When Teaching Climate Gets Controversial
In the wake of mid-term elections, most pundits agree that a national climate change policy is farther from reach. That puts science museums and aquariums around the state in a bind. Several are currently showing exhibits on climate change in an effort to educate the public on this complicated topic. But as Marjorie Sun reports, these institutions have to walk a fine line through a thicket of sensitive issues.
Category: Climate, Environment, Radio
QUEST, an Emmy Award-winning multimedia science series, has a new focus on the science of sustainability.The half-hour magazine style episodes are produced by a collaboration of six public broadcasters around the country and explore a wide variety of sustainability issues related to food, energy, water, climate and biodiversity. The story segments featured in each show are introduced by on-camera host, environmental journalist Simran Sethi
. The series also includes half-hour specials that focus on a single topic.
All 2013-2014 television programs can be viewed online in their entirety or as individual segments by clicking on the titles and images listed below. The programs are also broadcast in each of our six PBS partner regions including North Carolina
, Northern California
and the Pacific Northwest
. Check local listings for broadcast dates and times.