Lynn and John open with biologist Alan de Queiroz, "The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life". He describes the radical new view of how fragmented distributions came into being. In the second half, Jason Silva, Tech Philosopher and Ted Global Speaker and host of Brain Games on National Geographic. Jason has been called 'the new Carl Sagan' for his impassioned take on technological advancements.
Chris and Nell first speak with Matt Pacenza, Policy Director at HEAL Utah, about the upcoming "clean air" bills being sent to the Utah State Legislature.Then they speak with Ken Wishnia, author of the environmental crime novel "The Glass Factory".
Larry and Doug talk to producer, Dan Cogan, from Impact Partners. Their goal is to bring together film makers and film investors. Then, Women In Film President, Cathy Schulman. Women In Film's purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in film. Finally, Jill Orschel, award winning film maker and Sundance Alumnus, who now lives in Park City.
The Utah Legislature opened its annual 45 day session this Monday morning and will take on the issues of cleaning up Utah's dirty air, figure out how to fund education and roads as well as consider campaign finance reform. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - More than 4,000 protestors gathered in Salt Lake City on Saturday to press the government to step up the fight against air pollution in Utah.
Some demonstrators wore surgical and gas masks and others waved placards during the rally on the steps of the Capitol.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Salt Lake City mayor Ralph Becker reaffirmed his commitment to implementing air-friendly policies, but noted air quality is a regional issue that one city cannot change alone.