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Your Community Spirit 2017-01-06

29:57 minutes (13.71 MB)

News includes Potential For Collapse Of Key Atlantic Current Rises; Pipeline Resistance Gathers Steam From Dakota Access, Keystone Success; Tesla Flips The Switch On The Gigafactory; Solar Could Beat Coal To Become The Cheapest Power On Earth. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Continuing The Conversation; Water Ways Museum On Main Street Exhibit; Peace And Justice Vigil; Southern Illinois Women's March And Rally.

Your Community Spirit 2017-01-13

29:22 minutes (13.44 MB)

News includes Unrelenting Global Warming Sends Sea Ice To Record Low As Scientists Feel Heat Too; Environment Dominates Threats To Global Economy; Native Americans Fight Texas Pipeline Using Same Model As Standing Rock; Climate Investigation Of Exxon Can Proceed In Massachusetts, State Judge Rules; Solar Power To Rise From Chernobyl's Nuclear Ashes. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Antifascist Coalition; Jackson Falls Hike; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Water Ways Museum On Main Street Exhibit; Southern Illinois Women's March And Rally. Due to technical diffic

Your Community Spirit 2017-01-27

27:16 minutes (12.49 MB)

News includes Climate Change March To Descend On Washington In April; Standing Rock Sioux Will Not Back Down; Climate Change Acceptance Grows In US Even As Voters Elect Candidate Who Denies It; Solar Employs More People In US Electricity Generation Than Oil, Coal, And Gas Combined. Happenings include Freecycle; Food Not Bombs; Kitchen Gadget Swap; Farmers Market; Black History Month; Taste Of Chocolate; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2017-02-03

28:33 minutes (13.07 MB)

News includes Climate Activist Escapes Conviction In Stunt That Shut Down 5 Pipelines; Rex Tillerson Confirmed By Senate And Oil Mogul Becomes Secretary Of State; Standing Rock Tribe Braces For Next Round of Dakota Pipeline Battle; Tesla Gives The California Power Grid A Battery Boost. Happenings include Black History Month At SIU; Pantry Purge: An Introduction Of The KonMari Method; Taste Of Chocolate; Farmers Market; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk; Walk In Solidarity With SIUC International Students; 2017 International Festival Week; Transpoetic Playground; Illinois Initiative; Food

Your Community Spirit 2017-02-10

28:32 minutes (13.06 MB)

News includes Protests Erupted Across The Nation In An 11th-Hour Effort To Stop The Dakota Access Pipeline; The Winter Of Blazing Discontent Continues In The Arctic; Republican Carbon Tax Proposal: Novel Climate Solution Or Regulatory Giveaway; After The Women's March: Six Mass US Demonstrations To Join This Spring; Solar Power Taking Hold In Nigeria One Mobile Phone At A Time. Happenings include Black History Month At SIIU; 2017 International Festival Week; Food Not Bombs; Farmers Market; Campus Lake Cleanup; Seed Saving Workshop; Finding The Gold Within; Antifascist Coalition; Rally For WGSS

Your Community Spirit 2017-02-17

28:13 minutes (12.91 MB)

News includes Scientists Have Just Detected A Major Change To The Earth's Oceans Linked To A Warming Climate; Standing Rock Tribes File Last-Ditch Effort To Block Dakota Pipeline; Climate Change Concerns Prompt Court To Block Vienna Airport Expansion; Cheap Solar Ambulances To Speed Into Service In Rural Bangladesh; 2016 Was US Solar's BIggest Year To Date With Record-Breaking 95 Percent Grwoth. Happenings include Black History Month At SIU; Movie And Pizza Party; Through The Darwinian Looking Glass; Farmers Market; Carbondale Home Buyer Seminar; Play With Food; New Humanist Forum; Simply Wate

Your Community Spirit 2017-03-03

29:53 minutes (13.68 MB)

News includes False Spring Could Spell Trouble For Crops, Bees; Massive Permafrost Thaw Documented In Canada, Portends Huge Carbon Release; Meet 8 Black Leaders Who Are Reshaping The Climate Movement; Bipartisan Effort Seeks To Double Minnesota's Renewable Energy Standard. Happenings include Nurtured By Nature Photo Exhibit; Farmers Market; All Species Puppet Making Workshop; Peace And Justice Vigil; Painting Party; Labyrinth Walk; Sign Making Party; Transpoetic Playground; Dialogue Workshop; Standing Rock Native Nations March.

Your Community Spirit 2017-03-10

29:32 minutes (13.52 MB)

News includes Trump's EPA Halts Request For Methane Information From Oil And Gas Producers; February's Warmth, Brought To You By Climate Change; Oceans Are About To Turn Into A Frothing Cauldron Of Death; California Just Hit An Incredible Solar Power Milestone. Happenings include Standing Rock Native Nations March; Farmers Market; Varsity Center Comedy Fundraiser; Continuing The Conversation; 3rd Annual Girls Rock Gala.

Your Community Spirit 2017-03-17

28:32 minutes (13.06 MB)

News include Carbon Dioxide Is Rising At Record Rates; Europe Faces Annual Extreme Coastal Floods In Future; Native Americans March On Washington For Their Rights; Exxon Concealed Tillerson's Alias Emails From NY Climate Fraud Probe, AG Claims; Solar Experiment Lets Neighbors Trade Energy Among Themselves. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; 3rd Annual Girls Rock Gala; SAFE Monthly Member Meeting; Advocacy 101 Training; New Humanist Forum; SI Women's March Exhibition; AES Solar Open House And 3 Chamber Ribbon Cutting; Continuing The Conversation; The Transpoetic Playground; Pilgrimage To

Your Community Spirit 2017-03-24

29:55 minutes (13.7 MB)

News includes State Of The Warming Climate In 2016: Truly Uncharted Territory; Doctors Say Climate Change Is Making Americans Sicker; Meet The Fixer: This Brooklynite Retrofits Cities; Germany Converts Coal Mine Into Giant Battery Storage For Surplus Solar And Wind Power. Happenings include SI Women's March Exhibition; Greyscale: Performing Across Difference; Food Not Bombs; Tree And Shrub Sale; Sister Circle; Spring Wildflowers Of Southern Illinois; League Forum Carbondale City Council Candidates; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Peace And Justice Vigil; All People's Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2017-04-07

31:02 minutes (14.21 MB)

News includes The Climate Could Hit A State Unseen In 50 Million Years; Climate Change Impacting Most Species On Earth, Even Down To Their Genomes; EU Utilities Vow To End Coal After 2020 As Trump Promises Revival; South Australia To Get 1 Billion Dollar Solar Farm And World's Biggest Battery. Happenings include WDBX Spring Friendship Drive; 11 Days For Compassion; Earth Month At SIU; Sale To Fight World Hunger; WDBX Presents: Blues & Brews; Continuing The Conversations; Food Not Bombs.

Your Community Spirit 2017-04-14

28:37 minutes (13.1 MB)

News includes Documentary Series Spotlights People Taking Science Into Their Own Hands; Could We Get Climate Action From Republicans; Young Republicans Want To Rescue Us From Climate Denial; Meet The Fixer: This Policy Wonk Shows State Leadership On Solar; Tiny Iowa Paper Just Won A Pulitzer For Tackling Farm Pollution; Chicago Wants To Dominate In Renewable Energy. Happenings include Earth Month At SIU; Sign Making Event For Climate And Science Marches; All Species Puppet Making Workshop; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; New Humanist Forum; Native Plant Giveaway.

Your Community Spirit 2017-04-21

29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

News includes March For Science: Nearly 500 Communities Across The Globe Will Partake In Earth Day Rallies; Climate Activists Plot How To Turn Anti-Trump Rage Into Anti-Trump Votes; Kentucky Coal Company Announces Plans To Build The State's Largest Solar Farm. Happenings include Earth Month At SIU; Movie And Pizza Party; Annual Spring Cleanup And Recycling Day; March For Science And All Species Parade; Taste Of Soul; Afternoon Tea With The Steampunk Society; Caravan To Cuba.

Your Community Spirit 2017-04-28

28:41 minutes (13.13 MB)

News includes The Next March Is All About Climate Change; Extreme Arctic Melt Is Raising Sea Level Rise Threat; Meet The Fixer: This Teenager Gives The Youngest Generation A Voice; Today's Energy Jobs Are In Solar, Not Coal. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Sign-Making Event Resist; Native Plant Sale; People's Climate March; Circle Of Ritual Wonderment; Transpoetic Playground; Divination; Spring Cleanup And Recycling Day: Round Two.

Your Community Spirit 2017-05-05

29:36 minutes (13.55 MB)

News includes Hundreds Of Thousands Demanded Climate Action In 90-Degree Weather On Trump's 100th Day; Flooding Forces Evacuations At SIU Carbondale, Roadway Closures Across Region; NYC Creates Climate Change Roadmap For Builders: Plan For Rising Seas: US Wind Energy Installations Surge. Happenings include For Kids' Sake 17th Annual Art Auction; Divination Performance Art At The Varsity Center; Spring Cleanup And Recycling Day: Round Two; Solar Knowledge For Beginners; Vigil For Peace And Justice; Breaking The Surface And Open House; Labyrinth Walk; Cardboard Boat Regatta.

Your Community Spirit 2017-05-12

29:46 minutes (13.63 MB)

News includes GOP Fails To Kill Methane Rule In A Capitol Hill Defeat For Oil And Gas Industry; Global Climate Talks Open With Tiny US Delegation; Thawing Alaska Permafrost Sends Autumn CO2 Emissions Surging; New Book On The Climate Crisis Makes The Persuasive Case That We're Not Doomed. Happenings include National Bike Month 2017; Freecycle; SAFE Skill Share: Researching Corporations; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground.

Your Community Spirit 2017-05-19

26:52 minutes (12.3 MB)

News includes EPA Asked The Public Which Rules To Scrap And Got Chewed Out; Warm Arctic Fuels Second-Warmest April On Record; US, Canada Tribes To Declare Keystone Opposition; China, India To Reach Climate Goals Years Early, As US Likely To Fall Far Short; Ask Umbra's 21 Day Apathy Detox. Happenings include National Bike Month 2017; Earth-Skills And Paddle On The Cache; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Against An Airport And Its World; Keep Carbondale Beautiful Planning Chicken Coop Tour; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2017-06-02

29:22 minutes (13.45 MB)

News includes Second Biggest Jump In Annual CO2 Levels Reported As Trump Leaves Paris Climate Agreement; Exxon Shareholders Approve Climate Resolution; Paramilitary Security Attacked And Targeted NoDAPL Activists As Jihadists; Only You Can Prevent Alternative Facts; US Renewable Energy Jobs Employ 800,000 People And Rising. Happenings include Vigil For Peace And Justice; Keep Carbondale Beautiful Planning Chicken Coop Tour; Labyrinth Community Walk; Klassics For Kids.

Your Community Spirit 2017-06-09

Click to play 29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

News includes US Coastal Cities Will Flood More Often And More Severely; We'll Always Have Paris; Plight Of The Bumblebees; Latest Numbers Show Electric Vehicle Advantage Is Growing. Happenings include Raspberry Full Moon Paddle Cache River; Fresh Fitness; New Humanist Forum; Shawnee Group Sierra Club Picnic; Permaculture Design And Biodynamic Planting Field Day; Growing New Energy Jobs; Free Help For Health Insurance Applications And Questions; Continuing The Conversation; Brown Bag Concert Series; Herbal Medicine Workshop At Dayempur Farm; 2017 Poetry In The Park Series Kickoff.

Your Community Spirit 2017-06-16

29:51 minutes (13.66 MB)

News includes Judge Rules That Rushing Approval For Dakota Access Pipeline Violated The Law; Wind And Solar Supplied 10 Percent Of US Electricity In March; Climate Change Study In Canada's Hudson Bay Thwarted By Climate Change; 28th Annual Energy Fair. Happenings include Fresh Fitness; SAFE Meeting; 2017 Poetry In The Park Series Kickoff; New Humanist Forum; Free Help For Health Insurance Applications And Questions; Continuing The Conversation; Brown Bag Concert Series; Champion Tree Contest; Fourth Friday Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2017-06-23

30:57 minutes (14.17 MB)

News includes Woolsey Operating Co Files For Fracking Permit In White County, IL; Ranking Oil Companies By Climate Risk; Scientists Saw A Nearly Unheard Of Antarctic Meltdown; World's Biggest Coal Company Closes 37 Mines As Solar Power's Influence Grows; Meet The Fixer: This CEO Plants Community Solar Gardens. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Solar Knowledge For Beginners; Fresh Fitness; Tunnel Hill Bike Ride; Youth Earth Skills And Paddle On The Cache River; Free Help For Health Insurance Applications And Questions; Continuing The Conversation; Brown Bag Concert Series; Eco Theater Camp

Your Community Spirit 2017-06-30

28:34 minutes (13.08 MB)

News includes Public Comments About Fracking Well Are On Hold; Warming Brews Big Trouble In Coffee Birthplace Ethiopia; BMW Tests Electric Cars As Power Grid Stabilizers; Southwest's Deadly Heat Wave Previews Life In A Warming World; Trial Date Set For Children's Climate Lawsuit Against US Government. Happenings include Rainbow Cafe Annual Yard Sale; Fresh Fitness; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walking Meditation; Continuing The Conversation; Brown Bag Concert Series; Cool Spoons Fundraiser For The Women's Center; Eco Theater Camp; Champion Tree Contest.

Your Community Spirit 2017-07-14

29:45 minutes (13.62 MB)

News includes Trillion-Ton Delaware-Size Iceberg Breaks Off Antarctica's Larsen C Ice Shelf; Ranchers Fight Keystone XL Pipeline By Building Solar Panels In Its Path; Climate Change Will Hit Southern Poor Hardest, US Economic Analysis Shows; Volve Is The First Mainstream Automaker To Say Goodbye Gas, Hello Electric; This Is How Climate Change Will Shift The World's Cities; China Just Built A 250-Acre Solar Farm Shaped Like A Giant Panda. Happenings include Fresh Fitness; WDBX House Party; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Brown Bag Concert Series; Cairo C

Your Community Spirit 2017-07-21

28:29 minutes (13.04 MB)

News includes Every Coal Waste Dump Is A Disaster Waiting To Happen; Florida Town Requires Solar On New Homes; 3 Million Mercedes Cars Got Recalled Over Emissions Concerns; No Talking Climate Change To Zuckerberg, White House Tells Scientist; Trump's Plot To Shrink The EPA Isn't Going As Planned; First Half of 2017 Was The Second Hottest To Date; Game Of Thrones Took Its Climate Change Metaphor Even Further. Happenings include Looking To The Future: Growing New Energy Jobs Downstate; Illinois Wildflowers For Home Gardens; Labyrinth Walk; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Champion Tree Co