Mike Nowak, co-host Peggy Malecki and members of the show's green team discuss important gardening and environment topics with authorities in the field.
Mike recaps a Chicago community meeting against petcoke piles on the Calumet River with Lisa, previews a light show at the Morton Arboretum, talks about sustainability in the Edgewater neighborhood, and explores new ways to promote CSAs.
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Mike talks to three environmentalists about the growing problem of storing petcoke, the by-product of tar sands oil refining, in Chicago and Detroit, and the continueing danger posed by transporting tar sands oil through pipelines.
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Albert Bates, author, lecturer and permaculturist with the Ecovillage Training Center, talks about how appropriate, sustainable choices are the key to the future of America and the planet.
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Mike and Lisa Albrecht discuss the upcoming Solar Power International Convention in Chicago, then Mike talks to scientist and activist Sandra Steingraber about fracking in Illinois, New York and the rest of the country.
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Michelle Hoffman Trotter talks about Microcosm, the film documentary about our oceans and their smallest but most vital organisms
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Mike talks to three environmentalists about the new Illinois fracking legislation signed into law by Governor Quinn this summer, then talks to a researcher about the amount of plastic in our Great Lakes.
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Mike talks to Rob Greenfield, who just finished a 4700 bicycle trip called Off the Grid Across America to raise consciousness about environmental issues. .
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Mike talks to Dr. Cort Lohff from Chicago Department of Public Health and Ruth Kerzee from the Midwest Pesticide Action Center about the efficacy of spraying for adult mosquitoes in Chicago.
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Just before the Chicago premiere, Mike talks to filmmaker Ed Brown about his documentary film, Unacceptable Levels, which explains just how many chemicals we've unleashed upon ourselves in less than a hundred years.
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