Chris Cherniak

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

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Today, John Wells welcomes guest host Chris Cherniak. Their first guest is Randy Lewis, USTAR Professor at Utah State University. He talks about how spider silk proteins may form artificial ligaments. Then, Aaron Tilton, President and CEO of Blue Castle Holdings, who served as Vice Chair of the Board for Americans for American Energy.

Nell and Chris speak to Dr. Jeff Masters, meteorologist and co-founder of "Weather Underground,"  then go to the website for all things weather and climate related world-wide. Chris and Nell will get Jeff's thoughts on the IPCC's 5th Assessment Report on Climate Change and his explanation on why there appears to be a "pause" in global warming this past decade. 

Mary McIntyre and Mary Closser come in to talk about The Climate Reality Project and their role as Climate Reality Leaders. Then, we speak to Bernice Notenboom, the host of a new series on the Weather Channel called "Tipping Points." It premiers Saturday, Oct. 19. 

This week,  Carolyn Bollwerk from the Utah Society for Environmental Education is here to discuss USEE’s annual conference at Alta Ski Resort Oct. 24-26th. Then news items including how the federal government shutdown is impacting the environment.

Nell is back with a summary of her trip to Bhutan. Then, an interview with Dan McNulty, professor at Utah State University who is studying Moose population trends within Utah.

The first guest is Brian McInerney, Hydrologist from the National Weather Service, talking about this past summer’s weather. The second guest is former South Carolina Congressman, Bob Inglis.  He’s in town delivering talks on how conservatives can use free-enterprise to address the need for clean energy and clean air.

This Green Earth - September 10, 2013

Sep 10, 2013

Today, Chris Cherniak and co-host Larry Warren speak first with Richard Walji, CEO of Rocky Mountain Power.  After that, they speak with Paul Sabin, author of the new book titled: The Bet, Paul Ehrlich, Julian Simon, and Our Gamble Over Earth’s Future.

 

On today's show, guests Collin Beach and Travis Wright of Park City Compost, LLC, talk about their new business specializing in commercial composting. Then, two Utah State Professors discuss how ecosystems recover from fire.

Hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak talk to Dan Simberloff about his new book "Invasive Species". Then they speak with Roslyn Brain and Joel Glanzberg about sustainability and perma culture.

Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak talk about a number of stories in the news, all fossil related. In the second half, a discussion on how a healthy wolf population makes for thinner elk herds which allow more berries to grow which results in happy bears.

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