Wednesday, October 28, 2009

October 30, 2009: International Day of Climate Action

This week Martha Baskin brings us a first hand report from Seattle's participation in the "350 International Day of Climate Action," held October 24th at the Seattle Center. Voices include the Sierra Club, Councilmember Richard Conlin, Rep. Jim McDermott, Cool Moms, the Moontown Foundation and Rev. Robert Jefferies with New Hope Baptist Church. The report also features Mark Hertsgaard, The Nation's environmental correspondent, who summarizes the full scientific implications and horrifically dangerous situation humanity has created for itself.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2009

October 23, 2009: Duwamish Alive!

80% of Puget Sound's living inhabitants (human, mammal and other living organisms) live within two miles of the Duwamish River. The Duwamish was declared an estuary of national significance ten years ago when the EPA also declared it a Superfund Site. Restoring this once mighty river to health in the face of industrial and big city assault is the subject of this week's story. We hear from volunteers, People for Puget Sound, the Duwamish Clean Up Coalition, Puget Sound Keeper Alliance and Ecos, the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle.

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Thursday, October 15, 2009

October 16, 2009: Genetically Modified Foods, (Pesticides Included) & The Non-GMO Project

Martha Baskin looks into the labeling (or lack thereof) of foods containing GMOs.

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Thursday, October 8, 2009

October 9, 2009: Coming Soon: A Coal Free Northwest With New Demand Met by Efficiency and Renewables

Could the Northwest be the first in the nation to go “coal free”? If you’re looking for the answer from a coalition of environmental, union, utility and business groups, the answer is yes. Kick coal out and replace it with energy efficiency and clean renewable sources. Build a smart grid to deliver the clean resources and in the process create more jobs. Green Acre Radio’s Martha Baskin has our story.

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Thursday, October 1, 2009

October 2, 2009: Public Sector & Historical Building Retrofits - – Green Bldg Part III

Today we continue our series on green building with a look at public sector buildings and the growth in green retrofits of historical buildings.

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