Earth Day is upon us. Things have changed dramatically for the better and the worse since the first Earth Day in 1970. It’s time to take stock and hear about environmental and climate challenges in today’s political and economic conditions – and what to do about them. Tune in to Planet Philadelphia streaming live on-line at our wonderful local radio station G-Town Radio 4:00 Friday April 21st to hear about all that and more with guests:
In addition, hear about local author, biologist, and photographer Doug Wechsler's beautiful, informative new book for children, The Hidden Life of a Toad.
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Podcast: Planet Philadelphia – 12/16/16 – Lead Poisoning, PA Supreme Court ruling on fracking, and more
Wishing You Happy Holidays!
Listen to this edition of Fabulous Planet Philadelphia – 12/16/16 – And hear about lead poisoning, and about the recent PA Supreme Court ruling on fracking, and more. In this Planet Philadelphia radio show you’ll hear Kay Wood's interview State Senator Art Haywood about what to do about the high lead levels in school drinking water across the commonwealth. Also on this Planet Philadelphia show Jordan Yeager will tell us about how we have protection for our air and water written into the Pennsylvania Constitution. And how we might use that to help protect us from anti-environmental trends in the new administration in Washington.
Another Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show will run on fabulous G-town Radio early in the New Year – Jan. 6, 2017 – with Mike Ewall, the Founder & Director of the Energy Justice Network talking about strategies for energy justice in the new Trump administration. Also on the January 6th Planet Philadelphia we will hear from Kala Viswanthan, one of the authors of RDC Annual Energy Report about the U.S. Clean Energy Revolution.
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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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