Living on Earth:  Beyond the Headlines

Peter Dykstra joins host Steve Curwood to consider the greenhouse gas emissions released by California's intense wildfire season. The pair also discuss new research that proposes to extract useful chemicals from sewage and look back to 1980 – the year President Jimmy Carter signed the Alaska Land Bill and protected 80 million acres from energy development.

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Peter Dykstra: Does climate action need a king?

Tradition could silence Charles III’s passionate voice on climate change. But should it?

The Titans of Plastic

Pennsylvania becomes the newest sacrifice zone for America’s plastic addiction.

Louisiana plastics plant shot down by judge

Environmental justice comes for residents of Welcome, La., a community with a 99 percent minority population.

Tests find PFAS abundant ​in some dental floss

A study by EHN.org and Mamavation found evidence of PFAS, "the forever chemicals," in 13 of 39 brands.