Earth Celebration 2015
Earth Day is April 22, but KQED is celebrating our planet all month long. Tune in for special reports, watch programs online, and find more resources.
Wed, April 1, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: Next Meal: Engineering Food
Sat, April 4, 6pm So Right, So Smart
Sun, April 5, 10am Watch Online Now Nature: Shark Mountain Ireland's Wild River
Wed, April 8, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: America's Energy Future From fossil fuels to renewables, the race is on to find better ways to manage and maximize our energy sources.
Wed, April 8, 8pm Watch Online Now Nature: Animal Homes: The Nest
Mon, April 13, 11pm Watch Online Now American Masters: A Fierce Green Fire Robert Redford, Ashley Judd and other stars narrate this exploration of the environmental movement.
Wed, April 15, 8pm Watch Online Now Nature: Nature's Guide to Animal Homes: Location, Location, Location
Sun, April 19, 7pm Rebels with a Cause spotlights dedicated conservationists who fought to preserve open spaces near San Francisco.
Mon, April 20, 10pm Watch Online Now Independent Lens: The Great Invisible
Mon, April 20, 11:30pm New Environmentalists: From Chicago to Karoo showcases activists who are fighting for environmental justice.
Wed, April 22, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: Saving Condors
Wed, April 22, 8pm Nature: Animal Homes: Animal Cities
Wed, April 22, 11pm POV: The City Dark is a fascinating look at the science of the dark and an exploration of our relationship to the stars.
Sat, April, 25, 6pm California Forever: Parks for the Future looks at the challenges state parks are now facing in California, including habitat destruction.
Tue, April 28, 7:30pm Watch Online Now Spark: In Respect of Nature
Wed, April 29, 7:30pm Watch Online Now QUEST: The Heat Is on Napa Wines
Wed, April 29, 8pm Nature: Mystery Monkeys of Shangri-La
Sat, April 4, 2pm Stanford Roundtable: The Climate Conversation You Haven't Heard
Tue, April 21, 8pm NOVA: Megastorm Aftermath
Tue, April 21, 9pm NOVA: Oklahoma's Deadliest Tornadoes
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.