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Climate Change

  • On This Green Earth, Chris and Claire hear from a local entrepreneur who has launched America’s first mainstream climate brand.
  • Co-founder Anna Robertson discusses "The Cool Down," a platform working to amplify the voices of rising creators across a variety of categories with the ultimate goal of making climate content relatable, accessible, actionable and fun.
  • 33-year-old Park City native Sierra Quitiquit, a skier turned activist, is one busy woman.
  • On today's Local News Hour host Leslie Thatcher's guests include: (5:50) Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Conservation Outreach Manager Scott Root talks about the recent bear sightings in Park City, (22:42) Park City Grants and Contracts Coordinator Kirsten Darrington has an update on the $5000k PCMC awarded in special services contracts to 13 applicants focused on DEI projects and (34:00) Mountain Mediation Center Executive Director Gretchen Lee has details about next week's community conversation on climate change.
  • Mountain Mediation Center Executive Director Gretchen Lee has details about next week's community conversation on climate change.
  • On today's This Green Earth, hosts Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak will be speaking with (01:50) Peter Wilf, a Professor of Geosciences at Pennsylvania State University. He will be discussing the findings of a leaf fossil study that unveiled a prehistoric forest in Brunei. They will uncover how this study relates to investigations in climate change. Then, the hosts discuss (28:21) monarch butterfly populations and how microplastics are impacting pathogens in our oceans. Chris and Nell end the show with (36:07) Mike Sargent to discuss his work as a lobsterman and the future of Maine's lobster industry.
  • On today's This Green Earth, we rewind the tapes to play some of our most favorite recent interviews! First is (01:11) author and historian Elena Conis on how dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) was sold, mis-regulated and resold. Then, (28:30) Yale University lecturer Wake Smith on the hopes and hazards of climate intervention.
  • New York Times Best Selling Author and naturalist Scott Weidensaul joins today's This Green Earth. On the heels of birding week and world migration bird day, Weidensaul will be talking about how climate change is affecting bird migratory patterns and what that means for the birds and the ecosystems they encounter.
  • On today's This Green Earth, Nell and Chris speak with (01:44) New York Times Best Selling Author and naturalist Scott Weidensaul. On the heels of birding week and world migration bird day, Weidensaul will be talking about how climate change is affecting bird migratory patterns and what that means for the birds and the ecosystems they encounter.Then, (30:00) Brandy Smith from Utah Clean Energy will come on the show to discuss the growth of clean energy in Utah and the organization’s 20-year anniversary.
  • Today on This Green Earth, we speak with Yale University lecturer Wake Smith, who teaches a world-leading course on the topic of Climate Mitigation. The course syllabus forms the basis of his new book, Pandora's Toolbox: The Hopes and Hazards of Climate Intervention.In his book, Smith offers readers an accessible and authoritative introduction to both the hopes and hazards of some of humanity's most controversial technologies.