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||CleanWhat Exxon Knew and When They Knew It: Climate Science in S.F. Federal Court||San Francisco and Oakland sued oil companies, demanding they pay the costs of sea level rise. A federal judge hears the science Wednesday.||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Contentious Future of Point Reyes — Here’s What You Need to Know||Can farming and ranching coexist with wildlife in a national park? At Point Reyes National Seashore, the question is the center of a battle over the park's future.||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Lowly Seagrass That Could Save Your Oysters From Climate Change||Acidifying oceans are bad news for oyster lovers, but scientists are looking for ways the shellfish industry can adapt.||1/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Water in Your Jeans: How Two Consumer Products Giants Are Cutting Back on Water Use||California often has too much water or too little water. Businesses are starting to look at how that affects them.||1/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLISTEN: 1,200 Years of Earth’s Climate, Transformed into Sound||Your ears might be the best way to sense the growing pace of climate change.||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealers Offer Firefighters Free Massage and Acupuncture. And They’re Loving It||Thousands of alternative practitioners are donating treatment sessions to those affected by the wildfires.||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFuture of Huge California Water Project May Hang on the Next Few Weeks||California’s biggest water project in decades appears to be in limbo, as questions about its funding persist.||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean40 Years With the Voyager Spacecraft: Earth’s Most Distant Explorers Are Still Calling Home||Billions of years from now, when Earth is gone, Voyager 1 and 2 will still be drifting through space bearing witness to human civilization.||8/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEverything That Happened Monday During the Solar Eclipse||Photos, news, updates and reactions from the total solar eclipse.||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEclipse Scientists Probe the Mysteries of the Sun’s Atmosphere||This summer's solar eclipse will illuminate mysteries about how the sun's atmosphere works.||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelf-Driving Cars Will Compel Changes on California Roads and Highways||Caltrans chief Malcolm Dougherty talks about the roads and highways of the future.||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Much Drinking Water Has California Lost to Oil Industry Waste? No One Knows||For years, California regulators mistakenly allowed oil companies to put their wastewater in protected aquifers.||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWant to Cut Your Carbon Footprint? Get Liquefied When You’re Dead||You may not equate death with climate change, but disposing of human remains leaves a fairly hefty carbon footprint.||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOn the Fourth of July 20 Years Ago, NASA Landed the First Rover on Mars||As Americans light sparkers for the Fourth of July holiday, NASA celebrates two decades of Mars exploration.||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCalifornians Will Ski on the Fourth of July||Last year's never-ending winter will allow two California ski resorts to stay open through the holiday weekend.||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanYou Know About This Summer’s Spectacular Solar Eclipse, Right?||It's a bit of a drive, but not that far to go, if you want to see the total eclipse in August.||6/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 Things You Should Know About California’s Biggest Reservoir||California's biggest reservoir is the one you can't see -- and it's far from overflowing.||6/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA California Regulator’s Curious Crusade to Remake the Clean Air Act||In state's polluted San Joaquin Valley, an air pollution control officer is under fire for allying with members of Congress who want to weaken the Clean Air Act.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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