"Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands," a graphic novel by Kate Beaton, from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, tells the story of leaving home and joining thousands of others to work in the oil sands of Alberta, Canada. Beaton joined The World's host Marco Werman to talk about her experience.
The World's Marco Werman spoke with British Consul General Harriet Cross about how the UK is grappling with its image internationally as Brexit continues to slog along.
The government’s ability to exert eminent domain powers has literally paved the way for much of America’s fundamental infrastructure. Pipelines, highways, railroads, high-voltage transmission lines — all of these projects tend to require long paths across the landscape. Farms and even suburban neighborhoods can be caught in the middle.
The Mercy Brown incident was the last known case of The New England Vampire panic. This particular brand of folklore was a variant on a practice born in places like Romania, Hungary and Germany.
Each fall, millions of tourists come to New England to see the changing leaves. It's big business. But climate change is moving the calendar.
Boston Medical Center, a major trauma center and teaching hospital, is reimagining what it means to care for patients with a new rooftop agriculture project.
It was supposed to close 22 years ago. Now an aging waste incinerator landfill north of Boston has been given the go-ahead to add a half million tons of fly ash and bottom ash to its collection of materials — and local residents and community leaders are not happy about it.
Electronic surveillance of fishing vessels could help protect fisheries.
On Nantucket, homeowners are funding an extensive engineering project to save their houses from sliding into the sea. But no one knows how long the homes and the entire island can resist the forces of the sea and climate change.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, known as RGGI, may be growing. New Jersey’s new Democratic Governor has vowed to bring his state back into the compact and Virginia is the first coal-producing state to take steps to join.