Preparing, Preserving and Improving Our City: Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 9/21/18 on 92.9 FM + gtownradio.com
Life is complex in all our endeavors. Climate change is presenting more challenges. Tune in to Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday 9/21/18 on 92.9 FM Germantown Community Radio and streaming at gtownradio.com to hear from two guests about taking action now with hopes for more positive results.
Preparing for climate change refugees:
Julia Menzo will talk about the complexities of climate refugees and the difficulties when there is competition for scarce community resources. She leads the Lutheran Disaster Response program in Eastern Pennsylvania and serves as the Director of Community Outreach for Lutheran Congregational Services, a ministry of Liberty Lutheran. Julia has a background in natural resource management. After her trip to volunteer for Hurricane Katrina rebuilding, she started her career in long term disaster planning and recovery. Juliacurrently serves as Co-Chair of Southeastern PA Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster and asChair of the Greater Philadelphia Long Term Recovery Committeewhich serves Hurricane Maria evacuees to Philadelphia.
Preserving and improving historic buildings in Germantown:
Peter Winslow will talk about rehabbing historic buildings in Germantown, not only to keep their historic character but also to make them more energy efficient. He is President of the Evolve Foundation and Founder/President of the FLAG (the Free Loan Association for Germantown). Peter is actively engaged in community environmental and social justice advocacy.
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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