Jim Carlton

Apr. 04, 2008

Cities Cutting Energy Use

How are cities around the world taking steps to cut energy use? Ira talks with a journalist who looked at the nine different approaches of nine different cities to the energy problem.

energy, city planning, urban design, global warming, climate change

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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