Trump and the Future of Climate Change Research
Who is working on climate change?
That simple question from the transition team of President-elect Donald Trump has raised concerns across the country.
Locally, scientists at Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab, both part of the U.S. Department of Energy, say they are wondering about new directions at the agency under a Trump presidency.
Joining us in discussion is the current U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz.
Dec. 19: Local lawmakers and activists are pushing for Chicago to join a rapidly growing list of cities worldwide that have committed to the fossil fuel divestment movement.
Dec. 1: After a long debate, a last-minute push to bail out two downstate nuclear plants passed the Illinois General Assembly late Thursday at the tail end of the veto session.
Nov. 1: To get children and teens interested in science, technology and engineering careers, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry is planning a new program examining the world around us and the role of humans in it.
June 21: Since its creation in 1946, Argonne National Laboratory has been at the forefront of scientific research. Lab director Peter Littlewood joins us to discuss 70 years of scientific discovery.