News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Western Antarctica Warming Three Times Faster Than Rest Of World; 2012 Climate Scorecard; Seattle Mayor Calls For City’s Pension Funds To Dump Oil Stocks; Energy Conservation Gets Gamified; School District Saves $1.5 Million By Turning Off Lights And Stuff. Happenings include Sierra Club Stone Soup Picnic; Winter Farmers’ Market; Holiday Foods At Good Samaritan; Second Annual Christmahanukwanzadan. Note: The show did not air on December 21 due to both hosts being out of town.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Tiny Twisters Could Power Your Town; Antarctica Invaded By King Crabs; Seven States Sue EPA Over Methane From Oil And Gas; How To Get Conservatives To Care About The Environment; Agroforests Heal Food Systems And Fight Climate Change. Happenings include Latin Holiday Party at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; Winter Farmers’ Market; U.N. Human Rights Day; Holiday Foods at Good Samaritan. Note: Unfortunately, we were unable to record our show on December 7, 2012.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Fracking Threatens Farm and Food Safety; Massey Exec Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy; Obama Administration Sells More Drilling Plots in Gulf; Tobacco Companies Ordered to Admit Deception; Sea Levels Rising 60 Percent Faster Than Expected. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Best of Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; Winter Farmers’ Market; Vigil for Peace; Lights Fantastic Parade; Southern Illinois Gift Fair.
News includes Israel and Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement; Firefighters in NYC Cited for Feeding the Hungry; Walmart Workers Celebrate Black Friday with Strikes and Protests; Teenage Girl Invents Solar Water Purification Jug; Keystone XL Pipeline Being Built; Small Business Saturday; Walmart Claims to Be Sustainable; Reverend Billy Sings about Sandy and Shopping; People Under 27 Have Never Felt Colder-Than-Average Month; Biblio-Mat Vends Antiquarian Books. Happenings include Thanksgiving at Rice and Spice; Vegetarian Thanksgiving at Gaia House; Alternative Gift Fair.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Obama Places Low Priority on Climate Change; 77 Percent of Americans Think Fighting Climate Change Should Be a Priority; U.S. Solar Industry is a Job Creator; Chicago’s Urban Farm District Could Be Biggest in Nation; BP Agrees to Settlement. Happenings include Native American Feast at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; International Coffee Hour; Farmer’s Market; Winter Farmer’s Market; Vigil for Peace; Cleanup Day in Murphysboro.
News includes Red Cross Accused of Misusing Funds; Lobbyists and Lawyers Blame Sandy Survivors for Slow Recovery; Marriage Equality Rights Make Huge Leaps; Several States Legalize Recreational and Medicinal Marijuana; Occupy Sandy Accepting Donations; Renewable Energy Industry Weighs In on Obama Victory; Transit-Related Ballot Initiatives Fare Well; 7 Ballot Initiatives Bucking the Status Quo. Happenings include Open Mic at Gaia House; Ayurvedic Feast at Rice and Spice; Free Paint and Oil Collection; Pyles Fork Creek Clean-Up; Campus Tree Planting; America Recycles Day; International Coffee Hour; Farmer’s Market; New Winter Farmer’s Market.
This episode features an interview with special guest Angela of Eco Womb and the Conscious Caravan. News includes Hurricane Sandy a.k.a Hurricane Exxon; O.U.R. Walmart Strikes; Homeless Turned Away From Evacuation Shelters; Sandy Breaks At Least 9 Records; Wind and Solar Weather the Storm. Happenings include Open Mic at Gaia House; Loi Krathong at Rice and Spice; 40th Anniversary at the Women’s Center; Trail of Tears Memorial Walk; A Celebration of Garlic and Ecological Farming; Shawnee National Forest Volunteer Day.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Sugary Soda Makes Kids Violent; Alternative Presidential Debate; Judge Bans GMOs in Wildlife Refuges; National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; Teen Finishes 130 Square-Foot Mortgage-Free Home; Green Projects. Happenings include SIPA at Gaia House Open Mic; Deepavali Feast at Rice and Spice; Sustainable Living Expo; Protect Illinois Against Fracking Rally; Shawnee Group Sierra Club Trash Bash.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; McKibben’s Road Show Takes Aim at Big Oil; Your Tax Dollars Subsidize Cheap Energy in China. Happenings include WDBX Fall Membership Drive; International Coffee Hour; Take Back The Night; Drums at Gaia House Open Mic; Award-Winning Bengal Tigers at Rice and Spice; Pyles Fork Preserve Trail Improvement; Trivia Night to Benefit Good Samaritan Food Pantry; Taste of Faith; Solving the Climate Crisis presentation and discussion with Aur ‘da energy mon’ of Your Community Spirit.
News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Vice Presidential Candidates Debate; Why Buy Bulk Foods; Obama OKs First New Oil Refinery in 30 Years; Jack-O-Lantern Stencils from the Department of Energy; Monsanto vs Soybean Farmers in Supreme Court; Green Projects. Happenings include Poetry and Comedy at Gaia House Open Mic; Israeli Feast at Rice and Spice; Sierra Club Hike at Clayton Hollow Loop Trail; Community Coat Drive at University Baptist Church.