Archives: environmental science

Pesticides: Out of Our Soil, Air, Water, and Food-PW089

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planetwatch/PesticidesOut089.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreBrain-Harming Chlorpyrifos just the latest agricultural pesticide poisoning our children and our planet Californians for Pesticide Reform  co-director Mark Weller, and author/pesticide activist Mary Flodin talk with with Planet Watch • Read More »


Agricultural Policy and Our Health: Crafting National Standards for Organic Farming-PW088

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planetwatch/MarkLipson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreOrganic farming policy pioneer Mark Lipson talks about crafting the national standard for organic farming, and how our federal agricultural policies impact our health and the health of • Read More »


Micro-Hydro Power Guru Don Harris – PW070

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/Microhydrogenerators011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 49.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreEver thought of making your own electricity in a nearby stream? We’ll talk with Don Harris, world-class guru on micro-hydropower and inventor of the Harris Hydroelectric Permanent Magnet • Read More »


Green Skyscrapers? Tiny Changes Can Save Big Energy-PW067

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/BarryGilesGreenBuildings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:04 — 48.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWhat’s so green about skyscrapers? What are the top three best ways to “green them up”? How long until owners recoup their investment in green retrofits? Find out • Read More »


Protecting America’s Coastline-PW057

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/ProtectingOurCoastsCharlesLesterCoastalCommission.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:49 — 98.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIn this podcast we present an interview with former Director of the California Coastal Commission, Charles Lester. Lester presided over the most powerful regulatory body in the nation • Read More »


Saving American Democracy and the Planet-PW056

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/DavidOrrSavingAmericanDemocracy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:45 — 116.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreA conversation with David Orr, writer and professor emeritus of environmental studies and political science from Oberlin College about the future of American democracy. What do we do • Read More »


Fog Into Water: Dr. Dan Fernandez-PW020

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/FogIntoWater018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:11 — 71.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIf you live in London or San Francisco, a constantly renewing source of water hovers all around you: Fog. Planet Watch interviews  California State University Monterey Bay scientist • Read More »


Measuring Attitudes About Climate Change-PW019

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/MeasuringAmericanClimateChangeConcern017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:02 — 72.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreWhy are so many Americans confused about climate change and what to do about it? Dr. Connie Roser-Renouf of Yale’s Program on Climate Change Communication has been measuring and • Read More »


Singing Scientist Dr. Peter Weiss & Live from Washington DC Science March – PW015

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/SingingScientistPeterWeiss014.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:11 — 71.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More The “Singing Scientist” Dr. Peter Weiss, an atmospheric chemist from the University of California, Santa Cruz, speaks about fog, mercury in the soil, and his role as a • Read More »


Climate Change in the Classroom-PW014

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/planet-watch/Teachingclimatechangeinclass013.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:51 — 74.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreHow are educators approaching the topic of climate change in the classroom? Two retired high school science teachers, Pauline Seales and Roland Saher,  talk about their efforts to • Read More »