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Possibly Podcast

Possibly Podcast The Public's Radio

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Possibly Podcast

    Whose behavior really affects the water supply?

    Whose behavior really affects the water supply?

    Last week we learned that individuals’ home water consumption doesn’t really make a dent in the water supply, and the benefit of personal water conservation is saving energy. So, who does affect the water supply? And why should they conserve water?

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    Why should I use less water in a wet state like Rhode Island?

    Why should I use less water in a wet state like Rhode Island?

    Saving water might not seem all that important in a humid climate like Rhode Island. But actually, there are plenty of reasons why water conservation is always a good idea for people and the planet.

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    What’s the best way to get rid of my food scraps? 

    What’s the best way to get rid of my food scraps? 

    Today, we’re taking a look at how we dispose of our food. Next time you’re scraping a plate, should that food go into compost, your sink disposal, or the trash?

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    Do bottle bills work?

    Do bottle bills work?

    Today’s question comes from a listener here in Rhode Island. They’ve been following local efforts to start a deposit recycling program for bottles and cans like some other states have, and they’re wondering, do these incentive programs really work?

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    What does the future of natural gas look like in Massachusetts?

    What does the future of natural gas look like in Massachusetts?

    Natural gas is basically methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. States are looking for ways to use less of this energy source, and Massachusetts has a new plan to do just that.

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    Can we harness electricity from Electric Eels?

    Can we harness electricity from Electric Eels?

    At Possibly, we’re always thinking about ways to generate renewable energy, so when a listener wrote in asking if electric eels could be the next clean energy solution, we got curious!

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Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

SJPorder ,

Great sustainability advice

From big topics like climate change to small problems like washing out your ziplock bags, Possibly answers your questions about how our actions are changing our world

jrm36 ,

Excellent

Really thoughtful, well-researched responses to often silly questions

Possibly Fan ,

Love the quick focused topics.

Great job on all the little questions- love the research and practical answers.

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