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Energy efficiency has become a watch word as the world begins to grapple with climate change. And, cities are at ground zero with efforts to make them more energy efficient. A recent survey  of 100 cities in the U.S. found that 20 are on track to reaching their goals. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with David Ribeiro, with the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy and author of the survey, about what smaller cities can do to fight a global problem. (Part 2)

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A new report found that 20 cities out of a hundred are now on track to achieve their energy efficiency goals. That's according to a new report by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. In our region, Washington D.C. is on track but Baltimore still has a ways to go. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with David Ribeiro, director of Local Policy and author of the report about the impact of energy efficiency. (Part 1)

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Abraham Lincoln's presidency freed the slaves and ushered in a new political party. Host Don Rush talks with David S. Reynolds, author of a new biography "Abe: Abraham Lincoln in his Times," to explore the character of the man who changed America. Then, he continues the conversation with Salisbury University Political Science professor Michael O'Loughlin to look at what has become of the modern Republican Party since Goldwater.

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Turning Pepe the Frog into a meme of hate is symbolic of other extremist memes such as QAnon. Monday night PBS will broadcast a documentary on the transformation of the frog entitled Feels Good Man. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with director Arthur Jones and producer Giorgio Angelini about the development of such memes on the internet.  (Part 2)

We know that the coronavirus pandemic is pervasive, affecting every facet of our lives. We experience its impact on the economy every day, its effect on the society and our social interaction, education, and with over seven million confirmed cases and over 217,000 dead, we know  what it is doing to us physically. Even as it pervades our lives, however, there is little information on how it is affecting us psychologically? How has it challenged our mental health as individuals and as a society?

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