Inside Energy

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Inside Energy was a public media collaboration, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, that produced from 2014-2017. Our audio stories will help inform you of the tensions and tradeoffs in American energy issues. Dont miss our podcast: http://insideenergy.org/podcast

Episodios

  • Living With Uncertainty- An Inside Energy Podcast Special

    Living With Uncertainty- An Inside Energy Podcast Special

    31/03/2018 Duración: 27min

    Is having oil and gas development nearby bad for your health? In this story, we’re going to dig into what is known and what is unknown about these dangers and why those unknowns still exist, as more and more wells are drilled. We’re going to meet different people with different perspectives, who are all gathering data or studying it. They’re looking for answers and living with unknowns.

  • Invisible Leaks: Where Clean Natural Gas Falls Short

    Invisible Leaks: Where "Clean" Natural Gas Falls Short

    26/03/2018 Duración: 29min

    A natural gas boom in the U.S. is changing the power sector in the country. It's credited with bringing down American carbon dioxide emissions more than any other factor. But, one difficult to control component of the natural gas industry threatens to undermine those gains. This audio special from Inside Energy explores the serious and persistent problem of methane leaks.

  • Tax Reforms Impact On Western Energy

    Tax Reform's Impact On Western Energy

    22/12/2017 Duración: 04min

    Tax reform is going to impact renewables, oil and gas, and energy overall in the western U.S. Now that the President has signed the final tax bill into law, what does it mean for western energy? Inside Energy helps unpack.

  • 2017 Continuing Coverage: Firestone Explosion

    2017 Continuing Coverage: Firestone Explosion

    21/12/2017 Duración: 19min

    Four stories chronicling the growing conflict between oil and gas drilling and suburban development, in the aftermath of an April 2017 natural gas explosion in Firestone, Colorado that resulted in the death of two people. Submitted in the "Continuing Coverage" category for the 2018 RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Awards.

  • Clean Coal: Folly or the Future?

    Clean Coal: Folly or the Future?

    19/12/2017 Duración: 27min

    President Donald Trump has used the term “clean coal” a lot lately, but what is clean coal? Well, it can mean a lot of different things, depending who you ask. For some, it's history. For others, it's a fantasy. And for still others, it's a necessity. But could it become a reality that helps bring back coal and helps stop climate change? Inside Energy’s Madelyn Beck digs deep.

  • IE EFFICIENCY CITIES For Soundcloud

    IE EFFICIENCY CITIES For Soundcloud

    11/12/2017 Duración: 04min

    An increasing number of cities are claiming they will go it alone to meet the emission reduction targets of the Paris Climate Agreement. This comes in the wake of President Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris accord earlier this year. Just last week, mayors from more than 50 North American cities signed a formal agreement to reduce greenhouse gases in their communities. Inside Energy’s Dan Boyce looks at how they’re doing in trying to reach those goals.

  • Trump Admin To Shrink Utah Monuments

    Trump Admin To Shrink Utah Monuments

    02/12/2017 Duración: 04min

    President Trump is set to announce a plan to shrink the boundaries of two national monuments in Utah: Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monument, the latter created by President Obama one year ago this month. Trump’s action will mark an important milestone in the story of these two red buttes which has become an outsized symbol for a slew of western issues. Inside Energy’s Leigh Paterson reports.

  • Nervous About Electric Vehicle Road Trips? You’re Not Alone

    Nervous About Electric Vehicle Road Trips? You’re Not Alone

    02/12/2017 Duración: 04min

    The American West is known for its wide open spaces. That can make for some pretty epic road trips -- unless you have an electric vehicle and you’re stuck hours away from a charge…. Sales of E-Vs are climbing and some forecasters predict half of the vehicles sold worldwide will be electric by 2040. But, in present day, a lack of charging stations is still holding back this transportation revolution. Inside Energy’s Dan Boyce reports on an agreement between Western states to try and calm so-called “range anxiety.”

  • Energy Dominance A Theme In D.C.

    Energy Dominance A Theme In D.C.

    01/12/2017 Duración: 05min

    It’s been a busy week for lawmakers in the nation’s capital pushing their bills that fall in line with the Trump Administration’s energy dominance agenda. Congresswoman Liz Cheney is working to make it harder for federal agency’s to unilaterally approve a federal coal leasing ban. Congressman Evan Jenkins is seeking to do away with the Obama-era social cost of carbon calculation. E & E Reporter Dylan Brown walks us through what happened and why it’s important.

  • Wyoming Nears Finish Line in Clean Coal Project

    Wyoming Nears Finish Line in Clean Coal Project

    01/12/2017 Duración: 04min

    Wyoming’s biggest bet on clean coal is almost finished. The Integrated Test Center outside Gillette aims to host researchers who are finding ways to turn carbon emissions into marketable products. But what does this test center and clean coal mean for the state, the coal industry or climate change? Inside Energy’s Madelyn Beck takes us on a 360 degree view of clean coal to answer that question.

  • In Threatened Birds Uncertain Fate, Some See An Opportunity

    In Threatened Bird's Uncertain Fate, Some See An Opportunity

    17/11/2017 Duración: 05min

    The Department of Interior officially re-opened the 2015 sage grouse management plans last month. They took over a decade of compromise and negotiation to put together, with Wyoming as leader. Many people involved in the process are nervous that the current administration could damage the integrity of the plans, while others see it as an opportunity to make needed improvements.

  • Living With Oil  Gas- An Inside Energy Podcast Special

    Living With Oil & Gas- An Inside Energy Podcast Special

    16/11/2017 Duración: 28min

    Inside Energy’s Leigh Paterson reports on the struggle between two priorities in Colorado: energy development and housing development. She takes us to the Front Range, where drilling rigs and subdivisions are both going up, in towns north of Denver. At the intersection of the these two types of development are serious concerns about health and safety. The following story first appeared as an episode of the podcast Trump on Earth.

  • The Bakken Gears Up For Its Second Decade

    The Bakken Gears Up For Its Second Decade

    10/11/2017 Duración: 06min

    The Bakken Gears Up For Its Second Decade by Inside Energy

  • Cowboys, Badlands and the Meaning of Conservation - An Inside Energy Special

    Cowboys, Badlands and the Meaning of Conservation - An Inside Energy Special

    10/11/2017 Duración: 29min

    If Ryan Zinke is modeling himself after the Conservationist President, Teddy Roosevelt, then why is he making headlines for rolling back land protections? There's more of an answer there than you might think. This half-hour Inside Energy special is hosted by Leigh Paterson and reported by Dan Boyce

  • Oil Patch Growth Creates A Funding Nightmare

    Oil Patch Growth Creates A Funding Nightmare

    07/11/2017 Duración: 05min

    Oil Patch Growth Creates A Funding Nightmare by Inside Energy

  • A Potential Leader in Wind, Wyoming Holds Back

    A Potential Leader in Wind, Wyoming Holds Back

    03/11/2017 Duración: 04min

    Wyoming has the sixth highest wind capacity potential in the country, but it sits at 15th in actual production. With new transmission lines and soon-to-end federal subsidies, now could be the time for Wyoming to take a leap forward in wind investment. But several barriers block the western state’s way from becoming a leader in this renewable energy.

  • Oil  Gas Dollars Pour Into Broomfield Ballot Fight

    Oil & Gas Dollars Pour Into Broomfield Ballot Fight

    01/11/2017 Duración: 04min

    The oil & gas industry is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into local politics in a Denver suburb, fighting a measure that could give the town more control over drilling. This ballot question is part of a much larger fight over health, safety, policy, and state law that's playing out in towns across northern Colorado as oil and gas development moves in. Inside Energy’s Leigh Paterson reports.

  • The Teddy Roosevelt Legacy At Ryan Zinkes Interior Department

    The Teddy Roosevelt Legacy At Ryan Zinke's Interior Department

    27/10/2017 Duración: 04min

    The Department of the Interior is outlining potential steps aimed at increasing energy production on federal lands. Interior Secretary, Ryan Zinke, says boosting production of resources like oil and gas creates jobs and enhances the nation’s energy security. It’s another pro-industry headline for a Secretary touting himself as not only an avid outdoorsman, but a follower of the conservation ideals of the 26th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt. Inside Energy’s Dan Boyce looks at how their philosophies stack up.

  • Big Solar Projects Fear Looming Tariff

    Big Solar Projects Fear Looming Tariff

    26/10/2017 Duración: 04min

    Big Solar Projects Fear Looming Tariff by Inside Energy

  • Another Court Agrees, Coal Companies Must Consider Climate Change

    Another Court Agrees, Coal Companies Must Consider Climate Change

    20/10/2017 Duración: 04min

    When a coal company wants to dig on federal land, the Bureau of Land Management figures out an environmental impact statement for them. They look at how exactly the new development will affect the environment. But not until recently did these documents start to include how they might affect climate change. A federal appellate court is moving the US a step closer to figuring that out.

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