2006 Legislative Wrap-up: As the 2006 legislative season wraps up, environmentalists are heralding an agreement that would make California the first state to limit industrial greenhouse gas emissions. Bill Magavern of the Sierra Club and Moira Chapin of Environmental California join Terre Verde to explore this historic agreement, as well as how other key environmental … Continued
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A weekly public affairs show that delivers news and views about the most critical environmental issues across California and globally. From agriculture and wildlife to energy and climate change, industrial pollution to design solutions, Terra Verde brings you stories of struggle and triumph that will determine the future of our planet.
Climate Change and the Insurance Industry One year after Hurricane Katrina, has the insurance industry woken up to the role of climate change in making severe storms worse? What will be the effects of climate chaos on insurance companies, and ultimately on customers? Terre Verde will talk with Rachel Harold of CERES, and Evan Mills … Continued
From greenhouse gases to childhood asthma, air pollution has serious effects on the health of the planet and our bodies. Terra Verde explores the connection between healthy air and human health with Jack Colburn from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, and Maria Luz Torre from Parent Voices, which successfully convinced the San Francisco … Continued
High Tech Trash Terre Verde explores the environmental and health impacts of our throwaway electronic society. Featuring Elizabeth Grossman, author of the new book "High Tech Trash: Digital Devices, Hidden Toxics, and Human Health," and Aditi Vaidya of the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition. Also in studio will be performance artist Praba Pilar, whose solo performance … Continued
On the 61st anniversary of the first atomic bombing, Terra Verde interviews Keiji Tsuchiya, a Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, who served as a rescue worker in the week immediately following the bombing. Now at age 78 he is Vice President of Okayama A-bomb Sufferers Association. We will also be joined by Tara Dorabji of Tri-Valley … Continued
If you have ever wandered around the residential neighborhoods in certain parts of the Bay Area, you may have noticed the sound of a creek gurgling quietly in the most unexpectedly places between houses. Or perhaps you have heard about the Friends of Creeks organizations that have befriended these creeks to help protect and restore … Continued
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger this week announced a plan to petition the Bush administration to protect all 4.4 million acres of roadless areas in California’s national forests, which could offer permanent protection for more than one-fifth of the state’s forested public land. Guests: Jim diPeso, policy director for the Republicans for Environmental Protection, Sara Barth, California/Nevada … Continued
Terre Verde speaks with Chris Paine and Jessie Deeter, Director and Producer of the new film "Who Killed the Electric Car?" which opens in Bay area theatres tonight. Also featured is Marc Geller, co-founder of Plug In America.