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Playlist: KACU On-Air Program List

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Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections June 17 - July 12, 2019

From ChavoBart Digital Media | Part of the Climate Connections series | 30:00

Ccyale_240_graybg_small Climate Connections is a 90-second daily (M-F) module that's produced in partnership with the Yale Center for Environmental Communication and hosted by Dr. Tony Leiserowitz. It covers the ways climate change is impacting our lives, and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks. From energy to public health, from extreme weather to the economy, we’ll connect the dots and bring climate change “down to earth” for your listeners. This 4-week round includes the following pieces:

Air Date - Title

Mon., 6/17 - A low-carbon approach to natural restoration: The project revitalized a stream and forest near the Chesapeake that had been damaged by hogs.

Tue., 6/18 - Environmental science class focuses on solutions: There’s no room for doom or gloom in this high-school classroom.

Wed., 6/19 - ‘Farming While Black’ author on creating a just food system: At Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, she’s helping people of color grow fresh produce.

Thu., 6/20 - Why climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’: Extreme weather and water shortages increase the risk of political instability and terrorism.

Fri., 6/21 - ‘Glacier’ ballet depicts melting ice: It helps audiences see the value of what’s being lost.

Mon., 6/24 - Climate change could outpace cities’ capacity to adapt: It will likely take decades to build new, climate-resilient infrastructure.

Tue., 6/25 - Support group helps young fire survivors heal: The fifth graders created a video to support other young fire victims.

Wed., 6/26 - Affordable healthcare reduces logging in Borneo: Many residents were cutting timber in order to pay for medical assistance.

Thu., 6/27 - Residents fight back after California gas leak: And their efforts made a difference.

Fri., 6/28 - It’s getting easier to road-trip in an EV: Electrify America is on track to install 500 new charging stations by the end of this year.

Mon., 7/1 - How Burnsville, Minnesota, cut its carbon pollution: Under the leadership of GOP Mayor Elizabeth Kautz.

Tue., 7/2 - Smart energy district tests clean energy: A redevelopment project in Jackson, Michigan, will offer lessons on ways to cut carbon pollution.

Wed., 7/3 - Energy efficiency projects can create jobs: ‘These jobs cannot be outsourced.’

Thu., 7/4 - Rural New Hampshire residents often struggle to afford utilities: Better energy efficiency could cut their expenses.

Fri., 7/5 - New York Botanical Garden cuts vehicle pollution: It’s better for the climate and for visitors.

Mon., 7/8 - The military tests renewable energy: It could save money and soldiers’ lives.

Tue., 7/9 - Wastewater treatment plants turn waste into energy: Facilities in Santiago, Chile, could one day generate as much energy as they use.

Wed., 7/10 - Climate pledges by businesses, local governments add up: If they follow through on existing promises, that would get the U.S. two-thirds of the way to its Paris agreement goal.

Thu., 7/11 - Curriculum helps students identify misleading claims: ‘Unfortunately, most schools are not well-prepared to deal with the onslaught of misinformation.’

Fri., 7/12 - A climate policy designed to appeal to conservatives: It would reduce income taxes, but polluters would pay taxes on carbon emissions. 

The Midnight Special (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

MS 19-26: Folk Music with a Sense of Humor, 6/20/2019

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the The Midnight Special series | 01:58:30

Enter_logo_small Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

Fiesta! (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

FST 19-14: Esta Tierra Es Mi Tierra: Latino Composers Reflect on the American Experience, 6/30/2019

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the Fiesta! series | 58:30

Fiesta_logo_02_012615_small Music reflecting the American Experience in all its nuance has been written by both Latino composers born in the United States and those that migrated from Latin America. On this episode of Fiesta, we will share music about the immigrants’ journey and life in the United States. In addition, our host Elbio Barilari will speak about his own experiences coming to America and those of other Latino composers who have made the United States their home. Come celebrate Independence Day with us… Latino style!

This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

TBD: TBD, 6/21/2019

From This American Life | Part of the This American Life series | :00

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Relevant Tones (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

Pulse of the Planet (Series)

Produced by Jim Metzner

Most recent piece in this series:

July 2019 Pulse of the Planet Programs

From Jim Metzner | Part of the Pulse of the Planet series | 50:00


July 2019  Pulse of the Planet  CUE SHEET

01      Planting Native Species     If you                01-Jul-19

02      Seeds, Weeds             Planting        02-Jul-19

03      Battling for Bluebirds    If you've      03-Jul-19

04      Sounds of July Fourth       It's July 4th       04-Jul-19

05      Berries and Bugs              What are           05-Jul-19

06      Unsung Insect Heroes  n recent            08-Jul-19

07      Windshield Entomology     Getting ready    09-Jul-19

08      The Splat Test                 If you take         10-Jul-19

09      Moths, Moonlight             This week          11-Jul-19

10      Lovebugs                       If you've            12-Jul-19

11      Apollo 11 Fragile Earth     We're    15-Jul-19

12      Apollo 11 Scale                Orbiting            16-Jul-19

13      Schirra Spaceship Earth    Commit             17-Jul-19

14      Schirra - Space Pioneer    We're listening   18-Jul-19

15      Apollo 11 The Eagle     Tranquility      19-Jul-19

16      The Clammer         Fried clams   22-Jul-19

17      Hippos - How Low            We're listening   23-Jul-19

18      Awakening the Earth        If you               24-Jul-19

19      Morris Dancing Devils       Every summer   25-Jul-19

20      Antarctic Winds               This time of    26-Jul-19

21      Heaviest Rainfall             In parts of         29-Jul-19

22      Most Sacred River           We're on the    30-Jul-19

23      Spiritual Conservation      In an age          31-Jul-19

24      Serenading Moths            We're listening   01-Aug-19

25      Jamming Sonar               When a Tiger   02-Aug-19