Guest’s on this Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on G-town Radio were Christina Simeone, the Director of Policy and External Affairs at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania, to give us a run down of energy policy in the US, including a view on how the new political situation might affect this vital far reaching part of our economy and lives.
Also on this Planet Philadelphia, Maura McCarthy, the Executive Director of The Friends of the Wissahickon talked about their Sustainable Trail Initiative. The initiative is in the middle of a decade long effort of habitat restoration, improved water quality, user experience and safety, and storm water management.
Please also tune back in to G-Town Radio http://www.gtownradio.com for the more in this continuing radio show exploring our world. Upcoming guests scheduled include; Linda Black Elk on DALP, Jacqueline Patterson, Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, on environmental justice, Barbara Gottlieb, Director, Environment & Health Physicians for Social Responsibility on fossil fuel’s and the current climate crisis’s multiple impacts on our health, and more. Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime.
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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.
G-town Radio is a grassroots community Internet radio station that is set to debut on the FM dial soon as WGGT-LP (92.9 FM). Planet Philadelphia airs 4:00-5:00 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Fridays each month here on http://www.gtownradio.com/. To listen to shows after they’ve aired check out the podcasts that become available the next day at www.planetphila.com or http://www.gtownradio.com/
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?
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.