Hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak focus on summer and how the season might unfold here in Utah. Their guest today is Brian McInerney from the National Weather Service. He will have updates on what happened during the past season and share some facts and data.
Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak start with guest Thea Leonard, part owner of Treasure Mountain Inn. Thea discusses eco-friendly hotels and how much impact a normal hotel has on the environment. In the second half, Mayor Dana Williams talks about his recent trip to China where he spoke at a conference on the environment and sustainability.
Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak have several guests, starting with Joan Card, Environmental Regulatory Affairs Manager for Park City. Then, Dan Chu and Marion Claus from the Sierra Club are in to talk about a program called Our Wild America. Finally, Doug Shipley, CEO of Intermountain Wind and Solar, who explains their Community Solar Initiative.
Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak first talk to Sandra Steingraber, to discuss Raising Elijah, and her role as an environmental scientist, writer, advocate and parent. In the second half of the show, Andrew Holland. He’s a senior fellow for energy and climate at the American Security Project out of Washington, D.C.
This week on This Green Earth it’s goats and aquarium with Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak. Swaner EcoSwaner is using goats to help keep noxious weeds at bay; guest correspondent Ethel Preston shares the programs of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak discuss Summit Community Solar being launched today in Summit County. This is a bulk-purchase program. After that, Jeff Hymas of Rocky Mountain Power talks about a contest where you submit your video displaying how you conserve energy. Finally, Daniel Salmon, he is the Utah Regional Manager for Re Use People of America, an organization that de-constructs buildings and salvages the material.
Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak discuss religion, faith and environment with Soren Simonsen, architect who designed the Swaner co Center, one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the state. Rachel Whipple discusses her involvement in an environmental non-profit called LDS Earthstewardship.
Today, hosts Nell Larsen and Chris Cherniak first have Copper Moose Farms in the studio, Daisy Fair, Farm Manager and Doug Fryer, Head of Honeybee Operations. They are hosting an open house this weekend and will also talk about the critical roll honey bees play. In the second half, John Lair, President of Momentum Recycling, in Salt Lake City. They are one of a few who recycle glass in the Mountain West.
In this week’s show, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak talk with Beth and George Gage, documentarians who’s film “Bidder 70″ about Tim DeChristopher, will be shown at the Jim Santy Auditorium. Executive Director of the Park City Film Series, Katy Wang, joins the conversation. In the second half, Chris McGill, from the American Gas Association explains why we are using more and where it is coming from.
Today, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak have Geothermal Energy Association Executive Director, Karl Gawell on to talk about geothermal history, its potential and the global market. In the second half, Nell and Chris talk about this year’s Stegnar Symposium, at the S.J. Quinney School of Law. They will speak with Lincoln Davies, a professor of law at the University of Utah Law School.