Living on Earth

Saturdays at 1 pm

Keep your finger on the pulse of the issues affecting the planet we call home. Hosted by Steve Curwood, Living on Earth examines all sides of today's most important environmental concerns. Environmental experts and leading environmental journalists join the discussion each week with compelling features and commentary on how culture, economics, and technology shape the world around us. As the population and consumption continue to rise, Living on Earth continues to deliver the award-winning news on the subjects that affect the earth's inhabitants.

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  • Friday, July 14, 2017 9:00am
    Top Gear for the Electric Car / Warning About Antimicrobial Triclosan / Obesity and House Dust / Steelmaker, Employer and Polluter / BirdNote: The Snake Bird / A Key to Long-Term Nuclear Waste Storage / Standing Bear Comes in Peace
  • Friday, July 7, 2017 9:00am
    Trump Rollback of Methane Rule Blocked / Global Warming to Worsen Southern Poverty / Henry David Thoreau Turns 200 / “The Book That Changed America” / Beyond the Headlines / /
  • Friday, June 30, 2017 9:00am
    Enviro Win at Supreme Court / Beyond The Headlines / Airlines Embrace Carbon Fee / Dikes, Floods and Adaptation / New York 2140 / BirdNote: The Ruby-throated Hummingbird
  • Friday, June 23, 2017 9:00am
    American Climate Action Goes Local / Flint Water Homicide Indictments / Industrial Air Pollution as Unhealthful as Second Hand Tobacco Smoke / Beyond The Headlines / BirdNote: The Whiskered Auklet / Seasteading: New Societies on the Floating Frontier
  • Friday, June 16, 2017 9:00am
    Shrinking Bears Ears / Beyond the Headlines / A Tale of Two Numbers: Exxon’s Alleged Climate Fraud / Science Note: Crab Shells Fight Malaria / Saving Fancy Fish / Gulls Hunting Spider Crabs / Houston Hurricane Risks