Senior Hydrologist Brian McInerney with the National Weather Service joins host Chris Cherniak to talk about local weather patterns and global climate issues. Chris also gives an update on the ongoing bald eagle deaths occurring in northern Utah.
Today, Nell and Chris speak with Doug Evans, Head of Energy and Resource Management for Mountain Regional Water District. In addition, they cover some news on the U.S. FDA and antibiotics, and why a U.S. company is piping petroleum into Canada.
Hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak save the world once again with their latest installment of This Green Earth.
Chris and Nell first speak with Lisa Schneider of Habitat for Humanity and Jeff Hymas with Rocky Mountain Power about Habitat's most recent home on Marsac Avenue - it's "wattsmart". Then, they speak to Insa Riepen of Recycle Utah about all the holiday waste that's actually recyclable, fruitcake excluded.
Today's guest is Adam Minter, author of "Junkyard Planet", a look into the ugly, yet profitable world of recycling; and why so much of our "waste" ends up in China, only to be recycled into cheap stuff we can't wait to buy.
Jason Utgaard, owner of The Spotted Door, an online shopping experience, joins Chris and Lynn this morning. The Spotted Door sells only items which are made from at least 50% recycled material. He joins us in-studio to discuss why he started the business and what’s available.