EarthSky 22: What is our future?

Are we winning or losing on global challenges like energy, food and water? A futurist speaks on EarthSky 22 – 22 minutes of science and music. Press play!

Listeners hear EarthSky 22 on 22 stations, and counting

Host: Jorge Salazar
Lead Producer: Mike Brennan

ES 22 Producers: Deborah Byrd, Beth Lebwohl, Ryan Britton, Emily Howard

This week’s lineup:

Science News of the Week:

First successful forecast of underwater volcano

James Webb Space Telescope in financial limbo, but science pushes on

Chimp test shows planet of altruistic apes

Crops with deeper roots might help combat rising CO2 in atmosphere

The State of the Future Jorge speaks with futurist Jerome Glenn, executive director of the Millenium Project, about the 2011 State of the Future report.

Where did life on Earth come from? Jorge Salazar talks with NASA scientist Michael Callahan about ancient meteorites found in Antarctica that may contains the building blocks of life as we know it.

Global Night Sky Deborah Byrd talks about gazing into our Milky Way galaxy.

Innovations with Chemistry Material scientist Joseph DeSimone discusses two of his most recent and amazing inventions.

This week’s musical contributors:


The Bright Light Social Hour

The Black and White Years

One Hundred Flowers

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