Labor Day weekend Planet Philadelphia full of outtakes from fascinating and informative interviews about our world:
2:00 – 16:36 - State Representative Donna Bullock – How she became very concerned about the deep and long lasting negative affects of our state’s environmental practices on people in the commonwealth including here in Philadelphia.
18:40 – 34:30 - David W Titley, Rear Admiral USN (ret.) is now a Professor of Practice in Meteorology at Penn State School of International Affairs. He speaks about what should be done to address the very real and serious constellation of threat’s posed by climate change to America’s national security.
35:12 – 57:40 - Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., Senior Writer on the new book DRAWDOWN discusses some surprising results found by researching an array of substantive solutions to global warming and what it might mean if they are scaled up over the next thirty years.
Music list for 9/1/17 Planet Philadelphia:
“Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell
“Rain” by The Beatles
“All Electric “ by Anna Margaret & Nevermind
“Time Waits For No One “ by Rolling Stones
Host, Kay Wood, and reporter, Linda Rosenwein bring you in-depth interviews plus news, music and more on your favorite local radio station, GTown Radio. For more great environmental reporting and commentary listen to Planet Philadelphia on G-Town Radio (http://www.gtownradio.com) 4-5:00 pm EST the first and third Friday of the month.
Special Note: Planet Philadelphia’s 2nd anniversary is September 15, 2017. To celebrate there will be a very special guest, Dr. John Goodenough, inventor of the lithium-ion battery. He will tell us about the future of batteries to revolutionize energy production and decrease fossil fuel use.
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Listen to the podcast here of the great Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show that streamed live on Gtown Radio 2/3/17:
Our environment shapes us all from the first moment of our existence to our last. Pennsylvania State Representative Donna Bullock will explain why she believes this simple truth has a harsher impact on people of color and those with lower incomes here in Philadelphia and across the globe. Listen to her powerful interview with Kay Wood, the host of Planet Philadelphia, on wonderful G-Town Radio, http://www.gtownradio.com. Also Rebekah Driscoll talks about why she composed her choral piece for four treble voices “Climate Honesty” after she had heard about U.S. Senator James Inhofe bringing in a snowball to the US Senate in an attempt to deny the existence of climate change.
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5:13 - Pennsylvania State Representative Donna Bullock
24:41 - Composer Rebekah Driscoll
43:39 - Climate Honesty, choral music
48: 55 - Bill Mettler - Climate Conference - Feb 17-19 @ Chestnut Hill College
51:14 - Opinion: New Congressional actions…is the plan now for us to shoot ourselves when the pollution gives us cancer and we can’t get it treated?
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Kay Wood is the host of Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on Gtown Radio. Please tune in to http://www.gtownradio.com/ 1st and 3rd Fridays each month at 4:00 to 5:00 pm for Planet Philadelphia and listen to a super show.