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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.

Planet Philadelphia Today: Environmental Justice, 4-5 pm Print E-mail
Friday, 15 June 2018

 

Will you be voting in the next election? The Planet Philadelphia guests today believe there are some things we all need to consider before we cast our ballots for our own health as well as the health of the whole Commonwealth.

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Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein. Listen to Planet Philadelphia 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month, on Greater Germantown Community Radio. Shows aired live will be available as podcasts shortly after they broadcast.

www.planetphiladelphia.com | www.gtownradio.com
facebook @planetphila | @gtownradio


 

 
4-5 Today-Planet Philadelphia-Will new hydrogen process save us? Print E-mail
Friday, 01 June 2018
Tune in to Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00 pm today, 6/1/18, at 92.9 FM WGGT-LP or streaming at G-town Radio to hear how a “hydrogen economy” might work by employing a solution which includes both a new technology and a practical business model from Evan C. Johnson of HyTech Power. Hydrogen may be the key to a low carbon economy and maybe also clean up our air along the way.  
 
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Listen from 4-5:00 pm today, 6/1/18, to Planet Philadelphia to learn about a promising solution to switching to a low carbon economy.  HyTech Power may have found the long sought after prize - a way to efficiently and cost-effectively use hydrogen. 


Planet Philadelphia
Environmental radio show
Live  4-5 pm 1st and 3rd Fridays
 
Today: Planet Philadelphia, Dr. Karl Hausker, 4-5 pm on GTown Radio WGGT 92.9LPFM Print E-mail
Friday, 18 May 2018
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Tune to Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm today, 5/18/18, to hear Dr. Karl Hausker from the World Resources Institute’s Climate Program, and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy,  discuss realistic pathways to a low carbon economy.

What is a realistic route to reducing carbon emissions? From most reports, we need to make significant progress by 2050. Is substantial reduction even feasible? Have you thought about the complexities of reducing carbon emissions enough to fight climate change? Find out today.



Planet Philadelphia
Environmental radio show
Live  4-5 pm 1st and 3rd Fridays

 

 
What to do about Plastic? Planet Philadelphia 4-5 pm today Print E-mail
Friday, 04 May 2018
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What to do about plastic - Kay Wood @2018

Plastic has innumerable uses in our modern world, yet at the same time we’re drowning in plastic waste that’s dangerous to our health and the health of our planet. What should we do about it? Tune in 4-5 pm today, 5/4/18, to Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show to find out about what we can do, as the guests discuss new, environmentally sensitive approaches to waste:
  • Alisa Shargorodsky, founder and chief source reductionist at Echo Systems, a consulting business, will talk about ways to help businesses and organizations move towards zero waste while saving money in their operations. She specializes in group empowerment, leadership and shifting the culture of the work force.

  • Dr. Eric Beckman, professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburg, has been working on new materials to tackle the causes of ocean plastic pollution. At the Davos World Economic annual meeting, he was recently awarded a large grant by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and NineSigma as one of the five University of Pittsburg Departmental winners of the Circular Materials Challenge. He will talk about using nanotechnology to make unrecyclable packing recyclable.

For more information go to www.planetphiladelphia.com

 

 

 
Today: Planet Philadelphia 4-5:00 pm Print E-mail
Friday, 20 April 2018
 
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Live in Studio: Maya K. van Rossum, Delaware River Keeper for the Delaware River Keeper Network, will discuss her recent book “The Green Amendment:  Securing Our Right to a Healthy Environment” with Kay Wood and Linda Rosenwein. She presents a new agenda for environmental advocacy and explains why constitutional environmentalism can work to preserve the environment where legislative environmentalism has failed.

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Also on this Planet Philadelphia we have host Kay Wood's interview with Kathleen Rogers, president of the Earth Day Network, will speak about the development and the activities of the Earth Day Network including plans for this year’s worldwide Earth Day. She will also discuss the Network’s current campaign against the hazards of plastics to our health and environment.

 



 
4-5 pm today - Planet Philadelphia Print E-mail
Friday, 06 April 2018

Tune in from 4-5 pm today to hear Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show. Planet Philadelphia features guests with different approaches to environmental advocacy:  cognitive/concrete and action oriented versus unsuspecting, and making the invisible visceral.



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Russell Zerbo, Advocate at the Clean Air Council - the work of the Council and the unexpected city-wide things individuals can do to increase breathable air.
 


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Artist Diane Burko's artwork explores the intersection of art and science, focusing on monumental geological phenomena and issues of climate change.


    

  A podcast of the show will be posted a few days after the show broadcasts live. The next Planet Philadelphia will be Friday 4/20/18, 4-5 pm on G-Town Radio. For more information visit https://www.planetphiladelphia.com/


 

 
Today: Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show, 4-5:00 pm; Climate change as a motivating force Print E-mail
Friday, 16 March 2018
 
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Sunrise Today © Kay Wood 3/16/18
 There’s a new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show today 4-5:00 pm on WGGT 92.9 LPFM, available on your radio dial in NW Philadelphia and vicinity. The show is also simultaneously streamed online at gtownradio.com so people everywhere on the planet can hear Planet Philadelphia too. You wouldn’t want to miss these interesting discussions:
 
  • Rachel D. Valletta, Ph.D. is an environmental scientist and the director of the Climate and Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP), a four-city educational initiative seeking to engage urban residents more efficiently and effectively in climate change and resiliency education at The Franklin Institute. She spoke with host Kay Wood and reporter Linda Rosenwein about how to talk about climate change in our divisive times.

  • Those of us who think young people are apathetic about politics and our world will be quite surprised and inspired by this interview. Three young activists, Maddy Feldman, Ben Bristol, and Micah Lott - known by friends as Big Wind, spoke with Planet Philadelphia host Kay Wood about how to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process. 

Hear these informative interviews and more.


 

 
Today – Climate change education for both youths and adults on today’s new Planet Philadelphia - 4-5 Print E-mail
Friday, 02 March 2018

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Dr. Rachel D. Valletta, in the field at Taylor Valley, Sollar Glacier
Tune in at 4-5:00 p.m. today to WGGT 92.9 LPFM in NW Philadelphia or listen to the live streaming online at gtownradio.com everywhere on the planet to hear the exciting line up on Planet Philadelphia .  
  • Big Wind is a Water Protector, an advocate for indigenous youth and youth environmental activism, and was recently at Standing Rock and other pipeline encampments around the country. They will talk about a movement of young people to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.  
  • Rachel D. Valletta, Ph.D., environmental scientist and the director of the Climate and Urban Systems Partnership (CUSP), a four-city educational initiative seeking to engage urban residents more efficiently and effectively in climate change and resiliency education at The Franklin Institute.

 
About:
Planet Philadelphia
is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, streaming live on G-Town Radio and broadcast on low power FM at WGGT, 92.9, available around the NW Philadelphia area 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday every month.

Podcasts:
Shows that aired live will be available as podcasts shortly after they broadcast on the Planet Philadelphia podcast page: http://www.planetphiladelphia.com/podcasts, and on Mixcloud, https://www.mixcloud.com/PlanetPhiladelphia/.

Comment Line:
Call (484) 278-1846 to record a comment or event announcement anytime to be aired on Planet Philadelphia radio show.

 
 
Podcast: Planet Philadelphia 2/16/18 Print E-mail
Tuesday, 20 February 2018
 

Listen to this Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show about two different ways to grow greener in Pennsylvania that was aired 2/16/18 at 92.9 FMLP in Philadelphia. Host Kay Wood and reporter Linda Rosenwein spoke with Damali Rhett, The Energy Co-op Executive Director, and Dan Koltonuk Heating Oil Program Director about renewable energy.

Another way to grow greener is with planting native plants. Guest John Janick, owner of Good Host Plants, will tell us about many of the amazing insights he learned on his own journey to understanding the importance of planting native plants.

Music on this show:
Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell
The Heat (The Energy) - The Prodigy
Grow Our Souls - City Love, Sterling Duns and Caselli Jordan
Rumba - Dee Yan-Key

Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, streaming live on G-Town Radio and broadcast on low power WGGT 92.9FM  4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month.


 
Tune in to 92.9 on your FM dial at 4-5:00 pm today for a new Planet Philadelphia Print E-mail
Friday, 16 February 2018
Tune in to 92.9 on your FM dial at 4-5:00 pm today for a new Planet Philadelphia environmental radio show and hear about two different ways to grow greener in Pennsylvania. Planet Philadelphia is also simultaneously streamed live online at http://www.gtownradio.com/.
 
Guests on today’s Planet Philadelphia:
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Damali Rhett
, Executive Director of Philadelphia-based The Energy Co-op , will talk about the future of renewable energy in Pennsylvania. Also from The Energy Cooperative is heating expert Dan Koltunuk.

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John Janick
, owner of Good Host Plants, will tell us about many of the amazing insights he learned on his own journey to understanding the importance of planting native plants.



 
About: Planet Philadelphia is an environmental radio show produced and hosted by Kay Wood along with able assistance from reporter Linda Rosenwein, streaming live on G-Town Radio and broadcast on low power FM (WGGT, 92.9, available around the Germantown area) 4:00-5:00 p.m. the first and third Friday of every month.
 

 
 
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