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138 – Local Climate Action Plans

138 – Local Climate Action Plans

December 26, 2021

As the global bigwigs have just finished their summit at COP 21 in Glasgow, hoping to set the global agenda for climate change mitigation – things are happening at the local level as well. In fact, many would say this is really where the real progress is being made.

Cathy Cowan Becker, executive director of Simply Living joins Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of Columbus Ohio's Climate Action Plan – and how action at the local level might just make all the difference.

016 - Sustainable Celebrations

016 - Sustainable Celebrations

December 19, 2021

Formal celebrations are an important way to mark life's milestones. As the holiday season is once again upon us, how can we celebrate in a way that is fun and memoriable – but also with as little impact upon the planet as possible?

Join Annie and Jay Warmke from Blue Rock Station for a discussion of sustainable living in the real world.

137 - How AmeriCorp is Cleaning up your Neighborhood

137 - How AmeriCorp is Cleaning up your Neighborhood

December 12, 2021

Just as the Civilian Conservation Corp helped rebuild America during the Depression, and the Peace Corp has helped in developing nations for generations – the AmeriCorp is now tackling the problems associated with climate change right here in the good old USA.

Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station are joined by Bryn Sowash, National Serice Program Planner for Rural Action for a discussion of how AmeriCorps volunteers will meet the challenges presented by a changing environment.

136 – Smart Homes

136 – Smart Homes

December 5, 2021

The electrical grid has not changed much since the days of Edison and Tesla. The electrical system in your home has largely remained the same since screw-in fuses were replaced by circuit breakers in the 1960s. But all that is about to change.

Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station for a discussion of how distributed energy (wind and solar) is changing how power is delivered to your home and how smart home devices are going to dramatically change how you consume that power.

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