After a summer full of huge fires in the West, and while people in the Carolinas are reeling from Hurricane Florence, Planet Philadelphia is marking the first anniversary of Hurricane Maria with guests telling us some ways to prepare for the ever increasing challenges of the climate change crisis.
Listen to Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm today on Germantown Community Radio on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP, Philadelphia and on www.gtownradio.com to hear from two guests about taking action now with hopes for more positive results.
Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month. Tune in your radio dial to Germantown Community Radio 92.9 FM WGGT-LP in NW Philadelphia, or listen to the live streaming at G-Town Radio at http://www.gtownradio.com, and/or on your mobile devices with your radio app. Shows aired live will be available as podcasts shortly after they broadcast. Call (484) 278-1846 to record a comment or event announcement anytime to be aired on the next Planet Philadelphiaradio show.
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Today’s high is an unusually warm 62º. Sunday we have a 70% chance of snow with a high of 37º predicated. Here’s a cartoon I drew using characters from The Big Belch. Think it sums things up? For folks who don’t know, The Big Belch is my graphic novel about oil. The cartoon with more info on the novel The Big Belch.
The Big Belch, the graphic novel, uses humor to get across just how criminally crazy our behavior is toward the natural environment. The Big Belch, 116 pages of text and drawings, tells a tale of human foibles, greed, and oil. It's book for people who are ready for some art and zany humor about our fossil fuel obsession. People who would turn off at the sniff of a serious discussion on any environmental issue will also get a kick out of this wild romp. It could make a great gift for the holidays!
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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