Bucket Brigades: Community Based Environmental Monitoring Guests Azabuike Akaba, Communities for a Better Environment; David McKee, San Francisco Bay Advocates for Environmental Rights (SAFER); Fred Marsh, Corrales Residents for Clean Air and Water; Francesca Frenzia, GreenAction.
2:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays
The 15th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, with Michelle Chan-Fishell.
Graywater recycling: practical tips for the home and policies to make graywater possible in your community.
Genetic Engineering in Agriculture. A discussion of GMOs and the recent victory in Mendocino County. Guests include members of Californians for GE-Free Agriculture, Food First, and YES on H for a GMO-Free Mendocino County.
What’s being done, and not being done, to protect some of the most threatened places in California. Mary Wells, executive director of the California Wilderness Coalition; Jay Watson, Director of the Wildland Fire Program of the Wilderness Society; Joe Fontain, volunteer with Sierra Club Kern County Chapter.
A review of the environmental records of the Democratic Presidential primary candidates with Betsy Lawless of the League of Conservation Voters; The environmental impact of computer chip manufacturing with Robbie Rodriguez of the Southwest Organizing Project.
The Politics of Pollution. Join national and local transporation activists to discuss sprawl, environmental health, climate change and the future of mass transit. Special attention will be focused the role of the highway lobby in influencing transportation policy. Terre Verde’s thank-you gift to KPFA listeners pledging their support during this hour will be a copy … Continued
Representatives from Waterkeepers and the State Water Resources Control Board discuss water quality in California, including a controversial decision to allow pesticide discharges from farmland into surface water.
Norman Binally works with the Citizen’s Coal Council,a national organization committed to educating people about the negative aspects for us all of coal mining and burning. The organization is based in Washington, DC, though it works to organize all over the US, especially around mining in Indian land. The website is www.citizenscoalcouncil.org. Produced by Sue … Continued
The World Social Forum – which begins on 16 January in Mumbai, India – is a place where tens of thousands of activists, along with civil society movements worldwide come together to share ideas and plans to build a planetary society centered on the human person. Jinee Kim of Just Act, and Victor Menotti of … Continued