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    • The Great Quake

    • How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
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    In the best-selling tradition of Erik Larson's Isaac's Storm, The Great Quake is a riveting narrative about the biggest earthquake in North American recorded history - the 1964 Alaska earthquake that demolished the city of Valdez and swept away the island village of Chenega - and the geologist who hunted for clues to explain how and why it took place.

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    • Fascinating to hear the full story

    • By Debby A Davis on 08-18-17
    • How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Robert Fass
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Release date: 08-08-17
    • 4 out of 5 stars 131 ratings

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    • Warming Seen as Lit Match in Northern Forests

    • By: Justin Gillis, Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Warming Seen as Lit Match in Northern Forests" is from the May 10, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Justin Gillis and Henry Fountain and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • A Slow Ride Toward the Future of Public Transportation

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "A Slow Ride Toward the Future of Public Transportation" is from the November 08, 2016 Technology section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Iceland Carbon Dioxide Storage Project Locks Away Gas, and Fast

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Iceland Carbon Dioxide Storage Project Locks Away Gas, and Fast" is from the June 09, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 10 mins
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    Beneath a forested patch of land on the Gulf of Bothnia, at the bottom of a steep tunnel that winds for 3 miles through granite bedrock, Finland is getting ready to entomb its nuclear waste.

    "Finland Works, Quietly, to Bury Its Nuclear Reactor Waste" is from the June 12, 2017 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Researchers Aim to Put Carbon Dioxide Back to Work

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 7 mins
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    "Researchers Aim to Put Carbon Dioxide Back to Work" is from the May 2, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • Amid a Graying Fleet of Nuclear Plants, a Hunt for Solutions

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 8 mins
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    "Amid a Graying Fleet of Nuclear Plants, a Hunt for Solutions" is from the March 21, 2016 Science section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Long a Refuge for the Elderly, Florida Is Now a Place of Danger

    • By: Marc Santora And Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Mike DelGaudio
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Florida's elderly range from active residents living in lush retirement communities to physically and mentally impaired people living in assisted living units or nursing homes, but as previous storms like Katrina, Sandy and Harvey have demonstrated, they are among the most at risk. The sheer numbers and vexing variety of the elderly population poses enormous problems as officials must assess risk and allocate resources, both before and after the storm.

    "Long a Refuge for the Elderly, Florida Is Now a Place of Danger" is from the September 08, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Marc Santora And Henry Fountain and narrated by Mike DelGaudio.

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    • Curbs Are Lifted, but Water Issues Remain for California

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Curbs Are Lifted, but Water Issues Remain for California" is from the May 27, 2016, US section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Scientists See Push from Climate Change in Louisiana Flooding

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 4 mins
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    "Scientists See Push from Climate Change in Louisiana Flooding" is from the September 07, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Why the Italy Quake Was So Severe

    • By: Dan Bilefsky, Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 3 mins
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    "Why the Italy Quake Was So Severe" is from the August 25, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Dan Bilefsky and Henry Fountain and narrated by Caroline Miller.

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    • At Forefront of Climate Fight, California Plans an Offensive

    • By: Adam Nagourney, Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 7 mins
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    Foreign governments concerned about climate change may soon be spending more time dealing with Sacramento, California, than Washington.

    "At Forefront of Climate Fight, California Plans an Offensive" is from the December 27, 2016 US section of The New York Times. It was written by Adam Nagourney and Henry Fountain and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Calls for Shipping and Aviation to Do More to Cut Emissions

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Corey M. Snow
    • Length: 5 mins
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    "Calls for Shipping and Aviation to Do More to Cut Emissions" is from the April 16, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Corey M. Snow.

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    • Spiking Temperatures in the Arctic Startle Scientists

    • By: Henry Fountain, John Schwartz
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Spiking Temperatures in the Arctic Startle Scientists" is from the December 21, 2016 World section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and John Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • In Age of Trump, Scientists Show Signs of a Political Pulse

    • By: Amy Harmon, Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Caroline Miller
    • Length: 8 mins
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    Trump has called climate change a hoax (although more recently he said he would have an “open mind” about it) and appointed some officials to his transition team who dispute mainstream climate science. But there is much that is still unclear about his administration’s attitudes toward science.

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    • Scientists Link Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rainfall to Climate Change

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Climate change made the torrential rains that flooded Houston after Hurricane Harvey last summer much worse, scientists reported Wednesday.

    "Scientists Link Hurricane Harvey’s Record Rainfall to Climate Change" is from the December 13, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • Fiery Explosions Elevate Fears for Chemical Plants Flooded by Texas Storm

    • By: Julie Turkewitz, Henry Fountain, Hiroko Tabuchi
    • Narrated by: Barbara Benjamin-Creel
    • Length: 11 mins
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    A series of explosions at a flood-damaged chemical plant outside Houston on Thursday drew sharp focus on hazards to public health and safety from the city’s vast petrochemical complex as the region begins a painstaking recovery from Hurricane Harvey.

    "Fiery Explosions Elevate Fears for Chemical Plants Flooded by Texas Storm" is from the August 31, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Julie Turkewitz, Henry Fountain and Hiroko Tabuchi and narrated by Barbara Benjamin-Creel.

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    • Countries Agree to Climate Accord on Jet Emissions

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Kristi Burns
    • Length: 2 mins
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    "Countries Agree to Climate Accord on Jet Emissions" is from the October 06, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Kristi Burns.

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    • The Monster Surge That Wasn’t: Why Irma Caused Less Flooding Than Expected

    • By: Henry Fountain, Brad Plumer
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 6 mins
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    Across coastal Florida, the dreaded storm surge from Hurricane Irma — caused when ferocious winds pile up ocean water and push it onshore — was not as bad as forecast. While some areas were hard hit, notably the Florida Keys and Marco Island, residents of neighborhoods north to Fort Myers, Sarasota and Tampa Bay were expressing relief.

    "The Monster Surge That Wasn’t: Why Irma Caused Less Flooding Than Expected" is from the September 11, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and Brad Plumer and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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    • Irma Will Test Florida’s Infrastructure, From Dikes to Sewage Plants

    • By: Henry Fountain
    • Narrated by: Keith Sellon-Wright
    • Length: 5 mins
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    Airports, sewage treatment plants, flood control systems and other facilities could be overrun by heavy rains or flooding from storm surge, as Irma’s winds amass ocean water and push it ashore. The impacts of climate change — especially sea level rise, which is already bringing more tidal flooding in Miami Beach — could make matters worse, as any storm surge from Irma would be on top of an already higher baseline.

    "Irma Will Test Florida’s Infrastructure, From Dikes to Sewage Plants" is from the September 09, 2017 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Henry Fountain and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.

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