Hot Air: Whither the Fight Against Climate Change?

Fossil fuel is plentiful, energy use is surging, and carbon emissions continue to climb. In December, global diplomats will meet in Paris to try to hammer out a new agreement to slow global warming. A quarter-century into the fight against climate change, what's working, what's not, and what's a way forward that's environmentally robust, politically realistic, and economically viable?

Festival: 2015

Watch and Listen: Environment

Author Paul Hawken shares the remarkable story of how a diverse group of researchers from around the world came... See more
Since Syria and Nicaragua joined the Paris Accord last fall, the United States stands alone as the only country on the... See more
What does it mean for large companies to be classified as “100 percent renewable?" What kinds of challenges does... See more
What if your country was swallowed by the sea? The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population 100,000) is one of the... See more
Federal funds could not be used to pay for sugar-sweetened beverages under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance... See more
Thirty-two million gallons of mercury are trapped under the immense ice sheets in the Arctic Circle. As the Earth warms... See more

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