September 24, 2017 – Toxic Environments

Toxicologist David J. Zaber comments on the efficacy of spraying mosquitoes and the use of pesticides in general. Kay McKeen from SCARCE promotes their Green Fair. Mike Mikulka from EPA Region 5 visits the Science Desk with Michele Hoffman and reports on efforts to gut the federal agency.

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July 2, 2017 – Carpin’ About Climate

Mike and Peggy talk with Alliance for the Great Lakes president and CEO Joel Brammeier about whether it is already too late to keep Asian carp out of Lake Michigan, and discuss All Hands on Deck, an effort to examine all facets of protecting the Great Lakes. Then Meteorologist Rick DiMaio and educator and filmmaker Michele Hoffman discuss climate change on the eve of Rick’s trip to Iceland with students from Loyola University.

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