Religion and the Environment: Part II As the Easter and Passover holidays approach, Terra Verde explores environmentalism from Christian, Jewish, and Muslim perspectives. Are environmental ethics explicitly or implicitly embedded in religious texts and religious rituals in these faiths? And how have adherents turned ethics into action to protect the environment? Terra Verde welcomes listeners … Continued
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One in five people who live in this country – 55 million children, teachers, administrators, nurses and janitors – spend their days in K-12 schools. This week’s show is about making those environments toxics free. Our guests are Josh Karliner, author of a brand new report titled The Little Green Schoolhouse (www.greenschools.net); Forest Gee, the … Continued
Religion and the Environment: Part I Terra Verde explores environmentalism from Hindu and Buddhist perspectives. Are environmental ethics explicitly or implicitly embedded in religious texts and religious rituals in these faiths? And how have adherents turned ethics into action to protect the environment?
Kyoto and California The Kyoto Protocol came into force on February 16, 2005. How might climate change impact California specifically? What state and local government initiatives might bring California into compliance with the Kyoto Protocol? Terre Verde will be in conversation with the Union of Concerned Scientists’ California Climate Change program, International council for Local … Continued
On the eve of the Sacred Land and Water symposium (Tuesday March 1 at SFSU), Terre Verde will be in conversation with Native American activists working to protect their ancestral territories from coal mining and dam building.
Threats to marine life from mercury and long-line fishing will be discussed by Andy Peri and Robert Ovetz of the Sea Turtle Restoration Project and other guests. Also excerpts from the documentary Last Journey for the Leatherback? and an opportunity to get a copy of this new film! www.seaturtles.org www.gotmercury.org
Military Toxics What exactly are "military toxics"? And how do they affect the environment and communities adjacent to decommissioned military facilities? Military toxics on the island of Vieques was a high profile issue in the media a little over a year ago. Terra Verde takes a look at what is going on now in Vieques, … Continued
As Californians hit the slopes this weekend, what kinds of choices do they have in terms of environmentally-friendly ski resorts? Ski industry reps and conservationists will discuss the environmental impacts of skiing, and debate the best ways to reduce those impacts.
Clean Cars in California The Pavley bill, California’s historic vehicle global warming law, is now under attack by the auto industry. Terre Verde will be in conversation with the BlueWater Network, architect of the Pavley bill; as well as Rainforest Action Network, one of the organizations pressuring Ford Motor Company to produce cleaner cars.
The environmental impact of a proposed new casino near the Oakland Airport. Arthur Feinstein, Director Golden Gate Audubon Society; Daniel Beltran, Chairman of the Lower Lake Tribe Koi Nation; Corrina Gould, Ohlone Nation.