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.
Jeff Conant, author of A Community Guide to Environmental Health, a forthcoming book from the Hesperian Foundation, publishers of Where There Is No Doctor, will talk about his new book – a manual to help people assess their health problems as they relate to the environment and aid them in coming up with short- and … Continued
Today on Terra Verde, we look at environmental issues in the Philippines with: Ipat Luna, an environmental lawyer based in the Philippines working in the area of law enforcement, protected area management, environmental impact assessment and equitable access to resources. Roberto Verzola, Philippine Green Party President and founder. He also designed and built what is … Continued
Paul Wolfowitz was confirmed as the new President of the World Bank on March 31, 2005 and will join the Bank on June 1. Terra Verdes April 29 show will consider predictions of the World Banks environmental performance under Wolfowitz. Wolfowitz is known as one of the leading proponents of the Iraq war. This show … Continued
On the eve of Chevron Texacos annual shareholders meeting, we discuss the companys history of operations in Ecuador, where local resident’s claim they have contaminated their land. Sannon Wright, Associate Director of Amazon Watch.; Steven Danziger, Attorney for local residents.
Green Taxes As Americans rush to get their taxes in on time, Terre Verde will explore how green taxes can promote environmental protection. Featuring experts from Redefining Progress and California Tax Reform Association.
The impact of Chevron Texacos Richmond refinery on Bay Area residence. Dr. Henry Clark, leader of the West County Toxics Coalition – www.toxiclinks.net
We discuss a controversial plan to use pesticides to remove Eucalyptus and Scotch Broom in the Oakland hills. Our guests are Michelle Miller of Stop Toxic Trespass, Ted Kipping, an arborist from San Francisco, and Jean Quan, a member of Oakland’s city council, who proposed the measure to use a limited amount of pesticides to … Continued
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
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