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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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United States

Description:

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

12/4/2020: Liz Robinson on the Harrisburg Energy Beat

12/5/2020
Pennsylvania is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the US and one of the largest regional sources of electric power. Liz Robinson has been our correspondent from Harrisburg (capital city of PA). She will be discussing initiatives to cool the planet and limit greenhouse gases at the Pennsylvania state level since the recent election. From Planet Philadelphia radio show aired 12/4/2020 on WGGT-LP 92.9FM Philadelphia and streamed on gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com |...

Duration:00:24:40

12/4/2020: Ben Kalina Jen Schneider, Can We Cool The Planet?

12/5/2020
From Planet Philadelphia radio show aired 12/4/2020 on WGGT-LP 92.9FM Philadelphia and streamed on gtownradio.com: Ben Kalina and Jen Schneider who have collaborated on directing/producing/writing and filming a recent NOVA science documentary airing on PBS entitled "Can We Cool the Planet?" that explores some of the extreme options that may be required to deal with climate change. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:23:56

Bert Myers and Tara Muenz on environmental education, 11/20/2020 Show

11/21/2020
Bert Myers, Director of the Environmental Education and Information Center at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), and Tara Muenz, Assistant Director of Education at Stroud Water Research Center talking about environmental education. www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:25:52

John Campbell - Teen Climate Activist - 11/20/20 s

11/21/2020
Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show that was aired on at 92.9 FM WGGT-LP and gtownradio.com, Friday 11/20/20 about young people with John Campbell, a junior in a Roman Catholic high school in Philadelphia and the organizer/contact for the Philadelphia chapter of Fridays for the Future, an international youth group that works to prevent environment degradation and limit climate change. www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:23:12

Jordan Howell From Nov 6 2020 Radio Show

11/8/2020
Jordan Howell is a professor of sustainable business at Rowan University discusses e-waste – what’s happening now to manage e-waste and best practices. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 11/6/20 on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP in Philadelphia and live streaming at gtownradio.com. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 pm EST the first and third Fridays a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:25:42

Haley Jordan And Helena Rudoff - Nov 6 2020 Radio Show

11/8/2020
Haley Jordan and Helena Rudoff are both in the Philadelphia’s government Office of Sustainability and involved in implementing Philadelphia’s Zero Waste goals. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 11/6/20 on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP in Philadelphia and live streaming at gtownradio.com. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 pm EST the first and third Fridays a month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com |...

Duration:00:23:36

Sue Caskey interviews Kay Wood

10/23/2020
Why on earth did I start a radio show as told to Sue Caskey.

Duration:00:09:18

Matthew George - I LoveThy Hood - 10/16/20

10/17/2020
Matthew George, the creator of the project to clean up trash “I Love Thy Hood” is an inspiring example of how one person can help improve people’s lives. The Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 10/16/20 at 92.9 FM WGGT-LP in Philadelphia and live streaming everywhere at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:38:32

Liz Robinson on 10/2/20 Planet Philadelphia

10/3/2020
Liz Robinson is the founder of the Energy Coordinating Agency and the Keystone Energy Efficiency Alliance. Liz has been our correspondent from Harrisburg (capital city of PA). She will be reporting on the environmental/climate platforms of our presidential candidates and of our state legislature. The next Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show will be 4:00-5:00 PM October 16th. Please do tune in then to hear the show on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com....

Duration:00:15:53

Sharon Friedman Form Oct 2 2020 PP Show

10/3/2020
Sharon Friedman is Professor and Director of the Science and Environmental Writing Program in the Department of Journalism and Communication at Lehigh University. Sharon talked to Planet Philadelphia about the state of environmental journalism, what makes for good journalism in this area, and how to evaluate environmental media. The next Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show will be 4:00-5:00 PM October 16th. Please do tune in then to hear the show on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia...

Duration:00:34:01

Peter Winslow, Public Banking & Hilco update, 9/18/2020 Radio Show

9/20/2020
Peter Winslow is president of A Smart Collaboration, an LLC which promotes collaboration among groups to bring about environmental and socially responsible goals. He is active in many different environmental justice movements and projects in the Philadelphia area. Peter talks about the former Philadelphia refinery (now owned by Hilco) and about plans for a public bank for Philadelphia. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP...

Duration:00:27:17

Robert B. McKinstry Jr., 9/18/2020 Radio Show

9/20/2020
Robert B. McKinstry Jr. is a Fellow of the American College of Environmental Law and a Fellow of the American Bar Institute. He discusses a recent administrative law ruling that allows environmental stakeholders to present to Pennsylvania’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC) concerns on environmental issues for the first time. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com....

Duration:00:17:09

9/4/2020: Peter Handler - Labor and the environmental movement

9/6/2020
Peter Handler, group leader of the Philadelphia Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) on Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 9/4/2020 on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia and gtownradio.com.

Duration:00:21:41

9/4/2020: Dr. Mijin Cha - Labor and the environmental movement

9/6/2020
Dr. J. Mijin Cha, Assistant Professor at Occidental College in the Urban and Environmental Policy Department and Fellow at the Worker Institute at Cornell on Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show aired 9/4/2020 on 92.9 FM WGGT-LP Philadelphia and gtownradio.com. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:27:16

Liz Robinson on 8 /21/2020 radio show

8/22/2020
Liz Robinson, Director of the Philadelphia Solar Energy Association, and Planet philadelphia Harrisburg energy commentator. She reports on recent governmental actions at the state level that effect energy. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:27:54

Alexandra Kroger on 8/21/2020 show

8/22/2020
Interview from the Planet Philadelphia radio show aired 8/21/202 • Alexandra Kroger, Energy Program Director at the Energy Coop. She talks about recent FERC rulings of FERC, an important independent federal agency which regulates interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas, oil, interstate pipelines, licensing of LNG plants and LNG terminals. Several of these recent rulings affect renewable energy. Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday...

Duration:00:21:41

8/7/2020 - Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, Drawdown Review.

8/21/2020
Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show interview aired 8/7/20 with Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, VP of Communication and Engagement for Project Drawdown: This project does world-wide research on current techniques that are working to lower greenhouse gases and could be scaled up. Planet Philadelphia airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:16:23

8/7/2020-Karl Schmidt, Professor of Practice in Sustainable Engineering at Villanova University

8/21/2020
Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show interview aired 8/7/20 with Karl Schmidt, Professor of Practice in Sustainable Engineering at Villanova University: He has a long history of working in business settings on sustainability, particularly as director of sustainability at Johnson and Johnson. Planet Philadelphia airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:32:25

Howard Bailey from July 17, 2020 radio show.

7/18/2020
Howard Bailey, is a Germantown Philadelphia resident and consultant. He will be talking about the Transition Town movement and its attempt to provide a different way for communities to organize and help themselves, which includes in regard to the oncoming environmental crises. Planet Philadelphia airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia or live stream at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:18:28

July 17, 2020: Sarah Shanley Hope And Chandra Farley

7/18/2020
Interview aired on the July 17, 2020 radio show with Chandra Farley, Just Energy Director of the Partnership for Southern Equity, and Sarah Shanley Hope, Executive Director of The Solutions Project about media coverage of women in clean energy. Planet Philadelphia airs 4-5:00 PM EST 1st and 3rd Friday each month on WGGT-LP 92.9 FM in Philadelphia and at gtownradio.com. www.planetphiladelphia.com | @planetphila

Duration:00:22:05