Archives: Science

Wind Turbines and the Forest Fires of August-PW079

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/WindTurbines.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreReport on last summer’s forest fires in British Columbia, Canada, as well as a rebroadcast of an interview with solar and wind expert Chris Bley. Find out what’s • Read More »


Sea Level Rise & Coastal Environmental Policy Expert Will Travis-PW078

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/SeaLevelRise.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreRebroadcast of our interview with Will Travis, expert on environmental policy implications of sea level rise due to out-of-control climate. Former California Coastal Commissioner and sea-level-rise expert Will • Read More »


No More Mermaid Tears-PW077

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/MermaidTears077.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More#KidsGetIt !  Today, July 1, 2018, on Planet Watch, our guest is Ruby Rorty who, at age 14, founded the Santa Cruz Environmental Alliance http://santacruzenvironme.wixsite.com/scea a youth-led organization • Read More »


Volcanoes Changing the Earth-PW074

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/VolcanoesChangingEarth074.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:00 — 49.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreDavid Clague is our guest on Planet Watch. He is a senior scientist and volcanologist at MBARI, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute. He talks about how Kilauea • 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 | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | 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 • Read More »


Mars-The Red Planet: NASA Scientist Carol Stoker talks about her research-PW072

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/LifeonMars016.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:07 — 71.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | More An interview with NASA scientist Carol Stoker, an expert on Mars, the Red Planet. Carol Stoker is a staff planetary scientist at NASA Ames Research Center. Her most • Read More »


Bus Rapid Transit: A Cleaner Alternative-PW071

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/BusRapidTransitStanSokolow.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 53:49 — 49.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreStan Sokolow trained and practiced as an orthodontist most of his life. But his interest in solving the world’s transportation problems became an obsession when he got inspired • Read More »


Micro-Hydro Power Guru Don Harris – PW070

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


Finding Planet B: Exoplanet Hunter Jonathan Fortney-PW068

https://media.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/p/content.blubrry.com/planet_watch_radio/ExoplanethunterJonathanFortney.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:43 — 33.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreJonathan Fortney is a planet hunter. His job as head of UC Santa Cruz’s Astronomy Department is to look for exoplanets, planets orbiting other solar systems. He talks • Read More »