Environment

"Global Warming" or "Global Weirding"?

Monday, Jan 24, 2011 at 1:15 p.m.

We'll discuss what extreme weather says about the state of our planet.

The Census of Marine Life (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 30, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

A decade ago, scientists launched an ambitious effort to figure out how many species live in the world's oceans. That project is now wrapping up, and researchers say they have a much better idea of what's happening in our underwater...

Green Solutions to Haiti's Energy Challenges (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010 at 12:33 p.m.

Before the earthquake, only 13 percent of Haitians had access to electricity. We examine new green initiatives to meet Haiti's energy needs.

Wireless Technology and the Haitian Recovery (Rebroadcast)

Tuesday, Dec 28, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore how wireless technology and mobile money are changing the economic landscape in Haiti.

The Science of Breeding Endangered Species (Rebroadcast)

Thursday, Dec 23, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

It's the scientific side of the zoo most people never see. We learn about the scientists studying the complex science of breeding cheetahs, black footed ferrets and cranes.

Cancun Climate Talks

Monday, Dec 13, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

The modest goals and lack of a bright media spotlight could mean small but significant progress from the recent climate talks in Cancun, compared with talks a year ago in Copenhagen.

Where Your Tires End Up

Tuesday, Nov 23, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

We explore the technical and environmental issues involved with turning discarded tires into usable products.

Vegetable-Centered Thanksgiving Ideas

Wednesday, Nov 17, 2010 at 1:06 p.m.

The turkey may be the traditional center of attention on Thanksgiving. But many families' holiday tables include an array of delicious, healthy vegetable dishes.

Green Solutions to Haiti's Energy Challenges

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:33 p.m.

Before the earthquake, only 13 percent of Haitians had access to electricity. We examine new green initiatives to meet Haiti's energy needs.

Wireless Technology and the Haitian Recovery

Tuesday, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

We explore how wireless technology and mobile money are changing the economic landscape in Haiti.

How 3D Technology Is Changing Product Development

Tuesday, Oct 26, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Tech Tuesday explores the cutting edge of three dimensional printing, and examines how new technology could transform assumptions about medicine, manufacturing and economics.

Lessons from a Local River

Understanding your community from the smallest ecosystem up. We talk to the Patuxent Riverkeeper about the lessons a local river can teach.

Economic Solutions for Traffic Congestion

Monday, Sep 20, 2010 at 12:06 p.m.

Airlines do it. Hotels do it. Now highways are doing it too: raising rates during peak usage times. We explore high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes and the theory behind charging drivers more to use congestion-free roads.

Skateboard Politics

We examine the local skating scene, and the contentious politics of a new skate park in Silver Spring.

Better Government Through Technology

We talk with the District's Chief Technology Officer about innovation and technology in local government.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.