Bill McKibben on Climate

Journalist John Hamilton interviews Bill McKibben, founder of the climate action group 350.org and author of many books including “Eaarth.” McKibben speaks about the proposed controversial Keystone Pipeline, Alberta Tar Sands, and the climate action movement.

Juneau Icefield Expedition I

Battling crevasses and digging snow pits. It’s a hard core eight weeks on the Juneau Icefield. Link TV correspondent Jeff Barbee joins the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program — which since 1946 has brought teams of scientists and students together …

Juneau Icefield Expedition II

Join Link TV correspondent Jeff Barbee on the 2013 Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) expedition to find out why most southeast Alaskan glaciers are wasting away. The JIRP program has been sending researchers to Alaska and Western Canada to study …

Women and Climate Change

Roger Mark De Souza, former Vice President of Research at Population Action International tells Earth Focus correspondent Miles Benson why women are hardest hit by the changing environment and how family planning can build resilience to climate change impacts.

U.S. Carbon Emissions in Decline

With US carbon emissions down 7% in four years and bigger drops expected, the United States may emerge as a global leader in cutting carbon and stabilizing the climate. Lester Brown, President of the Earth Policy Institute, on what drives …

Cold Rush? The Changing Arctic

The Arctic is warming faster than any other place on Earth. This affects weather and increases coastal erosion threatening many Alaskan communities. But with melting sea ice come new opportunities for shipping and development. Will the oil, gas and mineral …

Climate Change: The Rising Cost

(Earth Focus: Episode 70) The cost of climate change is rising and its consequences are increasingly threatening our economy and national security. Communities in Texas, Iowa, Colorado, Alaska is already struggling with the impact of climate change and coastal cities …