Turning CO2 To Rock In Iceland; Emotional Learning In School
In Iceland, scientists are using new technology to capture carbon emissions and inject them into basalt deposits. Some scientists are calling it a potential solution to the global climate crisis. Also, the Millennium School in San Francisco not only emphasizes subjects like math and language arts, but also students' emotional well-being. David Freudberg of Humankind reports.
Iceland's Melting Glaciers; A Historical Look At Impeachment
Our climate change series from Iceland begins with a look at the connection between tourism and the climate crisis. A tourism boom on the island nation has increased carbon emissions and environmental degradation. Also, House investigators unveiled articles of impeachment against Trump, charging the president with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Historian Julian Zelizer joins us to talk about this moment in history.
Dollar General Plans Expansion; Report On Russia Investigation
Despite the hot economy, Dollar General continues to thrive due to a loyal customer base and an expansion strategy focused on rural areas that lack other retail options. We're joined by Jill Schlesinger, a business analyst for CBS News. Also, a report is expected to be released on Monday about the origin of the Russia investigation into the Trump administration. Host Tonya Mosley speaks with NPR's Ryan Lucas.
Remembering Caroll Spinney; How To Be An Adult Classes
Puppeteer Caroll Spinney died Sunday at the age of 85. For almost half a century Spinney played both Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street." We revisit Robin Young's conversation with Spinney from 2003. Also, many young people are going to college without the basic tools to be an adult. Now, some schools are offering "adulting" classes to fill the gap. Kansas News Service's Stephan Bisaha reports.
Hemp's First Year; The Jeremy Corbyn Phenomenon
It's been nearly one year since Trump signed the 2018 farm bill, making it legal to grow industrial hemp in the U.S. for the first time in more than 50 years. Also, with just under a week to the U.K. elections, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party falls short in the polls behind Boris Johnson's Conservatives. Corbyn is the most unpopular opposition leader since the 1970s. Why despite the popularity of his ideas? We speak with a professor of British politics.