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The U.S. now has more confirmed coronavirus cases than any other country. Despite the pandemic, Election 2020 continues and states are making changes.

2020Talks - March 27, 2020 


3.3 million people reported being jobless last week, according to new Labor Department numbers. And Puerto Rico was supposed to hold primaries this weekend, though they pushed it back to late April, because of COVID-19.

Archive: April 20, 2007

Technically, the annual Earth Day observance falls on Sunday April 22, but this year it's being celebrated as an 11-day event. Heather Morijah with the South Dakota Sierra Club says the annual observance was extended because of increased attention on global warming. She says there's a growing deman ...Read More

This Sunday is Earth Day, and it's taken on greater significance with the rising concerns about global warming. Neila Seaman with the Iowa Sierra Club says everyone from individuals to businesses and governments has a role to play in stabilizing the climate. She says it will take bold action now t ...Read More

A new report by a coalition of Midwest farm groups finds improvements in conservation from an incentive program for farmers. Spokesman Tim Gieseke with the Minnesota Project says it concludes the "Conservation Security Program," which offers incentives to farmers to take good care of their land, is ...Read More

There are Earth Day celebrations planned all over Nevada this weekend. On Sunday you can catch up with Rusty Blevins who operates not one, but two cars powered with leftover vegetable oil that restaurants normally have to pay somebody to dispose of. "Some people call them 'frybrids,' like hybrid wi ...Read More

Gov. Spitzer wants New York to slim down big time, when it comes to electrical demand. The plan calls for cutting statewide electricity consumption 15 percent by the year 2015, a goal Dave Gahl with Environmental Advocates of New York says is the most ambitious in the nation. “It's 12.8 milli ...Read More

Climate protection heads north in Idaho. Sandpoint is the first North Idaho town to sign an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas pollution. Five cities in southern Idaho are doing the same, including Boise. It means city vehicles will be more fuel-efficient, and energy efficiency in city buildings wi ...Read More

Earth Day is this weekend, and many Ohioans will mark the occasion by cleaning up parks, planting trees, and joining educational events and celebrations. Sierra Club National Conservation Director Greg Haegele will be in Ohio for Earth Day events. He's calling on Ohioans to commit to a "2 percent ...Read More

Oregon seniors and people with disabilities could lose promised funding for critical services under a proposed new budget from state Democrats. Many say they aren't getting the chance to weigh in on the issue. They point to physical and transportation barriers that made it difficult or impossible ...Read More

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