Environmental Forecasting 2005 Environmental analysts and leaders predict the biggest environmental issues and news headlines for 2005.
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.
Urban planning and environmental strategies. David Reid, East Bay field representative of Greenbelt Alliance; Professor Raquel Rivera Pinderhughes of the SFSU Urban Studies Program, author Alternative Urban Futures: Planning for Sustainable Development in Cities Throughout the World.
A new gold rush is under way on some Northern California rivers – one that’s generating a wealth of controversy. Wildlife proponents say the mining endangers salmon in the rivers, prompting a lawsuit by a local tribe of Native Americans and questions about whether the waterways can support both fish and miners. www.1849.org and www.nodirtygold.org/home.cfm
Mushrooming: All about wild mushrooms.
National Buy Nothing Day For 24 hours, millions of people around the world do not participate — in the doomsday economy, the marketing mind-games, and the frantic consumer-binge that’s become our culture. Terre Verde celebrates NBN Day by checking in with local activists on their choice not to shop this day, and to raise awareness … Continued
Organic alternatives for Thanksgiving dining.
The environmental impact of the U.S. military in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Plus some political parody music.
Growing the Local, Green Economy Terre Verde will be speaking with business leaders who are committed to strengthening local, sustainable enterprises; as well as organizers of the upcoming Green Festival — an event dedicated to accelerating the emergence of a new life-affirming economic paradigm.
A discussion of several environmentally-related Propositions up for vote on the state and local levels.
Terre Verde presents "Looking at the Comparative Environmental Records, Policies and Promises of Candidates, 2004." Michelle Chan-Fischel hosts a round table discussion about the election season environmental concerns and positions of candidates Ralph Nader, John Kerry, and David Cobb. Hour-long special.