Tonight the Perpetual Notion Machine welcomes professor and climate scientist Kimberly Nicholas, author of the book Under the Sky We Make: How to Be Human in a Warming World. Professor Nicholas discusses her book and how to make changes in daily life that will positively affect your personal climate budgets and environment. Plus PNM host […]
For today’s New Year’s Eve show, Allen looks back on 2020 and lessons from the pandemic with Marc Rosenthal, a practicing nurse and activist in social justice, environmental, and anti-fascist movements who has been working as a volunteer street medic in Madison.
It’s one of the major questions of this generation: how can we solve the problem of global warming? For today’s show, we focus on the collaborative solutions offered by Project Drawdown, a climate initiative focused on reaching “Drawdown”—the point in the future when we’ll finally see greenhouse gas levels start to decline. We’re joined by […]
What are the impacts of the pandemic on climate change and environmental activism? Today, we take a look at this issue with Kermit Hovey and Susan Millar from the 350 Madison Climate Action Team. They discuss the relationship between the COVID-19 emergency and the climate crisis and what it all means for environmental activism during […]
Agriculture in the U.S. represents about 9% of total greenhouse gas emissions. But new research suggests that improvements in dairy farm operations could reduce those emissions by up to 30 or 40%. Dr. Matthew Ruark shares the results of the multi-university, $10 million research report on dairy and greenhouse gas emissions. The report titled “Climate […]
For the first part of today’s program, Esty talks to Mutual Aid Networks founder Stephanie Rearick and organizers Annaleise Hall and Kate Macdonald, who have been traveling throughout the Midwest and East Coast on their Solidarity Sprint tour, about their work building sustainable economies and futures in their local communities in the US, the UK, […]