Gregory Vickrey finished talking to us about Roads to Nowhere, his slideshow and presentation about Alaska conservation efforts coming up on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 PM at the Student Center Auditorium, and on Wednesday, March 8 at 7 PM at the Big Muddy IMC in Carbondale. We also played a few tracks from the Vagine Monologues CD in honor of the V-Day events over the weekend and the start of Women’s History Month. If you’ve never heard or seen the Vagina Monologues, get ready for a powerful experience…
Gregory Vickrey of the Tongass Conservation Society talks about his upcoming Roads to Nowhere presentation. Roads to Nowhere is a slideshow presentation and talk about Alaska conservation efforts that will be offered on Tuesday, March 7 at 7:30 PM at the Student Center Auditorium. He will also offer this presentation on Wednesday, March 8 at 7 PM at the Big Muddy IMC, located at 214 N. Washington in Carbondale. Gregory talks about the beauty and value of the Tongass and how we can protect it.
Cheney’s still got his gun, and Bush achieves the end of the civilized world. Happenings include wind energy research in Southern Illinois; Big Muddy Film Fest; benefit for the Irish Fest; Shawnee Audobon presentation; Big Muddy IMC’s Free Film Friday; art at Rosetta Stone Bookstore; and the Vagina Monologues. News includes unplugging cell phone chargers to stay energy; paying people to recycle; driving under the influence of ethanol; Treesong speculates on Bush’s vision of biofuels; recycled dog poop powers San Francisco; flex fuel hybrids abound; alcohol can be a gas (and a book!); Bush rehires laid off renewables researchers in order to enact photo op; enviros seek to protect Glacier National Park; and paint companies liable for lead paint cleanup.
Happenings include Buddhist mandala on campus; international culture show on campus; Big Muddy IMC films and new Wednesday videos; and Food Not Bombs at the Interfaith Center. News includes Wal-Mart setbacks in Southern Illinois; SIUC expands three federally challenged fellowships to include disadvantaged white males; polar bears endangered by global warming; bald eagle may be kicked off endangered list; John Ashcroft is a good singer; more scientists report global warming censorship; Austria embraces renewable energy; taxpayers subsidize oil; Japan offers 5 out of the top 10 most green cars; and Cheney’s Got a Gun.
Aur returns, and cold winter weather ensues. Earthwatch News discusses energy efficiency. Happenings include Food Not Bombs, Saluki Cycles meetings and expansion, public help with your home energy bills, and Big Muddy IMC. News includes Aur’s news from Mexico; Bush’s relapse to the “oil addiction” he mentioned in his State of the Union address; Bush’s cuts to energy efficiency and renewables research; proposals to do more oil drilling; evangelical Christians fight global climate change; new power meters to help reduce energy use; frogs getting fungus from pregnancy test; and Sweden aims to phase out oil in 15 years. (Insert Swedish Chef jokes here.)
Happenings Include Rosetta Stone Bookstore, Big Muddy IMC, Saluki Cycles, Food Not Bombs, and the Student Environmental Center. The big news story of the day is Hickory Lodge, featuring an interview with Ed Van Awken from the Committee to Preserve Hickory Lodge. Hickory Lodge is a public park, located at 1115 W. Sycamore in Carbondale, currently at risk of being subdivided and sold off.
This is our first podcast. Happenings include Big Muddy IMC, Women’s Center, Greylight Theatre, and WDBX. Stories include solar energy, GM crops, electricity from cow poop, and government spying. Aur was on vacation, so Treesong hosted the show.