New Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00 pm Friday, 3/2/18, 92.9 LPFM in NW Philadelphia and streaming on-line everywhere at gtownradio.com
What’s happening here in Philadelphia with our changing climate, and what can we do about it? Environmental scientist Rachel D. Valletta, Ph.D. is the director of the Climate and Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP), a four-city educational initiative seeking to engage urban residents more efficiently and effectively in climate change and resiliency education at The Franklin Institute. She was kind enough to talk about these issues with Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, and reporter, Linda Rosenwein.
Tune in to hear what she has to say and a lot more on the new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on your radio dial in Germantown and surrounding locals on WGGT 92.9 LPFM. Planet Philadelphia will also be simultaneously streamed live online at http://www.gtownradio.com/.
Listen to this Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show about two different ways to grow greener in Pennsylvania that was aired 2/16/18 at 92.9 FMLP in Philadelphia. Host Kay Wood and reporter Linda Rosenwein spoke with Damali Rhett, The Energy Co-op Executive Director, and Dan Koltonuk Heating Oil Program Director about renewable energy.
Another way to grow greener is with planting native plants. Guest John Janick, owner of Good Host Plants, will tell us about many of the amazing insights he learned on his own journey to understanding the importance of planting native plants.
Music on this show:
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
The Heat (The Energy) - The Prodigy
Grow Our Souls - City Love, Sterling Duns and Caselli Jordan
Rumba - Dee Yan-Key
Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, streaming live on G-Town Radio and broadcast on low power WGGT 92.9FM 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month.
Wondering about the future of green growth in Pennsylvania? Tune in to Planet Philadelphia today to find out.
Tune in to 92.9 on your FM dial at 4-5:00 pm today for a new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show and hear about two different ways to grow greener in Pennsylvania. Planet Philadelphia is also simultaneously streamed live online at http://www.gtownradio.com/.
Guests on today’s Planet Philadelphia:
Damali Rhett, Executive Director of Philadelphia-based The Energy Co-op, will talk about the future of renewable energy in Pennsylvania. Also from The Energy Co-op is Dan Koltonuk on heating oil.
John Janick, owner of Good Host Plants, will tell us about many of the amazing insights he learned on his own journey to understanding the importance of planting native plants.
Listen to the new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show 4-5 pm next Friday, 2/16/18, on your favorite local radio station, G-Town Radio
Tune in on your FM dial and experience the joy of listening to a locally produced radio broadcast from your own community here at Maplewood Mall in Germantown on WGGT 92.9 FM, also simultaneously streamed live online at http://www.gtownradio.com/. Time allowing you will hear two aspects of “greening”:
Green energy growth in Pennsylvania
Damali Rhett is the Executive Director of The Energy Co-op, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit member-owned cooperative, which provides renewable energy to thousands of homes and businesses in Pennsylvania. An expert in the field of renewable energy and electric utilities, Rhett has provided strategic advising to utilities such as Duke Energy, National Grid and other major domestic and international energy companies.
Dan Koltonuk is the heating and energy conservation expert for the Philadelphia-based The Energy Cooperative of Pennsylvania, better known as The Energy Co-op. The Co-op is a prototype for other co-op types of its kind nationwide and is now in its 40th year.
Natives plants’ importance to the environment
John Janick is owner of Good Host Plants, a native plant nursery in Philadelphia. He will talk about his own journey to understanding the significance of native plants for the web of life. His story is similar to many here in the community.
Podcast: Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on G-Town Radio streamed live online and on the radio dial at WGGT 92.9 FM in Philadelphia 2/2/18
Is solar beating out fossil fuels purely on the dollars and cents? Zachary N. Goldstein, Co-President of the Wharton Energy Club visited G-Town Radio to talk about the outlook for the business of renewable energy with the Planet Philadelphia team.
Music on this radio show:
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
Cloudbank - Podington Bear
The World is Changing - Movie Theater
Listen to the podcast here: https://www.mixcloud.com/PlanetPhiladelphia/investing-in-renewable-energy-is-a-good-bet-despite-politics-planet-philadelphia-radio-show/
Is renewable energy beating out fossil fuels purely on the dollars and cents? And what’s the political outlook for renewables in Pennsylvania? Find out today by tuning into Planet Philadelphia!
Listen 4-5:00 pm today to the new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on G-Town Radio streaming online and on your radio dial at low power FM at WGGT 92.9 LP in most of NW Philly.
Is renewable energy beating out fossil fuels purely on the dollars and cents?
Zachary N. Goldstein, Co-President of the Wharton Energy Club is visiting G-Town Radio today to talk about the outlook for the business of renewable energy with the Planet Philadelphia team. Tune in 4-5:00 pm today for a lively discussion.
What’s the political outlook for renewables in Pennsylvania, otherwise known as the Saudi Arabia of shale gas?
Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood interviewed State Representative Christopher Rabb just a couple days ago. Tune in to hear their discussion about his recently introduced House bill to move Pennsylvania to 100% renewable energy by 2050, his other efforts to make our world more livable and more fair, and leading by example by buying an all electric car.
Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our shared environment aired 4:00-5:00 PM EST the first and third Friday a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and/or at gtownradio.com. Also on Villanova University’s radio station, WXVU, Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. at 89.1FM.
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