energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal
Energy reporter for the Wall Street Journal; author of Boom: How Fracking Ignited the American Energy Revolution and Changed the World
Harvard University has been buying thousands of acres of California vineyards. They’re doing it way above market price.
Dec. 11, 2018from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
US oil production and energy independence have reached a 28-year high, thanks mainly to fracking in North Dakota.
Jun. 13, 2014from To the Point
KCRW's signature local public affairs program has expanded to include today's top national and international news, as well as local issues.
May. 21, 2014from Which Way, L.A.?
Former hedge fund manager Tom Steyer says the U.S. has a broken government because corporations bought it.
Nov. 19from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
What’s President Trump’s track record on libel lawsuits anyway?
Nov. 27from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
Personal medical records behind public health regulations are now stamped "confidential." If they aren’t opened up, the Trump EPA says it will ignore them.
Nov. 18from To the Point
A new film about the CIA torture report brings to life the brutal reality of the crimes the agency committed post-9/11.
Nov. 29from Scheer Intelligence
Many people are shopping on Amazon this time of year. Free one-day shipping can mean workers injuring themselves by working too fast, and delivery vehicles increasing air pollution.
Nov. 27from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
XOTX Tropico Nursery, founded in 1988, is a haven for endangered plant life. But now it’s endangered itself. The owner is required to vacate the nursery by December 30.
Dec. 9from Greater LA
The public phase of impeachment has begun.
Nov. 13from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing today on the impeachment inquiry report completed by the House Intelligence Committee, as it moves toward drafting articles of…
Dec. 9from News Special Programming
When political protesters were gunned down by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, was it a victory or a defeat for President Trump?
Dec. 5from To the Point