Exploration

Explorations – September 21, 2004

Pulitzer Prize Winner Ross Ross Gelbspan, whose latest book is Boiling Point: How Politicians, Big Oil and Coal, Journalists and Activists Are Fueling the Climate Crisis–And What We Can Do to Avert Disaster. Also: Scientists testify before Congress that global warming is driving the recent monster hurricanes that have hit the Caribbean and United States, … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 14, 2004

Bushes plan to nuclearize outer space. Bruce Ganyon, Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space – www.space4peace.org, and Karl Grossman, Professor of Journalism at State University of New York College at Old Westbury. Also: Great State of Florida battered by series of monster hurricanes. What is driving it? Global warming? Or part of … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – September 7, 2004

World population and stresses on the environment, with guest scientist Danielle Nierenberg of Worldwatch Institute. Also: New evidence that nuclear technology is proliferating around the world; Astronomers announce 4 new extra-solar planets in just one week; Scientists find fish, soy, and other foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids can reduce incidence of Alzheimer’s Disease; How … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – August 31, 2004

Science journalist Steve Olson, author of Mapping Human History : Genes, Race, and Our Common Origins. Also: Is California melting? Scientists report possible economic collapse in California due to global warning; Bush Administration has been fighting recognition of global warming, but now seems to be backtracking: Bush Administration scientists agree that human activity is driving … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – August 24, 2004

Robert F. Kennedy Jr, whose book is Crimes Against Nature : How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy; Also, The Alps are melting: Europian Environmental Agency reports that Europe faces drastic weather; Scientists at Princeton have laid out a program whereby global warming can be stopped, … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – August 17, 2004

Greg Klerkx, author of Lost in Space : The Fall of NASA and the Dream of a New Space Age. Also: Accident at Japanese nuclear power plant kills 4 workers and injured 7, worst nuclear accident since 1999 when 2 workers were killed, hundreds were effected, and thousands were evacuated when an accidental chain reaction … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – August 10, 2004

The state of the planet, with Lester Brown of World Watch Institute. Also, Scientists say Alaska is melting; Environmentalists say government is censoring unfavorable data on nuclear power plants; Clean the Air finds most fish exceed EPA mercury standards; NASA sends probe to Mercury; American Heart Association says anti-oxidants good but not necessarily in pill … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – July 27, 2004

Dr Sydney Wolf of Public Citizen on the health and safety of cholesterol lowering drugs. Also: Can something as simple as bird droppings endanger a nuclear power plant?; The first Star Wars system has been deployed; International Whaling Commission say military and commercial sonar harms whales; Meteorite from Mars found at South Pole; Stephen Hawking … Continued


Exploration

Explorations – July 20, 2004

High court rules nuclear waste must be kept way from human development. Michio speaks with Michael Marriot, head of the Nuclear Information Resource Service in Washington D.C. Also: many scientists believe that not only is the greenhouse effect effecting the atmosphere, but also marine life in the oceans; Stephen Hawking admits he was wrong in … Continued


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