FROM Lisa Fimiani
The Rocky Road to Restoring LA's Coastal Habitats After millions of dollars in public money, two decades of controversy and 10 years of planning, there's been a ribbon cutting at the Malibu Lagoon State Beach . But the issues are still not settled. What should restored tidal wetlands along the coast look like? What's next for the Ballona Wetlands between Marina del Rey and Westchester? We hear a report by independent producer Jody Becker and speak with Lisa Fimiani, Executive Director of the Friends of the Ballona Wetlands .
The free-flowing leaks in the Trump White House President Obama tried to clamp down on leakers, but the Trump Administration is besieged almost as never before. Are the "anonymous sources" partisans or worried professionals? Are they endangering the republic or performing a public service?
Healthcare debate now shifts to the Senate Both parties are celebrating yesterday's House bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. House Republicans are cheering because they were able to pass it. Democrats are happy because they think it's so bad. We look at the details… and the politics.
Should we 'hack the climate' to fight global warming? The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" We hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.
A New York Times op-ed on climate change sparks uproar The New York Times is embroiled in a public furor over a new columnist, who wrote that scientific uncertainty is reason for debate about climate change. Many conservatives are delighted. Is America's leading liberal newspaper fostering climate denial? This is the latest in our series, "The Emotional States of America."