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To deal with the climate crisis, we need to deal with ourselves. We are called upon to marshal the full force of our humanity, if we expect to succeed. This show brings you news and information on energy and the climate - framed by stories, poems, and discussions about our values and choices. Because, when we care about who we are, we care about what we do. And, when we understand who we are, we understand what to do.

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To deal with the climate crisis, we need to deal with ourselves. We are called upon to marshal the full force of our humanity, if we expect to succeed. This show brings you news and information on energy and the climate - framed by stories, poems, and discussions about our values and choices. Because, when we care about who we are, we care about what we do. And, when we understand who we are, we understand what to do.

    Anthony Flaccavento on the Green New Deal

    Anthony Flaccavento on the Green New Deal

    Rural America’s political guru talks about the economics of the Green New Deal initiative, and how tackling issues of wealth inequality also solves environmental problems. Anthony and his organization S.C.A.L.E. (Sequestering Carbon, Accelerating Local Economies) are currently working with other state leaders on a blueprint for Virginia’s version of the G.N.D. – with the expectation … Continue reading Anthony Flaccavento on the Green New Deal →

    Holiday Edition

    Holiday Edition

    This was the year of Greta, so let’s enjoy a smorgasbord of topics – thankfulness, wind power in Wyoming, the new MarinaTex plastic-substitute material invented by Lucy Hughes, the importance of music and the muses, the electrical nature of the human nervous system, and how we can save energy over the holidays.

    Poe’s “Shadow – A Parable”

    Poe’s “Shadow – A Parable”

    Edgar Allan Poe’s “Shadow – A Parable”, published in 1833 and set in the ancient past, is nonetheless frightfully relevant to the specter of our modern climate crisis. Some of us may feel shielded. But, the more we try to look away and distract ourselves, the more surely we’ll be visited by the shadow of … Continue reading Poe’s “Shadow – A Parable” →

    Old Mountains, New Economies – Adam Wells of Appalachian Voices

    Old Mountains, New Economies – Adam Wells of Appalachian Voices

    Adam Wells, Regional Director of Community & Economic Development for Appalachian Voices, is working to bring new energy to the local economies of Southwest Virginia, a region once sustained by the coal industry. There are now promising opportunities for solar power to be a catalyst for growth, attracting 21st Century business looking for low-cost, locally-generated … Continue reading Old Mountains, New Economies – Adam Wells of Appalachian Voices →

    Against Franzen – For the Birds – In the heat

    Against Franzen – For the Birds – In the heat

    In “What If We Stopped Pretending” Jonathan Franzen tells us that we need to get real: we’re doomed. It’s worth thinking through the reasons he’s wrong. We also look at the new temperature trends, illustrated by the heatwave last week. Finally, some things we can do for the birds, whose populations are plummeting. Word of … Continue reading Against Franzen – For the Birds – In the heat →

    Sunny Days Ahead – Karla Loeb of Sigora Solar

    Sunny Days Ahead – Karla Loeb of Sigora Solar

    When it comes to clean energy, Virginia is a hard regulatory and financial environment. But, Karla Loeb has been chipping away at it, and getting results.

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