Our capacity to understand the planet is limited by our perception. With the help of Earth-imaging satellites, Andrew Zolli charts the new vistas of our awareness and finds a renewed ability to see the world whole.
What might you store in a vault meant to preserve your most cherished things for generations to come? Sarah Smarsh shines a light on the stewards preserving earth's biodiversity from a mountainous vault in Norway.
Coverage of climate change frequently sounds the alarm, summoning our worries and fears to call us to action. After 30 years of climate reporting, Andrew Revkin isn't worried anymore. A memoir of climate change that places the human condition in the foreground.
It's all good this week. Stories of success, laughter, landscape, and renewed energy.
New horizons yield new sunsets, as does this round-up of awesome things to read, listen to, and see!
The intellectual rigor of scientists' training often fails to prepare them for the human emotions that accompany the work. And there are consequences for that objectivity. Faith Kearns is a young scientist who makes a compelling argument for integrating the emotional lives of scientists with their vocation.
The lessons from the Green Patriarch's environmental summit in Turkey may not rest in facts and data, but in our religious traditions' knowledge that inspiring people to do what's best for the good of the whole.
Meeting Jane Goodall was a highlight of our production trip. A photo of the legendary primatologist and conservationist chatting with Krista.
News of a remarkable conversion from the Southern Baptist Convention on environmental stewardship.
A marked-up page from the script gives a glimpse into researching this program.
Need a basic primer on the history of climate change and 350ppm? Listen to Bill McKibben's explanation.
A Yale study identified "six Americas" when it comes to climate change. Where are you on the spectrum?
An inspiring video of a man who swam at the North Pole to raise awareness of climate change.
Trent Gilliss, online editor
Producers and reporters from American Public Media (SOF/Marketplace/American RadioWorks) are gathering to discuss collective climate change reporting. I will be tweeting ideas and following the comments section here.
What’s the story we want to tell, and how do we want to tell it? I’m glad to bring your suggestions into the large and small group discussions. Please help as we’re planning shows for the coming year — leading up to and following on the heels of Copenhagen conference in December.