Arson Takes a Toll on Kentucky Forests

Kentucky’s Division of Forestry battles one of the highest rates of forest arson in the country. And hopes of new funding to tackle the problem are vanishing as the state trims budgets everywhere. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports on the mounting impacts.

Zoo Exhibits Adapt to Climate Change

Just like the animals they exhibit…zoos have been adapting to a changing environment ever since the first animal was captured and locked in a cage. As WFPL’s Kristin Espeland reports…zoos may now be facing one of the biggest changes in their history.

Green Collar Labor Shortage

Greening your home, using renewable energy, and lowering your utility bills might sound appealing. But finding someone to help you and being able to afford it might make you think twice.

Giant 'teach-in' addresses global warming

Last week… students across the nation participated in what was billed as the largest “teach in” in history to address global warming. It’s just one of many pages that young people are taking from activists’ past to face a very different future.

Arboretum Unveils Greenest Building For Miles

Bullitt County’s Bernheim Arboretum has just won the top award for green building from the U.S. Green Building Council. It’s the first project not only in Kentucky but surrounding states to achieve the council’s LEED platinum certification. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland takes us inside the innovative new visitor center.