Online audio programs, including presentations, panel discussions, documentary and online interviews, talk radio guest appearances, broadcast radio news and feature stories, green performances, and radio documentaries with a broad focus on sustainability, or on several of the issues that together comprise the substance of sustainability, are included in this section. Other sections of this audio collection focus on individual topics.
Since many sustainability and environmental issues are highly interconnected, it is common to focus on groups of topics. Energy conservation and renewable energy are often linked to global warming and green building. Likewise, community design and land use planning are often combined with transportation and air pollution prevention. The economy and business are frequently paired with manufacturing and industry. Agriculture, water supply, and protecting nature are similarly often related. The connections are many, and this page is focused on audio programs that involve such relationships.
The Sobering Facts on Global Resource Scarcity. Online interview with Lester Brown. Discussion of the global depletion themes that concern Lester Brown the most, including population growth, water usage, limits to food production and climate change. In many of these areas, the picture painted by the data is alarming. Our future choices are quickly being limited to when these constraints will limit our way of life, not if. Listen Here >>
What's In A Name: How Earth Day Was Born. Discussion radio guest Denis Hayes. Marcie Sillman of Seattle radio station KUOW talks with Denis Hayes, founder of Earth Day, about how the perfect name for the day was determined. Listen Here >>
First Earth Day Organizer Offers Advice On Handling Eco-Complacency. Discussion radio guest Denis Hayes. David Hyde talks with environmental activist Denis Hayes about some Earth Day advice for people who have become eco-complacent. Listen Here >>
Our World on the Edge Interview. From Green Patriot Radio segment hosted by David Steinman. Interview with Lester Brown on his book World on the Edge. Listen Here >>
NRDC’s Force for Nature. From Green Patriot Radio segment hosted by David Steinman. Interview with John Adams, founding director of the NRDC, author of “A Force for Nature,” and recipient of the 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom. Listen Here >>