democracy

Sky Power Blog Post #4 – BOO Moon! Trick or Treat?

Halloween, the BOO! (Blue) Moon, the Sun & those Bright Dots in the Sky . . . Halloween is one of four “cross-quarter days” of the year:  approximately mid-way between an equinox and a solstice.  (Imagine the solstices as 12 and 6 — December and June — on a clock face.  Then the equinoxes are • Read More »


Voting Security in 2018: Is Your Vote Being Hacked?-PW090

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/VerifiedVoting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | MoreHow secure is the US voting system? The upcoming midterm elections may be the most important in the history of American Democracy. Yet evidence has shown that there was foreign interference in • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MarkLipson.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 our environment. Mark started • Read More »


What to do About the Human Predicament? A Conversation with Friends-PW081

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ConversationWithFriends.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | MoreFriends visit Planet Watch’s Joe Jordan for a free-ranging conversation on what an “everyday person” can do about the consequences of anthropogenic climate change, including our attitudes and actions when confronted catastrophic • Read More »


Fossil Free UC: A Divestment Movement with Momentum-PW073

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/UCFossilFree.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:37 — 49.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | MoreAt the University of California, students and faculty are engaged in a campaign to get one of the country’s largest public university systems to divest their financial interests in fossil fuel companies • Read More »


Saving American Democracy and the Planet -PW069

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/DavidOrrSavingAmericanDemocracy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:45 — 116.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 to repair the damage • Read More »


Protecting America’s Coastline-PW057

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ProtectingOurCoastsCharlesLesterCoastalCommission.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:49 — 98.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 when it comes to • Read More »


Saving American Democracy and the Planet-PW056

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/DavidOrrSavingAmericanDemocracy.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 50:45 — 116.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 to repair the damage • Read More »


Measuring Attitudes About Climate Change-PW019

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MeasuringAmericanClimateChangeConcern017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:02 — 72.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 describing attitudes about how • Read More »


Citizens Climate Lobby & Live from Washington DC Climate March – PW016

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/CitizensClimateLobby015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:13 — 73.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | RSS | MoreLocal citizen Alex Yasbek discusses the work of  Citizens Climate Lobby, a non-profit, nonpartisan, grassroots advocacy organization focused on national policies to address climate change. Yasbeck explains the basics of the Carbon Fee • Read More »