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Is nuclear back? As billions are being invested in two new reactor projects, students at the University of North Carolina, as part of the Powering the Nation project, talked to residents of two towns about their hopes and concerns. In one town, the... Read More
Venice, La., is facing extinction. The small fishing community, located just 50 miles away from the Deepwater Horizon disaster, is in jeopardy, as the BP oil spill has put the livelihood of the residents in danger. The people of Venice are now left... Read More
Oil and gas may dominate popular conceptions of Texas, but a small town called Rosco is blowing through those stereotypes. Watch
Dependent on technology developed over 100 years ago, our energy grid is in trouble. Consumption is increasing dramatically, and the construction of our power lines has fallen far behind, setting the stage for more serious and frequent blackouts in... Read More
The residents of Meigs County, Ohio, live beneath the towering smokestacks of four coal-fired power plants. Elisa Young worries about the health effects of the plants, but others in her community are eager for the jobs a new plant could bring. Video... Read More
Evangelical pastor Ken Wilson’s environmental conversion began two years ago with goose bumps, watery eyes and an appeal for help.
Villagers from the small coastal Alaskan town of Newtok have endured extreme weather leading to massive erosion. Though not at fault, this group of some 350 Yup'ik Eskimos is among the planet's first casualties of climate change. They are forced by... Read More