Jane Lubchenco

Feb. 12, 2010

A National Climate Service

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco discusses a proposal for the creation of a national climate forecasting department akin to the National Weather Service.

climate, weather, noaa

Mar. 27, 2009

NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco

Earlier this month, Jane Lubchenco was confirmed as the administrator of NOAA. We'll talk with her this hour.

noaa, oceans, earth science

Feb. 15, 2008

State of the Oceans

We depend on them for food, recreation, and more -- so why do we treat our oceans so badly? In this hour, Ira and guests take a look at the state of the world's ocean ecosystems. The prognosis isn't good -- but is it hopeless?

oceans, ecosystems, water, coral, fish

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