Empowering Rural Women Through Climate Solutions – Rosemary Atieno, Women Climate Centers International

Rosemary Ateno, WCCI, COMPE

“The question is, why are we having less food?…Why are we having too much floods? Why is the drought becoming too much? What can I do? Because I have no other source of energy. I only have firewood. And this means I have to cut down trees for me to get fire. So, what is… Continue reading Empowering Rural Women Through Climate Solutions – Rosemary Atieno, Women Climate Centers International

Cleaning Industrial Water – Karen Sorber, Micronic Technologies

Our brains are 73% water and our bodies are 60% water, so we literally cannot live without it. But most community water systems suffer from industrial pollution. It doesn’t have to be that way.
Listen to Karen Sorber, Cofounder/CEO of Micronic Technologies describe their innovative chemical-free system for cleaning wastewater on this Green Connections Radio podcast with host Joan Michelson.

Flint Water Unresolved – Talia Buford, Journalist, ProPublica

“(People in Flint) are living in…a war zone…it’s not America. You’re constantly on guard…and feel invisible,” Tali Buford on Electric Ladies Podcast We were all outraged by the poisoning of small children, as well as adults, in Flint, Michigan as a result of lead in the city’s water. It may have fallen off the national… Continue reading Flint Water Unresolved – Talia Buford, Journalist, ProPublica

Water Pollution & Justice – Actress & Activist Gloria Reuben

“When you talk about pollution of the waterways, that goes very much to industries, like fossil fuels of course, like factory farming, like businesses or corporations that are allowed to just dump their waste or by-product of making things, manufacturing, into the waterways, when there’s no regulation, then clearly, then people can just do what they want to without any consequences.” Gloria Reuben on Green Connections Radio podcast. .One organization has been holding polluters accountable for decades — the Waterkeepers Alliance — and now they have a new leader who brings starpower as well as commitment to advocacy and justice. Gloria Reuben, actress and environmental activist is their new President. Listen to Gloria explain their impact in this engaging conversation with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson, commemorating Black history Month.

Cleaning Industrial Water – Karen Sorber, Micronic Technologies

Our brains are 73% water and our bodies are 60% water, so we literally cannot live without it. But most community water systems suffer from industrial pollution. It doesn’t have to be that way.
Listen to Karen Sorber, Cofounder/CEO of Micronic Technologies describe their innovative chemical-free system for cleaning wastewater on this Green Connections Radio podcast with host Joan Michelson.

Water Pollution & Justice – Actress & Activist Gloria Reuben

“When you talk about pollution of the waterways, that goes very much to industries, like fossil fuels of course, like factory farming, like businesses or corporations that are allowed to just dump their waste or by-product of making things, manufacturing, into the waterways, when there’s no regulation, then clearly, then people can just do what they want to without any consequences.” Gloria Reuben on Green Connections Radio podcast. .One organization has been holding polluters accountable for decades — the Waterkeepers Alliance — and now they have a new leader who brings starpower as well as commitment to advocacy and justice. Gloria Reuben, actress and environmental activist is their new President. Listen to Gloria explain their impact in this engaging conversation with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson, commemorating Black history Month.

Flint Water Community Organizer Lee-Anne Walters, Winner of Goldman Environmental Prize 2018

“It worked really well with everyone concentrating on their area of strength.” Lee-Anne Walters How to Fight for Your Community – Lessons from the Flint Fight for Clean Water What would you do if your water came out of the tap brown? Listen to the courageous and tenacious Lee-Anne Walters, one of the main community… Continue reading Flint Water Community Organizer Lee-Anne Walters, Winner of Goldman Environmental Prize 2018

NASA-Winning Teen Girls, Water – Bria Snell & Mikayla Sharieff, Banneker High, DC

“We wanted to create something that would not only impact our community, but the communities around us.” Bria Snell on Green Connections Radio. Before you drink from a school or public water fountain….At 17 years old, these Washington, DC high school girls won second place in the NASA OSPARC 2018 contest. Listen to Bria Snell and Mikayla Sharieff of Banneker High School describe their water filtration system to purify water in school water fountains — called “From H2NO to H2O” — and how they developed it.

Fabric Waste to New Fashion – Stephanie Benedetto of Queen of Raw

“If we continue at the current pace of textile production, by 2025, two-thirds of the entire world’s population is going to face shortages of fresh water and be exposed to toxic chemicals from textile dyeing.” Stephanie Benedetto on Green Connections Radio. Look around you. Everything you set your eyes on came from raw materials of some kind. Your clothing, the chair or seat you’re sitting on, the desk you’re sitting at. Natural resources were used to make it anew. What if it was made from materials already in the marketplace instead? Enter today’s guest, Stephanie Benedetto, CEO and Co-Founder of Queen of Raw.  Listen to this fascinating discussion with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson about transforming apparel industry waste into new clothing you see in stores and online.

Professional Eco-Vets – with Erica Courtney of 2020Vets

“How is what you’re doing affecting your community?” Erica Courtney Applying lessons learned doing logistics as a combat officer in the U.S. Army, Erica Courtney is helping companies reduce their energy and water use to also become more efficient overall. And she does it with a team of vets. Listen to Erica’s engaging conversation with… Continue reading Professional Eco-Vets – with Erica Courtney of 2020Vets