The polar bear scientist who has spent more than a month suspended from his government job has now been told that he should report back to work on Friday — although NPR has learned that his job is changing and he will no longer manage federal contracts."Chuck is planning to go to work.
It appears as just a speck on the horizon, a slightly darker shape against a vista of Arctic ice. Soon enough, the ship's bridge makes the announcement: "Polar bear, starboard."Crew and passengers onboard the CCGS Louis S.
Conversations about climate change have ranged from skepticism that it exists in the first place to strategies for ending it. Today, we have a different conversation with environmentalist Mark Hertsgaard, author of HOT: Living Through the Next Fifty Years on Earth.
The last month is on track to be one of Chicago's wettest Julys on record. For folks with flooded homes and businesses that’s obvious but where and when the next flood willl occur is not quite as clear.
Wednesday we reported how climate change isn’t just hitting polar bears and melting glaciers. Scientists and advocates say it’s hitting the Great Lakes too. Now, see the land and people who are feeling and researching the impact.
One year after massive floods engulfed Pakistan and displaced 10 million people, many haris, or sharecroppers, face a difficult decision. Do they return home, where huge debts and impatient zamindars, or landlords, await?