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Shows featuring Daphne Wysham

  • New Senate Climate Bill Is "Slap in the Face to Everything that Earth Day Stands For" Earthhour2_web
    Today is the fortieth anniversary of Earth Day. In the years following the first Earth Day, the Nixon administration passed a series of major environmental legislation, including the Clean Air Act, the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Water Act. On Monday, Senators John Kerry, Joseph Lieberman and Lindsey...
    April 22, 2010 | Story
  • Carbon Trading: Practical Solution to Global Warming or Corporate Greenwash? A Debate Smokestackweb
    The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will vote today on a bill promoting carbon trading, which sets greenhouse gas emissions limits and allowances for each industry and then creates a system to trade the allowances. Critics argue that carbon trading actually delays the crucial process of big polluters reducing their emissions. We host a debate between Annie Petsonk of Environmental...
    November 01, 2007 | Story
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO ) gives the Texas based company RiceTec patents on basmati rice
    RiceTec took U.S. Long grain rice and crossbred it with Indian basmati rice to produce the three newly patented hybrid strains of basmati rice: texmati, jasmati, and kasmati. RiceTec has also been given permission to claim that their rice is superior to basmati, though basmati has been grown for centuries in the foothills of the Himalayas.
    August 24, 2001 | Story