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    The Renegade Farmer #18: Michael Perry, Farmer and Author of "Coop"

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    The Renegade Farmer is proud to interview farmer, writer, and Author of "Coop," Michael Perry. Mike has written for the New York Times, Esquire, and many other publications, as well as being a contributing editor for Men's Health Magazine.

    His other books include: "Truck: A Love Story," and "Population 485: Meeting Your Neighbors One Siren at a Time."

    In "Coop," this accomplished writer chronicles his family's farm history, and his efforts at creating his own self-sufficient farms while tackling the various challenges with life, his own budding family, and more.

    Join us for this funny, poignant and interesting look at farm life!

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    The Sun Shines in Florida, so Why so Little Solar?

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    Today we will talk to reknowned Southern energy expert Stephen A. Smith, DVM who is the Executive Director of Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE). Dr. Stephen A. Smith has 30 years of experience effecting change for the environment and has been leading SACE since 1993. SACE is a not-for-profit working to promote responsible energy choices that create global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. SACE has grown to be a premier voice for energy efficiency and renewable energy issues in the region.
    Dr. Smith currently serves on the U. S. Climate Action Network board of directors and previously served as board chair. He also serves on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Regional Energy Resource Council, which advises the TVA Board of Directors on energy resource activities in the Tennessee Valley region. In the last several years he has served on the North Carolina Legislative Commission on Global Climate Change and the North Carolina Climate Action Planning Advisory Group; the South Carolina Climate, Energy and Commerce Advisory Committee; State of Florida Energy Supply and Demand Committee of the state Climate Action Team; the national governing board for the Center for Resource Solutions’ National Green Power Accreditation; and the US Department of Energy, Tennessee Valley Electric System Advisory Committee. Additionally, he served two terms on Tennessee Valley Authority’s Regional Resource Stewardship Council, TVA’s Green Power Marketing Committee, and TVA’s Integrated Resource Planning Advisory Group. He has also had the privilege to testify before the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee; the Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, US House of Representatives; the Great Smoky Mountain Congressional Caucus.

  • 00:40

    Creation Care Champion: Gary Harris

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    Gary Harris tell us his Creation Care Story 

  • 00:32

    DrBraulio Dias on "From The Top" with DrCal

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    Dr.Braulio Dias on “From The Top” Thursday, June 23, 2016 3PM EST
    Musicians for Biodiversity Inc. “Update’: this week on Thursday at 3PM EST our guest will be the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.
    . This is the time of year when we have a conversation with this leader to get some understanding of where we stand.We will speak about the targets set in 2011, that must be reached by 2020 with United Nations decade on Biodiversity 2011-2020..
    I have a group of artist who support the effort to bring awareness to Climate Change and Biodiversity Loss.
    “From The Top” is part of the way to engage everyday people to “do what they can where they are.”
    We need real answers! Join the conversation and see where you can be a part. This is not for Scientist and politicians, this is for real people who care about the future, find out what this is really about. The interview will be recorded live, so you can call in to ask a question or make a comment.
    DrCal Host “From The Top”
    www.lyfeproduction.com/mfb
    www.lyfeproduction.com/fromthetop
     

  • 00:31

    Save Energy, Save Green

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    Mike Baruch Tucson Electric Power’s Residential Energy Efficiency Program Manager
    Being energy conscious year-round creates efficiency that can help you to lower your electric bill. It just makes sense: The more you reduce your energy use by using energy efficiently, the more you can make a difference that you can see on your monthly bill — and for our environment. Do you suspect your duct-work may be leaky? Have you considered having a qualified mechanical contractor test your home for duct leakage? And if so, did you know that TEP offers customers incentives of up to $450 for duct sealing available through select contractors participating in TEP's Efficient Home Program? Join us to find out about this program and a myriad of other energy saving tips, programs and available rebates that can help you become a more responsible and money savvy home owner.  This show made possible due to the generous support of Tucson Electric Power.

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    Creation of the Calumet National Heritage Area

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    Host Kathy Sipple speaks with Mario Longoni, Urban Anthropology Manager at The Field Museum and Lara Gonzalez, Calumet Heritage Communications Specialist at The Field Museum about their recent efforts to create a Calumet National Heritage Area.
    www.calumetheritage.org  

  • 00:30

    NLRtalks Bike Composting in Chicago

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    Today we talk with founder of Healthy Soil Compost Jonathon Scheffel about composting, bikes, and his goal of improving the green spaces of Chicago. As seen in Crain's, WCIU You & Me in the Morning, and DNAinfo. His work as a biker, picking up food scraps, and having them composted gives him a street level view of the needs of our city.

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    Drew Kuhn

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    Drew Kuhn with the Missouri Accountability Project is with us to discuss the goals of MAP and provide updates on the progress being made in St. Louis to get the Army Corp of Engineers  to take over remediation of the West Lake Landfill from the EPA.
    St. Louis has been contaminated by nuclear pollution from the illegally sold and dumped Manhattan Project waste since the early 70s.  Legislation is sitting in Congress to speed up the process.  MAP has been working to get their elected officials to act quickly.

  • 00:31

    Bear Talk 2 With Monika Laux Turner

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    Activist and personal friend of mine Monika will join me to talk about the Florida Black Bear Killings and Upcoming Demonstartion.
    February 10, 2016 - February 11, 2016
    One Million voices, to be heard by the FWC Board of commisioners all at the same time! To be the voice of our Black bears. United. As one we will stand before them, and let them know that we do out number those that want to kill more Bears. That as one voice, we say no to the slaughter. With one voice we say, education is the key to addressing this issue, not blood shed, and killing. That with One voice, One million strong, we stand up for the Bears, and we speak for them. We will be protesting the planned 2016 Bear Hunt. During the Feb 10 and 11, 2016 Board Meeting of the FWC Commisioners.
    They can not ignore one million of us. Please make your arrangements for hotel space, food and transportation needs while in Tallahassee. As we get closer to the date, we will share more information about the protest, and all the details required. Let us commit to standing strong, standing firm, and saying in one unified voice, No you may not kill any more of the Florida Black Bears!
    Save The Florida Black Bears, Inc. https://www.facebook.com/savethefloridablackbears/

  • 00:30

    Bird Crazy: Season Three -- Episode #2 -- The Christmas Show

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    Celebrate Christmas with Bird Crazy! Topics in today's show will cover GMO suet, indiscriminate tree cutting by power companies, annual flowers that feed butterfly caterpillars, and much, much more!