2 PM Public Affairs Programs

Monday - Friday at 2 PM

The 2:00 PM hour-long block of public affairs programs on Maine Public Radio is a mix of different programs produced around the globe. Please note that the broadcast schedule is subject to change. Updates are made as soon as practical.

For more information on the programs featured in the 2:00 pm public affairs time slot please see the full Maine Public Radio schedule

If you can't find what you're looking for please email Audience Services or call 1-800-884-1717.

Tuesday, April 12 at 1:00 pm

A panel discussion on corporate commitment to social justice and sustainable development.

Monday, April 11 at 1:00 pm

Cars of the Future

In the U.S. personal vehicles account for nearly one fifth of all our greenhouse gas emissions. And if you add in trucks, trains, planes and ships, it's more than a quarter of our contribution to climate pollution.

Friday, April 8 at 1:00 pm

International Week in Review

Hour two only. Note: this is in addition to the National Week in Review broadcast at 2:00 pm.

Thursday, April 7 at 1:00 pm

The Simplicity of Everything

Speaker is Neil Turok, Director of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Turok disputes claims that we may have reached the end of what physics can discover about the origins and structure of the universe.

Wednesday, April 6 at 1:00 pm

Climate, Science, Hope and Worry

Scientists and politicians agree that the goals set in the Paris Climate Summit for dialing back global warming are only the tip of the iceberg. With 2015 breaking the record for the hottest year ever, and 2014 holding the number two spot, CLIMATE ONE explores ideas for how to handle the anxiety and stress that many of us are feeling about all this.

Tuesday, April 5 at 1:00 pm

Speaker is Nisid Hajari, author of Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition.

Monday, April 4 at 1:00 pm

The speaker is General Michael Hayden, former Director of the National Security Agency; former Director of the CIA and author of  Playing to the Edge: American Intelligence in the Age of Terror.