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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President Trump said the U.S. has withdrawn from the Paris Climate Accord.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.

What Leaving The Paris Climate Accord Means For Corporations

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:45pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Christopher Flavelle, who covers climate change for Bloomberg, about some of the corporate winners and losers of President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Week In Politics: Trump Withdraws U.S. From Paris Climate Accord

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:45pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times, about President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement and what it means for the country's role on the world stage.

White House Defends U.S. Withdrawal From Paris Climate Agreement

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 3:45pm

The Trump administration is defending its decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, despite international condemnation.

The Soprano And The Scientist: A Conversation About Music And Medicine

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 2:38pm

NIH Director Francis Collins and Renée Fleming, who is Artistic Advisor at Large for the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., discuss music and medicine. They also sing a duet.

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Bloomberg Promises $15 Million To Help Make Up For U.S. Withdrawal From Climate Deal

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:58pm

"Americans will honor and fulfill the Paris Agreement by leading from the bottom up – and there isn't anything Washington can do to stop us," Michael Bloomberg said.

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Many COPD Patients Struggle To Pay For Each Breath

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 9:35am

One in 9 Medicare enrollees have chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and many of them can't afford the inhalers that keep them out of the emergency room.

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The Role Of Yoga In Healing Trauma

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 5:00am

So-called 'trauma-aware yoga' has mind and body benefits, says Georgetown research.

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Why Recycling Options Lead People To Waste More

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 4:02am

People used more cups and paper when recycling was an option versus when they had to put them in the trash. Researchers say people's guilt for wasting is overridden by the good feelings for recycling.

Trump's Speech On Paris Climate Agreement Withdrawal, Annotated

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 5:45pm

NPR journalists have fact-checked and analyzed the president's announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the international accord, including Trump's comments on terrorism and the economy.

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Mars Incorporated Criticizes Trump's Decision To Leave Paris Climate Accord

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 4:12pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Andy Pharoah, vice president for corporate affairs at Mars Incorporated, about why the company is such an avid backer of the Paris Climate Agreement.

Using Music And Rhythm To Help Kids With Grammar And Language

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 4:04pm

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are studying how music and rhythm activities could help children who struggle with grammar and language development.

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Montana Town Exemplifies Coal Country's Uncertain Future

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

The Trump administration has declared an end to the "war on coal," but Colstrip, Mont., is still feeling besieged. The town is a good example of how complicated the future is for coal country.

U.S. Intelligence Warns Against Security Implications Of Leaving Paris Accord

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

U.S. intelligence experts warn that climate change can produce political instability, as crop failures, drought and rising sea levels prompt population shifts.

President Trump Decides To Remove U.S. From Paris Climate Accord

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

President Trump announced his decision on Thursday for the U.S. to leave the Paris climate accord. The decision is likely to have environmental and international implications.

California State Senator Doubles Down On Efforts To Fight Climate Change

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks with California's Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon about his reactions to Trump's decision on the Paris climate accord. The Democrat has worked on legislation that would insulate California from federal environmental rollbacks.

China Steps Forward As Unlikely Leader In Fight Against Climate Change

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with Robert Daly of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center about China's new commitment to green energy and fighting climate change.

President Trump Decides To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Climate Agreement

Thu, 06/01/2017 - 3:44pm

President Trump announced Thursday the U.S. will leave the Paris Climate Agreement. The decision is likely to have a big impact on both the climate and environmental policy around the world.




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