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/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/VerifiedVoting.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


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

https://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 | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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. • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ConversationWithFriends.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Fossil Free UC: A Divestment Movement with Momentum-PW073

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/UCFossilFree.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:37 — 49.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Saving American Democracy and the Planet -PW069

https://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 | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Protecting America’s Coastline-PW057

https://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 | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Saving American Democracy and the Planet-PW056

https://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 | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Measuring Attitudes About Climate Change-PW019

https://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 | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/CitizensClimateLobby015.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:13 — 73.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »