In this episode, we check out how a coal-fired power plant is trying to clean up its act and explore a Buddhist perspective on climate change.
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Stories in this episode
- Essay: An empty nest leads a mother to the woods - As her third child started college, Debra-Lynn Hook spent two and a half weeks in a rustic cabin amidst 200 acres of Michigan forest—to experience the grandeur and subtlety of the woods.
- How a Pennsylvania Power Plant is Cleaning Up its Act - New EPA pollution standards have led many coal-fired power plants to close their doors in recent years. But one Pennsylvania power plant is cleaning up its act in order to survive.
- Oil Exports, Clean Energy Incentives Part of New Budget Deal - Democratic lawmakers have negotiated a five-year extension of federal wind and solar incentives designed to encourage more renewable energy production in the U.S.
- A Buddhist Perspective on Climate Change - Earlier this year, the Pope made a splash with a tough stance on climate change. But Buddhist leaders are also publicly urging world leaders to limit fossil fuel emissions.
- How Faith Inspires Environmental Action - A Pittsburgh food pantry is making it its mission to provide more fresh fruits and vegetables. And supporters of the pantry see it as a natural extension of their faith.