In this episode, we go inside a hack-a-thon for cleaner water and unpack what the Trump administration means for public lands

 

Stories in this episode

  • You Want to Ban Plastic Bags? Good Luck
    Plastic bags are a persistent litter problem in the Great Lakes. And all over the country they are seen as a nuisance. Some cities--like New York--have tried to ban bags or charge a fee for them. But it's hard to make these bans stick.
  • Will This Land Still Be Your Land?
    In this week’s episode of the Trump on Earth podcast, we explore Trump's plans for our public lands. About one-third of the United States is federally owned. And that means it belongs to all of us -- the public. But that also gives the President a lot of power over these places.
  • The Climate of Mann
    Somewhere between 97 and 99 percent of scientists believe that climate change is real, caused by us, and a problem. But at a recent hearing held by the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology, only 25% of the witnesses reflected that position. This guy:
  • Lake Erie Hackers
    What happens when you challenge coders, hackers and engineers to solve Lake Erie's water problems? The ideas start flowing.