David Biello

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David Biello is the science curator for TED Talks and the author of The Unnatural World: The Race to Remake Civilization in Earth's Newest Age. He is a former editor at Scientific American magazine, where he covered energy and the environment.

David Biello on KCRW

Donald Trump's election has been a profound shock to scientists, environmentalists and the clean-energy industry.

Just don't call it 'climate change'

Donald Trump's election has been a profound shock to scientists, environmentalists and the clean-energy industry.

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For the first time Beijing has agreed to cap emissions by 2030. President Obama has pledged to cut the country’s emissions by about 27 percent by 2025.

How Will China and the US Accomplish Historic Carbon Reductions?

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As China's annual session of parliament began today, Premier Li Keqiang delivered a wide-ranging speech on what's become a hot-button social issue: air pollution that often reaches…

Is China's 'War on Pollution' for Real?

As China's annual session of parliament began today, Premier Li Keqiang delivered a wide-ranging speech on what's become a hot-button social issue: air pollution that often reaches…

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