(Earth Focus: Episode 64) People in three adjacent Pennsylvania communities suffer from a rare blood cancer. In Juliette, Georgia, where radioactive water flows from the tap, people are also getting sick. What else do these communities have in common? Coal …
(Earth Focus: Episode 52) U.S. domestic gas production is up due to fracking, a controversial way of getting natural gas from shale rock by pumping millions of gallons of water mixed with sand and chemicals underground at high pressure. Environmentalists …
(Earth Focus: Episode 49) The people and technologies shaping Africa’s energy future. Correspondent Jeff Barbee reports from South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, and Malawi on how energy from the sun, wind, water, and even garbage not only helps the environment but …
Turanor is the world’s first luxury vessel to complete an around the world voyage using only solar power. Jeff Barbee reports.
Land Rover unveils a new electric 4 by 4 that makes for better safaris and is good for the environment. Jeff Barbee reports.
Mark Wright found a way to generate electricity from the Bisasar Road Landfill, one of the largest dumps in southern Africa, to provide electricity for the city of Durban. Correspondent Jeff Barbee reports.
South African energy pioneer Pat Downey development of micro-hydro power, generating electricity from falling water on a small scale, is transforming rural African communities. Jeff Barbee reports.
Namibia’s innovative new solar smart grid is eliminating the need for expensive imported electricity and promotes clean domestic sources of energy. Jeff Barbee reports.
Meet Crosby Menzies, a former journalist now on a mission to bring solar cook stoves to the most remote places in southern Africa. Jeff Barbee reports.
A new wave of citizen activists in Britain is standing up against fracking. A report by the Ecologist Film Unit.