human health

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

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


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

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


Electric Bike Share: Part of the Transportation Solution-PW084

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/JumpBikes.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS | MoreA major fraction of all driving consists of  “cross-town-scale” trips (20 miles or less).  If you’re paying attention to our oncoming climate “train wreck” you’re well aware of the great • Read More »


Darkness and Light: Keeping Day-time Natural and Night-time Dark-PW063

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ParryHeschongDarknessLight.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:51 — 74.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS | MoreDark Skies, Starry Nights: What have we lost by lighting up the world with artificial light? What can we gain by helping the skies stay dark at night, and infusing • Read More »


Communicating About Climate Change-PW008

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/YaleEdMaibachClimateCommunication09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 98.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | Email | RSS | MoreWhy is it so hard to communicate about Climate Change? What if the future depended on our  communicating about this better? Two experts in science communications, Susan Joy Hassol and Dr. • Read More »