Tag Archives: global warming

Climate Change: What We Can Do About It–August 6, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Don Addu, Mid-South Regional Director, Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL); and Jim Probst, State Coordinator for CCL for WV.

Discussion:  The cause and rate of global warming due to fossil fuel energy, the consequences of continued warming, and the approach taken by CCL to curb the future rate of warming.  Explanation of how and why the CCL approach of a Carbon Fee and Dividend works to replace our dependence on fossil fuels with renewable energy alternatives.  The results of the Regional Economic Models, Inc. study of the impact of the Carbon Fee and Dividend on jobs and GDP.

The audio was originally broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown, from the campus of Shepherd University on August 6, 2016.

Two Topics: After the Democratic Convention; and Carbon Sequestration–July 30, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Sammi Brown, Democratic Candidate for WV House of Delegates; Sudheer Shukla, Outreach Specialist for DC Chapter of Biodiversity for a Livable Climate; and Martha Holdridge, Retired Cattle Farmer, Practitioner of Management Intensive Grazing at West Wind Farm.

Discussion:  The first part of the audio is a discussion of the status of Democratic politics following the Democratic Convention and the direction Bernie Sanders supporters may be taking.  The second part is concerned with global warming and the role of carbon sequestration in curtailing global warming, in particular the role of  better cattle grazing techniques.

For additional information on Carbon Sequestration through Management Intensive Grazing please see Martha Holdridge’s blogsite:  Grass Power  www.grasspower.org

This audio was broadcast on WSHC radio from the campus of Shepherd University on July 30, 2016.

7 Generations Radio: Jill Merritt and Vaughn Lovejoy, Elders Rising for Intergenerational Justice–Feb 20, 2016

Host:  Joe Gray

Guests:  Jill Merritt and Vaughn Lovejoy of Elders Rising for Intergenerational Justice

Discussion:  The efforts of Elders Rising to stop the leasing of land by BLM for oil and gas exploration and drilling, the importance of elder involvement in civil action, environmental effects resulting from leasing of public action, working with Native people, the importance to future generations, strategy and tactics for civil action, effects of losing our touch with the earth.

Broadcast on WSHC Shepherdstown radio on February 20, 2016