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Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show created by Kay Wood, the producer and host of the show. It has been broadcast on G-Town Radioat http://www.gtownradio.com/ since September 2015. Ms. Wood is now assisted in producing Planet Philadelphia by reporter Linda Rosenwein, who came on board in Spring of 2017. Planet Philadelphia is an independent locally produced show that provides professional interviews and reporting about the environment we all share while also providing a platform for local residents to discuss their environmental interests and concerns. The show tackles important topics, presents national environmental news, and gives context for information and perspectives. It makes a special effort to highlight connections between national/global issues and their implications for the local community. The show has a unique format. It combines a high level of community participation with interviews from national/global experts, a rare combination in an informative show. Planet Philadelphia airs 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month on Germantown Community Radio 92.9 FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia, and live streams on http://www.gtownradio.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at https://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show created by Kay Wood, the producer and host of the show. It has been broadcast on G-Town Radioat http://www.gtownradio.com/ since September 2015. Ms. Wood is now assisted in producing Planet Philadelphia by reporter Linda Rosenwein, who came on board in Spring of 2017. Planet Philadelphia is an independent locally produced show that provides professional interviews and reporting about the environment we all share while also providing a platform for local residents to discuss their environmental interests and concerns. The show tackles important topics, presents national environmental news, and gives context for information and perspectives. It makes a special effort to highlight connections between national/global issues and their implications for the local community. The show has a unique format. It combines a high level of community participation with interviews from national/global experts, a rare combination in an informative show. Planet Philadelphia airs 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month on Germantown Community Radio 92.9 FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia, and live streams on http://www.gtownradio.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at https://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts.
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Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show created by Kay Wood, the producer and host of the show. It has been broadcast on G-Town Radioat http://www.gtownradio.com/ since September 2015. Ms. Wood is now assisted in producing Planet Philadelphia by reporter Linda Rosenwein, who came on board in Spring of 2017. Planet Philadelphia is an independent locally produced show that provides professional interviews and reporting about the environment we all share while also providing a platform for local residents to discuss their environmental interests and concerns. The show tackles important topics, presents national environmental news, and gives context for information and perspectives. It makes a special effort to highlight connections between national/global issues and their implications for the local community. The show has a unique format. It combines a high level of community participation with interviews from national/global experts, a rare combination in an informative show. Planet Philadelphia airs 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month on Germantown Community Radio 92.9 FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia, and live streams on http://www.gtownradio.com. All shows are also available as podcasts at https://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts.

Twitter:

@planetphila

Language:

English

Contact:

215-844-5839


Episodes

Tim Judson interview on Planet Philadelphia 4/5/19 – Bailout nuclear plants?

4/7/2019
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Interview from the Planet Philadelphia, aired 4/5/19 A discussion of the major nuclear issues facing Pennsylvanians with Tim Judson, the Executive Director of the Nuclear Information and Resource Service (NIRS). Also recommendations from the Analysis of Pennsylvania Nuclear Plants and Available Policy Alternatives memo from Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioner, Andrew G. Place. Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show that live streams 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday...

Duration:00:34:27

Dr. Merián Soto and Dr. Fletcher Chmara-Huff - global water issues, and OASIS

3/16/2019
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Dr. Merián Soto and Dr. Fletcher Chmara-Huff talk about global water issues, and about OASIS, a celebration of World Water Day, a daylong educational symposium and dance presentation at Temple University on the Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 3/15/19 on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and streamed on gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com

Duration:00:19:03

Carol Collier, Senior Advisor at the Academy of Natural Sciences

3/16/2019
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Podcast of 3/15/19 live radio show about water with Carol Collier, Dr. Merián Soto and Dr. Fletcher Chmara-Huff Carol Collier, Senior Advisor for Watershed Management and Policy at the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia. She spoke about our water resources and how to manage them in the Delaware Watershed on the Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 3/15/19 on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and streamed on gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com

Duration:00:24:41

Steve Elkington interview about the National Trails System for 11/16/18 Planet Philadlephia

3/3/2019
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Steve Elkinton spoke with Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, about the National Trails System. He wrote A Grand Experiment; The National Trails System at 50 in honor of the systems 50thanniversary. He wrote about it’s fascinating complex history from its origins to today in honor of National Trails Systems’ 50thanniversary which was on October 2nd 2018. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila www.gtownradio.com | @gtownradio

Duration:00:18:12

Dan Lashoff- Live Interview - Planet Philadelphia 3 - 1-19

3/3/2019
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Planet Philadelphia reporter Linda Rosenwein’s 3/1/19 interview about the Green New Deal (GND) with Dan Lashof, Director of World Resources Institute. Dan Lashof is Director of World Resources Institute (WRI) U.S. and coordinates WRI’s work in the U.S. across climate, energy, food, forests, water and the sustainable cities programs. Dan has been working to promote solutions to climate change for more than two decades. Before joining the World Resources Institute, Dan was the Chief Operating...

Duration:00:33:20

Dr Mark Alan Hughes interview on Planet Philadelphia 3/1/19

3/3/2019
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Planet Philadelphia host Kay wood spoke with Mark Hughes, Ph.D, founding faculty director of University of Pennsylvania’s Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, about the Green New Deal – trying to get a better focus on the very many issues the GND raises. This interview aired on the 3/1/19 Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show, WGGT-LP 92.9 FM and streamed at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila www.gtownradio.com | @gtownradio

Duration:00:20:33

Former World Bank VP Vinod Thomas interview from 2/15/19 radio show 92.9FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia

2/17/2019
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Former World Bank VP Vinod Thomas interview from 2/15/19 radio show 92.9FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia by Planet Philadelphia

Duration:00:21:46

Dr Franco Montalto, Planet Philadelphia radio show guest 2 - 15 - 19

2/17/2019
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This is the interview with Franco Montalto, Ph.D. from his guest appearance on the Planet Philadelphia live radio show aired 2/15/19 on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in NW Philadelphia, and G-Town Radio. Dr. Montalto, is an associate professor in Drexel’s Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering. He has recently returned from the world climate change conference in Poland, COP24, and has contacts about environmental issues in other countries. He will discuss “integration” and...

Duration:00:31:03

Innovative ideas to fight our waste and trash problems, aired 2/1/19 on WGGT-LP 92.9FM Philadelphia

2/3/2019
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Solutions for Waste and Trash, Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com 2/1/19 Guests on this Planet Philadelphia talk about innovative ideas to fight our waste and trash problems: • Faye Christoforo and Audrey Kriva are from The Post-Landfill Action Network (PLAN), a national organization which supports and advises the student-led Zero-Waste movement on campuses around the country. • Ron Whyte is Project Coordinator of the Trash Academy of the Philadelphia Mural Arts...

Duration:01:00:00

Green jobs in Philadelphia,live radio show 1/18/19, 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com

1/21/2019
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Planet Philadelphia, live radio show 1/18/19, 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com, green jobs in Philadelphia. Guests discussed the availability, quality, and training needed for green jobs, particularly for those in the energy efficiency field: • Pat Stanton, Director of Policy for E4TheFuture, discussed a recent national report on the availability of energy efficiency jobs broken down by state. • Also, Walter Yakabosky, Director of Training and Ashley Bowman Jobs Development Coordinator from ECA...

Duration:01:00:00

Jan 4 2019 Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show

1/5/2019
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2018 had a number of important, even alarming, events and occurrences from extreme weather events made worse by the climate crisis, powerful institutional reports including from our own government, and of course political wrangling. We will discuss this with Liz Robinson, and get some insights into what’s ahead for us here in Pennsylvania in 2019. That and more so tune into Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm Friday, January 4, 2019, on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM Germantown Community Radio and streaming at...

Duration:01:00:00

Karen Krivit and volunteers at the Philly Goat Project at Awbury Arboretum's Agricultural Village.

1/5/2019
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Learn a lot about goats and community relations in Planet Philadlephia (https://www.planetphiladelphia.com) host’s, Kay Wood, interview with the Philly Goat Project Director Karen Krivit and several enthusitastic volunteers. Hear about this unique community-based program offering animal-assisted therapy, goat yoga, community wellness, and environmental education. For instance, feed your Christmas tree to the goats at the Philly Goat Project at Awbury Arboretum's Agricultural Village. Listen...

Duration:00:21:45

Sunrise Movement, Planet Philadelphia radio show interview

12/13/2018
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Sunrise Movement, Planet Philadelphia radio show interview, 3/16/18, Climate change as a motivating force for political and social action Maddy Feldman, Ben Bristol, and Micah Lott - known by friends as Big Wind, spoke with Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood about how to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. Those of us who think young people are apathetic about politics and our world will be quite surprised and inspired by this interview. These three young...

Duration:00:23:43

POWER Green Jobs Report, Planet Philadelphia 8/18/17

12/13/2018
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Kay Wood and Linda Rosenwein conducted a wide-ranging interview with Terri Burgin, Co-Chair of the Economic Dignity team at POWER, and Anthony Giancatarino, a Fellow at POWER, about what they discovered through drafting their new Green Jobs Report. www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com

Duration:00:36:49

Juliana v. the US Climate Change Lawsuit, 10/19/18

11/16/2018
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Do young people have the civil right to have a habitable planet when they grow up? Does the government have a responsibility to try to keep the planet safe for human life? The US federal government is fighting these concepts by vigorously opposing the groundbreaking climate change lawsuit, Juliana v. the US, at every turn. Talking with Kay Wood, host of Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show, Attorney Phil Gregory, co-lead counsel for Juliana v. US, explains the unusual tactics the...

Duration:00:16:11

Resiliency for cultural institutions in the era of climate change crisis; 11/2/18

11/11/2018
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Resiliency for cultural institutions in the era of climate change crisis: Our guests address different approaches to what cultural and other institutions can do in a critical period for the climate according to the UN. This was originally aired on Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and simultaneously streamed on gtownradio.com. • Joyce Lee, FAIA, LEED Fellow and president of Indigo JLD as well as faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania,...

Duration:00:24:02

Felonious Protest? #1 aired on 10/19/18 - Jen Quinn On SB652

11/10/2018
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Felonious Protest? Planet Philadelphia aired on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com 10/19/18: If our Founding Fathers were alive today they could be charged with felonies according to PA Senate SB 652. Jenn Quinn, Legislative and Political Director of the Sierra Club Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Randol, ACLU Pennsylvania Legislative Director talk about this legislation.

Duration:00:12:09

Felonious Protest? #2 aired on 10/19/18: Elizabeth Randol On SB652

11/10/2018
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Felonious Protest? Planet Philadelphia aired on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com 10/19/18: If our Founding Fathers were alive today they could be charged with felonies according to PA Senate SB 652. Jenn Quinn, Legislative and Political Director of the Sierra Club Pennsylvania, and Elizabeth Randol, ACLU Pennsylvania Legislative Director talk about this legislation.

Duration:00:08:32

Fighting for a future free from fracking

11/8/2018
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Fighting for a future free from fracking, award winning documentary film, “Unfractured,” Planet Philadelphia aired on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM and gtownradio.com 11/2/18 New York state banned fracking in 2014. The award winning documentary film, UNFRACTURED, produced and directed by Chanda Chevannes, tells this dramatic story by following introspective biologist and mother Sandra Steingraber. Sandra and Chanda talk with Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood about how it all happened and why Sandra...

Duration:00:22:05

Inspiring multi-faith discussion on climate change and morality

11/7/2018
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The Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show recorded this inspiring climate change and morality discussion with Imam Quaiser Abdullah, Sister Mary Elizabeth Clark, Reverend Mitchell C. Hescox, and Rabbi Malkah Binah Klein at G-Town Radio's station on Maplewood Mall in Germantown in Philadelphia. When we recorded this discussion, I was very moved by the level of knowledge, spirit, and the passion and urgent concern all expressed as well as the tenor of the whole event. – Planet...

Duration:00:56:22