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Environment Show
12/11/1994
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Bjorn Connevin, of the Norwegian Consulate, about Norway's decision to turn membership in the European Union. 2.) Robertson talks with Dr. Peter Glick, of the Pacific Institute, about plans to increase the water supply into the Dead Sea.
Environment Show
5/2/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dana Beach of the South Carolina Conservation League about a proposed highway expansion project that would extend the highway onto wetlands. 2.) Robertson talks with Ken Strom of the Rowe Wildlife Sanctuary about the possible disappearance of sandhill cranes from the Platte River. 3.) Robertson talks with individuals involved with the Mississippi River Project, a project that will test the cleanliness of the river and propose solutions to stop the pollution.
Environment Show
5/9/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson reports on the controversy surrounding a proposal to build a nuclear power plant in Louisiana. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about keeping a healthy productive garden. 3.) Robertson talks with research scientist Dr. David Weinstein about his computer model that is able to predict the future health of the nation's forests.
Environment Show
4/25/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with John McConnell, the original founder of Earth Day, which he claims should be celebrated on the spring equinox. 2.) Robertson plays excerpts from an interview with astronomer Dr. Carl Sagan about changes to NASA. 3.) Robertson talks with photographer and activist Lenny Comb about the controversy surrounding the idea of drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Environment Show
5/30/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Thomas Martin of the Audubon Society, about the restoration program to save the Everglades. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about fertilizing your lawn using organic fertilizer. 3.) Robertson talks with scientist Ricardo Viabla about his tree ring studies led him to believe that while some regions may experience global others may experience cooling at the same time.
Environment Show
5/16/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with demographer Carl Haub of the Reference Bureau about what the United States' continually increasing population means for the it and the rest of the world. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about using your organic compost soil for your garden. 3.) Robertson talks with Douglas Decker, of Johnson Controls, about their recent award for energy efficient lighting.
Environment Show
3/31/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays parts of a speech by Secretary of the Interior Bruce Babbitt about the future of the country's environmental policy. 2.) Robertson talks with Dr. Howard Quigley a biologist working on the Siberian Tiger Project to save the endangered animal. 3.) Robertson talks with John Narr about his recent book "This Land is Your Land", a guide to America's endangered ecosystems.
Environment Show
6/30/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent controversy over the Yankee Atomic power plant and whether or not it should be shut down. 2.) Robertson talks with Dr. Larry Radke of the National Center for Atmospheric Research about the environmental effects of the Kuwaiti oil fires. 3.) A story about Wood Road Elementary School and their recent decision to switch to refillable/recyclable milk bottles.
Environment Show
7/7/1991
Description 1.) Correspondent Dan Matheson reports on his trip to the James Bay region of Canada to explore the area maintained by Hydro Quebec. 2.) Matheson then talks with various officials including Pierre Brunet, vice president of Hydro Quebec about their support of the James Bay II project. 3.) Host Bruce Robertson shares an interview with Cree Chief Matthew Coon Come where he shares his opposition to the project.
Environment Show
4/7/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent forest conference in Portland, Oregon and what it could mean for the future of old growth forests. 2.) Lee Garnett reports on the controversy surrounding proposals to protect endangered salmon in Pacific Northwest rivers. 3.) Robertson talks with Paul Hoffman, editor of Discover Magazine, about President Clinton's time in office thus far and the great environmental changes Hoffman believes the administration is making.
Environment Show
12/22/1996
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with religious leaders about excessive consumption and the holidays. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with Bob Lilienfeld, editor of the Use Less Stuff Journal, about the publication. 3.) In the Earth Calendar segment Berle talks with Professor Owen Gingrich of Harvard University about the winter solstice. 4.) Gary Ferguson, author of "Spirits of the Wild: World's Great Nature Myths", reads a myth about how the first winter solstice came to be in Australia.
Environment Show
7/14/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent proposal for oil development in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and talks with proponents on both sides of the issues. 2.) Robertson talks with Alaskan photographer and filmmaker Glendan Brunk about his experiences traveling through the Arctic Refuge. 3.) Chuck Christiansen reports from Yellowstone National Park about the roles of park rangers and park services.
Environment Show
7/21/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson visits Green Mountain Power, located on Mt. Equinox in Vermont. He talks with John Zimmerman, an energy consultant, about the wind power Green Mountain generates. 2.) Robertson joins with the James Bay Task Force as they go on a 12 week bike tour to generate support for the cancellation of New York state's contract with Hydro Quebec.
Environment Show
7/18/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Tim Eder of the National Wildlife Foundation about the discovery of deformed baby eagles on the Great Lakes and the role PCBs' played in their deaths. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about his herb garden. 3.) Jule Hunt reports from Switzerland about a company that is using treated sewage and turning into electric power.
Environment Show
8/4/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with the environmental minister of Brazil, Jose Lutzenberger, about his efforts to save the rainforests. 2.) Robertson talks with John Schafer, of Real Goods Trading Company, about "Off the Grid" day. They're urging people to turn off their power grids for 6-8 hours for one day. 3.) Michelle Van Manen reports on the controversy surrounding the proposal to develop a low level radioactive waste dump in Boyd County, Nebraska.
Environment Show
8/1/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the flooding of the Mississippi River and discusses the controversy over levees. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about wearing the right clothes for gardening, to protect you the sun, insects, and poisonous plants. 3.) Robertson talks with Dr. Bruce Piasecki about his new magazine the Journal of Corporate Environmental Strategy.
Environment Show
8/8/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the controversy surrounding an ecosystem restoration project to clean up the Everglades and talks to proponents on both sides of the issue. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about planting your fall garden. 3.) Robertson talks with Linda Leigh, one of the researchers inside Biosphere 2, about her experiences there and what they mean for the original biosphere.
Environment Show
8/15/1993
Description 1.) Jim Ormond reports on the extinction of the Florida panther and talks with Tim Logan of the Florida Fish and Game Commission about their work breeding panthers with Texas cougars in hopes in stopping that extinction. 2.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Larry Sombke author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about putting up a living fence. 3.) Robertson talks with Kent Brown, of the Civil War Sites Advisory Committee, about his work trying to preserve Civil War battlefields.
Environment Show
12/1/1996
Description 1.) In the segment Talking Green, host Peter Berle discusses bovine growth hormone with professor of genetics Joe Cummins and Dr. Wayne Calloway of the Dairy Commission. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with David Foster, director of the Harvard Forest, about deforestation and regrowth. 3.) In the segment Earth Calendar Berle talks with Kevin Ford about hand shearing sheep.
Environment Show
8/11/1991
Description 1.) Nancy Marshall reports on a recent expedition to the Arctic Ocean. The expedition, consisting of 3 ships, will study biological, geological, and environmental aspects of the Arctic. 2.) Bruce Robertson reports on the Matshushita Corporation which recently developed a fridge compressor that does not use chlorofluorocarbons. 3.) Host Melissa Rocker talks with Bruce DeWolfson of Environmental Product Corporation, about their new recycling vending machines, used for returning glass, plastic, and aluminum cans.
Environment Show
8/18/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent controversy over President Bush's decision to redefine wetlands. 2.) Richard Grossman reads a poem from his anthology "The Animals". 3.) Lesley Lomas reports on the events in Colorado surrounding the Wirth-Brown Bill, a wilderness preservation bill that may effect water rights. 4.) Robertson talks with John Schafer of the Real Goods Trading Company about the success of their recent "Off the Grid" day.
Environment Show
8/25/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses new regulations for clean auto fuels that were recently agreed upon by over 30 groups, including those in government, oil, and conservation. 2.) Robertson introduces a story that will be continued next week about the link between tire inflation and gas savings. 3.) Robertson talks with scientists from the Center for World Environment and Sustainable Development, a group consisting of scientists from Duke University, North Carolina State, and North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Environment Show
6/20/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Rhode Island Senator John Chafee about the proposed renewed endangered species act. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about using mulch in your garden. 3.) Robertson continues his conversation from last week's show with Maurice Strong, Secretary General of the Earth Summit, about the important role non governmental organizations will play in sustainable development.
Environment Show
9/1/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with David Phillips of the Earth Island Institute about the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) ruling that the United States' recent dolphin protection laws are not allowable under free trade agreements. 2.) Nick Eisenberg reports from Pitkin County, Colorado where they have a new type of landfill that promotes separating, composting, and mulching. 3.) Robertson has an interview with Alan Silverstein, Center for Ecological Technology, about the benefits of fluorescent lighting.
Environment Show
6/23/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the recent warning by the American Academy of Pediatrics about the dangers of high ozone levels to children and talks with Dr. Ruth Etzel of the AAP. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about the benefits of electric lawnmowers. 3.) Robertson talks with Don Ritner, author of the book "Eco-Linking" about what eco-linking is and how it can connect environmentalists across the globe.
Environment Show
10/17/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with David Clarke of the Atlantic Salmon Federation about parameters put in place in Greenland to save the salmon. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about how to properly prune your garden. 3.) Jim Ormond talks with Professor Stuart Licht of Clark University about his invention of the sulfur aluminum battery.
Environment Show
10/24/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays excerpts from President Clinton's speech on his climate change plan and talks with proponents on both sides of the issue. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about the importance of feeding birds to keep away bugs. 3.) Robertson talks with Margaret Kelly of the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Technology Innovation about their work trying to find new technology to clean up contaminated sites.
Environment Show
10/3/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dr. Jeremy Legetta of Greenpeace about the negative effects global warming has on insurance companies. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about making a trellis for the entryway to your garden. 3.) Robertson talks with ecologist Dr. Norman Myers about his new book "Ultimate Security: Environmental Basis of Political Stability".
Environment Show
5/12/1996
Description 1.) Host Peter Berle talks with J.P. Meyers, about the book he co-authored "Our Stolen Future", which discusses endocrine disruptors, chemicals in the environment that have had and continue to have on our reproductive systems. 2.) Thomas Lalley talks with biologist Jim Hamil about the increase in wolves in the upper midwest. 3.) In the segment Ear to the Ground, Linda Anderson talks with Mahish Shanda Meta, an environmental lawyer from India, about his work.
Environment Show
10/10/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses controversy over the clunker law, part of the Clean Air Act, which is an attempt to keep older and dirtier cars off the road. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke about finding the pH value of the soil in your garden. 3.) Robertson finishes his conversation with Dr. Norman Myers about his book "Ultimate Security: Environmental Basis of Political Stability".
Environment Show
9/19/1993
Description 1.) Julie Hunt reports from Switzerland about research being conducted to look into the country's high ozone levels problem. 2.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about how to replant new grass. 3.) Robertson talks with Andre Mele, author of "Polluting for Pleasure", about the dangers of pollution from motor boats on lakes, rivers, and oceans.
Environment Show
9/26/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson plays excerpts from a speech by Environmental Protection Agency's administrator Carol Browner about the things that need to be done now and in the future to protect the environment. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about keeping your newly planted lawn healthy. 3.) Robertson talks with RPI professor Dr. David Torre about his work involving a new generation of wind turbines that turns in slower winds.
Environment Show
9/5/1993
Description 1.) Jill Hoyt reports from Idaho about a group trying to stop the extinction of salmon. 2.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", who gives tips on to bring your garden indoors. 3.) Joel McCower, author of Green Consumer, gives a commentary about the word trash and whether it gives an accurate description. 4.) Robertson talks with Susan Yester of Chrysler about a recent plan to improve automobiles' recyclability.
Environment Show
9/12/1993
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the controversy over President Clinton's new wetlands policy and talks with proponents from both sides of the issue. 2.) Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens", about using your microwave to dry herbs. 3.) Joseph Cooper reports from the Florida Keys about the deteriorating health of Florida Bay, and talks with various scientists and citizens about the issue.
Environment Show
8/22/1993
Description 1.) Lee Garnett reports on the disappearing salmon in the Columbia and Snake Rivers and discusses the argument over possible causes. 2.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Larry Sombke, author of "Beautiful Easy Gardens" about how to dispose of household hazardous waste. 3.) Robertson talks with Bruce Vigon, of the Patel Memorial Institute, about lifecycle analysis of consumer goods.
Environment Show
2/10/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dr. James Burkett about desalination and its uses in the U.S. 2.) Robertson talks with Dennis Chase, executive editor of Advertising Age magazine, about their recent poll that found almost 80% of respondents identify as environmentalists. 3.) Robertson interviews Senator Richard Bryan from Nevada about his new Auto-mileage Bill, which would make an attempt to decrease the country's oil consumption/reliance.
Environment Show
2/24/1991
Description 1. Host Bruce Robertson talks with Buck Wynne of the Texas Water Commission about the state's need for better waste management policies. 2.) Robertson talks with Congressman Calvin Dooley about what contributed to California's drought as well as possible solutions to the problem. 3.) Robertson talks with Eileen Evans of the National Hydropower Organization, about benefits of hydropower as well as the various roadblocks it faces.
Environment Show
3/3/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson reports on the controversy surrounding President Bush's recent energy policy and interviews proponents on both sides of the issues. 2.) Robertson discusses the issues surrounding Sioux reservation land that is being set aside to be a landfill. Roberts talks to two members of the Sioux, each on different sides of the argument.
Environment Show
11/27/1994
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Eric Steedman, coordinator of the Campaign for Cleaner Corporations part of the Council on Economic Priorities, about their annually published report on the worst polluting companies in the U.S. 2.) Robertson talks with author William MacLeish about his new book "The Day Before America: Changing the Nature of the Continent'".
Environment Show
12/18/1994
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Lenny Comb, director of the Last Great Wilderness Project, about his anger over Congress changing the numbers on environmental bills. 2.) Robertson talks with a manager of a project at Hydro Quebec that may make the electric car a viable option. 3.) Robertson talks with Ken Goddard, director of the Fish and Wildlife forensic lab, about his novel "Wildfire".
Environment Show
12/1/1994
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Trudy Cox of Massachusetts Environmental Affairs about the Ozone Transport Commission, a plan submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency by Massachusetts and other New England and Mid-Atlantic states that proposes to reduce air pollution. 2.) Robertson talks with Gayle Baker of the Wildlife Service about the designation of Canaan Valley in West Virginia as a National Wildlife Refuge.
Environment Show
11/10/1991
Description 1.) Bruce Robertson discusses the recent decision by 9 states to adopt California's clear air standards for automobiles, includes interviews with individuals on both sides of the debate. 2.) Vivian Cooper reports from North Dakota at Broin Enterprises, a leading ethanol producer, about the recent demand for ethanol. 3.) Bruce Robertson talks with Wolfgang Zuckermann, about his recent book "End of the Road", which discusses the damaging aspects of automobiles.
Environment Show
10/20/1991
Description 1.) Correspondent Devar Ardalan reports from New Mexico on the potentially dangerous health effects the Los Alamos National Laboratory's toxic waste dumping may be having on residents. 2.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with chemist Dr. Sherwood Roland about ozone depletion. Robertson also talks with underwater explorer Jean Michel Cousteau about the global implications of that depletion. 3.) Robertson reports on the effects of decreased funding for urban forests.
Environment Show
10/6/1991
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson discusses the decline in fuel efficiency of next year's cars and talks with John Desico of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy about the issue. 2.) Robertson talks with Carl Hutchinson, owner of a road recycling company, about the process involved in recycling asphalt. 3.) Robertson talks with Dr. John Cherry, professor of Earth Sciences, about the environmental dangers of home septic systems.
Environment Show
7/2/1995
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Professor Douglass Anderton, of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, about a study he conducted which found that economics is more likely than race to play a role in where dumps and landfills are located. 2.) Robertson discusses the controversy over chip mills in the southeast and their possible harm to the environment. 3.) Robertson talks with Gina Johnson of the Saratoga Battlefield Park about possible Congressional cutbacks for national parks.
Environment Show
6/11/1995
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Bruce Hamilton of the Sierra Club about his belief that pending action in Congress could lead to the destruction of years of hard work by environmentalists. 2.) Robertson talks with Rebecca Reynolds, of the organization Animals as Intermediaries, about her new book "Bring me the Ocean". 3.) Robertson talks with Ken Catanzarro, about Revision 2000, a plan to revitalize the community of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Environment Show
6/18/1995
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Dr. Edward Cook, a tree ring specialist, about his work examining trees to help tell us the story of our past and future. 2.) Julia Ank gives a commentary about the links between breast cancer and industrial toxins. 3.) Robertson talks with various politicians from Chattanooga, Tennessee, about the city's South Central Business District Development Project.
Environment Show
2/2/1992
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Reed Wilson of the Sierra Club about his disappointment with President Bush's failures involving environmental issues. 2.) Robertson talks with Jacque Cousteau about his "Petition for the Rights of Future Generations". 3.) Vivian Cooper reports from South Dakota about a plant recycling paper to use for animal bedding.
Environment Show
1/26/1992
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with David Gordon of the Sierra Club about the different environmental bills that will soon be up for renewal. 2.) Robertson talks with Thomas O'Connell about his company's geothermal pump, a possible alternative energy source. 3.) Robertson talks with Bill Eberle about his project involving harnessing the motion of the ocean for an energy source.
Environment Show
1/19/1992
Description 1.) Host Bruce Robertson talks with Lester Brown of the World Watch Institute about their recently published state of the world report as well as Brown's belief in the need for an environmental revolution. 2.) Robertson talks with botanist Scott Hoover about his idea to convert unused military bases into tropical conservatories in order to foster biodiversity. 3.) Robertson talks with filmmaker Larry Hutt about his recent project about Aldo Leopold, one of the founders of the environmental movement.
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