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This is an effort to create new material related to Water and other Environmental issues. Contact info: Joseph Puentes, Clean@h2opodcast.com or 206-984-3260; http://h2opodcast.com

This is an effort to create new material related to Water and other Environmental issues. Contact info: Joseph Puentes, Clean@h2opodcast.com or 206-984-3260; http://h2opodcast.com
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This is an effort to create new material related to Water and other Environmental issues. Contact info: Joseph Puentes, Clean@h2opodcast.com or 206-984-3260; http://h2opodcast.com

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English


Episodes

The Maya and Climate

1/29/2008
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A lecture by Dr. Tom Sever of NASA on how the Maya may have affected their own regional climate leading to drought.

Duration:00:28:46

Climate Change and Violence Part 1

1/29/2008
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Climate Change and Violence? Cautionary Tales from the Pre-Columbian Andes The seminar will take place on January 25, 2008, 4 to 5 PM, in 201 Old Chem Building, West Campus, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Arkush received her PhD at UCLA in 2005. Her research centers on the interplay of warfare, political power, social identity, and ritual in the prehispanic Andes. Her doctoral research focused on the later part of the prehispanic sequence after about A.D. 1000, when many...

Duration:00:29:52

Climate Change and Violence Part 2

1/29/2008
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Climate Change and Violence? Cautionary Tales from the Pre-Columbian Andes The seminar will take place on January 25, 2008, 4 to 5 PM, in 201 Old Chem Building, West Campus, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Arkush received her PhD at UCLA in 2005. Her research centers on the interplay of warfare, political power, social identity, and ritual in the prehispanic Andes. Her doctoral research focused on the later part of the prehispanic sequence after about A.D. 1000, when many...

Duration:00:30:56

PIA09 Andy Frank's Update

1/13/2008
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Professor Andrew Frank of the University of California, Davis is the godfather of plug-in hybrids. He and his students have been building them for more than a decade, showing us what the car companies could be doing, if only they would. Hear his take on the state of the industry in an interview at EVS23, the international electric vehicle symposium in Anaheim, Calif. in December 2007.

Duration:00:06:26

PIA08 Hit The Streets

1/13/2008
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Activism has always been an important tool for Plug In America. Besides our inside work in government and industry, we hit the streets when a good protest or demonstration would be the most effective move. Zan Dubin Scott talks about some of our best actions, and why they worked.

Duration:00:09:28

PIA07 Plug-in Hybrid News at SF Green Festival

1/13/2008
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For the first time, visitors to the 2007 San Francisco Green Festival could inspect a kit on sale that converts a hybrid into a plug-in hybrid. Hear the details from Robb Protheroe of Plug-in Supply Inc., which makes the kit, and Carolyn Coquillette, owner of Luscious Garage, a new "green" garage in San Francisco that plans to offer kit installation.

Duration:00:04:36

PIA06 Neighborhood EV News at SF Green Festival

1/13/2008
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Neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) aren't for everyone, but they serve an important niche. With a short range, a top speed of 25 mph, and an affordable price, they're great for running gas-free errands, taking the kids to school, etc. One of the new NEVs on the block -- the Zenn NEV -- is featured in this podcast from the San Francisco Green Festival.

Duration:00:06:40

PIA05 Plug Into Renewable Power

1/13/2008
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The synergies between plug-in cars and solar or wind power are sparking a convergence of our transportation and energy industries. Mike Kane, a solar power professional and a director of Plug In America, discusses the win-win of combining renewable electricity with electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids. Individual homeowners and society as a whole are benefiting from this combination.

Duration:00:15:52

PIA04 New Cars Coming

1/13/2008
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Plug In America's executive director, Chelsea Sexton, describes the exciting recent activity in car companies both large and small to move toward production of new electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. Are these cars really coming? When and where can we get one? Hear an expert's view on developments, and what you can do to speed them along.

Duration:00:13:29

PIA03 Here Comes Tesla

1/13/2008
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Plug In America President Linda Nicholes loved driving her Toyota RAV4-EV electric SUV so much, she jumped at the chance to become one of the first owners of the sporty new Tesla Roadster, a sleek electric sportscar that sprints from 0 to 60 mph in under 4 seconds and has a range of 200 miles per charge.

Duration:00:10:14

PIA01 Electric Drive is Cleaner

1/13/2008
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More than 40 studies of well-to-wheels emissions show that plug-in vehicles are a better environmental choice than gasoline cars, hybrids, or hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Plug In America board member Sherry Boschert discusses the data.

Duration:00:07:00

HNV10 The Great Omission

1/13/2008
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21 December 2007 - In this Podcast Pamela recounts her particiption in Just Food's Summit on Food, Farms, and Community Health, which took place on December 1, 2007 at the New School in Manhattan, NYC. She recaps her own experience at the conference as well as that of Lisa Lindblom, a vegan animal advocate and friend. The sponsoring group, Just Food, with its sold-out audience, certainly advocates many important causes: organic agriculture, labor justice, local food, food security,...

Duration:00:41:16

HNV09 Veal Crate Demo

1/13/2008
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4 November 2007 - This Podcast is an on-the-spot account of a great outreach event with the VivaVegie Society. Pamela Rice, Hard News Vegan, and five compatriots set up a to-spec veal crate at Astor Place in New York City. Several activists took turns sitting inside it, making a particularly powerful image for passersby and passing cars. Activists held pro-veg'n signs, passed out information about the veal crate. And when they got a chance, they also distributed "101 Reasons Why I'm a...

Duration:00:19:48

HNV08 Salmonella On Spinach

1/13/2008
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3 September 2007 - With this Podcast, I focus on yet another spinach recall, this time Salmonella is the contaminant. Last year it was E. coli O157:H7. What's going on here? Suddenly, raw fruits and vegetables are one of the most likely food categories to be contaminated with pathogens? And why did produce producers ask to be regulated last year?

Duration:00:20:08

HNV07 Animal Diseases

1/13/2008
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Animal Diseases

Duration:00:29:12

HNV06 Inaugural Message

1/13/2008
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23 July 2007 - Listen to Pamela Rice in her inaugural podcast as she describes the topics she will cover in the podcast.

Duration:00:16:31

HNV05 Meat Industry Subsidies part 2

1/13/2008
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North American Vegetarian Summerfest, 2007 The conference (http://vegetariansummerfest.org/speakers.htm) features experts in the fields of health, nutrition, animal rights, the environment, exercise and related lifestyle areas, plus talented chefs.

Duration:00:34:09

HNV04 Meat Industry Subsidies part 1

1/13/2008
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North American Vegetarian Summerfest, 2007 The conference (http://vegetariansummerfest.org/speakers.htm) features experts in the fields of health, nutrition, animal rights, the environment, exercise and related lifestyle areas, plus talented chefs.

Duration:00:34:09

HNV03 Why I'm A Vegetarian Part 3

1/13/2008
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Vegetarian advocate Pamela Rice (http://www.vivavegie.org/podcast) gave a reading at Jivamukti Yoga Center (http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com/) in New York City on August 21, 2007. Title: 101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian in 101 Sentences. The current file is a re-make of the original reading, which suffered from technical problems. Contact: PamelaPodcast@vivavegie.org Audio Editing: http://H2Opodcast.com

Duration:00:22:12

HNV02 Why I'm A Vegetarian Part 2

1/13/2008
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Vegetarian advocate Pamela Rice (http://www.vivavegie.org/podcast) gave a reading at Jivamukti Yoga Center (http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com/) in New York City on August 21, 2007. Title: 101 Reasons Why I'm a Vegetarian in 101 Sentences. The current file is a re-make of the original reading, which suffered from technical problems. Contact: PamelaPodcast@vivavegie.org Audio Editing: http://H2Opodcast.com

Duration:00:23:53