Month: July 2018

  • The Blessing and Curse of Methane – Hash it Out | Miles O'Brien Productions

    The Blessing and Curse of Methane – Hash it Out

    Methane is a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde kind of gas: on one hand, it is the cleanest-burning fossil fuel. On the other, if it leaks, methane itself is a much more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. In this special Hash It Out episode, Brian and Fedor go from 18th century Italian methane guns…

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  • Inside the Legal Battle to Ban a Deadly Neurotoxin – with Neuroscientist Robert Sapolsky

    For several years, environmental advocacy groups have been fighting to ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos from agricultural use. A turnover in leadership at the EPA has led to a moment of indecision on what to do about the chemical. Robert Sapolsky is a neuroscientist who’s spent a long time assisting in the legal battle against chlorpyrifos.…

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