Chris Cherniak

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

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This Green Earth - June 13, 2017

Jun 13, 2017

Alex Taurel of the League of Conservative Voters joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the show to discuss the recent DOJ report suggesting that the Bears Ears National Monument be reduced in size.  Then Lisa Yoder, Summit County Sustainability Manager stops by to discuss her report she will be sharing with the County Council on June 21st.

This Green Earth - May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

Joining Nell and Chris in the first half of the program to discuss the early response from the single use plastic bag is Luke Cartin, Environmental Manager for Park City Municipal.  He will also share with us some additional environmental activity going on at PMMC including the latest on the Net Zero campaign and how Bonanza Flat might play a role as a carbon sink.

First guest is Matt Pacenza with HEAL Utah.  HEAL is hosting its 14th annual breakfast fundraiser this Thursday with Shawn McGrath, former EPA Regional Administer as keynote speaker. Then Daisy Fair from Copper Moose Farm stops by to discuss their open house happening this Saturday the 20th. Finally, three students from Park City Day School come in to discuss their efforts to raise awareness and money in support of Bonanza Flat.

Cool Science Radio - May 11, 2017

May 11, 2017

Lynn Ware Peek and John Wells speak with Dave Levitan (rebroadcast) who recently released the book, "Not a Scientist:  How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science."

Then guest co-host Chris Cherniak joins Lynn to talk about a possible plastic bag ban in Park City and deciphers what that would mean for the three large retailers in town.  

Carl Pope, the Executive Director of the Sierra Club and co-author of the book, Climate of Hope, Joins Chris and Nell in the first part of the show.  Then in the second half, Dan Hartinger of The Wilderness Society talks about the Executive order asking the Department of the Interior to review every National Monument designated since 1996.

Cool Science Radio - May 4, 2017

May 8, 2017

 Today Lynn ware Peek and Chris Cherniak who is sitting in for John Wells, talk with Dr. Barbara Wirostko, a local Park City resident and Ophthalmologist whose research has helped developed therapy for glaucoma and other pathologies of the eye in some fascinating new technologies.  Then they take a look at a robotics team from Treasure Mtn Junior high school.  It’s a group of girls who have found that learning about robotics also teaches them about teamwork and many other life lessons.  We are joined by Iva Cho, Audrey Dyal, and Kristina Schiffman

 

Carolyn Wawra  and Molly Brooks join Nell and Chris in the first half of the program to discuss the Hazardous Waste Drop Off Event being held this Saturday the 6th at the Canyons Parking Lot.  Then Jason Barto of ReLeaf calls in to discuss their new organization and calendar of events.

Gemma Tillack from the Rain Forest Action Network joins Chris and Nell in the first half of the program to discuss Palm Oil Plantations, Conflict Oil and what we can do to reduce our use of palm oil based products. In the second half of the program, Piper Christian, a student at Logan High School talks about a resolution she helped draft and present to the Utah State Legislature on climate change.  Dave Pacheco of SUWA joins in the conversation. 

Clayton Johnson with Utah Clean energy joins Chris in the first half to discuss their event promoting e-vehicles and bikes being held at the Hogle Zoo. Then Neil Clark with SUWA discusses the Department of Interiors recent decision to allow ATV access to 7-miles of trail within Recapture Canyon.  

Katy Wang, Executive Director of the Park City Film Series, joins Chris and Nell to discuss several environmental documentaries being shown during the month of April.  They include “Tomorrow” and “Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman”.  Chris and Nell also discuss Rocky Mountain Powers plan to build a 1,100 megawatt wind farm in Southeastern Wyoming. 

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