Approaching Change: Can we adapt adapt to a changing climate? Can we create new and better energy systems?
In the first half of the show Amy Cilimburg talks with University of Montana Social Scientists Laurie Yung and Carina Wyborn about adaptation. preparedness, their research, and how we approach the future as our climate changes.
In the second half Diana Maneta, Executive Director of the Montana Renewable Energy Association, and Bryan von Lossberg, Executive Director of AERO: Alternative Energy Resources Organization, discuss how Montana could and should move toward more clean, fair, affordable, and distributed energy.
Who would associate being blind with a passion for space travel and exploration? In this nearly hour-long show, UM Journalism student Krysti Shallenberger talks with her sister-in-law Annaliese DeVyldere about the intersections of those two experiences in her life. Annaliese lives in Huntsville, Alabama, and is pursuing a space-related career. Catch a few tunes by Donna the Buffalo at the end. This show aired Nov. 12, 2013.
This show has two approximately half-hour halves (produced by Clark Grant & Beth Judy, aired Nov. 5, 2013). The first focuses on the Missoula Community Food Co-Op, an access point for local foods in the Missoula area. It starts in the kitchen of Amy Weiss, one of the working members of the co-op, and goes on to visit with co-op employee Kate Keller, who talks about the co-op’s inception and construction. In the second half, Martha Newell explores Fair Trade with Denise Attwood, founder of Ganesh Himal Trading Company in Spokane: What is it, how does it work, the whys and wherefores. More info on Fair Trade:
Ann Szalda-Petree and Teresa Waldorf present some standup comedy, along with some interesting archival recordings of Phyllis Diller talking about her experiences as a female comic in a male dominated industry. Produced for Montana Public Radio by Ann Szalda-Petree. Originally aired August 20, 2013.
November is Transgender Awareness Month. Ann Szalda-Petree interviews Bree Sutherland of the Gender Expansion Project and the Western Montana Gay and Lesbian Community Center, and Nat Shaye Walden of Helena, Montana about the trans experience, transitions, and Missoula’s Gender Expansion Conference. Produced by Ann Szalda-Petree for Montana Public Radio. Originally aired October
This episode features interviews with two women working at the forefront of transportation nationally and in the state of Montana. First is Virginia Sullivan, Director of Travel Initiatives for Adventure Cycling. Headquartered in Missoula, they research and produce cycling maps for the Adventure Cycling Route Network and work to inspire and empower people to travel by bicycle.
The second half of the program is a conversation with Nancy Wilson, Director of the Associated Students of the University of Montana. Nancy is a transportation advocate and state representative in the Montana legislature. In addition to her transportation advocacy work, she talks about her experiences in state government, starting with her work in neighborhoods in Missoula.
Recorded and produced by Montana Public Radio for In Other Words.
Beth Judy talks to Erin Edge about her work with Defenders of Wildlife helping to minimize bear-human conflict.
Science students Montana Hodges and Anna Bergstrom then share stories about their field work with Allison Mills, a science journalism student at the University of Montana. They all laugh about the trials of being women in field while speaking to the heart of what makes Montana landscapes and wildlife so important.