 5:26pm

Farajii Muhammad, host of Listen Up! on WEAA in Baltimore, political commentator Gayle Trotter and Ask a Mexican columnist Gustavo Arellano discuss the Paris Accord decision and comic Kathy Griffin.

Energy Economist Says Paris Accord Withdraw Doesn't Mean Much For U.S. Energy

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 5:26pm

With 40 percent of the nation's coal, Wyoming is by far the largest coal-producing state. NPR's Michel Martin talks about the future of coal production with energy economist Robert Godby.

Former Energy Secretary Says Climate Change Needs 'A Robust Response'

Sat, 06/03/2017 - 5:26pm

President Trump said the U.S. has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord. NPR's Michel Martin talks about possible effects with Ernest Moniz, former energy secretary and an MIT professor.

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