Clean Up Your Act http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/ George Dorman hosts this award-winning feature that highlights the need for energy conservation, helping to make this a better world. Weekdays at 6:35 a.m. and 3:35 p.m., Saturdays at 9:20 a.m., Sundays at 8:20 a.m. Podcast Generator 2.0 - http://podcastgen.sourceforge.net Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:01:14 +0000 en Your copyright noticeno: images/uncategorized.jpg http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/images/itunes_image.jpg Clean Up Your Act http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/ George Dorman hosts this award-winning feature that highlights the need for energy conservation, helping to make this a better world. Weekdays at 6:35 a.m. and 3:35 p.m., Saturdays at 9:20 a.m., Sundays at 8:20 a.m. George Dorman hosts this award-winning feature that highlights the need for energy conservation, helping to make this a better world. Weekdays at 6:35 a.m. and 3:35 p.m., Saturdays at 9:20 a.m., Sundays at 8:20 a.m. KCCK KCCK studio@kcck.org no Branching Out Volunteers across Iowa are planting trees under a program sponsored by Alliant Energy and Trees Forever. Volunteers across Iowa are planting trees under a program sponsored by Alliant Energy and Trees Forever. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-09-24_cleanup_9-26-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-09-24_cleanup_9-26-14.mp3 1:10 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:31:00 +0000 An Appliance Recycling Record Customers of Alliant Energy turn in more than 100,000 old appliances. Customers of Alliant Energy turn in more than 100,000 old appliances. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-09-18_05090.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-09-18_05090.mp3 1:00 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:14:00 +0000 Humans Are Crowding Out Wildlife Stephanie Feldstein of the Center for Biological Diversity talks about the impact of the growing world population. Stephanie Feldstein of the Center for Biological Diversity talks about the impact of the growing world population. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-29_05003.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-29_05003.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:17:55 +0000 Replacing Ash Trees Cedar Rapids Arborist Todd Fagan says the city will diversify its canopy as ash trees come down. Cedar Rapids Arborist Todd Fagan says the city will diversify its canopy as ash trees come down. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-21_cleanup_9-5-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-21_cleanup_9-5-14.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:13:12 +0000 Low Lead Levels in Iowa Eagles An ISU study looks at the lead exposure of the state's bald eagles. An ISU study looks at the lead exposure of the state's bald eagles. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-13_cleanup_8-26-14mp3.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-13_cleanup_8-26-14mp3.mp3 0:54 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:11:52 +0000 Cedar Rapids Anticipates the Emerald Ash Borer City Arborist Todd Fagan is pretty sure the pest is already here. City Arborist Todd Fagan is pretty sure the pest is already here. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-01_cleanup_8-13-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-08-01_cleanup_8-13-14.mp3 0:52 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 01 Aug 2014 14:43:20 +0000 Plans for a New Nature Center Campus The Indian Creek Nature Center is raising money for a new headquarters and expanded trails. The Indian Creek Nature Center is raising money for a new headquarters and expanded trails. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-07-25_clean_up_8-11-14_.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-07-25_clean_up_8-11-14_.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:36:10 +0000 New Lip Balm Container Eco Lips develops biodegradeable paper tube. Eco Lips develops biodegradeable paper tube. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-07-08_cleanup_7-22-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-07-08_cleanup_7-22-14.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:55:00 +0000 Large Solar Energy Project in Cedar Rapids Solar panels are being installed at Kirkwood Court Apartments. Solar panels are being installed at Kirkwood Court Apartments. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-06-02_cleanup_6-24-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-06-02_cleanup_6-24-14.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:39:37 +0000 Opposition to the XL Pipeline Drake University Environmental Science Professor David Courard-Hauri explains why he thinks the pipeline should not be built. Drake University Environmental Science Professor David Courard-Hauri explains why he thinks the pipeline should not be built. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-28_cleanup_6-18-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-28_cleanup_6-18-14.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 28 May 2014 15:18:19 +0000 Green Drinks Cedar Rapids Informal environmental group meets monthly. Informal environmental group meets monthly. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-27_greendrinks.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-27_greendrinks.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 27 May 2014 15:25:18 +0000 Making Wallboard Out Of Milk Cartons in Des Moines The ReWall Company is recycling beverage containers into building materials. The ReWall Company is recycling beverage containers into building materials. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-13_cleanup_6-5-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-13_cleanup_6-5-14.mp3 1:00 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 13 May 2014 14:55:27 +0000 Iowa's Endangered Butterflies More than a quarter of Iowa butterfly species are endangered, threatened or a species of concern. Restoring prairies could help preserve them. More than a quarter of Iowa butterfly species are endangered, threatened or a species of concern. Restoring prairies could help preserve them. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-09_cleanup_6-3-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-09_cleanup_6-3-14.mp3 1:14 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 09 May 2014 13:31:56 +0000 A New Energy Crop for Iowa Miscanthus...a relative of sugar cane...will be combined with coal at the University of Iowa power plant. Miscanthus...a relative of sugar cane...will be combined with coal at the University of Iowa power plant. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-06_cleanup_5-27-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-06_cleanup_5-27-14.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 06 May 2014 15:53:00 +0000 A Bad Winter for Fish Kill in Iowa Heavy snow and thick ice led to a lack of oxygen in lakes and ponds. Heavy snow and thick ice led to a lack of oxygen in lakes and ponds. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-05_cleanup_5-8-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-05-05_cleanup_5-8-14.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 05 May 2014 15:49:39 +0000 Fish and Produce Under One Roof An Iowa company is growing tilapia and lettuce, herbs and kale in a process called aquaponics. An Iowa company is growing tilapia and lettuce, herbs and kale in a process called aquaponics. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-04-25_05050.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-04-25_05050.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:38:58 +0000 Fire Station Recognized as Green Building The new Cedar Rapids central fire station has been awaded the top LEED certification. The new Cedar Rapids central fire station has been awaded the top LEED certification. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-19_cleanup_4-9-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-19_cleanup_4-9-14.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:33:53 +0000 C.R. Greenways The city of Cedar Rapids is making plans to convert some areas devastated by the 2008 flood into greenways along the Cedar River. The city of Cedar Rapids is making plans to convert some areas devastated by the 2008 flood into greenways along the Cedar River. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-17_cleanup_3-27-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-17_cleanup_3-27-14.mp3 0:54 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 A Food Forest in Iowa City Area in Wetherby Park will include food often found in the wild. Area in Wetherby Park will include food often found in the wild. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-07_foodforest.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-07_foodforest.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 UIHC Cafeterias Cut Down on Wasted Food Food waste reduced by 40% in 2013. Food waste reduced by 40% in 2013. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-07_uihcfood.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-03-07_uihcfood.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Options for Recycling Glass Coralville has stopped accepting and collecting glass...but City Carton provides residents with a drop-off site at 3 East Benton Street in Iowa City. Coralville has stopped accepting and collecting glass...but City Carton provides residents with a drop-off site at 3 East Benton Street in Iowa City. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-02-12_cleanup_3-5-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-02-12_cleanup_3-5-14.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 12 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa's Potential for Sun Power A study finds Iowa in the top third of states for solar power potential. A study finds Iowa in the top third of states for solar power potential. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-02-05_cleanup_2-24-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-02-05_cleanup_2-24-14.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 05 Feb 2014 19:00:00 +0000 New Fridge Insulation Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions Whirlpool's Amana plant adopts new technology developed by Honeywell. Whirlpool's Amana plant adopts new technology developed by Honeywell. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-29_cleanup_2-14-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-29_cleanup_2-14-14.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 29 Jan 2014 19:00:00 +0000 New Recycling Center for Linn County The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency has opened its new Resrouce Recovery Building. The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency has opened its new Resrouce Recovery Building. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-15_cleanup_1-31-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-15_cleanup_1-31-14.mp3 0:54 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa Avoids Chronic Wasting Disease So Far The fatal disease has not yet been detected in the state's wild deer herd. The fatal disease has not yet been detected in the state's wild deer herd. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-06_cleanup_1-20-14.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2014-01-06_cleanup_1-20-14.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 06 Jan 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Breathing Easier Air pollution levels in Linn County are improving, according to County Air Pollution Control Officer James Hodina. Air pollution levels in Linn County are improving, according to County Air Pollution Control Officer James Hodina. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-31_cleanup_12-31-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-31_cleanup_12-31-13.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Green Architecture The new Cedar Rapids Public Library and the city's new central fire station are both examples of sustainable architecture. The new Cedar Rapids Public Library and the city's new central fire station are both examples of sustainable architecture. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-09_05068.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-09_05068.mp3 1:12 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 09 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Women and the Environment Author Alan Wsays women hold the key to preventing environmental destruction caused by overpopulation. Author Alan Wsays women hold the key to preventing environmental destruction caused by overpopulation. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-04_cleanup_12-23-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-12-04_cleanup_12-23-13.mp3 0:58 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 04 Dec 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Wind Energy Cuts Air and Water Pollution A report by Environment Iowa says the state's wind energy industry is cutting carbon pollution and uses less water than other forms of energy production. A report by Environment Iowa says the state's wind energy industry is cutting carbon pollution and uses less water than other forms of energy production. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-26_cleanup_12-11-133.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-26_cleanup_12-11-133.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 26 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Vegetation Between Farm Fields and Waterways Shannon Ramsay of Trees Forever askes whether the state of Iowa should require buffer strips. Shannon Ramsay of Trees Forever askes whether the state of Iowa should require buffer strips. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-18_cleanup_12-3-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-18_cleanup_12-3-13.mp3 1:09 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 18 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Trash to Power A system that captures methane at the landfill north of Marion and turns it into electricity is more productive than anticipated. A system that captures methane at the landfill north of Marion and turns it into electricity is more productive than anticipated. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-13_cleanup_11-27-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-13_cleanup_11-27-13.mp3 1:00 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Efforts to Protect Iowa Soil Increase Iowa State Soil Conservationist Rick Bednarek talks about an increase in cover crops to prevent nutrient depletion and erosion. Iowa State Soil Conservationist Rick Bednarek talks about an increase in cover crops to prevent nutrient depletion and erosion. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-11_05063.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-11-11_05063.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa Climate Statement 2013 More than 150 Iowa scientists say global warming is having a negative impact on Iowa's climate. More than 150 Iowa scientists say global warming is having a negative impact on Iowa's climate. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-22_cleanup_11-5-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-22_cleanup_11-5-13.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 22 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Iowa Sustainability Village Kirkwood Community College students are constructing three buildings to study how well eco-friendly practices work. Kirkwood Community College students are constructing three buildings to study how well eco-friendly practices work. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-18_cleanup_10-30-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-18_cleanup_10-30-13.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Energy Efficient New Fire Station The new Cedar Rapids central fire station has applied for the top LEED certification. The new Cedar Rapids central fire station has applied for the top LEED certification. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-11_cleanup_10-22-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-11_cleanup_10-22-13.mp3 0:58 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 11 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Another Clothing Recycling Option Goodwill and City Carton are now offering collection containers for clothing and shoes at City Carton's Cedar Rapids and Iowa City locations. Goodwill and City Carton are now offering collection containers for clothing and shoes at City Carton's Cedar Rapids and Iowa City locations. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-03_cleanup_10-15-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-10-03_cleanup_10-15-13.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 03 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Mushroom Packaging A company called Ecovative plans to produce a biodegradable packaging material similar to Styrofoam in Cedar Rapids. A company called Ecovative plans to produce a biodegradable packaging material similar to Styrofoam in Cedar Rapids. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-11_cleanup_9-20-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-11_cleanup_9-20-13.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 11 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Is Fracking a False Promise? Author Richard Heinberg says predictions of 100 years of cheap natural gas might be exaggerated. Author Richard Heinberg says predictions of 100 years of cheap natural gas might be exaggerated. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-09_cleanup_9-17-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-09_cleanup_9-17-13.mp3 1:17 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 09 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Gloomy Pheasant Numbers in Iowa Matt O'Connor of Pheasants Forever says climate change is threatening pheasants. Matt O'Connor of Pheasants Forever says climate change is threatening pheasants. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-06_cleanup_9-16-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-09-06_cleanup_9-16-13.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 06 Sep 2013 19:00:00 +0000 New Library About As Green As It Gets Architect Bruce Hamous and Library Public Information Officer Amber Musseman talk about the green aspects of the new Cedar Rapids Public Library. Architect Bruce Hamous and Library Public Information Officer Amber Musseman talk about the green aspects of the new Cedar Rapids Public Library. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-30_cleanup_9-6-13_.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-30_cleanup_9-6-13_.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 30 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Turning Old Shingles Into New Roads The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency has begun grinding up old shingles and L.L. Pelling Co. uses the asphalt on streets and roads. The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency has begun grinding up old shingles and L.L. Pelling Co. uses the asphalt on streets and roads. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-14_cleanup_8-22-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-14_cleanup_8-22-13.mp3 0:55 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0000 When It Comes to Wind Energy Production, Iowa is Tops in the Nation The state gets more than 20% of its electrical needs from wind. Comments from Harold Prior of the Iowa Windy Energy Association. The state gets more than 20% of its electrical needs from wind. Comments from Harold Prior of the Iowa Windy Energy Association. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-08_cleanup_8-16-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-08_cleanup_8-16-13.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 08 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa's Forested Land is Shrinking Shannon Ramsay of Trees Forever talks about the environemtnal implications of the loss of trees in the state. Shannon Ramsay of Trees Forever talks about the environemtnal implications of the loss of trees in the state. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-06_cleanup_8-15-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-06_cleanup_8-15-13.mp3 1:10 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Coalition Pushes for kcck_titlequot;Climate Changekcck_titlequot; The 27-state The 27-state http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-02_05031.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-08-02_05031.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 02 Aug 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Learn to Cook without the Waste Chef Mary Rolph Lamontagne has written a cook book -- EATS: Enjoy All the Seconds -- with creative recipes for leftovers. Chef Mary Rolph Lamontagne has written a cook book -- EATS: Enjoy All the Seconds -- with creative recipes for leftovers. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-26_cleanup_8-1-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-26_cleanup_8-1-13.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 26 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Looming Water Crisis Journalist Barry Yeoman reports in the Saturday Evening Post about the effects of climate change on our water situation. Journalist Barry Yeoman reports in the Saturday Evening Post about the effects of climate change on our water situation. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-12_cleanup_7-22-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-12_cleanup_7-22-13.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 12 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa Is Losing Wooded Acres The state's woodlands have declined by 40,000 acres. Comments by State Forester Paul Tauke. The state's woodlands have declined by 40,000 acres. Comments by State Forester Paul Tauke. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-10_05035.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-10_05035.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 10 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 New Life for Old Bottles and Jars The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency handles between 45 and 50 tons of glass every month. The Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Agency handles between 45 and 50 tons of glass every month. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-09_cleanup_7-17-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-09_cleanup_7-17-13.mp3 0:58 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 A Goose Deportation Geese that become a nuisance in city parks are rounded up and sent to wildlife areas in other parts of the state. Geese that become a nuisance in city parks are rounded up and sent to wildlife areas in other parts of the state. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-03_geese.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-03_geese.mp3 1:16 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 03 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Green Drinks Ana Escalante helped organize Green Drinks Cedar Rapids, an informal group of environmentally minded people meets monthly in New Bo. Ana Escalante helped organize Green Drinks Cedar Rapids, an informal group of environmentally minded people meets monthly in New Bo. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-01_greendrinks.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-07-01_greendrinks.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 01 Jul 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Green Cleaning Sandy Rosenberger of Hearthstone Gifts and Supply has tips for using non-toxic household items for cleaning. Sandy Rosenberger of Hearthstone Gifts and Supply has tips for using non-toxic household items for cleaning. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-05-02_cleanup_5-9-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-05-02_cleanup_5-9-13.mp3 1:10 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 02 May 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Recycling Picks Up Jason Evans of the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Energy says trash going into the landfill is down this year. Jason Evans of the Cedar Rapids/Linn County Solid Waste Energy says trash going into the landfill is down this year. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-05-02_cleanup_5-3-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-05-02_cleanup_5-3-13.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 02 May 2013 19:00:00 +0000 The Kernels Up Their Recycling Efforts Cedar Rapids Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson talks about the team's expanded green efforts for the 2013 season. Cedar Rapids Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson talks about the team's expanded green efforts for the 2013 season. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-15_cleanup_4-24-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-15_cleanup_4-24-13.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 15 Apr 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Reducing Food Waste at UIHC The cafeterias at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have taken steps to reduce the amount of food they discard. The cafeterias at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have taken steps to reduce the amount of food they discard. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-04_05013.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-04_05013.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 04 Apr 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Discarded Food and Landfills Food makes up 14% of the waste going into Iowa landfills but very little of it is composted. Food makes up 14% of the waste going into Iowa landfills but very little of it is composted. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-01_cleanup_4-8-13.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-04-01_cleanup_4-8-13.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 01 Apr 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Life on the Brink Author Philip Cafaro talks about the problems posed by overpopulation. Author Philip Cafaro talks about the problems posed by overpopulation. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-03-21_05047.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-03-21_05047.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 21 Mar 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa Surpasses Wind Energy Goal Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Association says the state has proven that the wind is a reliable source of energy. Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Association says the state has proven that the wind is a reliable source of energy. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-03-14_05043.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-03-14_05043.mp3 1:12 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 14 Mar 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Branstad's Proposal to Reduce Nutrient Runoff Critics say Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to help reduce the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico doesn't go far enough. Critics say Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to help reduce the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico doesn't go far enough. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-01-29_05011.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2013-01-29_05011.mp3 1:18 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 29 Jan 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Lack of Farm Bill and the Environment Craig Lang of the Priairie Strategy Group says loss of subsidies could lead to more erosion and pollution. Craig Lang of the Priairie Strategy Group says loss of subsidies could lead to more erosion and pollution. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-12-14_05061.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-12-14_05061.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 14 Dec 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Greenhouse Gases at a Record High The World Meteorological Organization says concentrations of carbon dioxide reached a record level last year. The World Meteorological Organization says concentrations of carbon dioxide reached a record level last year. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-11-26_05028.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-11-26_05028.mp3 1:17 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 26 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 The Drought Was No Surprise Scientists who study climate change in Iowa says drought is something we might have expected. Scientists who study climate change in Iowa says drought is something we might have expected. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-11-21_cleanup_11-30-12.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-11-21_cleanup_11-30-12.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 21 Nov 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Silence from the Candidates re: Climate Change The nation's leading environmental organizations see Iowa as a battleground state on climate change in the presidential election. The nation's leading environmental organizations see Iowa as a battleground state on climate change in the presidential election. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-10-10_clean_up_your_act_10-16-12.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-10-10_clean_up_your_act_10-16-12.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 10 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 The University of Iowa Wants to Crack the Top 25 Solar panels on the new football practice facility would move the school up in the rankings for solar generation. Solar panels on the new football practice facility would move the school up in the rankings for solar generation. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-09-07_05013.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-09-07_05013.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 07 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Engaging Children In Saving the Planet Lisa Bennett of the Center for Ecoliteracy talks about the book she co-authored, Lisa Bennett of the Center for Ecoliteracy talks about the book she co-authored, http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-08-24_05017.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-08-24_05017.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 24 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Wind Energy Production Surges in Iowa Energy Department report says Iowa is one of the fastest growing wind markets in the U.S. Energy Department report says Iowa is one of the fastest growing wind markets in the U.S. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-08-15_05050.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-08-15_05050.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 15 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 What's with all the Heat? Jeff Masters of Weather Underground talks about the hot summer and the effects of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground talks about the hot summer and the effects of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-26_05013.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-26_05013.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 26 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 The Greening of Kirkwood Kirkwood Community College is recognized for its Kirkwood Community College is recognized for its http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-23_05035.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-23_05035.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 23 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Ocean Acidification The Environmental Magazine Editor Brita Belli talks about the cover story in the magazine's May/June edition. The Environmental Magazine Editor Brita Belli talks about the cover story in the magazine's May/June edition. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-12_05031.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-07-12_05031.mp3 1:10 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 12 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Doctors Urged to Talk to their Patients about Radon The University of Iowa has released a video to educate physicians about the dangers of radon. The University of Iowa has released a video to educate physicians about the dangers of radon. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-06-29_05052.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-06-29_05052.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 29 Jun 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Wind Energy Picks Up Strength Iowa ranked Number-Two in 2011 in the percentage of total electricity generated by the wind. Iowa ranked Number-Two in 2011 in the percentage of total electricity generated by the wind. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-04-18_05013.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-04-18_05013.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Kernels Adopt Green Program at Ballpark Cedar Rapids Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson talks about the team's new food composting effort. Cedar Rapids Kernels General Manager Doug Nelson talks about the team's new food composting effort. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-04-16_05063.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-04-16_05063.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 16 Apr 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Do You Know How Much Garbage You Produce? Americans generate about 7 lbs of trash per capita every day. Americans generate about 7 lbs of trash per capita every day. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-03-30_05068.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-03-30_05068.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 30 Mar 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Kirkwood Wind Turbine Operational Kirkwood Community College is generating wind power with a turbine on campu. Comments from Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Association. Kirkwood Community College is generating wind power with a turbine on campu. Comments from Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Association. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-02-28_05045.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2012-02-28_05045.mp3 0:57 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:00:00 +0000 A Transparency Web Site for Builders The design firm Perkins-Will has launched a free web site that provides information about harmful substances in building materials. The design firm Perkins-Will has launched a free web site that provides information about harmful substances in building materials. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-12-16_05007.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-12-16_05007.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Green Meetings The Iowa Recycling Association has launched a campaign to make business meeting more environmentally friendly. The Iowa Recycling Association has launched a campaign to make business meeting more environmentally friendly. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-12-02_05041.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-12-02_05041.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 02 Dec 2011 19:00:00 +0000 A Myth About Renewable Energy A new report concludes that switching to safe, renewable energy would not be as expensive as commonly thought. A new report concludes that switching to safe, renewable energy would not be as expensive as commonly thought. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-22_05047.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-22_05047.mp3 1:15 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 22 Nov 2011 19:00:00 +0000 The Power of Plant-Based Nutrition J. Morris Hicks -- author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy World" -- is an advocate of a plant-based diet. J. Morris Hicks -- author of "Healthy Eating, Healthy World" -- is an advocate of a plant-based diet. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-18_05009.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-18_05009.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 18 Nov 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Support for Renewable Energy A new ORC International poll finds more support for federal subsidies for renwable energy rather than fossil fuels, despite what's happening in Washington. A new ORC International poll finds more support for federal subsidies for renwable energy rather than fossil fuels, despite what's happening in Washington. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-07_05042.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-07_05042.mp3 1:17 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 07 Nov 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Farmers' Views on Climate Change Results of Iowa State University Extension Farm and Rural Life Poll. Results of Iowa State University Extension Farm and Rural Life Poll. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-04_05034.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-04_05034.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 04 Nov 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Renewable Energy -- Facts and Fantasies Craig Sheilds of 2GreenEnergy has written a book about renewable energy and our hunger for fossil fuels. Craig Sheilds of 2GreenEnergy has written a book about renewable energy and our hunger for fossil fuels. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-02_05020.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-11-02_05020.mp3 1:17 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 02 Nov 2011 19:00:00 +0000 A Warning About Global Warming Larry Schweiger of the National Wildlife Federation says global warming is one of the greatest threats to the environment. Larry Schweiger of the National Wildlife Federation says global warming is one of the greatest threats to the environment. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-27_05043.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-27_05043.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 27 Oct 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Energy and National Security A national security expert says our dependence on fossil fuels is a threat to national security and what role Iowa could play in overcoming that threat. A national security expert says our dependence on fossil fuels is a threat to national security and what role Iowa could play in overcoming that threat. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-20_05040.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-20_05040.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 20 Oct 2011 19:00:00 +0000 The Downsides of Waste-to-Energy Incinerators A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project raises concerns about the amount of energy produced and the types of pollution emitted by the incinerators. A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project raises concerns about the amount of energy produced and the types of pollution emitted by the incinerators. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-18_cleanupyour_act_10-28-11.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-10-18_cleanupyour_act_10-28-11.mp3 0:56 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 18 Oct 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa City Goes Even Greener East Side Recycling Center adds green roof to go with other green pracitces. Comments by Iowa City Environmental Coordinator Brenda Nations. East Side Recycling Center adds green roof to go with other green pracitces. Comments by Iowa City Environmental Coordinator Brenda Nations. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-08-10_05040.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-08-10_05040.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Delays on Blairs Ferry Reduced Smoother traffic flow on the busy street means energy savings and less pollution. Comments from Cedar Rapids Associate Traffic Engineer Leslie Hart. Smoother traffic flow on the busy street means energy savings and less pollution. Comments from Cedar Rapids Associate Traffic Engineer Leslie Hart. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-28_05012.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-28_05012.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Iowans Continue to Back Wind Energy Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Assn. talks about the results of a poll on Iowans' impression of wind energy. Harold Prior of the Iowa Wind Energy Assn. talks about the results of a poll on Iowans' impression of wind energy. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-21_05035.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-21_05035.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa Cracks the Top-20 John Walke of the Natural Resources Defense Council talks about Iowa joining a list with the most toxic air pollution from power plant. John Walke of the Natural Resources Defense Council talks about Iowa joining a list with the most toxic air pollution from power plant. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-21_05039.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-07-21_05039.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 21 Jul 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Floods and Climate Change Jeff Masters of Weather Underground says higher temperatures are increasing the frequency and instensity of heavy rains in the central U.S. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground says higher temperatures are increasing the frequency and instensity of heavy rains in the central U.S. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-06-24_05017.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-06-24_05017.mp3 1:12 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 24 Jun 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Does Nuclear Power Have a Future? Ben Schreiber of Friends of the Earth says Iowans surveyed would rather invest in renewable energy. Ben Schreiber of Friends of the Earth says Iowans surveyed would rather invest in renewable energy. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-05-12_05057.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-05-12_05057.mp3 0:56 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 12 May 2011 19:00:00 +0000 The Story of Stuff Sustainability expert Annie Leonard talks about the effects of over-consumption. Sustainability expert Annie Leonard talks about the effects of over-consumption. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-04-28_05048.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-04-28_05048.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 28 Apr 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Erosion Threatens Iowa Agriculture A report finds parts of Iowa losing soil at 10 times the rate considered sustainable. Comments by Craig Cox of the Environmental Working Group. A report finds parts of Iowa losing soil at 10 times the rate considered sustainable. Comments by Craig Cox of the Environmental Working Group. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-04-18_05043.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-04-18_05043.mp3 1:14 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 18 Apr 2011 19:00:00 +0000 The Quest for More Biofuels. USDA is looking for ways to expand the biofuels industry. Comments from USDA State Director of Rural Development Bill Menner. USDA is looking for ways to expand the biofuels industry. Comments from USDA State Director of Rural Development Bill Menner. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-30_05061.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-30_05061.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 30 Mar 2011 19:00:00 +0000 A Different Kind of Green House Margaret Hyde, author of the Mo's Nose books, transforms a 1915 Craftsman home into a LEED remodel. Margaret Hyde, author of the Mo's Nose books, transforms a 1915 Craftsman home into a LEED remodel. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-29_05000.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-29_05000.mp3 1:00 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 29 Mar 2011 19:00:00 +0000 The Benefits of Solar The Iowa Policy Project wants to increase solar energy in the state by 300 megwatts over five years. The Iowa Policy Project wants to increase solar energy in the state by 300 megwatts over five years. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-10_05043.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-03-10_05043.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 10 Mar 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Going Child Free More American women are not having children...and that can benefit the environment. Comments from Lisa Hymas of grist.org. More American women are not having children...and that can benefit the environment. Comments from Lisa Hymas of grist.org. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-02-18_05016.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-02-18_05016.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 18 Feb 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Harnessing the Wind at Kirkwood Wind turbine on campus should be operational by March 2012. Wind turbine on campus should be operational by March 2012. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-02-10_05044.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-02-10_05044.mp3 0:56 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 10 Feb 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Mercury Rising An Iowa environmental group calls for tougher regulations for power plant emissions. An Iowa environmental group calls for tougher regulations for power plant emissions. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-28_05043.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-28_05043.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 28 Jan 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Too Much Corn and Soybeans Scientists say row crops have reduced the state's absorbent prairie grasses, wetland and forests -- increasing the likelihood of flooding. Scientists say row crops have reduced the state's absorbent prairie grasses, wetland and forests -- increasing the likelihood of flooding. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-27_05042.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-27_05042.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 27 Jan 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Dirty Water in Iowa The State DNR says Iowa had more polluted waterways in 2010 than in any other year since the state started keeping records. The State DNR says Iowa had more polluted waterways in 2010 than in any other year since the state started keeping records. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-20_05061.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-20_05061.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 20 Jan 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Humanity on a Tightrope Population expert Paul Ehrlich says humans need more empathy to tackle our environmental problems. Population expert Paul Ehrlich says humans need more empathy to tackle our environmental problems. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-07_05024.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-07_05024.mp3 0:56 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 07 Jan 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Climate Change in Iowa A new report finds that climate change is affecting the way Iowans live and work. Comments from University of Iowa Engineering Prof Jerry Schnoor. A new report finds that climate change is affecting the way Iowans live and work. Comments from University of Iowa Engineering Prof Jerry Schnoor. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-06_05036.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2011-01-06_05036.mp3 1:18 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 06 Jan 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Eagles Are Soaring In Iowa The Iowa DNR says bald eagle numbers in the state continue to recover. The Iowa DNR says bald eagle numbers in the state continue to recover. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-12-20_04000.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-12-20_04000.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 20 Dec 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Less Coal, More Renewables Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility releases a report on the correlation between coal and public health. Comments from Dr. Maureen McCue. Iowa Physicians for Social Responsibility releases a report on the correlation between coal and public health. Comments from Dr. Maureen McCue. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-12-17_05050.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-12-17_05050.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 17 Dec 2010 19:00:00 +0000 The Changing Climate in Iowa Researchers at the state universities raise concerns about climate change in Iowa. Comments from State Senator Robb Hogg. Researchers at the state universities raise concerns about climate change in Iowa. Comments from State Senator Robb Hogg. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-11-11_05050.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-11-11_05050.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 11 Nov 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Wind Energy Loses Some of its Gusto Wind energy development in the U.S. is down 72% from a year ago. Denise Bode of the American Wind Energy Assn. comments. Wind energy development in the U.S. is down 72% from a year ago. Denise Bode of the American Wind Energy Assn. comments. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-11-03_05059.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-11-03_05059.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 03 Nov 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Cedar Rapids' First Green Roof The first vegetated green roof tops the Water Tower Place condos. Hear the entire interview with resident Ruth Fox below. The first vegetated green roof tops the Water Tower Place condos. Hear the entire interview with resident Ruth Fox below. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-20_05053.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-20_05053.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 20 Oct 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Water Tower Place Green Roof Landscape architect and Water Tower Place resident Ruth Fox talks about the first green roof in Cedar Rapids. Landscape architect and Water Tower Place resident Ruth Fox talks about the first green roof in Cedar Rapids. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-20_81005.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-20_81005.mp3 4:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 20 Oct 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Promoting Shipping by Rail An Iowa coalition is pushing for a tax credit to build new freight rail lines to reduce pollution. An Iowa coalition is pushing for a tax credit to build new freight rail lines to reduce pollution. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-01_05061.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-10-01_05061.mp3 1:08 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 01 Oct 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Green Farmsteads Program helps farmers plant vegetation to help reduce odor and save energy. Program helps farmers plant vegetation to help reduce odor and save energy. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-09-29_05050.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-09-29_05050.mp3 1:12 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 29 Sep 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Recycling Picks Up at UNI In-room recycling is available at all residence halls and university-owned apartments at the University of Northern Iowa. In-room recycling is available at all residence halls and university-owned apartments at the University of Northern Iowa. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-08-20_05039.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-08-20_05039.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 20 Aug 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Too Many People U.N. organization fights spiraling population growth through soap operas. U.N. organization fights spiraling population growth through soap operas. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-08-05_05042.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-08-05_05042.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 05 Aug 2010 19:00:00 +0000 A Cleaner Source of Locomotion The Iowa Northern Railway replaces two diesel engines with more environmentally friendly railroad slugs. The Iowa Northern Railway replaces two diesel engines with more environmentally friendly railroad slugs. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-07-23_05035.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-07-23_05035.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 23 Jul 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Farmers Are Making Progress Ag Sec Tom Vilsack comments on a study that praises farmers in the Upper Mississippi Basin for their efforts reducing runoff. Ag Sec Tom Vilsack comments on a study that praises farmers in the Upper Mississippi Basin for their efforts reducing runoff. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-18_05030.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-18_05030.mp3 1:06 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 18 Jun 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Raptors Continue to Come Back in Iowa Twenty years ago, peregrine falcons had nearly disappeared in Iowa. The DNR's Pat Slarbom says today there are 15 falcon mates in the state. Twenty years ago, peregrine falcons had nearly disappeared in Iowa. The DNR's Pat Slarbom says today there are 15 falcon mates in the state. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-08_05062.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-08_05062.mp3 0:59 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 08 Jun 2010 19:00:00 +0000 The Cedar in Peril The Cedar River is Number-5 on the 2010 list of America's Most Endangered Rivers. The Cedar River is Number-5 on the 2010 list of America's Most Endangered Rivers. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-04_05061.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-04_05061.mp3 0:58 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 04 Jun 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Rain Barrels Prove Popular Jan Aiels at the Indian Creek Nature Center says sales have taken off. She says rain barrels held reduce runoff and the risk of flooding. Jan Aiels at the Indian Creek Nature Center says sales have taken off. She says rain barrels held reduce runoff and the risk of flooding. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-04_05027.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-06-04_05027.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 04 Jun 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Special Places Are At Risk A report from the NRDC says parks and wildlife refuges are most threatened by the Gulf Oil Spill. Comments from University of West Florida environmental instructor Enid Sisskin. A report from the NRDC says parks and wildlife refuges are most threatened by the Gulf Oil Spill. Comments from University of West Florida environmental instructor Enid Sisskin. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-28_05031.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-28_05031.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 28 May 2010 19:00:00 +0000 What We Don't Know Could Hurt Us Many chemicals we come into contact on a daily basis have never been tested for safety. Dr. Paul Blanc, author of Many chemicals we come into contact on a daily basis have never been tested for safety. Dr. Paul Blanc, author of http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-27_05059.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-27_05059.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 27 May 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Life In the Hothouse Author Melanie Lenart talks about her book, "Life In the Hothouse, How a Living Planet Survives Climate Change", and what humans can do to reduce greenhouse gases. Author Melanie Lenart talks about her book, "Life In the Hothouse, How a Living Planet Survives Climate Change", and what humans can do to reduce greenhouse gases. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-19_05024.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-19_05024.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 19 May 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Kirkwood's Teaching Hotel Has a Green Plan The Hotel at Kirkwood Center includes many energy efficient systems. The Hotel at Kirkwood Center includes many energy efficient systems. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-06_05057.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-06_05057.mp3 1:14 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 06 May 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Blowin' In The Wind Iowa now gets 14% of its electricity from the wind...more than any other state. Iowa now gets 14% of its electricity from the wind...more than any other state. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-05_05030.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-05-05_05030.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 05 May 2010 19:00:00 +0000 First Lead, Now Manganese? Paul Blanc, author of "How Everyday Products Make People Sick", is concerned that manganese will replace lead as an octane enhancer in gasoline. Paul Blanc, author of "How Everyday Products Make People Sick", is concerned that manganese will replace lead as an octane enhancer in gasoline. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-04-20_05041.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-04-20_05041.mp3 0:58 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 20 Apr 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Eco-friendly play equipment Barbara Butler (barbarabutler.com) designs all-natural play structures for kids. Barbara Butler (barbarabutler.com) designs all-natural play structures for kids. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-03-08_05048.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2010-03-08_05048.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 08 Mar 2010 19:00:00 +0000 Keeping Iowa's Water Clean The state's Environmental Protection Commission approves rule changes to keep pollution out of rivers and streams designated as high-quality water. The state's Environmental Protection Commission approves rule changes to keep pollution out of rivers and streams designated as high-quality water. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-12-17_05057.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-12-17_05057.mp3 1:01 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 17 Dec 2009 19:00:00 +0000 LEED Certifications in Iowa Double Thrity-three projects in Iowa are certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Kevin Nordmeyer of the Iowa Energy Center comments. Thrity-three projects in Iowa are certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program. Kevin Nordmeyer of the Iowa Energy Center comments. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-12-04_05047.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-12-04_05047.mp3 1:05 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 04 Dec 2009 19:00:00 +0000 More rain, more floods. A report by the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council suggests that more rain in coming decades...caused by global warming...will result in more flooding in the state. A report by the Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council suggests that more rain in coming decades...caused by global warming...will result in more flooding in the state. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-27_05030.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-27_05030.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 27 Nov 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Coal's Assault on Human Health A report from Physicians for Social Responsibility says the burning of coal contributes to four of the five leading causes of mortality in the U.S. A report from Physicians for Social Responsibility says the burning of coal contributes to four of the five leading causes of mortality in the U.S. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-19_05056.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-19_05056.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 19 Nov 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Lead Poisoning in Iowa Children Is Increasing Rita Gergely of the Iowa Dept. of Public Health says lead paint poisoning rates in Iowa 6-year-olds is four times the national average. Rita Gergely of the Iowa Dept. of Public Health says lead paint poisoning rates in Iowa 6-year-olds is four times the national average. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-17_050481.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-17_050481.mp3 1:07 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 17 Nov 2009 19:00:00 +0000 A Green Author Margaret Hyde, author of children's books, has her books published in the U.S. with soy ink and recycled paper to make them eco-friendly. More information is available at www.mosnose.com. Margaret Hyde, author of children's books, has her books published in the U.S. with soy ink and recycled paper to make them eco-friendly. More information is available at www.mosnose.com. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-11_05009.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-11-11_05009.mp3 0:53 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 11 Nov 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Birds Shift to the North Some bird species are wintering father north and global warming is the suspected cause. Some bird species are wintering father north and global warming is the suspected cause. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-11_05036.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-11_05036.mp3 1:09 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 11 Feb 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Optimism About the Future The Environmental Law and Policy Center of Iowa likes what it sees of the Obama administration's green initiatives. The Environmental Law and Policy Center of Iowa likes what it sees of the Obama administration's green initiatives. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-06_05030.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-06_05030.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 06 Feb 2009 19:00:00 +0000 BEEP Awards Grants Bus Emissions Education Program will allow school districts to replace dirty diesel buses. Bus Emissions Education Program will allow school districts to replace dirty diesel buses. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-05_05023.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-02-05_05023.mp3 1:13 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 05 Feb 2009 19:00:00 +0000 What to do with those old cellphones Cellphones contain toxic materials. Recycling centers can be found at www.call2recycle.org. Cellphones contain toxic materials. Recycling centers can be found at www.call2recycle.org. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-29_05045.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-29_05045.mp3 0:54 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 29 Jan 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Is the U.S. falling behind in the green tech revolution? Author Ron Pernick says there's too much talk and not enough action in Washington as the Gulf oil states invest in green technologies. Author Ron Pernick says there's too much talk and not enough action in Washington as the Gulf oil states invest in green technologies. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-28_05044.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-28_05044.mp3 1:04 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 28 Jan 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa's Climate Change Report The Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council outlines 56 ways to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions. The Iowa Climate Change Advisory Council outlines 56 ways to reduce the state's greenhouse gas emissions. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-07_05015.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2009-01-07_05015.mp3 1:11 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 07 Jan 2009 19:00:00 +0000 Iowa State University Solar Decathlon Team A team from ISU is working on the design of a home to compete in the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. Team members Eric Berkson, Tim Lentz, Keihly Moore and Chelsey Olsen talk about the challenges of design, logistics and fundraising. A team from ISU is working on the design of a home to compete in the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington, D.C. Team members Eric Berkson, Tim Lentz, Keihly Moore and Chelsey Olsen talk about the challenges of design, logistics and fundraising. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-10-29_82201.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-10-29_82201.mp3 11:09 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Wed, 29 Oct 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Show What's Inside Two groups launch a campaign seeking legislation mandating full ingredient dislcosure for household and consumer products Two groups launch a campaign seeking legislation mandating full ingredient dislcosure for household and consumer products http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-10-23_05036.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-10-23_05036.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 23 Oct 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Setting the Energy Agenda Survey finds support for president and Congress to focus on renewable energy Survey finds support for president and Congress to focus on renewable energy http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-09-26_05024.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-09-26_05024.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 26 Sep 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Turning Plants Into Chemicals Iowa State University receives grant for new bio-renewables center Iowa State University receives grant for new bio-renewables center http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-09-11_05011.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-09-11_05011.mp3 1:10 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 11 Sep 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Don't Be Fuelish Survey finds gas prices top the list of Americans' economic worries. There are simple things that can be done to improve mileage. Survey finds gas prices top the list of Americans' economic worries. There are simple things that can be done to improve mileage. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-05-19_05011.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-05-19_05011.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Mon, 19 May 2008 19:00:00 +0000 The Coalition for the Global Commons (www.global-commons.org) Biologist Mary Beth Steisslinger talks about an effort to produce a global environmental action plan. Biologist Mary Beth Steisslinger talks about an effort to produce a global environmental action plan. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-04-03_05000.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-04-03_05000.mp3 0:60 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 03 Apr 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Diesel cars try for a comeback in the U.S. Mercedes and Volkswagen show off diesel cars at the New York Intl Auto Show Mercedes and Volkswagen show off diesel cars at the New York Intl Auto Show http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-03-25_05044.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-03-25_05044.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 25 Mar 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Dumping Old TVs The end of analog television signals next year won't make analog sets obsolete but could lead to the replacement of many old TVS that contain toxic materials. The end of analog television signals next year won't make analog sets obsolete but could lead to the replacement of many old TVS that contain toxic materials. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-03-04_05014.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-03-04_05014.mp3 1:12 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Tue, 04 Mar 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Disposing of CFLs Those compact fluorescent light bulbs contain small amounts of mercury Those compact fluorescent light bulbs contain small amounts of mercury http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-02-28_05034.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2008-02-28_05034.mp3 1:02 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 28 Feb 2008 19:00:00 +0000 Putting CO2 to Work Carbon sequestration captures emissions from power plants and stores the carbon dioxide underground. There it can be used to recover oil reserves from depleted fields. Carbon sequestration captures emissions from power plants and stores the carbon dioxide underground. There it can be used to recover oil reserves from depleted fields. http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2007-12-07_05034.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2007-12-07_05034.mp3 1:03 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Fri, 07 Dec 2007 19:00:00 +0000 Educating youth about the environment Author Brooke Becker writes a book for pre-teens about how humans impact the environment Author Brooke Becker writes a book for pre-teens about how humans impact the environment http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2007-11-08_05020.mp3 http://www.kcck.org/podcast/cleanup/?name=2007-11-08_05020.mp3 1:00 studio@kcck.org (KCCK) KCCK no Thu, 08 Nov 2007 19:00:00 +0000