A Tribute to Larry J Weir12/16/14
Jean Ponzi pays tribute to Larry J Weir, as we approach the one year anniversary of the opening of the Larry J Weir Center for Independent Media. Jean discusses Larry's history with KDHX and the music scene, and why it's fitting for a venue built to...
Mitch Leachman and Herb Huebner on The Audubon Birds and Climate Change...
Mitch Leachman, St. Louis Audubon Society's Executive Director, and Herb Huebner, Audubon volunteer and Conservation Committee Member, discuss The 2014 Audubon Birds and Climate Change Report, the culmination of 30+ years of data gathered by...
Nicollette Hahn Niman On Defending Beef
Nicollette Hahn Niman, environmental lawyer turned rancher, vegetarian, and author of “Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production”, discusses her book, which centers on how different ways of raising cattle can help or hurt the...
Sara Edgar and Patricia Schuba On Clean and Renewable Energy
Sara Edgar, Missouri Campaign Manager for the Sierra Club, and Patricia Schuba, activist for the Labadie Environmental Organization, talk with Jean about Missouri's ongoing efforts to transition into cleaner energy and cleaner management of power...
Brian Ettling On the Conservative Case For Climate Change
Brian Ettling of the Citizens' Climate Lobby discusses a proposed fee on CO2-heavy fuels.
Mark Shepard on Permaculture
Mark Shepard, permaculture farmer and author of Restoration Agriculture, explains what permaculture is and how it can help so much more than the just the food we eat.
Debi Kelly on Local Food Networks
University of Missouri Extension Agent Debi Kelly discusses how emerging local food networks are providing lucrative new opportunities for the region. On Friday December 12th, Extension will be hosting a workshop to discuss these opportunities in...
David Doniger on
David Doniger, Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council's Climate and Clean Air Program, discusses the EPA's Clean Power Plan, which was first introduced in June and recently closed its Public Comment Period.
Sarah Baird on Simplifying the Holidays
How can you indulge in the holidays without creating unnecessary waste and chaos? Sarah Baird, Director of Communications for The Center For A New American Dream, discusses the Simplify the Holidays campaign, which aims to minimize the unnecessary...
Jeff Milchen on Local Business vs Chain Business
Jeff Milchen, Co-Director of AMIBA (The American Independent Business Alliance) discusses how thriving independent businesses support their communities in ways that major chains can't.
Terry Winkleman On Supporting Local Business
Terry Winkleman, a founding board member of Go Local St. Louis, talks with Jean about the challenges facing local businesses in St. Louis.
James Gustave Speth On His Life of Activism
Jean talks with James Gustave Speth, activist and author of the new memoir, "Angels By the River".
Tom Kruzen on the Hazards of Tank Farms
Tom Kruzen, watchdog for enviornmental protection in Southern Missouri, calls in to talk about the tank farm being built near the Eleven Point River, 37 tanks holding thousands of gallons of chemicals hazardously close to major water supplies.
ML Lincoln on "Wrenched"
Director ML Lincoln discusses her latest film, "Wrenched", a documentary about Edward Abbey's approach to environmentalist activism and how those methods and ideas have affected 21st century eco-activists.
Jack Loeffler on the Legacy of Edward Abbey
Jack Loeffler, audio artist and friend of late activist Edward Abbey, discusses Abbey's activist philosophy and what it means for the current landscape of environmentalism.
Cliff Froehlich On Environmentalist Films
Cliff Froehlich, Executive Director of Cinema St. Louis, discusses the environmentally themed films coming to this years's St. Louis International Film Festival.
Jonathan Stack On World Vasectomy Day
Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker Jonathan Stack discusses the second annual World Vasectomy Day, which he founded, and the threats that overpopulation poses to Earth's resources and our futures.
Christiaan Eayres On Media Literacy
Jean talks with Christian Eayres, Event Coordinator and Board Member of Gateway Media Literacy Partners, about the importance of thinking critically about the information we consume from the media, including the information out there regarding...
Theresa Carrington and Chandan Kumar Goswami On The Blessing Basket...
Tonight we learn about The Blessing Basket Project from Founder and Director Theresa Carrington, who is joined by Bangladesh Country Director Chandan Kumar Goswami. The Blessing Basket Project has helped thousands of women in seven countries earn a...
Erin Switalski, Executive Director of Women's Voices For the Earth, discusses the toxic elements in personal care products, and how we can educate ourselves to avoid them.
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