In this episode, we dig into the presidential candidates’ policies on climate and energy and go ‘sound fishing’ in Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers.
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Stories in this episode
- ‘Sound Fishing’ in Pittsburgh’s Three Rivers
Composer and sound archaeologist Ricardo Iamuuri Robinson says you can learn a lot about Pittsburgh's past and present by listening to its signature landscapes.
- Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Energy and Climate Change
Our energy reporter Reid Frazier digs into whether Donald Trump really thinks climate change is a hoax; and whether Hillary Clinton can deliver on one of her most ambitious campaign promises.
- In Western Pennsylvania, 1 in 3 Major Polluters Are Operating with Expired Air Permits
It's not that companies aren't applying to renew their permits. It's that government regulators are failing to act on new applications—sometimes for years.
- Struggling Honeybees Get Some Help from Big Data
Threats from pests, pesticides, diseases and habitat loss are all putting bees in a tough spot. But researchers have some new ideas for using technology to get bees back on track.
- After Bitter Fight, New Marcellus Shale Regulations Are Set to Take Effect
Pennsylvania’s oil and gas regulations have gotten their first major update in 15 years. But it wasn't easy getting there.
- Why the Oil and Gas Industry Is Not Giving to Trump
Among the many oddities in this election: The 2016 Republican candidate for president has gotten little love from one of the GOP’s most reliable donor groups.