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.
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.
Not in Philly?
You can still listen to all the great G-town Radio programing on the iPhone G-town Radio app, Tunein, Simple Radio.
Podcasts are available at
planetphiladelphia.com show archives page for the full broadcast or listen to individual interviews on
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Planet Philadelphia is now a partner in Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.