Category Archives: Renewable Energy

Sunday on the Front Stoop – What Watts?

Sunday on the Front Stoop – What Watts?

What watts?  Organic watts, Natural watts, fossil watts, Industrial watts. So many ways to define energy and some of it is absolutely essential for us to survive as a human species – and some of it is not.  How do we separate these different watts or energy measurements (a watt by any other name is… Listen In

Special Program – Dr. David Borton Explains Why We Need a Measurement

Special Program – Dr. David Borton Explains Why We Need a Measurement

“Why do we need a measurement?” This is a freqently asked question in reference to the Human Renewable Energy Measure (HREM).  Dr. David Borton, a Professor of Physics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, addresses this question and provides his explanation.  This will prove to be a lively and interesting dicussion.  You are welcome… Listen In

World Call In – Interview with Dr. Marco Morosini

World Call In – Interview with Dr. Marco Morosini

We will be talking with Dr. Marco Morosini, senior scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.  His specialty is Terrestrial Systems Ecology.  He makes expeditions to polar and other remote regions to do sampling for chemical contamination in these areas.  He lectures widely on the topic of environmental sustainability and the potential global risk… Listen In

Sunday on the Front Stoop – What Is a Green Airport?

Sunday on the Front Stoop – What Is a Green Airport?

This morning we talk to pilots Grazia Zanin and Max Shauck about green airports.  Max and Grazia made history in 1989 when they flew across the Atlantic Ocean using ethanol fuel.  They were awarded the Harman trophy for this accomplishment.  They are lifelong advocates of renewable energy and, in particular, the benefits of ethanol fuel… Listen In

Bridges Programming – More talk about sustainability

Bridges Programming – More talk about sustainability

Following up on our interview with Professor John Ikerd last Wednesday the 17th, we will recap some of the ideas we discussed then.  We talked about the possibility of an “economics of diversity,” economics that more closely imitates Nature and its natural systems.   download Listen In

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