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Playlist: KACU On-Air Program List

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Programs currently airing on KACU-FM. List for production download and use.

Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections November 27 - December 22, 2023

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


This month on Climate Connections:

Air Date            Title:

Mon., 11/27 - Scientists show direct link between polluting companies and wildfires in North America: Carbon pollution from 88 major fossil fuel producers and cement makers has left the western U.S. and Canada hotter, drier, and more prone to fires, a recent study finds. 

Tue., 11/28 - What it was like to be a volunteer firefighter during the 2023 Canada fires: Firefighters are experiencing climate change firsthand as hot, dry conditions boost the risks of fire.

Wed., 11/29 - Could your library do this? A California library is helping people try e-bikes for free: The program makes getting an e-bike pass as easy as checking out a book.

Thu., 11/30 - More than a year later, the emotional impacts from Hurricane Ian still linger: Many survivors of weather disasters benefit from mental health support.

Fri., 12/1 - ‘A culture of repair’: Students learn to mend clothes and the planet: A San Francisco after-school program is helping teens upcycle thrifted clothes.

Mon., 12/4 - More than a dozen Illinois schools add EVs to driver’s ed: They’re helping teens get comfortable with the cars of the future.

Tue., 12/5 - ‘Ridiculous’: Florida couple’s insurance premiums shoot up to $11,000 a year as hurricanes intensify: Some insurance companies have pulled out of Florida, leaving homeowners scrambling.

Wed., 12/6 - ‘It’s very, very concerning’: Antarctica meltdown left penguin chicks drowned, frozen: Emperor penguins could be in trouble as sea ice declines.

Thu., 12/7 - More than 3 million U.S. workers have clean energy jobs, report finds: The jobs can be found in construction, manufacturing, and other sectors, not just in solar and wind.

Fri., 12/8 - Telehealth can help rural and underserved kids access care: That’s important because climate change is worsening health conditions like asthma.

Mon., 12/11 - A South Dakota technical college wants to train students to repair EVs and hybrids: The auto repair industry is changing rapidly.

Tue., 12/12 - Flying was his dream. Now he wants to reduce the carbon footprint of air travel: Former pilot Todd Smith cofounded Safe Landing, a group of aviation workers who want to slow the industry’s growth.

Wed., 12/13 - As temperatures rise, so do Georgia ER visits for venomous snake bites: Researchers found that the odds of a hospital visit due to a snake bite increase almost 6% when temperatures are about two degrees warmer than normal.

Thu., 12/14 - A massive Christmas light display, eco-friendly style: Thanks to a rooftop solar array, this Vancouver couple can celebrate the holiday without running up an expensive power bill.

Fri., 12/15 - ‘Polar bear 911’: How a Canadian town deals with its hungry bear population: Conflicts between humans and polar bears could become more frequent as Arctic sea ice declines.

Mon., 12/18 - Three tips for saving money and staying warm this winter: These are wins for your wallet and the climate.

Tue., 12/19 - NYC startup launches curbside EV charging stations: They’re designed for city drivers who park on the street rather than in driveways or garages.

Wed., 12/20 - Air pollution made Alejandro Daly sick. Now he fights for clean air: He helped train young people to monitor air quality in their communities using low-cost sensors.

Thu., 12/21 - It’s getting easier to rent an EV on your next vacation: Car rental companies offer a low-stakes way to try out an electric vehicle for the first time.

Fri., 12/22 - Black Girl Environmentalist is highlighting the contributions of Black women in the climate movement: Wawa Gatheru started the organization as an Instagram page. It’s grown to nationwide workshops and events.

The Midnight Special (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

MS 23-48: Folk Music with a Sense of Humor, 12/7/2023

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the The Midnight Special series | 01:58:31

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

Fiesta! (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

FST 23-38: Romantic Latin America, 12/10/2023

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the Fiesta! series | :00

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This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

786: It's a Game Show!, 12/8/2023

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:

Pulse of the Planet November 2023

From Jim Metzner | Part of the Pulse of the Planet series | 11:23

Potp-logo-200x200_small_small After a rocky start to his musical career in High School, David Levy discovered  he was gifted with the ability to pull a tune out of thin air in service of others.