climate change


Wed October 16, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: How do we move from conscious customer consumption to collective action?

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Thu March 28, 2013
City Visions: April 8, 2013

How much more water can the Bay Area conserve?


Advocates say that by mid-century the Bay Area will not have enough water to meet its needs without increasing supply or curbing demand. What more can local agencies and consumers do to conserve water, and can conservation alone help us avoid extreme water scarcity? Is water too cheap? What will it take to convince us all to adopt more water-efficient practices?

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Mon March 25, 2013


Wed February 27, 2013
Health, Science, Environment

Science commentary: The low-oxygen ocean lifestyle

The floor of the Pacific Ocean.
Under CC license from Flickr user Matt McGee

When we talk about climate change, it’s easy to get stuck in our terrestrial mammal mindset. Let’s face it: most of us are total dry land chauvinists. The only time we even notice something’s happening to the ocean is when it’s gnawing away at our coastline. But something else is going on just beneath the surface. Certain sections of the ocean are losing oxygen – and that’s just as bad for sea creatures as it would be for us.

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Fri January 25, 2013
Your Call

Today On Your Call: Friday Media Roundtable

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On the next Your Call, it's our Friday media roundtable. This week, we'll discuss coverage of the ongoing civil war in Syria as well as the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. We'll also look at the latest developments and coverage of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Where did you see the best reporting this week? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Fred Weir, the Moscow correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor.   

Kate Sheppard,  staff reporter for Mother Jones' Washington bureau. 

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