Susanne Rust

Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues, Los Angeles Times

Guest

Investigative reporter specializing in environmental issues for the Los Angeles Times. Senior reporter and director of the energy and environment project at the Columbia School of Journalism; former investigative reporter covering environmental issues for California Watch, a nonprofit news website

Susanne Rust on KCRW

Scientists and biologists are investigating why hundreds of gray whales are dying.

Nearly 500 gray whales have died along North America’s western coast since 2018. Why?

Scientists and biologists are investigating why hundreds of gray whales are dying.

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In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.

Climate change threatens Marshall Islands, where the U.S. has dumped a lot of nuclear waste

In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. conducted dozens of nuclear tests on the Marshall Islands. The tests forced people from their homes.

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Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

President Trump, Russia and the 25th Amendment

Senior officials in the Trump Justice Department really have suspected the president of allegiance to Russia. They considered invoking the 25th Amendment.

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