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NFL Goes Green

NFL Goes Green

Can you picture a 265-pound linebacker in a Pruis? Not only did I see one, I rode around with special teams star Lorenzo Alexander in his Toyota hybrid. But his Prius purchase is only a small step toward a greener NFL, at least compared to the changes that the Washington Redskins and Seattle Seahawks are [...]


The China Factor

The China Factor

    The biggest mass migration in human history is now underway, and it’s having a huge effect on global carbon emissions. The weirdest part? The entire phenomenon is happening within the borders of a single country, China. For this piece in Beijing, a city that’s home to more than 20-million people, I tagged along with [...]


A Greener Death

A Greener Death

    Think it’s a challenge to live a greener life? Sure, there can be a lot of effort involved. But to have a greener death? It might be more simple than you imagine. Here’s a look at three ways Americans are making a commitment to the environment, while committing their remains to the earth. [...]


The Israel Connection

The Israel Connection

    This story took me from the hills of Jerusalem to the depths of the Red Sea…and eventually the roof of our Capitol Hill studios. A look at the remarkable innovation crucible that’s so emblematic of Israel’s tenacity, and some of the Israeli ideas that could soon be arriving in American infrastructure. Admittedly, it [...]


Assignment: Africa

Assignment: Africa

       Most tourists in South Africa see a thriving country: the major cities feature towering skyscrapers; international businesses scramble to meet a voracious domestic appetite; game preserve visitors are overwhelmed with modern amenities. But a deeper look into the country, along winding dirt roads and through acres upon acres of waving sugarcane, reveals [...]


Investigation

Investigation

    The most difficult investigation piece our energyNOW! team has ever attempted. The subject of “fracking,” a catch-all term for producing natural gas from shale rock, may be the most controversial energy topic in America right now. Who doesn’t love the idea of an abundant energy source found right here in the US? The [...]