KPCW's This Green Earth http://kpcw.org en This Green Earth - July 22, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-july-22-2014 <p>In the first segment of today's show, Nicky DeFord with Vail Resorts joined Chris and Nell to talk about Vail's ongoing efforts in environmental sustainability. In the second segment, Stephanie Dolmat-Connell of the University of Utah and Lisa Yoder of Summit County joined the show to talk about the University's "Community Solar" program. Finally, Nell and Chris share why it's a bad idea to leave your car running, unattended, with the air conditioner on, just to keep your dog cool.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 21:09:14 +0000 Mike 16274 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - July 22, 2014 This Green Earth - July 15, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-july-15-2014 <p>Nell and Chris were joined on today's show by Sarah Wright, Executive Director of Utah Clean Energy, an environmental advocacy group which promotes education and awareness in the areas of energy efficiency and renewable energy. Later in the show, they covered some additional environmental news items, including how much electricity your cable box actually consumes and many people it actually takes to install an oil pipeline (hint; it's way less than a thousand).</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:48:56 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson & Mike 16000 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - July 15, 2014 This Green Earth - July 8 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-july-8-2014 <p>Climate scientist Dr. Michael Mann joined the show to talk about his ongoing efforts to raise awareness of climate change issues and the many issues arising from efforts. Local beekeeper Doug Fryer also joined to show to talk about the state of bees, colony collapse, etc. This show originally aired in May of 2014.</p><p></p> Tue, 08 Jul 2014 20:04:28 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson & Mike 15699 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - July 8 2014 This Green Earth - July 1 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-july-1-2014 <p>First up on today's show, Insa Repien, Executive Director of Recycle Utah, joined the show to discuss renewable energy, solid waste issues and the anti-idling ordinance. Park City Silly Market also dropped by for an update on their Zero Waste program.</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:43:11 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson & Mike 15417 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - July 1 2014 This Green Earth - June 24, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-june-24-2014 <div><p></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 19:23:10 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson 15199 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - June 24, 2014 This Green Earth - June 17, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-june-17-2014 <div><p></p>Chris and Nell first talk weather and climate&nbsp;with Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist for the National Weather Service.&nbsp; Then, they speak to Robert Michael Pyle, lepidopterist and noted author, about butterflies; their habits and amazing migratory patterns.<br /><p></p></div><p></p> Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:47:38 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson 14834 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - June 17, 2014 This Green Earth - June 10, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-june-10-2014 <div><p></p>Chris and Nell first speak with Matt Abbott from PCMC Sustainability Department about the plans to install almost 800 solar panels on the roof of the MARC.&nbsp; Then they cover some items in the news including how air conditioners in Phoenix are raising nighttime air temperatures.<br /><p></p></div><p></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 22:16:44 +0000 Nell Larson & Chris Cherniak 14550 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - June 10, 2014 This Green Earth - June 3, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-june-3-2014 <div><p></p>Nell and Chris first speak with David Gottfried, co-founder of the U.S. Green Building Council and author of "Explosion Green - One Man's Journey to Green the World's Largest Industry".&nbsp; Then they summarize and discuss the impact of yesterday's&nbsp;announcement from the EPA to&nbsp;establish regulations which would further&nbsp;reduce carbon emissions from power plants.<br /><p></p></div><p></p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:43:39 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson 14269 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - June 3, 2014 This Green Earth - May 27, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-may-27-2014 <div><p></p><p>Professor Emeritus Stephen Kellert joins Nell and Chris in the first half of the show to discuss his book: "Birthright: People and Nature in the Modern World".&nbsp; After that, they discuss some items in the news including record carbon dioxide concentrations in the northern hemisphere.</p><p></p></div><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 18:58:00 +0000 Chris Cherniak & Nell Larson 13976 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - May 27, 2014 This Green Earth - May 20, 2014 http://kpcw.org/post/green-earth-may-20-2014 <div><p></p><span style="font-family:Times New Roman; color:#000; font-size:12pt;">Chris and Nell first speak with Dr. Michael Mann, Professor of Meteorology at Penn State University and author of the book "The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars".&nbsp;&nbsp; In the second half of the show, local bee keeper Doug Fryer joins them to talk about&nbsp;honey, hives&nbsp;and the latest findings regarding&nbsp;Colony Collapse Disorder.</span><p></p><span style="font-family:Times New Roman; color:#000; font-size:12pt;">&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></div><p></p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:40:02 +0000 Nell Larson & Chris Cherniak 13728 at http://kpcw.org This Green Earth - May 20, 2014