When the BioMass Hits the Wind Turbine
#075 - Where have all the Birds Gone?

#075 - Where have all the Birds Gone?

August 29, 2021

Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station are joined by Dawn Hewett, editor of Bird Watcher's Digest, in a discussion of the impacts of global warming and our non-sustainable lifestyle is having on the bird population.

Since 1970 more than 3 billion birds have disappeared from our modern day version of nature.  What is happening, what does it mean, and how can we minimize the impact on our planet?

#052 - Reclaiming Building Materials

#052 - Reclaiming Building Materials

August 22, 2021

There is a wealth of materials out there, in old buildings, that can be reclaimed and integrated into new construction. Yet most of it just ends up in landfills. How do we interrupt this waste cycle and salvage the beautiful fixtures and raw materials – along with our history?

#044 – Greenwashing

#044 – Greenwashing

August 15, 2021

Companies have gotten the message – you care about the planet and want to purchase products and services that tread gently on this green earth. So they market their environmental benefits – even if there are none.

 

Greenwashing is everywhere, in our stores, in our media, in our language. How do you recognize it when you see it – and how do you avoid being taken in by misleading claims?

 

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

033 - Living a Net Zero Lifestyle

033 - Living a Net Zero Lifestyle

August 8, 2021

We have heard of net zero energy.  Net zero construction. But the heart of sustainability is seeking to live a net zero life.  How do you get through this life with as little adverse impact on the generations that follow.  

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

035 - Wind Energy (from Wind Mills to Wind Turbines)

035 - Wind Energy (from Wind Mills to Wind Turbines)

August 1, 2021

Wind turbines now produce about 7% of the nation's electricity.   In some states it is as much as 30%.  It is one of the fastest growing industries in the world, yet it receives constant attacks - most from fossil fuel backed groups that claim wind kills thousands of birds and bats, causes tumors, causes hair loss, changes the climate, and can make you deaf.  Find out what is true and what is so much horse hockey about the wind. 

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of the realities of sustainable living.

 
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