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.
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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
An in-depth conversation with outspoken populist Jim Hightower on political organizing, the corporate takeover of government, and anecdotes from his tenure as Texas Agriculture Commissioner.
Access to food in urban communities. Guest Ladonna Redmond, President of the Institute for Community Resource Development. Produced by Sue Supriano: Steppin’ Out of Babylon – Radio Interviews. www.suesupriano.com
Part 1 of 2 on organic food and sustainability. Guest Frederick L. Kirschenmann, director of the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. Produced by Sue Supriano: Steppin’ Out of Babylon – Radio Interviews. www.suesupriano.com.
Biodiesel what it is and the practical in’s and out’s of how it works.
Julian Darley is the co-founder of the Post Carbon Institute in Vancouver, Canada. He is committed to educating people about the effects of oil and natural gas having peaked and their sources being depleted. This will have huge effects, particularly in where we are accustomed to having energy from oil and gas available to us … Continued