Chris Cherniak

Co-host of KPCW's This Green Earth.

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Environment
10:39 am
Wed January 15, 2014

This Green Earth - January 14, 2014

Nell and Chris first speak with Mark Hadley from Utah Division of Wildlife Resources about the rash of Bald Eagle deaths occurring around the Great Salt Lake.  Then they speak with Alan de Queiroz, author of The Monkey's Voyage: How Improbable Journeys Shapedthe History of Life.

 

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Environment
3:26 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

This Green Earth - January 7, 2013

On today's show, Chris and Nell speak with Craig Stevens, author of the book "Is Renewable Really Doable? Exploring Clean Energy's Opportunities and Tough Realities".  They also cover several items in the news including the growing demand being placed on the Colorado River.

 

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Environmental Issues
11:26 am
Tue December 31, 2013

This Green Earth - December 31, 2013

 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.  

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Environment
4:05 pm
Tue December 17, 2013

This Green Earth - December 17, 2013

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.

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Environment
1:32 pm
Tue December 10, 2013

This Green Earth - December 10, 2013

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.

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Environment
11:45 am
Tue December 3, 2013

This Green Earth - December 3, 2013

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.

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Environment
2:09 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

This Green Earth - November 26, 2013

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.

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Environment
2:48 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

This Green Earth - November 19, 2013

Kerry Kelly, Environmental Engineer and researcher at the U. is on first talking about her study relating wood smoke and poor air quality. Then Dr. Michelle Hofmann, Pediatrician, on the second half to discuss the health impacts associated with PM 2.5 and ozone exposure to children.

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Environment
3:35 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

This Green Earth - November 12, 1013

On today's show, Mike Godfrey from the Rainforest Alliance talks about sustainable cocoa and chocolate. Linda Karz from Water Wise Park City discusses the future of water use in Park City.

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Environment
3:27 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

This Green Earth - November 5, 2013

Chris and Nell interview award-winning director Robert Stone about his latest documentary “Pandora’s Promise”, a controversial 2013 Sundance film that profiles nuclear power as an important means to reducing fossil fuel consumption, greenhouse gases and climate change.

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