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Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections May 16 - June 10, 2022

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

Podcast_thumbnail_black_2020_240x240_small This month on Climate Connections: 

Air Date        Title 

Mon., 5/16-Disaster cleanup creates risks for workers: Non-profit pushes for better protections for people who are hired to clean up after hurricanes and other natural disasters.

Tue., 5/17-New federal funding helps more low-income households afford energy-efficiency upgrades: The improvements help people save money and protect the climate.

Wed., 5/18-Plants species can migrate to adapt to climate change: But populations of animals that disperse plant seeds are declining.

Thu., 5/19-Climate change is increasing migration to U.S. and making it more dangerous: People crossing into the U.S. from Mexico face extreme heat and dehydration.

Mon., 5/23-Composting with worms, a climate-friendly alternative to sending food scraps to the landfill: Red wiggler worms can turn food scraps into compost.

Tue., 5/24-Iconic Hawaiian bird faces possible extinction: The ‘i’iwi, or scarlet honeycreeper, is threatened by avian malaria.

Wed., 5/25-Individual actions can add up to help the climate: Twenty-five to 30% of the pollution cuts needed to prevent dangerous climate change can happen at the individual and household level.

Thu., 5/26-Army Corps project aims to protect low-lying marsh: Some marshes are at risk of ending up underwater as sea levels rise.

Fri., 5/27-Over 1.7 billion city dwellers face multiple days of dangerous heat each year: High heat and humidity can make people sick.

Mon., 5/30-Rihanna’s nonprofit is giving $15 million to environmental justice groups: One of the Clara Lionel Foundation’s goals is to improve climate resilience in Rihanna’s home region, the Caribbean.       

Tue., 5/31-The U.S. needs more clean energy workers: A labor shortage could disrupt plans to transition to more wind and solar power.                             

Wed., 6/1-Weatherization and efficiency upgrades can help manufactured home residents save money: But many people who live in mobile or manufactured homes are unaware of programs that can help them afford upgrades.

Thu., 6/2-Australia lists koala as an endangered species across most of its range: Bushfires, deforestation, and development have caused koala populations to dwindle.

Fri., 6/3-In silvopasture, cows and sheep coexist with trees: Adding trees to pasture helps keep livestock cool in summer.

Mon., 6/6-Bond program helps nonprofits afford solar: The upfront costs of solar panels are sometimes too high for small organizations.

Tue., 6/7-Massachusetts group works for diversity in the offshore wind industry: ‘We’ve got to make sure that we’re training people up and tooling them up to be ready.’

Wed., 6/8-Projects restore natural water flow to parts of Great Dismal Swamp: European settlers drained portions of the forested wetland in Virginia and North Carolina.

Thu., 6/9-Saving water also saves energy: Utilities and municipalities can cut carbon pollution by fixing leaks and encouraging water conservation.

Fri., 6/10-How a pilot program in Michigan helped people afford energy-efficiency upgrades: It helped customers who made too much to qualify for federal weatherization programs, but not enough to qualify for traditional loans.  

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

EXP 22-35 E: Felix Mendelssohn, Episode 5, 6/3/2022

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin series | 59:00

Exploring_music_logo_small This week, we're listening to a composer who seemingly had everything: genius, wealth, a loving family, an internationally acclaimed career as a conductor, concert pianist and composer.... even good looks! Join us in exploring the life and work of Felix Mendelssohn, and all he accomplished during his short 38 years. Episode 5 of 5.

The Midnight Special (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

MS 22-20: Folk Music with a Sense of Humor, 5/26/2022

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:

This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

771: Where Were the Adults?, 5/27/2022

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

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Pulse of the Planet (Series)

Produced by Jim Metzner

Most recent piece in this series:

Pulse of the Planet Programs June 2002

From Jim Metzner | Part of the Pulse of the Planet series | 23:34


June 2022 Program Highlights

• Headphones on as we launch our new expanded format with a favorite recording, dawn at Grampians National Park in Australia, a beautiful soundscape, plus and interview with the Cultural Heritage Officer at Grampians (Brambuk) National Park in Australia. We welcome your questions and insights at pulse@igc.org or via the contact link at pulseplanet.com.

Meet sound artist and field recordist Doug Quin, as we embark on an audio journey to the Antarctic.

June 2022  Pulse of the Planet  CUE SHEET

01     Australian Dawn               Hi, I'm         06-Jun-22    (7:33)

02     Singing Ice                      I first           27-Jun-22    (16:01)