The Organic and Sweat-Free Show Terre Verde will discuss trends, success stories and challenges in the organic and fair trade consumer movements. In particular, the Bay Area SweatFree Coalition and the Organic Consumers Association will discuss recent Bay Area sweat-free and organic ordinances.
2:00 PM Pacific Time: Fridays
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.
Ethnic RestaurantsServing up Green Eats Owners of popular Berkeley ethnic eateries will explain how they are now treading
Immigrant women as environmental leaders in housecleaning. Terra Verde is in conversation with Ana Martinez, of Natural Home Cleaning Professionals, Hilary Abell, of Women’s Action to Gain Economic Security, and Jill Shenker with the San Francisco Day Labor Program Women’s Collective of La Raza Centro Legal.
This October San Francisco city’s publicly owned golf course, Harding Park, will host the world’s biggest gold tournament, the World Golf Championship hosted by the Professional Golfers Association. Environmentalists believe that the sport is very destructive to local water supplies because of the vast amount of water and pesticides needed to maintain the courses. Chris … Continued
McLibel In a legal case that won international media attention, McDonalds sued two British environmental activists for libel in 1990. Helen Steel and Dave Morris had distributed a flyer that criticized McDonalds, including the companys environmental practices. Unable to afford an attorney, Steel and Morris defended themselves in court. McLibel, a film documenting the case, … Continued
Released earlier this year, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment is one of the most important reports on the state of the world’s ecosystems. Terre Verde will discuss the results of this four-year study with Dr. Walter Reid, the Assessment’s Executive Director, and Professor Jane Lubchenco, who participated in the report.
June 1st is the official World Environment Day of the United Nations. Richard Register of Eco-City Builders will speak about Green Cities, the official theme of Earth Day 2005. Also joining is will be Vivian Chang of Asian Pacific Environmental Network and Michael Gelobter of Redefining Progress who will talk about other Earth Day events … Continued