environmental science

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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/BrianToon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 Earth causing the great • Read More »


Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change  (IPCC) 2018 -PW092

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/IPCC2018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 for a historically unprecedented  • Read More »


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

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/PesticidesOut089.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 hosts Rachel and Joe • 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 »


Micro-Hydro Power Guru Don Harris – PW070

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/Microhydrogenerators011.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:01 — 49.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 Turbine about his experiences • Read More »


Green Skyscrapers? Tiny Changes Can Save Big Energy-PW067

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/BarryGilesGreenBuildings.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:04 — 48.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 with green building guru, • 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 »


Fog Into Water: Dr. Dan Fernandez-PW020

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/FogIntoWater018.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:11 — 71.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Email | 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 Dr. Dan Fernandez about • 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 »