On Monday, April 15, activists in cities all around the world staged demonstrations to draw attention to the urgency of climate catastrophe. For the first part of the program, Patty catches up with two local activists, Justin Novotny and Tim Walton, to discuss their involvement with the Extinction Rebellion movement here in Madison. Then, Patty […]
Tony Castañeda speaks with Peter Boger, curator of the sixth annual environmental film festival Tales from Planet Earth, from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Films will screen this weekend, from Friday, November 3rd to Sunday, November 5th. Keynote speakers include environmental activist Winona LaDuke and Savi Horne of the Land Loss Prevention Project.
One of the cruel dilemmas of climate change is that its impacts and causes create a vicious circle. The hotter it gets, the more people run air conditioners. The more air conditioners that run, the longer electric power plants must run, generating more and more greenhouse gases. And, of course, the more greenhouse gases are […]
“Hope and Renewal in the Age of the Apocalypse” that’s the theme of the Nelson Institute’s 11th Annual Earth Day Conference scheduled to take place this year on April 18th. Conference speaker Kyle Davis joins 8 O’Clock Buzz host Brian Standing in the studio this morning. Kyle is an atmospheric scientist specializing in statistical models […]
On Monday, July 29th Quentin Carpenter, Professor at the University of Wisconsin’s Nelson Institute, joined our host Brain Standing on the 8 O’Clock Buzz to talk about wetlands. Quentin has not only taught both Wetland Ecology and Field Ecology for the past 18 years at the Nelson Institute, but also is the author of “The Wetland Restoration Handbook for Land Owners”.
PNM’s Earth Day special. This week PNM reporter Arthur Aiken had the pleasure to speak with the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies director, Paul Robbins. Who founded Earth Day and the Nelson Institute? Who makes up the Institute? What can we do to help sustain a healthy planet for all living creatures? Listen in to […]