Learn what Hilton Hotel in Concord is doing to green their properties, using a model in the Bay Area as a pilot program. Hilton's Matt Hohenstreet says their new practice of refurbishing pillows is saving them a lot of green and keeping piles of pillows out of the landfill.
Lynn Palmer and Scott Kyle are two eco activists from Ontario, where environmental issues center around preserving forests and fighting threats from extractive industries, primarily mining. Lynn, who has participated in UN conferences, and Scott, a Green Party candidate in Canada weigh on Canada's recent pullout from Kyoto accords, Keystone controversy and the threat of climate change.
My trashiest green friend, Annie Leonard, joins me on The Green Front to talk about The Story of Stuff and her latest (en)viral video, The Story of Broke (on YouTube). Annie has it all; talent, brains, heart of green, humor and passion so don't miss this interview with my she-ro!
Meet Brad Friedman of Bradblog and Desi Doyen, co-hosts of The Green News Report, coming soon to The Green Front. Brad and Desi are so in sync with our views on green media, the political gridlock in Washington, and need for an eco-evolution that I'm sure we'll be chatting again soon!
A fellow green radio host, Alex Smith, joins Betsy to discuss the current state of environmental media in the age of climate change, freaky weather, peak oil and ocean issues, to name a few challenges. Alex' program, EcoShock, also airs on PRN so we interviewed each other about what's needed now!
Peter Joseph, Climate Project Presenter, comments on Newt Gingrichs' turnaround position on climate change realities. In an interview with Bill O'Reilly, Gingrich called the ad he made with Nancy Pelosi calling for bipartisan action to combat global warming four years ago, "a mistake'. Peter also shocks us (a bit) with the latest stats on weather records (hint: 2010 the hottest yet) and asks "What the frack?" are we doing with natural gas exploration?