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Possibly looks at the science behind proposed environmental solutions - helping you cut through the noise and make choices that, possibly, will make a difference.

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Possibly looks at the science behind proposed environmental solutions - helping you cut through the noise and make choices that, possibly, will make a difference.

    Can the grid handle charging lots of electric cars?

    Can the grid handle charging lots of electric cars?

    Last week, we broke down the basics of how our electric grid works. Today, we're tackling a more specific question. If we all switch over to electric cars, can the grid handle it?

    • 3 min
    How does our electricity grid work?

    How does our electricity grid work?

    With the effects of climate change all around us, there's a push to power more of our lives with renewable electricity, including things that used to burn fossil fuels, like home heating and cars.

    • 4 min
    Can we build things with our plastic waste?

    Can we build things with our plastic waste?

    Today we’re taking a look at a fun way to be more aware of the amount of plastic we put into the world.

    • 3 min
    Do we use more or less energy on air conditioning than we used to?

    Do we use more or less energy on air conditioning than we used to?

    With the weather getting warmer, I’ve been thinking about air conditioning. I know that ACs are getting more efficient, but more people are using them too. So, are we using more or less energy on cooling our homes than we used to?

    • 3 min
    How did bald eagles avoid extinction?

    How did bald eagles avoid extinction?

    We cover a lot of heavy topics on this show, but today we’re bringing you a bright spot- a real success story. Bald eagles almost disappeared about 50 years ago, but now they’re flourishing! We had Charlie Adams and Ashley Junger from our Possibly Team look into how this happened.

    • 3 min
    Should I buy online or in the store?

    Should I buy online or in the store?

    These days, we can buy almost anything we want online—fancy food, designer clothes, new computers, the works. But is all this online shopping creating more greenhouse gas emissions compared to shopping in-person?

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

jrm36 ,

Excellent

Really thoughtful, well-researched responses to often silly questions

Possibly Fan ,

Love the quick focused topics.

Great job on all the little questions- love the research and practical answers.

Sarah22sfo ,

My favorite solutions based podcast

All the answers to my sustainability related questions all under 5 min!

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