Podcast: Environmental and Climate Justice? Planet Philadelphia, streamed online on G-Town Radio, 3/17/17
President Trump wants to get rid of programs that protect us from pollution of all sorts. In today’s Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood speaks with Jacqueline Patterson, the Director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program. Ms Patterson talks about the heavier burden placed on people of color by pollution right now from using fossil fuels. If the Trump administration gets it’s way, it will have a devastating impact on communities that already suffer an out-sized toxic burden.
Also on Planet Philadelphia today we get an update from the courts. Nate Bellinger, Staff Attorney and State Program Manager of Our Children's Trust lawsuit, discusses the government’s breach of trust with climate change. Lots more interesting environmental news, as well.
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Podcast: Fossil Fuels and Your Health: Physicians for Social Responsibility Report, Planet Philadelphia G-Town Radio 3/3/17
Switching to renewable energy can do many wonderful things for our lives. One of the most beneficial is saving ourselves from the truly alarming impacts of fossil fuels on infant mortality and the myriad health impacts through out our lives. Listen to Kay Wood’s interview with Barbara Gottlieb of Physicians for Social Responsibility on how fossil fuel pollution is causing huge numbers of people right now right here in Pennsylvania to suffer severe health consequences and what can be done to change to a brighter healthier future. Also on this Planet Philadelphia – Pennsylvanians react to Senator Casey’s and Senator Toomey’s votes on Scott Pruit as the new head of the EPA.
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, and an update on children’s law suit over climate change that has gained surprising headway in the courts from Nate Bellinger, Staff Attorney, State Program Manager, Our Children's Trust, and more.
Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime. Planet Philadelphia streams on http://www.gtownradio.com/ 4:00-5:00 p.m. the 1st and 3rd Fridays each month. To listen to shows after they’ve aired, check out the podcast page on Planet Philadelphia website, http://planetphila.weebly.com/podcasts.
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.