Earth to Lincoln Podcasts

Join the Earth to Lincoln team to learn about how our lives and actions have an effect on the environment, both near and far, and what you can do to help. The show features interviews with local officials and experts, as well as frequent month-long themes.
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John Hansen, with the Nebraska Farmers Union, joins host Justin Orem to discuss state legislation that would grant China a monopoly over ag production and control our nation's food scurity, plus a bill that would allow corporations to circumvent local environmental zoning laws.
(Earth to Lincoln - February 17, 2015)
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27:03 min
Ken Winston, with the Nebraska Sierra Club, joins host Justin Orem for a rundown of environmentally sensitive legislation in discussion this session in the Nebraska Legislature.
(Earth to Lincoln - February 10, 2015)
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24:03 min
Dave Dingman, Nebraska Organic Waste Energy and Jeremiah Picard, Nebraska Farmers Union, join host Ilonka Zlatar to discuss ways to turn food waste away from the landfill and bring energy to our homes and life to our soil.
(Earth to Lincoln - January 27, 2015)
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23:55 min
Allen Schreiber, of Lincoln, joins host Justin Orem to discuss biofuels and the potential effects of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.
(Earth to Lincoln - January 13, 2015)
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27:39 min
Portions of Secretary of State John Kerry's address at the COP-20 Climate Summit in Lima, Peru
(Earth to Lincoln - December 23, 2014)
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27:24 min
Regulating the biofuel industry: John Sens, compliance specialist at EcoEngineers, a company that audits biofuel companies to ensure compliance with EPA standards.
(Earth to Lincoln - December 16, 2014)
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17:28 min
Coverage of the Nebraska Conservation Summit on December 9, 2014, with guest speaker Bill Ritter, former governor of Colorado and founder of the Center for the New Energy Economy.
(Earth to Lincoln - December 9, 2014)
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28:14 min
Adam Hintz reports on unique ways to stay active outdoors during the Nebraska winters in a story featuring Nebraska Cycle Cross from their recent state cycle cross championship at Pioneers Park.
(2014-11-25_earth_to_lincoln)
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26:32 min
John Atkeison, Energy Policy Director for the Nebraska Wildlife Foundation, on waking up to Climate Change in Nebraska, followed by a report from the Sustainability Roundtable with Melissa Bakewell, Prabhakar Shrestha, Kelle Van Bruggen, and Reed Brodersen.
(Earth to Lincoln - November 18, 2014)
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25:52 min
Ecological election coverage with Elliot Bostar and Chelsea Johnson of the NE League of Conservation Voters. Plus, a word with John Hanson of the Nebraska Farmers Union, and Anna Wishart, Airport Authority, discusses her Election Day activities.
(Earth to Lincoln - November 4, 2014)
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27:24 min
Dave Domina, Nebraska's Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, discusses his stance on issues in this campaign, including environmental concerns, money in politics, the national debt, populism vs. partisanship, and what he sees as the major differences between himself and his Republican opponent, Ben Sasse.
(Earth to Lincoln - October 21, 2014)
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23:44 min
The warm heart, the good life: a conversation with Brad Kindler on permaculture, his experiences in Malawi and bringing it back to good old Nebraska. With live in the studio songs from JoshBrad of Kill County ! Music & Learning!
(Earth to Lincoln - October 14, 2014)
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25:13 min
On this pledge drive program, Ellen Wright examines the story of Lincoln's solid waste management, how it's changed over the years and how it can help strengthen the local economy in the future.
(Earth to Lincoln - October 7, 2014)
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39:33 min
Dr. Lucas Sabalka, of the Citizens Climate Lobby and the Nebraska League of Conservation Voters, discusses the work of both organizations, the costs of traditional energy and much more.
(September 24, 2014)
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26:40 min
Dennis Macek, a write-in candidate for the US Senate, on his platform of green energy, and a focus to go strictly renewable for our energy needs in the U.S
(Earth to Lincoln - September 9, 2014)
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27:03 min
Kelley Porter, Communications Manager with Lincoln Electric System, discusses the potential new solar farm coming to Lincoln, aimed at cutting down the utility's dependency on coal as an energy source.
(Earth to Lincoln - September 2, 2014)
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26:13 min
Astronomer John Johnson of the Nebraska Star Party discusses a new movement regarding urban light design to preserve dark skies.
(Earth to Lincoln-August, 19, 2014)
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24:28 min
Retired NWS Meteorologist, John Pollack, is discussing long range weather forecasts, as well as the long term effects of global warming.
(Earth to Lincoln-August, 12, 2014)
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27:27 min
As the state says goodbye to the Great March for Climate Action, host Nick Svoboda takes a look back at the Tar Sands Solidarity Event held to support the Healing Walk.
(Earth to Lincoln - August 5, 2014)
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28:14 min
Reverend Kim Morrow, Minister of Sustainability at First Plymouth Congregational Church and the Project Director at Nebraska Interfaith Power and Light, talks about faith and ecology.
(Earth to Lincoln-July, 29, 2014)
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