Sea Change Radio Sustainability Innovators

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Sea Change Radio Sustainability Innovators

Sea Change is a a nationally syndicated weekly radio show and podcast covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability. This is an ongoing series about sustainability innovators.

FMRs from this campaign

The Pros and Cons of Hitchhiking
“Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?” Jack Kerouac’s “On The Road” perfectly captured the essence of the American fascination with the automobile. But that love affair has been dysfunctional, at least as far as the environment goes. This week on Sea Change Radio, we hear from Ginger Strand, a non-fiction writer who has written extensively on the American interstate....
May 20, 2015 12:45 PM ET
How Cities Are Preparing for Rising Tides
As they learn more about the realities of climate change and sea level rise, some coastal communities are taking action. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak with Benjamin Grant, the Urban...
May 13, 2015 9:10 AM ET
Topical Tropical Dilemmas
Monoculture. It displaces native plant and animal species, it leads to long-term soil quality degradation, and, in tropical areas, it often means the razing of those beautifully bio-diverse, carbon-capturing rain forests. Our guest today on Sea Change Radio is Rhett Butler, the founder of the popular non-profit environmental science and conservation website, Mongabay. When we checked in last...
May 6, 2015 4:00 PM ET
Daniel Kammen: Electricity For All, Part II
Last week we spoke about the prospect of decentralized energy systems supplying clean electricity to the developing world with Daniel Kammen, a UC Berkeley Professor. This week on Sea Change Radio, the second part of that discussion. Then, we learn about vampire electricity and the latest home efficiency innovations from Alan Meier, a scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Apr 29, 2015 12:45 PM ET
Daniel Kammen: Electricity For All, Pt. 1
How easy it is to take our electrified world for granted. Right now about 1.2 billion people or about 20% of the global population live without access to electricity. These people can’t read at night, or power their phones to communicate or conduct crucial e-commerce. What if that 20% could access energy, though? How transformative could that be for those 1.2 billion lives? But wait, would...
Apr 22, 2015 9:10 AM ET

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