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Planet Philadelphia is a radio show about our environment – where we all live, work, and play – produced and hosted by Kay Wood. You will hear a mix of environmental news, interviews, music, poetry, and reporting on community events. Planet Philadelphia is for the many Philadelphians who care about our planet. There are a lot of important and interesting issues to explore – and this show is the place to do that. Tune in every 1st and 3rd Friday from 4:00-5:00pm. Learn more about the host here.

Today Great New Planet Philadelphia, 4-5:00 pm, G-Town Radio Print E-mail
Friday, 17 November 2017

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Great guests today. Join Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, and reporter, Linda Rosenwein, today for another new and exciting Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show streaming on-line at 4-5:00 pm on gtownradio.com.

 
 
  • Colette Pichon Battle, Esq. - Nationally acclaimed Executive Director of the U.S. Human Rights Network, Ms. Pichon Battle has worked to advance human rights in the post-Katrina, post- BP Gulf of Mexico disaster focusing on Global Migration, Community Economic Development, Climate Justice, and Equitable Disaster Recovery.  She will speak about all of this on the next Planet Philadelphia.
  • State Rep. Donna Bullock, D-Phila. - on this show Rep. Bullock tells Planet Philadelphia listeners about the new legislation she's introduced in Harrisburg to make solar energy more accessible to low-income and disadvantaged Pennsylvanians, HB 1799. She also tells us about more events in our wonderful city showing how we are leaders in urban climate change preparedness.
  • Are you thirsty? Billy Hanafee will tell us about bottled water and why there’s nary a free water fountain to be found. He has a plan he calls an ecosystem for finding and sharing water in Philadelphia called PHLASK to help deal with the situation here in Philly.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, the first and third Friday of every month. Shows will be available as podcasts on the Planet Philadelphia site, http://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts, shortly after they broadcast. Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line is: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime to be on the next Planet Philadelphia radio show.

 
Tune in this Friday to the new Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00 pm 11/3/17 Print E-mail
Monday, 30 October 2017
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Join host Kay Wood, and tune into the new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show streaming on-line 4-5:00 pm at gtownradio.com this Friday, 11/3/17, for some great listening:

  • Land-use, climate change, and soil carbon loss; Jonathan Sanderman, Ph.D. Associate scientist with the Woods Hole Research Center.
  • The state of Philadelphia school buildings; Councilman Derek S. Green, and Jerry Roseman,  Director of Environmental Science and Occupational Safety and Health with the PFT.
  • Imagine Philadelphia’s Energy Future in the year 2014 with Adam Garber, Deputy Director of PennEnvironment. This project was funded in part by The Climate & Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP).
This and more on Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00pm this Friday, 11/3/17.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, the first and third Friday of every month. Shows will be available as podcasts on the Planet Philadelphia site (http://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts) shortly after they broadcast. Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line is: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime to be on the next Planet Philadelphia radio show.
 
 
Today, 10/20/17: A new Planet Philadelphia, 4-5:00 p.m. Print E-mail
Friday, 20 October 2017

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Listen to the new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show streaming today on-line 4-5:00 pm at gtownradio.com and learn about how we here at home are thinking about and dealing with our many environmental challenges and opportunities.
  • Sustainability Director, Christine Knapp, the repeal of the Clean Power Plan.
  • Ryan Kuck, Executive Director of Greensgrow, the provocative act of urban farming.
  • Planet Philadelphia Yards and Gardens Report: Professional gardener Cyane Gresham.
  • Roger Eardley-Pryor, project and workshop on imagining Philly’s energy future.
  • Caleb Staten, insights on humanity and hopes for the future.

This and more on Planet Philadelphia, the incisive environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, the first and third Friday of every month. Shows will be available as podcasts on the Planet Philadelphia website (http://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts) shortly after they broadcast. Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line is: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime to be on the next Planet Philadelphia radio show.
 
 
 
Podcast: Greener, cleaner, more prosperous future Philadelphia, Planet Philadelphia on GTown Radio, Print E-mail
Saturday, 07 October 2017

Philadelphia is making big efforts to ready our fair city for a greener, cleaner, more prosperous future. Listen to Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, find out how these big efforts are coming along on this Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show streamed on GTown Radio 10/6/17. 

 

Guests:

  • Emily Schapira, Exec. Director, Philadelphia Energy Authority,  on investing in clean energy and energy efficiency to drive job creation in Philadelphia, including Solarize Philadelphia.
  • Nicolas Esposito, Director of Philly’s Zero Waste and Litter Action Plan, a plan to move us toward becoming a zero-waste city by 2035.
  • Also, Leslie Cerf, Volunteer Coordinator at Awbury Arboretum, talks about the beautiful accessible green resource in our midst.

Music List:

Big Yellow Taxi; Joni Mitchell
October; U2
The Energy Blues; School House Rock
Peaceful Waters; Gordon Lightfoot
My October Symphony; Pet Shop Boys

 
Today - 4:00 Planet Philadelphia Print E-mail
Friday, 06 October 2017
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Philadelphia is making big efforts to ready our fair city for a greener, cleaner, more prosperous future. Listen to Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, find out how these big efforts are coming along on today’s new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show streaming on-line 4-5:00 pm at gtownradio.com. These guests and more today:

  • Emily Schapira, Exec. Director, Philadelphia Energy Authority,  on investing in clean energy and energy efficiency to drive job creation in Philadelphia, including Solarize Philadelphia.
  • Nicolas Esposito, Director of Philly’s Zero Waste and Litter Action Plan, a plan to move us toward becoming a zero-waste city by 2035.
  • Also, Leslie Cerf, Volunteer Coordinator at Awbury Arboretum, talks about the beautiful accessible green resource in our midst.

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, the first and third Friday of every month. Shows will be available as podcasts on the Planet Philadelphia site (http://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts) shortly after they broadcast. Planet Philadelphia’s listener comment line is: (484) 278-1846. Record a comment or event announcement anytime to be on the next Planet Philadelphia radio show.

 

 

 
Planet Philadelphia streamed 9/15/17 - listen to the podcast Print E-mail
Sunday, 17 September 2017
• Dr. John Goodenough, inventor of the lithium-ion battery (used in all our smart phones, many electronic home devices, and some electric cars), will discuss his recent announcement of the potential for the first all solid-state battery. This research is so revolutionary that Newsweek described it as having the potential to “save the planet”.

• Michelle Kondo of the U.S. Forest Service on the new collaboration between the Schuylkill Center, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Parks and Recreation, and the USFS that will connect primary care pediatric health and wellness with nature.

• Cyane Gresham, professional gardener, on our yards and gardens in September.

• Maya Van Rossum, the Delaware River Keeper, comments on DRBC fracking regulations.

2nd Anniversary Planet Philadelphia, GTown Radio 9/15/17Listen to the podcast:

https://www.mixcloud.com/PlanetPhiladelphia/2nd-anniversary-planet-philadelphia-gtown-radio-91517/

 
Podcast: Podcast: Planet Philadelphia streamed on GTown Radio, 9/1/17 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 05 September 2017

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To hear the Planet Philadelphia from 9/1/17 click on this link:

https://www.mixcloud.com/PlanetPhiladelphia/planet-philadelphia-streamed-on-gtown-radio-9117/

 
Planet Philadelphia host, Kay Wood, and reporter, Linda Rosenwein bring you in-depth interviews plus news, music and more on your favorite local radio station, GTown Radio. For more great environmental reporting and commentary listen to Planet Philadelphia on G-Town Radio (http://www.gtownradio.com) 4-5:00 pm EST the first and third Friday of the month.
 
Special Note: Planet Philadelphia’s 2nd anniversary is September 15, 2017. To celebrate there will be a very special guest, Dr. John Goodenough, inventor of the lithium-ion battery. He will tell us about the future of batteries to revolutionize energy production and decrease fossil fuel use.
 
 
 
 
Today: Planet Philadelphia streams 4-5:00 pm on fabulous local radio station GTown Radio, 9/1/17 Print E-mail
Friday, 01 September 2017
 

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Today! 9/1/17 – Start your Labor Day weekend off right today by listening to outtakes from fascinating and informative interviews heard on Planet Philadelphia.

 

 
  • State Representative Donna Bullock – How she became very concerned about the deep and long lasting negative affects of our state’s environmental practices on people in the commonwealth including here in Philadelphia.
 
  • David W Titley, Rear Admiral USN (ret.) is now a Professor of Practice in Meteorology at Penn State School of International Affairs. He speaks about what should be done to address the very real and serious constellation of threat’s posed by climate change to America’s national security.
 
  • Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., Senior Writer on the new book DRAWDOWN discusses some surprising results found by researching an array of substantive solutions to global warming and what it might mean if they are scaled up over the next thirty years.
 
Get  in-depth interviews, environmental news, music and more listening to Planet Philadelphia on wonderful local radio station G-Town Radio (http://www.gtownradio.com) 4-5:00 pm EST the first and third Friday of the month.


 
Special Note:
Planet Philadelphia’s 2nd anniversary is September 15, 2017.
To celebrate there will be a very special guest, Dr. John Goodenough, inventor of the lithium-ion battery. He will tell us about the future of batteries to revolutionize energy production and decrease fossil fuel use.
 
 
 
Tune in today, 8/18/17, at 4-5:00pm. Great listening on the POWERful new Planet Philadelphia radio s Print E-mail
Friday, 18 August 2017
On Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show today:
  • Kay Wood and Linda Rosenwein conduct a wide-ranging interview with Terri Burgin, Co-Chair of the Economic Dignity team at POWER, and Anthony Giancatarino, a Fellow at POWER, about what they discovered through drafting their new Green Jobs Report.
 
  • After that riveting interview we turn to the state of climate science here in the US and what effects the current turmoil may have. Host, Kay Wood, speaks with Professor Benjamin Horton, a noted Professor of Sea Level Research, who speaks passionately about the dangers ahead.
 
Host, Kay Wood, and reporter, Linda Rosenwein bring you these in-depth interviews plus news, music and more on your favorite local radio station, GTown Radio, 4-5:00pm today,  Friday, 8/18/17, at http://www.gtownradio.com. The show will be podcast on the Planet Philadelphia site a few days after it airs.

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