When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine
063 - Sustainable Forestry

063 - Sustainable Forestry

December 29, 2019

Annie and Jay Warmke are joined by Cassie Ridenour, Vice Chair of the Ohio Tree Farm Committee within the Ohio Forestry Association, in a discussion of how to maintain and expand our forest lands.  Forests are in constant peril from disease, timbering, logging, development and neglect.  What are the ways to harvest the bounty of our forests without destroying them?

062 - Innovations in Solar Power (What’s New Under the Sun?)

062 - Innovations in Solar Power (What’s New Under the Sun?)

December 22, 2019

During the past decade we have seen huge advances in the number and efficiency of solar power installations.   But we ain't seen nothin' yet.  We are still in the "floppy disk" age of solar - and the next decade promises to be remarkable.  From solar windows, to floating solar, to wearable solar, to salt-water batteries - innovations are underway that will quite literally change our world.  Find out what is happening as Annie and Jay Warmke discuss the realities of sustainable living.

061 - Vegetarian vs Vegan

061 - Vegetarian vs Vegan

December 15, 2019

So just what is the difference between a vegetarian and a vegan?  And why would you choose one diet/lifestyle over another?  What are the issues that lead some people away from eating animal-based foods?  What are the health benefits or concerns when you cut animal protein from your diet?  There are as many opinions about this as there are meat substitutes at Whole Foods. Join Annie and Jay Warmke for a discussion about the realities of sustainable living.

060 - Who Was First to Fly? - Dead White Scientists Series

060 - Who Was First to Fly? - Dead White Scientists Series

December 8, 2019

So just who was the first to fly a heavier than air craft?  And just what constitutes an "official" flight?  Was it the Wright brothers, as most Americans seem to believe?  Was it Alberto Santos- Dumont, as most of the rest of the world claims?  Or how about a German toy maker in Connecticut that may have flown two years before the Wright brothers got off the ground? Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of dead white scientists and their continuing impact on the realities of sustainable living.

059 - The Truth About Recycling (Our Dirty Little Secret)

059 - The Truth About Recycling (Our Dirty Little Secret)

December 1, 2019

We all know the school child chant, "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle".   Recycling is good, right?  Yes - but then again, maybe not.  Some items are quite easily (and profitably) recycled.  Others mostly find their way into to dump - even if you place them in the recycling bin.  And just what is the proper way to handle recycled items?  Find out a few of the dirty truths about the current state of recycling.   Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

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