Archives: environmental science

Nuclear Winter & Ozone Hole Recovery with Atmospheric Scientist Dr. Brian Toon-PW095

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/BrianToon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreNuclear Winter, first described by Drs. Brian Toon, Rich Turco, Tom Ackerman, James Pollack, and Carl Sagan (“TTAPS”)   equates the plume of smoke from a comet impact that covered • Read More »


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) 2018 -PW092

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/IPCC2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreThe UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) 2018 predicts far more dire and rapidly escalating consequences of Climate Change than any IPCC analysis thus far, and calls • Read More »


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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/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 »