Category Archives: Best of EcoTalk

National Wildlife Federation: Mercury Pollution More Widespread

Catherine Bowes of the National Wildlife Federation tells how mercury pollution is making its way into nearly every habitat in the
U.S., exposing countless species of wildlife to potentially harmful
levels of mercury.  LISTEN (7 min 50 sec)

This is a rerun of our October 16 program


Wal-Mart and Sustainability

Wal-Mart’s VP of sustainability Andy Ruben and the
Natural Resource Defense Council’s Ashok Gupta lay out Wal-Mart’s
ambitious goals.
LISTEN (part 1- 11 min)
(part 2- 7 min)

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Picture from Groovy Green. This is a rerun of our August 5 show.

Gavin Newsom: Greening San Francisco


Until the end of August we are
recycling the Best of EcoTalk while our team regroups for some exciting changes coming up in September. Stay tuned!
This is a rerun of our March 11 show.
Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco, details several ongoing local programs: going from paper and plastic bags to cloth, curbside composting, solar panels, alternative fuels and the upcoming An Inconvenient Truth with Al Gore.
 LISTEN (11 min)

This is a rerun of our April 15 show.

Women’s Environmental Leadership

Peggy Lauer
(picture) and Annette Gellert join us from the WELL Network (Women’s Environmental Leadership) a bi-partisan
network of citizen leaders offering green solutions for environmental
and health crises. They also discuss the California Chemical Policy Reform to emulate what’s happening in the European Union. LISTEN (12 min)

This is a rerun of our April 15 show.

Deborah Williams: Alaska Conservation Solutions

Deborah Williams,
President of Alaska Conservation Solutions explains the role Alaska can
play to make people understand that global warming is real and
"something must be done". She quotes the report by the climate group, "Carbon down, profits up" that shows reducing global warming is good for business. LISTEN (7:50 min)

This is a rerun of our April 15 show.


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