Summer officially starts today and it’s getting hotter. There’s something called the heat island effect that is a threat to our fellow citizen’s health - particularly in some sections of Philadelphia. This is an issue we’ll be exploring as the summer heats up. We’ll be starting today with Linda’s and my interview with Helena van Vliet and Sadie Francis from a new organization called BioPhilly. This group is dedicated the idea that nature helps us humans in many important ways - including possibly to help deal with heat islands.
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Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show that provides analysis on the intersectionality of large global environmental issues and how that can impact people in their daily lives. It is produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with assistant producer/reporter Linda Rosenwein. The show live streams 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month on gtownradio.com and is broadcast on Germantown Community Radio at 92.9FM WGGT-LP, available around NW Philadelphia. Call (484) 278-1846 to record a comment/announcement for Planet Philadelphia radio show.
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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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