Science

Universe: The Greatest Astronomical Discovery of All Time

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MartinGaskell10-8-17.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreAstrophysicist Martin Gaskell discusses—at virtually the same time as its publication to the word—what has been called the “greatest astronomical discovery of all time.” The conversation ranges from • Read More »


Sky Power Blog Post #1 — Summer Solstice 2020

Post #1 — Summer Solstice 2020 We could all use a little “cosmic relief” now and then — especially these days!  … So, here‘s some for you.  ….. TODAY (Sat.,6/20), at 2:44 PM Pacific Daylight Time — our hero “Mr. Sun” will be directly overhead for some lucky fish (or maybe boat) in the ocean • Read More »


Salmon: Restoring an Endangered Species

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MBSTP.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreMonterey Bay Salmon and Trout Project Executive Director Ben Harris talks about the importance of salmonids—salmon and trout— in maintaining the ecological health of ocean and land. Harris • Read More »


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 | 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

https://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

https://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

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 | 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

https://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

https://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

https://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 »