Earthwise Past Issues

 

 

Winter 2014

Close to Home: A Cooler Smarter House

Ask the Scientist: Why Don't Americans Eat More Fruits and Vegetables?

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Fall 2014

Close to Home: Automakers Offer Varying Shades of Green

Ask the Scientist: Global Warming Emissions: Electric vs. Gas-Powered Vehicles

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Summer 2014

Close to Home: The Case for Car Sharing

Ask the Scientist: Global Warming: Speeding Up or Slowing Down?

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Spring 2014

Close to Home: Solar Power Makes Electric Cars Shine

Ask the Scientist: Fish safety and Fukushima

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Winter 2013

Close to Home: Tips to Warm Your Hearth

Ask the Scientist: What are the climate implications of methane leakage?

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Fall 2013

Close to Home: Cleaner Cars for All Consumers

Dialogue: Engineered genes were recently discovered in wheat. Is that a problem?

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Summer 2013

Close to Home: Smart Tools for Saving Energy

Dialogue: Why are tar sands a bad fuel source?

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Spring 2013

Close to Home: A Tale of Two Price Tags

Dialogue: Why are biofuels promoted as a clean energy solution when the production of corn ethanol causes so many problems?

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Winter 2012

Close to Home: The Truth About Organic Food

Dialogue: Can we continue to have reliable electricity if we produce more wind power, since the wind does not always blow?

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Fall 2012

Close to Home: How I Got Cooler Smarter

Dialogue: What impact does wind power have on birds?

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Summer 2012

Close to Home: Going Deep for Energy Savings

Dialogue: Does thorium offer any advantages over uranium as a nuclear fuel?

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Spring 2012

Close to Home: Good Food Is Right Around the Corner

Dialogue: News reports suggest global warming is hurting coffee production. How could it affect other crops?

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Winter 2011

Close to Home: Gas-Free—and Loving It

Dialogue: What is ground-level ozone and why is it harmful to human health?

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