Nell Larson

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

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State & Regional
2:48 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

This Green Earth - July 15, 2014

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).

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State & Regional
2:04 pm
Tue July 8, 2014

This Green Earth - July 8 2014

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.

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State & Regional
1:43 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

This Green Earth - July 1 2014

Chris & Nell

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.

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Environment
1:23 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

This Green Earth - June 24, 2014

First, Nick Comerford, University of Florida professor discusses soil erosion and soil loss.  Soil is a non-renewable resource, and once gone, it's nearly impossible to replace.  Then, Matt Pacenza, Policy Director with HEAL Utah comes on the second half to discuss Rocky Mountain Power's request to add a monthly $4.25 fee to owners of solar panels.

 

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Environment
1:40 pm
Tue May 20, 2014

This Green Earth - May 20, 2014

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".   In the second half of the show, local bee keeper Doug Fryer joins them to talk about honey, hives and the latest findings regarding Colony Collapse Disorder.

  

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Environment
10:24 am
Wed April 30, 2014

This Green Earth - April 30, 2014

Nell and Chris first talk bark beetles with Colleen Keyes of the Utah Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands.  Some areas of Utah have had all of their spruce trees killed due to the beetle.   After that, they speak with Republic Services about what NOT to put in your recycling bin.

  

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Environment
12:02 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

This Green Earth - April 8, 2014

Andrea Morgan joins Nell and Chris in the first part of the show to talk about genetically modified organisms and genetically engineered crops.  After that Nell provides an update on Alaska's Pebble Mine project and Chris explains the linkage between fracking and seismic activity.

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Environment
10:33 am
Tue April 1, 2014

This Green Earth - April 1, 2014

Nell and Chris speak with Jake Powell, a watershed coordinator with the Kamas Conservation District.  Learn what roles conservation districts play in protecting soil, water and natural resources.   Also, an update on the fire that occurred at an e-waste recyclingfacility in southern Utah earlier this month. Find out if your TV went up in flames.....

 

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Environment
12:13 pm
Tue March 18, 2014

This Green Earth - March 18, 2014

First on today's show, hosts Chris Cherniak and Nell Larson talk with Lt. Col. Chip Elliott, an instructor of chemistry at the U.S. Military Academy. He'll reveal what the Army is doing in the areas of energy consumption and reduction. Author Emma Marris will follow to discuss her writings on nature and her book Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-wild World.

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Environment
11:34 am
Tue March 4, 2014

This Green Earth - March 4, 2014

Nell and Chris first talk to Tim Fehr, the project manager for the solar panel installation at The Shepherd of the Mountains Lutheran Church. Then they speak with Scott Kay of Metech Recycling, a business that specializes in disassembling and recycling electronic products and waste.

   

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