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Playlist: KACU On-Air Program List

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Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections May 13 - June 7, 2024

From ChavoBart Digital Media | Part of the Climate Connections series | 30:00


This month on Climate Connections:

Air Date           Title:

Mon., 5/13 - Brook trout are in trouble in Adirondacks lakes: Climate change is squeezing the habitat of this colorful fish.

Tue., 5/14 - West Virginia organization works to boost solar industry in the state: Solar Holler founder Dan Conant wants to create new career paths for young West Virginians.

Wed., 5/15 - Estuaries provide more than a billion dollars in environmental benefits, research shows: They serve as flood barriers and store climate-warming carbon pollution.    

Thu., 5/16 - Storms, rising seas are growing threats to Portsmouth Village in North Carolina: ‘There can be standing water in the village nearly any day of the year.’

Fri., 5/17 - Biloxi, Mississippi, is losing a foot of salt marsh shoreline a year: So Mississippi State University and Keesler Air Force Base are working on a project to shield a 2.5-mile stretch of the city from erosion.

Mon., 5/20 - How Miami-Dade County is protecting public housing residents from dangerous heat waves: For one thing, the county installed 1,700 AC units in public housing last year.

Tue., 5/21 - The largely untapped energy source beneath our feet: Recent advances in technology could boost geothermal energy’s prospects.

Wed., 5/22 - Florida school district offers kids a cleaner ride to school: Miami-Dade County recently purchased 20 electric school buses and has committed to buying 80 more.

Thu., 5/23 - Man converts his home to all-electric dream house: Eric Laine once spent about $500 on propane in just one month. Now that’s a thing of the past.  

Fri., 5/24 - Pastor coordinates program that helps other faith leaders learn how to address climate change: Pastor Neddy Astudillo says many faith leaders feel called to do something about the crisis.

Mon., 5/27 - Sunshades, vines, and trees can help keep playgrounds cool: A North Carolina State University research group designs play areas where kids can stay comfortable as temperatures rise.

Tue., 5/28 - Art therapy can ease climate-related anxiety: And you don’t have to be a professional artist to try it.

Wed., 5/29 - How to make vegan and vegetarian meals sound mouthwatering: Step one: Avoid the word ‘meatless.’

Thu., 5/30 - Family farmers make climate-friendly vodka and whiskey: The Silver Tree Beer and Spirits has committed to growing grain sustainably — and the family has launched an initiative to get others in the industry to do the same.

Fri., 5/31 - 8-year-old spurs his dad to climate action: Challenged by their son to do something about climate change, Fred Carter and his wife created the Black Oaks Center for Sustainable Renewable Living.

Mon., 6/3 - Miami Beach will soon have an underwater sculpture park: The Reefline’s creators hope the park will provide new habitat and get people thinking about the effects of climate change on the ocean.

Tue., 6/4 - Paying attention to heat alerts could save your life: Extreme heat can be dangerous, so it’s important to plan ahead when a heat wave is coming. 

Wed., 6/5 - Partnership helps Chicagoans plant trees in underserved neighborhoods: Decades of disinvestment have left many low-income communities of color with little tree cover.

Thu., 6/6 - A meteorologist’s warning: Hurricanes are intensifying more quickly now: Miami meteorologist John Morales wants people to prepare for storms that get dangerous, fast.

Fri., 6/7 - Most planes are powered by fossil fuels. That could change: An alternative known as sustainable aviation fuel, or SAF, could one day cut the climate impact of flying.

The Midnight Special (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

MS 24-21: Folk Music with a Sense of Humor, 5/30/2024

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the The Midnight Special series | 01:58:30

Enter_logo_small Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

Fiesta! (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

832: That Other Guy, 5/31/2024

From This American Life | Part of the This American Life series | :00

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Pulse of the Planet (Series)

Produced by Jim Metzner

Most recent piece in this series:

Secrets of Soil

From Jim Metzner | Part of the Pulse of the Planet series | 12:58

Potp-logo-1400x1400_small Join Nik Quafoku, Chief Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, for an in depth look at the wonders of soil. You'll never look at the dirt under our feet in quite the same way.