Chris Cherniak

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

Ways To Connect

In this edition of This Green Earth hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first have Insa Riepen of Recycle Utah on to discuss water conservation and hazardous waste. Then Jason Utgaard, owner of the Spotted Door, an online business that sells only recycled and re-purposed goods. Finally Bryn Carey, owner of Ski Butlers who is on his way to Rio to attend Al Gore's Climate Reality Project training.

  In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris and Nell first speak with Brian Kahn, a local financial advisor. They talk about how one can set up an investment portfolio that matches your environmental values and beliefs.  In the second part of the show, they speak with local citizens who are in support of Proposition 1, a referendum which considers $25 million dollars to purchase open space and recreational facilities. 

This Green Earth - October 14, 2014

Oct 14, 2014

In this edition of This Green Earth Chris Cherniak and guest co-host Carolyn Frankenberg first speak with Charles Nuckolls, a member of MESA, Mormon Environmental Stewardship Alliance.   After that, they speak with Elizabeth Royte about her article in National Geographic Magazine titled The High Cost of Food Waste.  Farmers, shippers, supermarkets and restaurants are all employing tactics to reduce the amount of food loss and food waste.

In this edition of This Green Earth, Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson first speak with Chris Crockett, an aquatic biologist with the Utah Department of Wildlife Resources.  Crockett specializes in amphibians and discusses the re-introduction of the Columbia Spotted Frog into Swaner Preserve.  After that, Chris and Nell speak with Katy Wang of the Park City Film Series about their latest film,  A Fierce Green Fire, a documentary about the origins of the environmental movement here in the U.S.

In this edition of This Green Earth Chris and Nell welcome Keya Chatergee of the World Wildlife Fund. New research has found that there has been an alarming drop in the animal population.  

KPCW aired a live broadcast of the Project for a Deeper Understanding's community forum, exploring the science, logistics and concerns of the Tesoro oil pipeline slated to cross through Summit and Wasatch counties to a refinery in the Wasatch Front.

Forum Moderator

  • Bob Richer, former Summit County Commissioner

Panelists

Brian McInerney, Senior Hydrologist with the National Weather Service, joins hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson to discuss all things weather and climate.  He summarizes our past summer's temperatures and precipitation.  He also announces that Park City is getting a new Climate Station at the Public Library.

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with Janna Mann and Andrea Terwillegar,  physical therapists with Alpine Sports Medicine about  a  new technique called Trigger Point Dry needling.  What could it be? We’ll find out. 

In this edition Nell and Chris first speak with Mark Clemens and Jeff Clay of the Sierra Club about the 50th Anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Then, in the second half they talk to Jason Barto and Barbara Richardson with Wasatch Back Trees about their "Fruit Nuts" program.

On this episode of KPCW's This Green Earth, hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson consider the value of electric  vehicles with Rebecca Gillis. She's a Heber resident who has had a great experience with her electric vehicle.

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