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Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Brooks and Capehart, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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Listen to PBS NewsHour science reporting published every Wednesday by 9 p.m. Featuring reports from Miles O'Brien, Nsikan Akpan and the rest of our science crew, we take on topics ranging from the future of 3-D printing to power of placebo drugs. Is this not what you're looking for? Don't miss our other podcasts for our full shows, individual segments, Brooks and Capehart, Brief but Spectacular, Politics Monday and more. Find them in iTunes or in your favorite podcasting app. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    The tough decision of which species to save from extinction

    The tough decision of which species to save from extinction

    Roughly 1 million species of wildlife face extinction worldwide, according to a recent United Nations report. Ecologist and author Rebecca Nesbit joins Geoff Bennett to discuss the ethics and decision-making process behind figuring out which species to save. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    Food waste is contributing to climate change. What's being done about it?

    Food waste is contributing to climate change. What's being done about it?

    Discarded food is responsible for as much as 8 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Rhode Island PBS Weekly's Isabella Jibilian reports on why so much food is going to waste and what some people are doing to try to stop the trend. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 6 min
    Oslo, Norway's unique approach to curbing carbon emissions

    Oslo, Norway's unique approach to curbing carbon emissions

    The capital of Norway is working to be nearly emission-free by 2030. Every year, the city of Oslo calculates how much emission-producing activity will contribute to greenhouse gases, then implements a carbon budget to keep those levels low. Lisa Desjardins speaks with Heidi Sørensen, director of Oslo's Agency for Climate, to learn more. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    News Wrap: COP27 nations near deal for climate disaster fund

    News Wrap: COP27 nations near deal for climate disaster fund

    In our news wrap Saturday, COP27 climate talks inched closer to a deal to create a disaster fund for vulnerable nations, FIFA's head scolded critics of World Cup host Qatar, APEC wrapped up meetings in Bangkok, heavy snow fell in western New York, Trump called the appointment of a special counsel an "abuse of power," and President Biden attended his granddaughter's wedding at the White House. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 4 min
    China pressured to reduce its carbon emissions at global climate change summit

    China pressured to reduce its carbon emissions at global climate change summit

    U.S. and Chinese climate negotiators met formally for the first time in months at the COP27 global climate summit. Beijing had blocked bilateral climate discussions back in August, but they resumed after President Biden's meeting earlier this week with Chinese President Xi. Nick Schifrin reports on the collaboration and China's outsized impact on climate change. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 5 min
    Drought's impact on Mississippi River causes disruptions in shipping and agriculture

    Drought's impact on Mississippi River causes disruptions in shipping and agriculture

    Up and down the Mississippi River basin, below-average rainfall has constricted one of the country's major economic thoroughfares. Some areas along the river are reporting their lowest water levels in decades and it could affect consumers across the country. William Brangham reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min

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