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Peak Moment: 101 Solutions to Global Climate Change

29 Jun 2006 | |
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Author Guy Dauncey's lively, optimistic solutions for Peak Oil and climate crisis are do-able here and now. Conservation, efficiency, proven technologies, and emerging innovations will take us through this critical planetary energy transition. Episode 26.

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Peak Moment: Cooperative Living, Cooperative Driving

25 Jun 2006 | |
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Long involved with intentional communities, Tree Bressen discusses a shared-ownership cooperative household with ten residents, as well as a small, one-car car sharing cooperative. Carshare info and scheduling software available free online at biocarshare.org. Episode 30.

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Peak Moment: MagneGas: From Sewage to Fuel Tank

22 Jun 2006 | |
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Watch Ron Cole of MagneGas demonstrate converting any liquid to a gas similar to natural gas--and then drive off in the compressed-gas vehicle so fueled! He envisions its use in sewage treatment and neighborhood 'gas production' units that could plug into the natural gas grid. Episode 25.
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Peak Moment: The Joy of Biking

08 May 2006 | |
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Members of Nevada County's Alliance for People-Powered Transportation discuss biking as a viable alternative to cars; safety, time-saving perspectives, strategies for getting started, and being equipped. Episode 17.
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Peak Moment: Climate Change Effects in the Sierra Nevada

29 Apr 2006 | |
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US Forest Service specialist Carol Kennedy's graphs show already-reduced snow pack, longer summers, drier forests. She emphasizes the need to plan for and adapt to changing conditions. Episode 16.
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Peak Moment: Climate Change and the State of the World

29 Apr 2006 | |
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Worldwatch Institute Director of Research Gary Gardner discusses challenges and opportunities as climate change accelerates, and hopeful responses from the grass roots level. Episode 15.
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Peak Moment: A Rural County at the Crossroads

11 Apr 2006 | |
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Mendocino supervisor Hal Wagenet scans from this rural county's timber-extraction past to the challenges of a larger retired population's high service needs. Amongst critical "Land Use" issues he adds an idea for mixed-used-building in a walkable Willits. Episode 24.
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Peak Moment: America's First Rural 'Green' Hospital

14 Nov 2004 | |
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Margie Handley illuminates innovative plans for the new Willits hospital, including LEED certification for resource-saving energy and materials, an organic garden to grow food for the hospital, a wellness center, and telemedicine. Episode 22.
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Peak Moment: Forging Common Ground on Energy

10 Apr 2006 | |
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Vice-Mayor Ron Orenstein worked with citizens to inventory Willits energy usage, including reduction strategies. Their work led to a unanimous council vote to install photovoltaics on city hall. Episode 23. Recorded April 10, 2006.
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Peak Moment: Living Within the Natural Economy

10 Apr 2006 | |
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Brian Weller of Willits Economic LocaLization (WELL) discusses their community's process of building a secure, sustainable future based on RISC: Responsibility, Ingenuity, Security and Community. "When we depend on where we live for our livelihood, then we take care of it." Episode 21.