Archives: 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 »


Earth and Mars Scientists Discuss Current Research-PW091

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/PlanetaryScience.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More  Chris McKay, NASA Mars Researcher, and Friederike Otto, University of Oxford climate modeller Science is the focus of this week’s Planet Watch.  Senior NASA scientist Chris McKay, in • 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 »


Standing Rock Water Protectors and Climate Justice-PW086

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/StandingRock.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreStanding Rock Water Protectors: Climate Justice Showdown Still Hanging Fire In what defense attorneys are calling a major victory for their client and for the water protectors of Standing Rock, prosecutors have dropped all serious charges against former North Dakota congressional candidate Chase Iron Eyes in his case resulting from protests of the Dakota Access pipeline. Chief Iron Eyes, an attorney who works for the Lakota People’s Law Project, was facing a maximum of six years in state prison after his arrest for alleged criminal trespass and incitement of a riot near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation on February 1, 2017. “The world should know that it’s legally impossible for me and other Native people to trespass on treaty land,” stated Chief • Read More »


Grid Alternatives: Making Renewable Energy Accessible Around the World-PW085

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/GridAlternatives.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreGrid Alternatives Director of International Programs Jenean Smith is today’s guest on Planet Watch Radio. The vision of Grid Alternatives is a successful transition to clean, renewable energy • Read More »


Save Our Shores – Advocate for Ocean Conservation-PW083

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SaveOurShores.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More Save Our Shores is an ocean conservation organization in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary. Led by Executive Director Katherine O’Dea, the Save Our Shores team of • Read More »


Offshore Oil Drilling Proposal Threatens Coastlines Across U.S.-PW082

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/OffshoreOilDrilling.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:54 — 74.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreRebroadcast of January 21, 2018 show: The president’s efforts to open most of the U.S. coastlines to oil drilling has sparked a bipartisan condemnation and resistance across most • Read More »


The Butt Stops Here: Reducing Cigarette Waste-PW080

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/CigaretteWasteTaraLeonard.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:41 — 49.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More In 2015 ,the Ocean Conservancy’s annual coastal cleanup found a total of 2,127,666 cigarette butts, over twice as many as the next most common form of litter. • Read More »


Wind Turbines and the Forest Fires of August-PW079

http://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/WindTurbines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreReport on last summer’s forest fires in British Columbia, Canada, as well as a rebroadcast of an interview with solar and wind expert Chris Bley. Find out what’s • Read More »