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EcoRadio KC

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EcoRadio KC is a magazine show, including live segments, prerecorded stories, and interviews. The show is being created by a collective of local community organizers and activists. The group chooses a theme for each show which is then produced and hosted by someone from the team. In addition, we draw upon other members of the community as well as area organizations for their knowledge, experience, and ideas.

EcoRadio KC explores our interdependence with the rest of the world, showing the connections between the ways we choose to live and the health of the whole community of life. As a result, we plan to cover a wide range of topics, including local & regenerative agriculture, energy conservation & efficiency, justice, eco-villages, alternative medicine, indigenous peoples, clean energy, local food systems, biofuels, the need for multicultural participation in social change, global warming & climate disruption, extinction, green building and chemistry, and consumerism. If you have any questions or comments about the show or would like to get involved with the team that produces it, please send an email to [email protected].

 

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“Wasted”, a documentary about food waste
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February 19, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Victoria Cherrie from Nourish KC and Mariah Friend from After the Harvest KC join Craig Lubow to talk about food waste, including free area screenings of the movie "Wasted". Additionally, Kim Noble and Kerene Taylor from Dream Corp USA, a Green For All affiliate, join Richard Mabion.


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Saving the Clean Power Plan
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February 12, 2018 | 6:00 pm

The EPA is having "listening sessions" in four cities across the United States on repealing the Clean Power Plan, one of which will be in Kansas City on February 21, 2018. It is open to the public and you can register to attend or to speak in favor or against repealing the Clean Power Plan, which was passed during the Obama administration. The Trump administration wants to repeal it.
There are several environmental organizations working together to stop the repeal, one of which is the Sierra Club.

Gretchen Waddell Barwick, MSW, Grassroots Organizer for the Sierra Club-Missouri Chapter will join host Craig Lubow to discuss the upcoming listening session and what the Sierra Club is doing to stop repeal. She will include a brief history of the Clean Power Plan. On February 13, 2018, Elaine Giessel, Conservation Chair-Kansas Chapter, will conduct a workshop for people planning to speak or to submit written comments to the EPA.


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Protecting Kansas Water
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February 5, 2018 | 6:00 pm

A panel discussion on water in Kansas.


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A Round Table Discussion
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January 29, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Richard Mabion leads a discussion recorded at All Souls UU Church, after Richard's talk at the All Souls Forum.


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KCMO earns 4 star sustainability rating
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January 22, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Jerry Shechter, KCMO Sustainability Coordinator for the Office of Environmental Quality, will join host Craig Lubow to talk about the four start rating KCMO earned and where the City needs to improve. He will talk about the city's movement toward resilience and sustainability and current ordinances that will help the city achieve greater sustainability.


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Building for Efficiency
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January 15, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Jeremy Knoll, a project manager and architect for BNIM, joins host Craig Lubow to talk about green building and social equity. He is a national and local leader for both the US Green Building Council and Historic Green. Jeremy will talk about designing green buildings, LEED certification and economical efficiency for residential homes too.


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Why You Should Care About Soil
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January 8, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Hillary Noonan talks about soil problems and solutions.


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Leading environmental issues
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January 1, 2018 | 6:00 pm

Craig Lubow and Richard Mabion will chat about the environmental issues of 2017 and what we expect in 2018. We will take phone calls. We will examine what a Trump administration means to the environmental movement.


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Remembering Steve Moring
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December 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm

We remember permaculture pioneer, Steve Moring in his words, and yours.


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Recycling and Aquaponics
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December 11, 2017 | 6:00 pm

John Fish will join us to speak abour recycling do's and don'ts as we approach the holiday season. Maurice Person of KC Aquaponics will be joining us for the second half of the show. We'll talk about his business, the garden at East Highschool and much more.


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Programmer
Richard Mabion | Email me

Richard's main objective in the urban arena is to find more ways for people of color to truly understand their Environment. As a grass-roots environmental activist in Kansas City, Kansas. He is presenting his philosophy of environmental organizing to neighborhood groups in low income communities, by recounting his experiences with ongoing projects on energy efficiency and conservation.

He is also searching for ways to teach mainstream America, another perspectives of being being black in America, and loving it!

He is available for speaking engagements....


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Craig Lubow

Craig Lubow is a criminal defense and family law attorney in Kansas. Craig has been a progressive activist since the early 1970s, starting in the War Resisters’ League. Craig serves on the executive committee of the Kanza Group of the Kansas Sierra Club.


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