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Your Community Spirit 2011-12-02

Click to play 23:13 minutes (21.25 MB)

Due to technical difficulties, a portion of this podcast has been deleted. Some other portions have poor audio quality. News includes Occupy Updates Daily; How Police Became A Public Enemy; 10 Green Things To Be Thankful For. Happenings include Alternative Gift Fair; First Annual Christmahanukwanzadan; Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; Up-Cycle Fiber Collage; Lights Fantastic.

Your Community Spirit 2011-12-09

Click to play 29:05 minutes (6.66 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Occupy Moves Homeless Into Foreclosed Homes; Wal-Mart Spends Big To Help Anti-Enviro Candidates; Handling the Holiday Blues; U.S. Youth Steal Show At UN Climate Talk. Happenings include First Annual Christmahanukwanzadan at Gaia House; International Coffee Hour; Rice and Spice; For Kids' Sake Art Auction; Vigil for Peace; UN Human Rights Day.

Your Community Spirit 2011-12-16

30:59 minutes (28.37 MB)

News includes Occupy Everywhere updates; Return of the Keystone XL; Solar Industry Sets New Records. Happenings include Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; Exhibit on the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights.

Your Community Spirit 2011-12-23

28:50 minutes (26.39 MB)

News includes Occupy Everywhere; Top 5 Craziest Things GOP Contenders Said About Climate in 2011; Grow Gardens With Food Stamps; Erin Brockovich and Occupy Wall Street. Happenings include Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; recognition of Human Rights Day.

Your Community Spirit 2011-12-30

27:19 minutes (25.01 MB)

News includes FDA Backtracks on Anti-Antibiotics Pledge; Green New Year's Resolutions; Top 10 Clean Energy Stories of 2011. Happenings include Vigil for Peace; Shawnee Group Sierra Club's Annual New Year's Stone Soup.

Your Community Spirit 2012-01-06

29:31 minutes (27.03 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Fossil Fuels Receive 250 Types of Subsidies; Former Pipeline Inspector Calls Keystone XL a Potential Disaster; U.S. Coasts Unprepared For Higher Seas; Green New Year's Resolutions. Happenings include Vigil for Peace; Transpoetic Playground's Resolution Poetry; An Evening With John Muir.

Your Community Spirit 2012-01-13

30:23 minutes (27.82 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Strip Mining the Shawnee National Forest; 3D Printing Coming To Your Living Room; Americans Eat Less Meat; Living Without Money. Happenings include Bollywood Salsa Party at Rice and Spice; Midnight Movies at Big Muddy IMC; Community Gospel Choir for MLK Day; Kirtan at One O One Yoga; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-01-20

28:42 minutes (26.28 MB)

Today's song was End of the World by Danny Dolinger. News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Land Swap on the Shawnee National Forest; Pedestrians Get Blamed For Getting Killed While Wearing Headphones; Keystone XL a Win For Now. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Chinese New Year at Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; Environmental Policy Workshop; Teach-In in Honor of Margie Parker.

Your Community Spirit 2012-02-03

28:24 minutes (26 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Save Gaia House; Vegetarianism Becomes Passe; Ads on School Buses. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Ethiopian at Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier; Transpoetic Playground; Interveg.

Your Community Spirit 2012-02-10

28:27 minutes (26.05 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Wall Street Journal's Willful Climate Lies; States Require Insurers to Plan for Climate Change; Newly Discovered Fungus Eats Plastic. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Native American Midwinter Feast and Observance at Rice and Spice; Love at the Glove; Occupy Carbondale Movie Night; Vigil for Peace; Southern Illinois Roller Girls; Transpoetic Playground; Gaia House Stakeholder's Retreat; WDBX Valentine's Ball.

Your Community Spirit 2012-02-17

28:25 minutes (26.02 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Save Gaia House; State Considers Taxing Electric Cars; Why Farms Want Cold Winters; Americans Oppose Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Cars Are Expensive. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Muslim American Goodness at Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-02-24

30:13 minutes (27.66 MB)

News includes Occupy Everywhere; Save Gaia House; Solar Reaching Grid Parity in Germany; Vegetarian and Vegan Statistics; Local Foods in Winter. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Rent Party with Cajun Cooking and Zydeco Dancing at Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; It Gets Better; Soles for Souls Shoe Drive; Bucky Gras.

Your Community Spirit 2012-03-09

31:07 minutes (28.49 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Fourth-Warmest Winter On Record; Environmentalism isn't Socialism or Capitalism; FEMA pushes for disaster-proof green buildings. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Holi Festival at Rice and Spice; Vigil for Peace; Gaia House Open Mic; Survival 101; The Curse of Climate presentation at Science Cafe; Soles for Souls Shoe Drive.

Your Community Spirit 2012-03-16

29:31 minutes (27.02 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Occupy the Midwest Conference Raided; Sea Levels Are Rising; Small Temperature Increase Will Melt Greenland Icecap; World Governments Spent $1.4 Billion Daily to Disrupt Climate; Electric Scooter Rental Hits San Francisco. Happenings include Occupy the Midwest; St. Patrick's Day at Rice and Spice; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Amphibians of Southern Illinois; Poetry as Folk; Tree Rings and Climate at Science Cafe; Spring into Action at Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2012-03-23

29:19 minutes (26.85 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Record-Breaking Heat; Obama Fast-Tracks Keystone XL; EPA Says Methane Drinking Water is Okay. Happenings include Spring into Action at Gaia House; Top 10 Places in Southern Illinois You've Never Been; Green Earth Workday; Stop Hydraulic Fracturing.

Your Community Spirit 2012-03-30

29:53 minutes (27.35 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Hunger Games and Climate Change; Spring Cleaning DIY; Country's Dirtiest Air. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Pie Day at Rice and Spice; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Girls Make Movies Benefit Screening; Green Programming on WSIU-TV; Revenge of the Electric Car.

Your Community Spirit 2012-04-06

29:02 minutes (26.58 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Flying Cars; FDA Hides GMO Labeling Signatures; Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont Over Labeling; Spring Makeover for Pantries. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Malaysian at Rice and Spice; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Fracking Town Hall Meeting; Earth Day; Women's Center Tribute Garden.

Your Community Spirit 2012-04-13

30:27 minutes (27.87 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; A Villa Built Out Of Trash; Gonzo Urban Bike Racing; Hottest U.S. Winter On Record. Happenings include Sexual Assault Awareness Month; International Coffee Hour; Bengali New Year and Water Festival at Rice and Spice; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Earth Day; Saluki Powwow; Women's Center 40th Anniversary Tribute Garden; Cardboard City; Neighborhood Co-op's Annual 5K and Kid's K; Iron Chef.

Your Community Spirit 2012-04-20

30:11 minutes (27.64 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Earth Day; 2 Year Anniversary of BP Oil Spil; Snake Migration in Southern Illinois. Happenings include Sexual Assault Awareness Month; International Coffee Hour; Earth Day With Eco-Dawgs at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Salsa; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Carbondale Spring Clean-Up; St. Louis Earth Day; World Book Night; Green Earth Work Day; SIUC Earth Day.

Your Community Spirit 2012-04-27

26:34 minutes (24.32 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; High Gas Prices Affecting U.S. Drivers Differently This Time; Burger King Pledges Cage-Free Pork; Yet Another GMO Resistant To An Herbicide; 10 Green Topics Worth Losing Sleep Over. Happenings include Unite Against War on Women; International Coffee Hour; Local Foods Dinner; Open Mic; Salsa Dancing; Habitat for Humanity; AIDS Memorial Service; 11 Days of Compassion; Interfaith Dialog on Compassion in Religious and Public Space; Lunchtime Yoga Basics; Landscaping with Native Wildflowers at Giant City; Sale to Fight World Hunger in honor of Margie Parker. NOTE: Six minutes into the recording, there was a technical difficulty.

Your Community Spirit 2012-05-04

Click to play 31:40 minutes (7.25 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Biking Tips; Cloud Computers and the Environment; How To Dry Your Hands. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Cinco de Mayo, Salsa Dancing, and Open Mic at Rice and Spice; Howard Zinn film at Sustainable Living Film Series; Friday Night Fair; Art for Families of Prisoners; Intro to Non-Violent Communication; Originary Compassion, Art, Labyrinths, and Matrixial Aesthetics; Sale to Fight World Hunger.

Your Community Spirit 2012-05-11

Click to play 28:29 minutes (6.52 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Think Tanks Attack Wind Power; Pacific Garbage Patch Has Gotten 100 Times Worse In 40 Years; Last 12 Months Hottest On Record; U.S. Coal Lobbies Frantically To Save Coal Industry; Brammo Empulse Electric Motorcycle Unveiled. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Open Mic Night at Gaia House; Award-Winning Bengal Tigers at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; 11 Days for Compassion; Sustainable Film Series.

Your Community Spirit 2012-05-18

Click to play 30:06 minutes (6.89 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Test Your Mettle By Giving Up Shopping; Sun Solar Light Is Both Lifesaver And Work Of Art; Solar Powered Implants Could Help Blind People See; Sugar Sabotages Learning And Memory; Walkscore Measures Walkability. Happenings include Open Mic Night; Best of Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Downtown Art and Wine Fair; Invasive Species Program At Giant City; Bike To Work Day.

Your Community Spirit 2012-05-25

29:24 minutes (6.73 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Women On Wheels; High School Seniors Suspended For Biking To School; Climate Change Is Frying Our Cities; Swap-O-Matic Vending Machine Lets You Trade Not Buy; Los Angeles Becomes Largest U.S. City To Ban Plastic Bags; Congress Raises Middle Finger To Young Bicyclists. Happenings include Puerto Rican at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; Campfire Programs at Crab Orchard; Household Hazardous Waste Collection.

Your Community Spirit 2012-06-01

Click to play 31:02 minutes (7.1 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Supersized Soda Ban; Chicago Aims For Zero Traffic Fatalities Within 10 Years; High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Not Corn Sugar; E-Waste Recycling. Happenings include Open Mic Night; Indian Food at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Friday Night Fair; Habitat For Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Household Hazardous Waste Collection; Campfire Programs at Crab Orchard Wildlife Refuge.

Your Community Spirit 2012-06-08

Click to play 30:33 minutes (6.99 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Climate Hawks Campaign For Something Good; Shell FAIL; Genetically Modified Organisms Invade Switzerland; Furniture Made From Recycled Plastic And Human Hair; GMO Beets And Sugar Shortage; GMO Corn Outpaced By Traditional Corn; Composting Toilets Don't Smell. Happenings include SIUC Summer Semester; Open Mic at Gaia House; Brinner at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Campfire Programs at Crab Orchard; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-06-15

Click to play 28:44 minutes (6.58 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; U.S. Market For Solar Likely To Double This Year; Great Pacific Garbage Patch Stars In Graphic Novel; Compost Cab. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Colombian Feast at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Campfire Programs.

Your Community Spirit 2012-06-22

Click to play 29:04 minutes (6.65 MB)

News includes Occupy Everywhere; Gaia House Membership Drive; Rio Walkout; How To Live Without Air Conditioning; Bumblebee Decline; Activists Die Defending Environment. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Indian Solstice and Membership Drive at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-06-29

Click to play 32:39 minutes (7.48 MB)

News includes Gaia House Membership; Occupy Updates Daily; 34.1 MPG CAFE Standards For 2016 Upheld; Veggie Prescriptions Make People Healthier; 15 Green Home Projects For Under $500. Happenings include Open Mic Night; 4th of July at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Meet Your Local Produce at Neighborhood Co-op Grocery.

Your Community Spirit 2012-07-06

Click to play 30:06 minutes (6.89 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Fireworks Extra Dangerous This Year; Most Americans Agree That Conserving Nature Is Patriotic; Passive Solar Design Changing; DIY Electronics Empowers Communities. Happenings include Open Mic Night; 4th of July at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; International Coffee Hour; Friday Night Fair; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba.

Your Community Spirit 2012-07-13

Click to play 30:12 minutes (6.91 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; DIY Electronics; Beating the Heat; Farm Bill Props Doomed Crops; Brazilian Inmates Reduce Sentence with Pedal Power; Link Between Drug-Resistant Bladder Infections and Poultry Antibiotics; Drought and Young Trees. Happenings include Friday the 13th at Open Mic Night; Salsa Dancing; Morning Yoga Basics for Women; International Coffee Hour; Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-07-20

Click to play 31:12 minutes (7.14 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; DIY Electronics; Kinetic Sidewalks Enlighten Olympics; 100 Groups Ask Surgeon General for Report on Soda; Las Vegas Turns Beer Bottles Into Building; What's Wrong With Your Tomato Plant; Revitalizing Detroit with Zombies. Happenings include Open Mic at Gaia House; Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Morning Yoga Basics; International Coffee Hour; Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; Big Muddy IMC Open House; Picnic for Pride in Jefferson County.

Your Community Spirit 2012-07-27

Click to play 30:18 minutes (6.93 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Falling Renewables Costs and Fracking; Beef Magazine Rejects Meatless Monday; LED Lighting Imitates Sun; Green Project of the Week. Happenings include Open Mic Night; Rice and Spice; Salsa; Morning Yoga Basics for Women; International Coffee Hour; Friday Night Fair; Keep Carbondale Beautiful's 25th Anniversary Celebration; Campfire Programs at Crab Orchard; Dinner Fundraiser for Super Splash Park Outdoor Aquatic Center.

Your Community Spirit 2012-08-03

Click to play 30:23 minutes (6.95 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; New Aquatic Center Coming to Carbondale; Drought Updates; Fracking Secrets; Speed Showering. Happenings include Open Mic; Rice and Spice; Iftar Dinner Next Week; Salsa Dancing; Yoga Basics for Women; Friday Night Fair; Campfire Program at Crab Orchard; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Tapped at Sustainable Film Series; Hummingbird Fest.

Your Community Spirit 2012-08-10

Click to play 31:47 minutes (7.27 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Short Sharp Showers; 12 Companion Plants for Tomatoes; Reinventing Fire; This Week's Green Project. Happenings include Open Mic; Turkish Iftar at Rice and Spice; Friday Night Fair; Campfire Programs at Crab Orchard; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Hiroshima and Nagasaki Commemoration; Recovery Discovery.

Your Community Spirit 2012-08-17

Click to play 30:39 minutes (7.02 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Harry Reid Slugs Fossil Fuel in the Face; How to Keep the Drought from Draining Your Wallet; Saving Sharks; Green Projects. Happenings include Open Mic; Rice and Spice; Morning Yoga Basics Friday Night Fair; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace.

Your Community Spirit 2012-08-24

Click to play 29:53 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Antarctic Temperature Spike Linked to Ongoing Ice Loss; Heroic Weatherman Talks Climate in Red State; We've Already Used a Year's Worth of Resources in 2012. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Rice and Spice; Folkstravaganza XIII; Gaia Open House.

Your Community Spirit 2012-08-31

Click to play 32:16 minutes (7.38 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; GOP's Climate Position Tracks With Oil Donations; Romney and Climate Change; 5 Ways GOP Platform Fails Environment; Green Projects. Happenings include Local Organic Gardening Initiative of Carbondale; Open Mic Night; Sikh Feast at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Morning Yoga Basics; InterVeg; Friday Night Fair; International Coffee Hour; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Energy Debate; National Rally for Change.

Your Community Spirit 2012-09-07

Click to play 30:48 minutes (7.05 MB)

News includes Home Sweet Zero Energy Home; Occupy Updates Daily; Organic Food Possibly Not More Nutritious But Still More Sustainable; Futility of Climatespotting; Extreme Weather Supersizes Global Food Price Tags; Not Just Young People Who Are Giving Up On Ownership. Happenings include Local Organic Gardening Initiative of Carbondale; Open Mic Night at Gaia House; Carbondale Rocks Revival Music Festival; Asian Vegan Feast at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Yoga Basics for Women; InterVeg; International Coffee Hour; Friday Night Fair; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Woody Guthrie's Centennial

Your Community Spirit 2012-09-14

Click to play 29:25 minutes (6.73 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Climate Change Makes Summer Crime Worse; More Climate Change Equals More Hay Fever; Arctic Loses Enough Ice to Cover Canada; Methane Trapped at Bottom of Ocean Poses Climate Risk. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Open Mic Night; Raw Food Feast at Rice and Spice; Salsa; Friday Night Fair; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Sierra Club Hike at Panther Den Wilderness; Naked Yard Sale; Pride Picnic.

Your Community Spirit 2012-09-21

Click to play 29:52 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Twitter Turns Over Occupy Tweets to New York Court; iPhone Users Have Spent $6 Billion on Broken Phones; Robotic Plant Drone Moves Houseplants to Sunny Spots; The World's First Liliger; Bill Nye and Isaac Asimov Sing About Climate Change; Jill Stein Wants to Occupy White House; Great American Interactive Wildfire Map. Happenings include Peace at Open Mic Night; Canning Party at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Morning Yoga Basics for Women; Naked Yard Sale; Pride Picnic.

Your Community Spirit 2012-09-28

Click to play 32:28 minutes (7.43 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Economic Growth Slowed by Drought; Ice Not the Only Thing Melting in Arctic; Ocean Floor For Sale; Fox News Misleads Audiences on Climate Change; Saudi Arabia Goes Solar; Georgia Power Goes Solar; Inuit Perspective on Climate Change. Happenings include International Coffee Hour; Native American Day at Gaia House Open Mic; Mediterranean Sun Foods at Rice and Spice; Salsa Dancing; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Half the Sky at Community Cinema at Carbondale Public Library; Lorax Movie Night at Gaia House; Native Plant Sale at Murdale Shopping Center.

Your Community Spirit 2012-10-05

Click to play 32:48 minutes (7.51 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; No Mention of Climate at First Debate; Japanese Collective Turns Phone Booths Into Aquariums; Apple a Day Helps Heart; Bhutan Goes Organic; An Hour in Toxic Russian Lake Could Kill You. Happenings include Local Organic Gardening Initiative of Carbondale (LOGIC); Teachers at Gaia House Open Mic; Hispanic Heritage Month Feast at Rice and Spice; Yoga Basics for Women; International Coffee Hour; Habitat for Humanity; Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Downtown Art and Wine Fair; Oracle of Delphi; Doug Allen on Non-Violence.

Your Community Spirit 2012-10-12

Click to play 29:17 minutes (6.7 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Vice Presidential Candidates Debate; Why Buy Bulk Foods; Obama OKs First New Oil Refinery in 30 Years; Jack-O-Lantern Stencils from the Department of Energy; Monsanto vs Soybean Farmers in Supreme Court; Green Projects. Happenings include Poetry and Comedy at Gaia House Open Mic; Israeli Feast at Rice and Spice; Sierra Club Hike at Clayton Hollow Loop Trail; Community Coat Drive at University Baptist Church.

Your Community Spirit 2012-10-19

Click to play 27:43 minutes (6.34 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; McKibben's Road Show Takes Aim at Big Oil; Your Tax Dollars Subsidize Cheap Energy in China. Happenings include WDBX Fall Membership Drive; International Coffee Hour; Take Back The Night; Drums at Gaia House Open Mic; Award-Winning Bengal Tigers at Rice and Spice; Pyles Fork Preserve Trail Improvement; Trivia Night to Benefit Good Samaritan Food Pantry; Taste of Faith; Solving the Climate Crisis presentation and discussion with Aur 'da energy mon' of Your Community Spirit.

Your Community Spirit 2012-10-26

Click to play 30:09 minutes (6.9 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Sugary Soda Makes Kids Violent; Alternative Presidential Debate; Judge Bans GMOs in Wildlife Refuges; National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week; Teen Finishes 130 Square-Foot Mortgage-Free Home; Green Projects. Happenings include SIPA at Gaia House Open Mic; Deepavali Feast at Rice and Spice; Sustainable Living Expo; Protect Illinois Against Fracking Rally; Shawnee Group Sierra Club Trash Bash.

Your Community Spirit 2012-11-02

Click to play 31:50 minutes (7.29 MB)

This episode features an interview with special guest Angela of Eco Womb and the Conscious Caravan. News includes Hurricane Sandy a.k.a Hurricane Exxon; O.U.R. Walmart Strikes; Homeless Turned Away From Evacuation Shelters; Sandy Breaks At Least 9 Records; Wind and Solar Weather the Storm. Happenings include Open Mic at Gaia House; Loi Krathong at Rice and Spice; 40th Anniversary at the Women's Center; Trail of Tears Memorial Walk; A Celebration of Garlic and Ecological Farming; Shawnee National Forest Volunteer Day.

Your Community Spirit 2012-11-09

Click to play 29:22 minutes (6.72 MB)

News includes Red Cross Accused of Misusing Funds; Lobbyists and Lawyers Blame Sandy Survivors for Slow Recovery; Marriage Equality Rights Make Huge Leaps; Several States Legalize Recreational and Medicinal Marijuana; Occupy Sandy Accepting Donations; Renewable Energy Industry Weighs In on Obama Victory; Transit-Related Ballot Initiatives Fare Well; 7 Ballot Initiatives Bucking the Status Quo. Happenings include Open Mic at Gaia House; Ayurvedic Feast at Rice and Spice; Free Paint and Oil Collection; Pyles Fork Creek Clean-Up; Campus Tree Planting; America Recycles Day; International Coffee Ho

Your Community Spirit 2012-11-16

Click to play 31:40 minutes (7.25 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Obama Places Low Priority on Climate Change; 77 Percent of Americans Think Fighting Climate Change Should Be a Priority; U.S. Solar Industry is a Job Creator; Chicago's Urban Farm District Could Be Biggest in Nation; BP Agrees to Settlement. Happenings include Native American Feast at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; International Coffee Hour; Farmer's Market; Winter Farmer's Market; Vigil for Peace; Cleanup Day in Murphysboro.

Your Community Spirit 2012-11-23

Click to play 30:28 minutes (6.97 MB)

News includes Israel and Gaza Cease-Fire Agreement; Firefighters in NYC Cited for Feeding the Hungry; Walmart Workers Celebrate Black Friday with Strikes and Protests; Teenage Girl Invents Solar Water Purification Jug; Keystone XL Pipeline Being Built; Small Business Saturday; Walmart Claims to Be Sustainable; Reverend Billy Sings about Sandy and Shopping; People Under 27 Have Never Felt Colder-Than-Average Month; Biblio-Mat Vends Antiquarian Books. Happenings include Thanksgiving at Rice and Spice; Vegetarian Thanksgiving at Gaia House; Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2012-12-14

Click to play 29:52 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Tiny Twisters Could Power Your Town; Antarctica Invaded By King Crabs; Seven States Sue EPA Over Methane From Oil And Gas; How To Get Conservatives To Care About The Environment; Agroforests Heal Food Systems And Fight Climate Change. Happenings include Latin Holiday Party at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; Winter Farmers' Market; U.N. Human Rights Day; Holiday Foods at Good Samaritan. Note: Unfortunately, we were unable to record our show on December 7, 2012.

Your Community Spirit 2012-12-28

Click to play 31:19 minutes (7.17 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Western Antarctica Warming Three Times Faster Than Rest Of World; 2012 Climate Scorecard; Seattle Mayor Calls For City's Pension Funds To Dump Oil Stocks; Energy Conservation Gets Gamified; School District Saves $1.5 Million By Turning Off Lights And Stuff. Happenings include Sierra Club Stone Soup Picnic; Winter Farmers' Market; Holiday Foods At Good Samaritan; Second Annual Christmahanukwanzadan. Note: The show did not air on December 21 due to both hosts being out of town.

Your Community Spirit 2013-01-04

Click to play 31:03 minutes (7.11 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Record Made Out Of Ice; 10 Tech Resolutions For 2013; New Keystone XL Blockade; Exxon Takes 46 Minutes To Shut Off Broken Pipeline; Feds Fine Transocean $1.4 Billion for Deepwater; Solar Panels Getting Cheaper. Happenings include Questions of Faith and Reality; Winter Farmers’ Market; Promised Land Film Discussion.

Your Community Spirit 2013-01-11

Click to play 31:41 minutes (7.25 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Idle No More; 2012 Warmest Year On Record For U.S.; NY Governor Cuomo Lays Out Plan To Fight Climate Change, Increase Clean Energy; 1,500 Protesters Swarm Albany To Call For Continued Fracking Ban In NY; The Sharing Economy; RE-volv Makes Community Pot Of Solar Gold. Happenings include Winter Farmers' Market; Insight Meditation; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2013-01-18

Click to play 30:43 minutes (7.03 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Idle No More; California Teams Up With Amtrak On High Speed Rail; Keystone Even Worse For Climate Than You Thought; Marcellus N.Y. Bans Fracking; Soot Is The Second Most Dangerous Global Warming Pollutant; Crop Insurance Claims Likely To Hit $16 Billion In Wake Of 2012 Drought. Happenings include Welcome Back Mexican Feast at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House; Green Earth at Chautauqua Bottoms; Winter Farmers' Market; Second Annual Christmahanukwanzadan; Not My Life film showing; SIUC Fossil Free.

Your Community Spirit 2013-01-25

Click to play 31:48 minutes (7.28 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Sierra Club Endorses Peaceful Civil Disobedience Over Keystone XL; Victoria's Secret Will Soon Offer Nontoxic Bras; Chicago's Bird Casualties Offer Clues on Climate Change; How To Respond To People Who Say Cold Weather Disproves Climate Change; Grocery Store Cuts Waste By Selling Imperfect Fruit. Happenings include Rice and Spice Cookbook; Fracking the Heartland; Soul Talk; Vigil for Peace; Winter Farmers' Market; Warming Foods at Rice and Spice; Open Mic at Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2013-02-01

Click to play 32:00 minutes (7.32 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Apocalypse Week; Energy Aggregation; Hemp Legalization In Colorado; External Airbags In Cars To Protect Cyclists; Rural Poor Becoming Market For Solar Power; Oak Park Test-Drives Solar Smart Grid; Drought Caused Omaha Street To Erupt In Fireballs. Happenings include Houses Of Faith; Soul Talk At Gaia House; Yoga Basics For Women; Winter Farmers' Market; Chinese New Year At Rice And Spice.

Your Community Spirit 2013-02-08

Click to play 31:17 minutes (7.16 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Eve Ensler Connects Violence Against Women and Planet; Bike Sharing Goes Big; USDA Reports Predict End Times For Crops And Forests; USDA Cracks Down On Greasy And Sweet Snacks; Uruguayan Government Gives Bikes In Exchange For Guns. Happenings include Art, Woman, Self; One Billion Rising; Soul Talk; Yoga Basics For Women; Winter Farmers' Market; Caribbean Beach Party At Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2013-02-15

Click to play 32:54 minutes (7.53 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Elon Musk Debunks Negative Tesla Model S Review Using Science; Beer Brewers Fight Fracking; Energy Secretary Denies Lurid Solar Panel Allegations; Rahm Emmanuel Encourages Chicagoans To Eat Veggies; USDA Talks Climate With Denialist Farmers; Germany Has More Solar Because Everyone Wins. Happenings include Soul Talk; Changing Climate Of Agriculture And Food; Cooking Club; Caribbean Beach Party at Rice and Spice; Open Mic; Vagina Monologues; Seed Swap; Winter Farmers' Market.

Your Community Spirit 2013-02-22

Click to play 32:59 minutes (7.55 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Largest Climate Rally In History; Obama Golfs With Oil Execs During Climate Rally; Plug-In Cars Are Selling; 9 Amazing Teenagers Innovating In Cleantech. Happenings include Soul Talk; Gaia House Cooking Club; The Changing Climate Of Food And Agriculture; American Muslim Goodness With Henry At Rice And Spice; Big Muddy Film Festival; 11 Days For Food Justice; Winter Farmers' Market.

Your Community Spirit 2013-03-01

Click to play 31:18 minutes (7.17 MB)

News includes Occupy Updates Daily; Pay As You Go Solar; Kid Writes Cute Letter To Yosemite; Turbine-Equipped Urinals Power Carnival; Mexico City Has Masked Defender of Pedestrians; Street Pedestrian Turns Corporate Misdeeds Into Funraiser For Kids; Global Food Giants Get Bad Grades On Environment And Ethics. Happenings include Gardening 101 Workshop; Yoga Basics For Women; Vegan African Diaspora Cuisine At Rice And Spice; Ethics Of Drone Strikes; Sustainable Living Film Series; Fracking Truth Event; Margie Parker Teach-In On Drones; Winter Farmers' Market; Open Mic At Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2013-03-15

Click to play 28:32 minutes (6.53 MB)

News includes Rethinking Education For Resilience And Sustainability; Outdoor Adventured In Southern Illinois; Zero Traffic Fatalities; Subway-Riding Pope; Buy Electric Car Cheap And Rent The Battery. Happenings include Yoga Basics For Women; New Habitat For Humanity House; Carbondale City Council Candidate Forum; Margie Parker Teach-In On Drone Policy; LOGIC Drop-In Double Dig Workshop; Matching Grant For Money And Food Donations To Good Samaritan; Winter Farmers' Market; Flavor Of Caribbean Costa Rica At Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House; Cache River Watershed Birding Hikes.

Your Community Spirit 2013-03-22

Click to play 29:33 minutes (6.76 MB)

News includes Satellite-Controlled Wind-Powered Robot In Antarctica; Abu Dhabi Mega Solar Plant Frees Up Oil For Export; Tar Sands Blockade Pressures Banks To Divest; Bike Delivery Boom Making Big Cities Better; Tech Companies Stay Virtual; Los Angeles To Ditch Coal By 2025. Happenings include Soul Talk; Yoga Basics for Women; LOGIC Drop-In Double Dig Workshop; Matching Grant Doubles Your Donation To Good Sam; Winter Farmers' Market; Vegetarian Soul Food at Rice and Spice; Cache River Watershed Birding Hikes; Spring Cleaning At Gaia House; Cinethesia Feminist Film Festival.

Your Community Spirit 2013-03-29

Click to play 30:05 minutes (6.89 MB)

News includes Diary Of A One Month Vegan; Giant Investment Bank Taken Over By Hippie Alarmists; Oil Industry Likely Triggered Earthquake; What 2,000 Calories Looks Like; Do Trees Fight Crime In Philadelphia. Happenings include Yoga Basics For Women; Holistic Birthing Choices; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Drone Teach-In; Holi Feast At Rice And Spice; American Muslim Identity; Cache River Watershed Spring Birding Hikes.

Your Community Spirit 2013-04-05

Click to play 26:17 minutes (6.02 MB)

News includes Monsanto Flirting With Disaster; Tar Sands Oil Spills; Small Scale Solutions Won't Save World; Citigroup Says Natural Gas Will Help Renewables; Walmart Gets Customers To Make Delivery; Global Subsidies To Fossil Fuels At Least $1.9 Trillion; Frackers Dodge Responsibility. Happenings include Sustainable Living Film Series; Fuller Future Festival; LOGIC Bake Sale and Drop-In Workday; Habitat for Humanity; No More Secondhand Lifestyle; Teach-In For Peace On Drone Policy.

Your Community Spirit 2013-04-12

Click to play 30:48 minutes (7.05 MB)

News includes Letter From Bill McKibben; Smart Phones For Seniors; Using Aging Retrofitted Pipes To Ship Tar Sands; How Greens Can Stay Happy Without Drugs. Happenings include Rise Up Southern Illinois; Bengali At Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; March Against Drones; LOGIC Meeting; Sale To Fight World Hunger; March Against Child Abuse.

Your Community Spirit 2013-04-19

Click to play 29:45 minutes (6.81 MB)

News includes Bipartisan Energy Efficiency Bill; Court Rescues Belizean Coral From Offshore Drillers; Peabody Energy Screwing Workers Out Of Health Care; Representative Says Exxon Deserves Pat On Back For Response To Arkansas Spill. Happenings include Rise Up Southern Illinois; Do The Math Climate Change Film And Discussion; Forests, Climate, And Carbon; Persian Feast At Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House; March Against Child Abuse; Monk On The Go; Sale To Fight World Hunger; Spring Cleanup And Recycling Day; LOGIC Earth Day Jamboree; Carbondale Interfaith Council Anniversary Dinner And Pr

Your Community Spirit 2013-04-26

Click to play 31:22 minutes (7.18 MB)

News includes 11 Cities Commit To Fossil Fuel Divestment; Big Ag Fights To Keep Out Prying Eyes; Fracking Waste Deemed Too Radioactive For Hazardous Waste Dump; Solar Power System Makes Electricity And Clean Water At The Same Time: Cats Get Addicted To McDonald's. Happenings include Spring At Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Monk On The Go; AIDS Candlelight Memorial Service.

Your Community Spirit 2013-05-03

Click to play 27:05 minutes (6.2 MB)

News includes ExxonMobil's Tar Sands Pipeline Leaks Again; Atlantic Coastal Waters Hottest Since Measuremetns Began; Fracking Threatens To Escalate Water Wars; Bike Parties; Watch Solar Plane Fly Across America; Make Commute More Exciting With Mario Transit Maps. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Rice And Spice; Open Mic Night At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; World Labyrinth Day; For Kid's Sake Art Auction; Change Release Party.

Your Community Spirit 2013-05-10

Click to play 27:14 minutes (6.23 MB)

News includes Judge Says EPA's Lax Dispersant Guidelines Can Stand; Climate Change Will Kick Our Asses; California Town Of Sebastopol Will Require Solar Panels; Scientist Seeks Crowdfunding For Air Pollution Study. Happenings include Best Of Rice And Spice; Open Mic At Gaia House; LOGIC Work Day; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Cache River Nature Fest 2013; Book Signing For Change.

Your Community Spirit 2013-05-17

Click to play 33:27 minutes (7.66 MB)

News includes 97 Out Of 100 Climate Scientists Agree Humans Responsible For Warming; Climate Disasters Cost Taxpayers $96 Billion; Colorado Farmer Ploughs Ahead With Hemp Farming; America's First Climate Refugees; App To Buycott Terrible Companies; Vermont Passes GMO-Labeling Law. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Bike To Work Day; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Forum On Freedom To Marry Act; Book Signing For Change.

Your Community Spirit 2013-05-24

Click to play 28:12 minutes (6.45 MB)

News includes Illinois Fracking Bill; 10 Cities That Will Be Hit Hardest By Climate Change; House Votes To Take Keystone Out Of Obama's Hands; Climate Activists Protest At Obama Group's Climate Events; Future Of Urban Farming Is Pink. Happenings include Anti-Fracking Demonstrations In Springfield; Open Mic Night; Brown Bag Concert And Lunch Series; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Book Signing For Change.

Your Community Spirit 2013-05-31

Click to play 31:17 minutes (7.16 MB)

News includes Illinois Fracking Bill Passes; Fracking Accident Leaks Benzene Into Colorado Stream; Local Elections In Washington State Are Big Deal For Coal And Climate; Illegal Monsanto GMO Wheat Found In Oregon; As World Marches Against Monsanto, Senate Protects GMOs From Labeling; Support For Climate Is New Normal In U.S. Happenings include Brown Bag Concert and Lunch Series; Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Saturday Night Music.

Your Community Spirit 2013-06-07

Click to play 32:19 minutes (7.4 MB)

News includes Pro-Fracking Greens Called Out In Ecologist's New Manifesto; Gulf Oil Wells Leaking Since 2004 Hurricane; Monsanto Says Opponents May Be To Blame For GMO Wheat Escape; Arctic Summers Could Be Nearly Ice Free In 7 Years; BP To Pump $1 Billion Into Alaska Drilling Efforts; Carbon Pricing Catching On Around Globe But Not in Washington D.C.; Bike Part Vending Machine Can Rescue You From Breakdowns. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Saturday Night Music; Transpoetic Playground; Brown Bag Conce

Your Community Spirit 2013-06-14

Click to play 27:26 minutes (6.28 MB)

News includes How Fracking Companies Exploit Amish Farmers; Colorado Burning As Climate Change Extends Wildfire Season; Climate Change Could Increase Areas At Risk Of Flood By 45 Percent; How The World Can Get On Track With Climate Goals; Yes Men Get Away With Chamber Of Commerce Prank; Bike Parking System Sucks Your Ride Into Depths Of Earth. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Brown Bag Concert And Lunch Series.

Your Community Spirit 2013-06-21

Click to play 28:27 minutes (6.51 MB)

Happy Solstice! News includes Midwest Renewable Energy Association's Energy Fair Comes To Central Wisconsin; Thousands of Radio Stations Up For Grabs; China Warns It Will Execute Serious Polluters; Trees Save Lives In 10 Major U.S. Cities; Obama Climate Strategy Coming Soon; Coal Foes Suffer Setbacks In Fight Against Exports; Keystone XL Won't Use State Of The Art Spill Tech; Indianapolis To Get Nation's Largest EV Sharing Program; Cities Adapt To Climate Reality. Happenings include Open Mic Night At Gaia House; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market

Your Community Spirit 2013-06-28

Click to play 35:12 minutes (8.06 MB)

News includes Supreme Court Decisions On DOMA And Voting Rights Act; Obama Release Climate Plan; Obama Climate Plan Endorses Fracking; Obama Will Only OK Keystone If It Won't Significantly Increase CO2; Republicans Say Obama's Plan Is A War On America; 1 In 4 Rush Hour Vehicles In London Is A Bicycle. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Farmer's Market.

Your Community Spirit 2013-07-05

Click to play 31:16 minutes (7.16 MB)

News includes Josh Fox's "Gasland 2" To Explore Power Politics Of Fracking; House Responds To Obama's Climate Plan With An Offshore Drilling Plan; Climate Change Making Allergies Worse; Energy Companies Say Releasing CO2 Data Would Jeopardize Trade Secrets; Bikeshare Rolls Into Chi-Town; 16 Year Old Makes Plastic Out Of Banana Peels; Soccer Ball Generates Energy While You Play. Happenings include Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Transpoetic Playground; Parents In Prison.

Your Community Spirit 2013-07-12

Click to play 29:53 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes Republican Makes Anonymous Call For Climate Action; Fracking Triggers Quakes And Seismic Chaos; Google Hosts Fundraiser For Climate-Denying Senator Inhofe; Wetlands Protect Coasts From Megastorms; 17 Year Old Out To Save Planet. Happenings include Parents in Prison; Open Mic Night At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; WDBX Rock Block Summer Carnival; A Day At Stateville; 778 Bullets; Family Day.

Your Community Spirit 2013-07-19

Click to play 31:53 minutes (7.3 MB)

News includes EPA Gets A New Boss; Ohio Lawmakers Against Fracking Tax Got Money From Frackers; Burning Fossil Fuels Impairs Burning Fossil Fuels; World Bank Joins War On Coal; Polite Bike Activists Get Results; Peru's Poorest Citizens Will Soon Have Solar. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; 778 Bullets Film Screening.

Your Community Spirit 2013-07-26

Click to play 30:00 minutes (6.87 MB)

News includes Antarctica's Permafrost Melting; Arctic Methane Escape Could Cost $60 Trillion; Weeds Could Save Dinner; No One Knows How To Stop These Tar Sands Oil Spills; Tomato And Apple Peels Help Purify Water. Happenings include Taking Initiative Nation Of Heroes; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Friday Night Fair; Family Day.

Your Community Spirit 2013-08-02

Click to play 31:57 minutes (7.31 MB)

News includes Global Warming Could Cause 50 Percent Increase In Violent Conflict; Turning Deserts Into Carbon-Sucking Tree Plantations; Koch Brothers Hire Lobbyists To Fight Carbon Tax; $100 Million Worth Of Natural Gas Burned Off Every Month In North Dakota; Offshore Auction Signals Start Of Wind Bonanza; Save Economy By Visiting Park. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Family Day At Gaia House.

Your Community Spirit 2013-08-09

Click to play 29:13 minutes (6.69 MB)

News includes A Year Of Broken Climate Records; Keystone XL Pipeline Alternative; Climate Change Pushing Marine Life Toward Poles; Richmond, California Fights Back After Refinery Explosion; 14-Year-Old Debates GMOs With Condescending TV Host; Electric Roads Make Plugging In EVs A Thing Of The Past. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Week of Welcome.

Your Community Spirit 2013-08-16

Click to play 31:20 minutes (7.17 MB)

News includes White House Goes Solar Again; Fracking Company Wants To Build Pipeline For Water; Climate Change Could Create Business Opportunities For Defense Contractor; Cutting Soot And Methane Would Not Help Climate As Much As Hoped; L.A.'s Ron Finley Wants To Make Gardening Gangsta. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Illinois Renewable Energy And Sustinable Lifestyle Fair; Week Of Welcome; Free Lemonade Stand; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Beyond 778 Bullets.

Your Community Spirit 2013-08-23

Click to play 32:19 minutes (7.4 MB)

News includes Sprayable Caffeine; BLM Sells Coal Mining Lease But No One Buys; Climate Scientists 95 Percent Sure Humans Global Causing Warming; By 2050, Flooding Could Cost Costal Cities $60 Billion Per Year; Free App Helps You Find Home For Leftovers; Next Great Farming Frontier Is Upward. Happenings include LOGIC Drop-In Workday; Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Questions of Faith And Reality; Game Night.

Your Community Spirit 2013-08-30

Click to play 32:59 minutes (7.55 MB)

News includes Name Hurricanes After Obstructionist Legislators; North Carolinans Forced To Accept Fracking On Their Property; Superstorm Sandy Washed Away Half Of Fire Island's Sand; Fukushika Keeps On Leaking; Officials Discover Illegal Vodka Pipeline; Woman Steals Bike Back From Thief; Hospitals Help Fight Climate Change. Happenings include LOGIC Drop-In Workday; Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Studio B Launch Party; Brown Bag Concert; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night.

Your Community Spirit 2013-09-06

Click to play 30:38 minutes (7.01 MB)

News includes Illinois Concedes Kids Shouldn’t Be Brainwashed By Coal; Fracking Triggered More Than 100 Earthquakes In Ohio; Fracking Fight Spreads To Europe; Oil Refiners Don’t Care About Keystone XL Anymore; Safety Inspectors Target Oil-Hauling Trains; Chile Just Got Really Good At Creating Drinking Water From Fog; Levitating Train Breaks Speed Record In Japan. Happenings include Game Night; Open Mic At Gaia House; LOGIC Garlic Planting Workshop; Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Brown Bag Concert; Jeff Biggers Speaks About The Other So

Your Community Spirit 2013-09-13

Click to play 30:09 minutes (6.9 MB)

News includes ExxonMobil Charged With Fracking-Related Crimes; Fight The One Percent Of Power Plants; Big Biz Fights Obama Admin's Carbon Cost Calculations; New Orleans Has Radical Plan For Managing Floods. Happenings include LOGIC Double Dig Workshop; Friday Night Fair; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Irish Fest Fundraiser; Vegan Potluck; Brown Bag Concert; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Community Pride Picnic; Talking Circle; Super Splash Park; For Kids' Sake 10K/5K Run/Walk-A-Thon.

Your Community Spirit 2013-09-20

Click to play 29:56 minutes (6.85 MB)

News includes Deadly 1,000 Year Flood Strikes Colorado; Delaying Climate Action Will Triple Costs; Tar Sands Oil Could Be Coming Soon To New England; British Anti-Fracking Occupation Continues; California Wins Right To Clamp Down On Carbon From Gasoline And Diesel; America's Kids Eating Healthier And Getting Fitter. Happenings include Carbondale Community Friday Night Fair; Marriage Equality Open Mic At Gaia House: Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market: Women's Center Yard Sale; 5th Annual Community Pride Picnic; Talking Circles; Brown Bag Concert; Eco Dawgs Meeting;

Your Community Spirit 2013-09-27

Click to play 30:08 minutes (6.9 MB)

News includes 10 Things To Know About IPCC; Maldives At Vanguard Of Climate Change; Lake Drained To Clean Oil Spill; Hornets In China Killing People And Eating Bees; Feds Help Frackers Find Place To Dump Wastewater; Wacky Jet Stream To Blame For Wild Weather; Russia Says Greenpeace Protesters Are Pirates. Happenings include Super Splash Park Groundbreaking; Friday Night Fair; For Kids' Sake; Open Mic Night; Yard Sale; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Talking Circle; Contemplative Writers' Group; Blessing Of The Animals And Food Drive; 70th Anniversary Celebratio

Your Community Spirit 2013-10-04

Click to play 31:14 minutes (7.15 MB)

News includes American Company Sues Canada Over Fracking Moratorium; Say Goodbye To Yosemite's Largest Glacier; Kiribati Climate Refuges Fighting To Stay In New Zealand; Climate Adaptation Goes Mainstream In Wisconsin; Big Coal Buries Obama's Energy Friendly Regulator; Lawmakers Seek Answers After Oil Gushes During Colorado Floods; Merry Go Round Turns Kid Energy Into Clean Energy; 81 Year Old Still Bikes 30 Miles A Day. Happenings include Buckminster Fuller Film; Peacemaking Tree Project; Open Mic At Gaia House; Fall Native Plant Sale; Test Drive For Super Splash; Carbondale Farmer's Market;

Your Community Spirit 2013-10-11

Click to play 28:58 minutes (6.63 MB)

News includes Get Ready For Record Temps For The Rest Of Your Life; Federal Shutdown Freezes Antarctic Science; 70 Percent Of Fox Pundits Doubt Global Warming; L.A. Times Won't Publish Climate-Denier Letters; Exxon Demolishing Homes Ruined By Mayflower Spill; NAACP Gets Into Climate Fight; Divestment Campaign Against Fossil Fuels Growing. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; 70th Anniversary Celebration At Gaia House; Fall Fest; Frack Free Fest; Talking Circle; Contemplative Writers' Group; 11 Days For Peace; WDBX Halloween

Your Community Spirit 2013-10-25

Click to play 31:02 minutes (7.1 MB)

News includes Study Shows Humans Are Jerks; Northeast US Producing More Natural Gas Than Saudi Arabia; Koch Brothers Could Make $100 Billion On Keystone XL; Russia Drops Piracy Charges, Alleges Activists Are Hooligans; Chicago Makes It Easier To Put Solar Panels On Roofs; Eight US States Band Together To Put Millions Of Zero Emissions Vehicles On The Road; Inflatable Community Space Happens To Be Inside Dumpster. Happenings include 11 Days For Peace; 30 Years Of Peace Coalition Flyers; Take Back The Night; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmer's Market

Your Community Spirit 2013-11-01

Click to play 29:31 minutes (6.75 MB)

News includes The Pacific Ocean Is Warming 15 Times Faster Than It Used To; Marcellus Shale Fracking Wells Use 5 Million Gallons Of Water Apiece; Dumbest Proposal For Improving Keystone: Build A Bike Path; Have We Hit A Permanent Slowdown In Growth Of CO2; Boston To Order Builders To Adapt To Climate Change; Voters In Heartland Swing States Care About Climate Too; 18 Year Old Intern Invents Cheap, Effective Water Filter. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Keep Carbondale Beautiful Town Meeting; Questions Of Faith And Re

Your Community Spirit 2013-11-08

Click to play 31:25 minutes (7.19 MB)

News includes Colorado Voters Tell Fracking Industry Off; Frackers Might Soon Be Allowed To Float Wastewater Down Rivers; Kochs And Republicans Launch Bid To Snuff Out Wind Energy Tax Incentives; UN Says Hurry Up On Climate Action Or We’re Screwed; Bay Area Commits To 80% Greenhouse Gas Reduction. The website of the week is Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF). Happenings include Compassion Food Drive; LOGIC Composting Workshop; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer’s Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Pyles Fork Cleanup; Carbondale In Thanksgiving; Vegetarian T

Your Community Spirit 2013-11-15

Click to play 29:27 minutes (6.74 MB)

News includes Philippines Climate Negotiator Vows Hunger Strike; Philippines Faces Nightmare Recovery in Haiyan's Wake; Americans Seeing Light On Climate Change; U.S. Says Poor Countries' Calls For Climate Compensation Could Screw Up Climate Treaty Process; Arctic Heating Faster Than We Thought; Bamboo Scooter Runs On Air; Basement Of Vacant House Is Now Urban Greenhouse; Pope Opposes Fracking. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Fall Bulb Planting; Green Earth Workday; Shawnee Volunteer Corps Trail Work Days; Holiday Card

Your Community Spirit 2013-11-22

Click to play 29:54 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes California And Illinois Release Draft Fracking Rules; BP Sends More Drill Rigs To Gulf Of Mexico Than Ever Before; Hunger Strikes At U.N. Climate Talks In Warsaw; Big Green Groups Bail On U.N. Climate Talks; Top 10 Climate-Change-Fighting Countries Are In Europe; U.K. Vows To Curb Coal Financing. Happenings include Public Hearings And Comments On Fracking; Super Typhoon Haiyan Relief; Washington Illinois Tornado Relief; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Farmer's Market; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2013-12-06

31:04 minutes (7.11 MB)

News includes Fracking Opponents Voice Concerns At IDNR Hearing; Big Corporations Preparing For Carbon Taxes; Climate Sneak Attack; Scientists Say Current Warming Target Is Disastrous; Tough Times For ALEC; Will Massachusetts Ban Fracking; Students Petition SIU To Divest From Fossil Fuels. Happenings include Filipino Fundraising Dinner; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; United Nations Declaration Of Human Rights Anniversary Vigil; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Christmahanukwanzadan; Marriage Equality Community Forum; Public Hearings On Fracking Rules.

Your Community Spirit 2013-12-13

Click to play 32:15 minutes (7.38 MB)

News includes Dallas Bans Fracking In Most Of City; Check Climate Forecast In Your County; Southern Half Of Keystone XL Filling With Oil; People In China Beat Smog With Cigarette Filters In Nostrils; Offshore Wind Farms Could Protect Us From Hurricanes; Wind Energy Becoming Cheaper Than Natural Gas; Homeless Guy Makes Ridesharing App. Happenings include Filipino Fundraiser Dinner; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Transpoetic Krampusnacht; Public Hearing On Fracking Rules.

Your Community Spirit 2013-12-20

Click to play 28:48 minutes (6.59 MB)

News includes Hundreds Gather In Carbondale For IDNR Frack Rules Hearing; Bankrupt Fracking Firm Suing NY Governor To End Moratorium; Fracking Could Screw Up Sexual Health; BP Engineer Found Guilty Of Obstructing Justice; November Was Globe's Warmest November; Greenpeace 30, Pussy Riot Receive Amnesty; Michael Pollan Says Gardening Makes Better Writers. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Submissions; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois MLK Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2013-12-27

Click to play 31:34 minutes (7.23 MB)

News includes Fracking Company Finds New Way To Screw Over The Environment; Three Fifths Of America Doesn't Know Incandescents Are About To Disappear; Scientists Call For Labeling Tar Sands Oil; Climate Grinches Of 2013; Climate Champions Of 2013. Happenings include Public Comments On Fracking Rules; For Kids' Sake Art Submissions; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Stone Soup Picnic; Community Racial Justice Coalition.

Your Community Spirit 2014-01-03

Click to play 30:05 minutes (6.89 MB)

News includes Human Energy Fuels NYC New Year's Eve Ball Drop; Another Oil-Hauling Train Explodes; 8 Million Acres Of China's Farmland Too Polluted To Grow Food; 2014 Set To Be Banner Year For Legal Marijuana; Help Save Planet With 15 Easy Steps; Plastic Made Out Of Carbon Sucked From Air. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Submissions; Game Night; MLK Celebration; Taste Of Chocolate.

Your Community Spirit 2014-01-10

Click to play 29:44 minutes (6.8 MB)

News includes White House Smacks Down Climate Deniers; Too Cold In Chicago For Polar Bears To Stay Outside; Wind Power Kept Heaters Working in Texas; 100,000 Bats Fall From Sky in Australia Due To Extreme Heat; Tar Sands Mining In Canada Unleashing Mercury Pollution; Another Oil Train Explodes; Water Pollution From Drilling Confirmed In At Least 4 States; First Public Library Without Books. Happenings include Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Game Night; Marianne Web Memorial Concert; Rise Up For Change; Taste Of Chocolate.

Your Community Spirit 2013-01-17

Click to play 31:52 minutes (7.3 MB)

News includes UN Climate Chief Calls For Fossil Fuels Divestment; Major Newspaper Coverage Of Climate Change Plummeted Last Year; Fracking Chemicals May Make Oil Extra Explosive; Chart Demonstrates That Climate Deniers Are Ridiculous; IPCC Report Summarized With Haiku; Radio Disney Will Stop Shilling For Frackers; North America's Bike Friendliest Apartment Building Has Parking For 1,200 Bikes. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; MLK Celebration; From Fear To Fearlessness; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night At Gaia House; Carbondale Animal Rig

Your Community Spirit 2014-01-24

Click to play 24:30 minutes (5.61 MB)

News includes Fake Johnny Cash Singing About Coal; Europe Wimps Out On Climate And Energy; Safety Rules To Prevent Oil-Train Explosion Delayed; Big Green Groups Demand End To Obama's "All Of The Above" Energy Strategy; Enviro Group Demands Refund From Congressman Enyart; Beijing Bans New Power Plants; Clean Energy May Replace Shuttered Nuke Plant In California. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Winter Folkstravaganza At Cousin Andy's; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Carbondale Animal Rights Action Team; From Fear To Fearlessness; Human Trafficking And Sexual Violence; Taste Of Ch

Your Community Spirit 2014-01-31

Click to play 30:03 minutes (6.88 MB)

News includes Frackers Banned From New York For At Least Another Year; Anti-Fracking Activist Barred From 312.5 Square Miles Of Pennsylvania; Thousands Of Californians About To Run Out Of Water; ABC, NBC, CBS Nightly News Covered Climate For Less Than Two Hours In 2013; Obama's Energy Strategy Draws Shape Criticism From Big Green Groups As Oil And Gas Take Center Stage; Midwestern Farmers Harvesting Solar. Happenings include Questions Of Faith And Reality; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Game Night; Human Trafficking And Sexual Violence Discussion; Taste Of Chocola

Your Community Spirit 2014-02-07

Click to play 25:33 minutes (5.85 MB)

News includes Duke Energy's Coal Ash Spill Has Utterly Ruined A River; Keystone XL Tar Sands Protests; Federal Climate Hubs Will Help Farmers Adapt; Tunisia's New Constitution Calls For Climate Protection; Novel Describes How Humans Can Save The Day By 2050. Happenings include Taste Of Chocolate; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Carbondale Animal Rights Action Team; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Illinois Prison Reform And Social Justice.

Your Community Spirit 2014-02-14

Click to play 22:53 minutes (5.24 MB)

News includes Rev. Billy's Climate Protest Heads To Trial; Another Day, Another Big Coal Spill; Explosion At Fracking Well Sparks Fire That Rages For Days; Monster Wind Farm Planned In South Dakota; Olympians Call For Climate Action. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Love At The Glove; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Illinois Prison System Reform And Social Justice; Margie Parker Teach-In For Peace. [Due to technical difficulties, the audio of this episode has distortions that could not be repaired.]

Your Community Spirit 2014-02-21

Click to play 29:38 minutes (6.78 MB)

News includes Rents In North Dakota Town Higher Than NYC Or San Francisco; Chevron Gives Free Pizza To Neighbors Of Explosion; John Kerry Calls Climate Change Weapon Of Mass Destruction; Judge Strikes Down Law Allowing Keystone XL Through Nebraska; Youth Announce Mass Sit In At White House To Protest Keystone XL. Happenings include Big Muddy Film Fest; Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Conversation With 'Beneath The Blindfold' Filmmaker. [Due to technical difficulties, there are audio distortions and a slightly early ending. Audio

Your Community Spirit 2014-02-28

Click to play 29:32 minutes (6.76 MB)

News includes Emergency Order Requires More Thorough Testing Of Oil Before Shipping; Oil Spilling From Barges; Frack Happy Colorado Clamps Down On Methane; L.A. And California Lawmakers Move To Impose Fracking Moratoriums; U.S. and U.K. Academics Explain Climate Change Reality; Man In China Sues Government Over Smog. Happenings include Open Mic At Gaia House; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Puppet Making Workshop; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Southern Illinois Got Talent.

Your Community Spirit 2014-03-07

Click to play 31:10 minutes (7.13 MB)

News includes Rapping Polar Bear Wants Obama To Reject Keystone XL; 400 Youth Arrested At White House Protesting Keystone XL; Iron Maiden Singer Will Fly Around In Giant Airship; Rising Seas Will Drown Your Western Art History Course; New York Could Turn Trash Into Giant Floating Compost Islands. Happenings include Open Mic Night; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Southern Illinois Got Talent; Enough Is Enough; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Friends Of The Shawnee National Forest.

Your Community Spirit 2014-03-14

Click to play 26:00 minutes (5.95 MB)

News includes Road Blockade Halts Loggers At Mine Site In Southern Illinois; Americans Respond To Climate Change By Yawning; Fracking Halted At Ohio Site Following Earthquakes; Fracking Giant Chesapeake Energy Slashed Royalties To Property Owners; Self-Driving Minivan Makes Commute So Much Better. Happenings include Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Gaia House RSO; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Game Night; Faith And Environment; Puppet Making Workshop; LifeSavers Spring Fling Dinner Theatre.

Your Community Spirit 2014-03-21

Click to play 28:27 minutes (6.51 MB)

WDBX is having a Spring Membership Drive! News includes Paris Bans Cars, Makes Transit Free To Fight Air Pollution; Renewables Dominate New U.S. Electrical Capacity; Scientists Tell Americans That Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal; Over 5,000 Ask Illinois Attorney General To Investigate Permit At Peabody Strip Mine. Happenings include Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Puppet Making Workshop; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Plant Sale; LifeSavers Spring Fling Dinner Theatre.

Your Community Spirit 2014-03-28

Click to play 26:49 minutes (6.14 MB)

WDBX is having a Spring Membership Drive! News includes Illinois Environmental Groups Make Call To Action; BP's Newly Upgraded Refinery Just Spilled Oil Into Chicago's Water Source; Is This Train The Little Engine That Could For Clean Energy Storage; Gardening Plots At Train Stations Let You Raise Veggies While You Commute. Happenings include Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; LifeSavers Spring Fling Dinner Theatre; Plant Sale; Family Day; March Against Child Abuse.

Your Community Spirit 2014-04-04

Click to play 28:00 minutes (6.41 MB)

WDBX is having a Spring Membership Drive! News includes UN Climate Report Offers Bummer News Plus Dollops Of Encouragement; 92 Year Old Gets Arrested For Protesting Coal; Pennsylvania Officials Have No Idea How To Assess Health Threats Of Fracking; Congress Members Ask EPA To Reopen Three Fracking Investigations; Doctors Prescribing Bikeshare Membership. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Auction; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Puppet Making Workshop; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Family Day; March Against Child Abuse.

Your Community Spirit 2014-04-11

Click to play 30:58 minutes (7.09 MB)

News includes Can Celebrities And Prime Time TV Make Americans Care About Climate Change; Climate Change Hottest Thing In Science Fiction; Oil Companies Would Rather Let Trains Explode Than Cooperate With Feds; Only 28 Percent Of Fox News Cliamte Segments Are Accurate; Activists Kicking Butt In Battle Against Proposed Coal Terminals. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Auction; Sale To Fight World Hunger; Protest Ringling Brothers At SIU; Spring Cleanup And Recycling Day; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Southern Illinois AIDS Walk; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Faith And The Envir

Your Community Spirit 2014-04-18

Click to play 33:23 minutes (7.64 MB)

News includes Die In For Divestment At SIU Carbondale; March At SIU For Rocky Branch; Saline Board Approves Peabody Road Proposal; UN Report Says Decarbonization Won't Wreck The Economy; UN Climate Report Was Censored; Man Taking World's Largest Road Trip In Electric Car. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Auction; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Vagina Monologues; SIWADE With Special Guests; Josh Fox At SIU; All Species Parade.

Your Community Spirit 2014-04-25

Click to play 26:58 minutes (6.17 MB)

News includes Texas Family Wins $3 Million In Fracking Contamination Lawsuit; Reject And Protect Opening Ceremony In Washington DC; Enviros Urge US To Stop Meddling In Indian Solar Affairs; Minnesota Can't Say No To Coal Power; Climate Change War Is Not A Metaphor. Happenings include For Kids' Sake Art Auction; A Farm For The Future; Green Earth Tree Planting And Cookout; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Defend & De-Stress; AIDS Candlelight Memorial Service; Movie And Pizza Party; Celebration Of World Labyrinth Day.

Your Community Spirit 2014-05-02

31:33 minutes (7.22 MB)

News includes Divest It Like It's Hot; Students Blocking Office Of Harvard's President; How Much Fracking Will Remain Unregulated In Illinois; Greenpeace Activists Arrested Again For Blocking Russia's Arctic Oil Activities; Chicagoans Fight Koch Brothers And Their Petcoke; Google's Self-Driving Cars Treat Cyclists Better Than Human Drivers. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; World Labyrinth Day.

Your Community Spirit 2014-05-09

Click to play 30:16 minutes (6.93 MB)

News includes 6 Tips For Communicating About Climate; Stanford Will Dump Coal Investment; Vermont Becomes First State To Require GMO Labeling; Wyoming First State To Reject Science Standards Over Climate Change Denial; SIU Student Fee Sought For SIU Daily Egyptian Newspaper. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Faith And The Environment; Heartwood Forest Council.

Your Community Spirit 2014-05-16

Click to play 27:30 minutes (6.29 MB)

News includes Melt Of Key Antarctic Glaciers Unstoppable; Hector The Lump Of Coal Will Make You Miss Barney; Save $71 Trillion By Ending Fossil Fuel Burning; A Whole Lot Of Oil Spilled In The U.S. In 2013; College Students Design Home With $2 Energy Bill. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; WDBX Community Yard Sale; Sierra Club Native Plant Sale; Carbodnale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Heartwood Forest Council.

Your Community Spirit 2014-05-23

Click to play 30:18 minutes (6.94 MB)

News includes Climate Hawk Tom Steyer Spending $50 Million On Elections; Pope Francis Says Christians Should Fight Climate Change; Poll Says Climate Change Is Single Most Divisive Issue; Climate Protests Planned For U.N. Climate Summit In September. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Heartwood Forest Council.

Your Community Spirit 2014-05-30

Click to play 28:31 minutes (6.53 MB)

News includes Illinois Rejects Fracking Sacrifice Zone; U.S. CO2 Emissions Are Up; Obama's Carbon Battle Over Cap And Trade; Poem About Air Actually Gets Rid Of Pollution; Climate CoLab Thinks You Could Be The One To Fix Global Warming. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Household Chemical Collection Event; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Weekly Vigil For Peace And Justice; Keep Carbondale Beautiful's Garden Tour; Spring Family Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2014-06-06

Click to play 30:53 minutes (7.07 MB)

News includes EPA Releases Much-Anticipated Limits On Power Plant Emissions; Environmentalists Plan To Push For Stronger EPA Climate Rules; NYC Is Building Radical Storm-Proofing System; France Pays People To Bike. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Spring Fair Family Event; Monthly Peace And Justice Vigil; Illinois Solar Energy Association Raffle For A Tesla Model S.

Your Community Spirit 2014-06-13

Click to play 33:09 minutes (7.59 MB)

News includes The Inevitable Demise Of The Fossil Fuel Empire; Pentagon Preparing For Mass Civil Breakdown; Union Theological Seminary In NYC Unanimously Votes To Divest From Fossil Fuels; Tom Steyer's Latest Project Will Help Climate Change Victims; Tesla Abandons Patents, Aims To Spur Electric Car Revolution; New Cli-Fi Blog Tells Tale Of American Climate Refugee In 2030. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Farmers Market; Queen Of The Sun Film Showing; Fractivist Day Of Action.

Your Community Spirit 2014-06-20

Click to play 33:36 minutes (7.69 MB)

News includes 25th Annual Energy Fair; Put Solar On It Day; Elon Musk Wants To Revolutionize Solar Panel Production; Magic Bus Recharges While You Dig For Your Fare; Campaign To Pave American Roads With Solar Panels Just Passed $2 Million In Donations. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Farmers Market; Green Earth Community Play Day; WDBX Summer Street Festival.

Your Community Spirit 2014-06-27

Click to play 27:50 minutes (6.37 MB)

News includes U.S. Mayors Call For Emergency Action On Climate Change; Climate Action Could Spur $2 Trillion In Economic Growth; Everything We Know About Neonic Pesticides Is Awful; Pop-Up Solar Station Looks Like Optimus Prime; Put Spare Change To Good Use With Crowdfunded Science. Happenings include Sustainable Film Series; Friday Night Fair; Movie And Pizza Party; Farmers Market; Bullied Film Showing; Pastors For Peace; Renewable Energy And Sustainable Lifestyle Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2014-07-04

Click to play 28:12 minutes (6.45 MB)

News includes Smackdown Of Colorado Coal Mine Could Help Fight Carbon Projects Everywhere; Gleaners Fight Hunger And Climate Change At Same Time; Cool Roofs Offer Salve For Hot Cities And Climate; Going Vegetarian Can Cut Climate Footprint In Half; Five Climate Hacks. Happenings include Farmers Market; Pastors For Peace; Cyberbully Film Showing.

Your Community Spirit 2014-07-11

Click to play 32:37 minutes (7.46 MB)

News includes It's Raining Renewable Energy Loans; Meet The Andy Griffith Who's Going After Fracking Polluters; Europe Really Wants America's Oil And Gas; BBC Bigwigs Say Enough Of Climate-Denying Clowns; Whale Poop May Help Fight Climate Change. Happenings include Farmers Market; Pastors For Peace; Cyberbully Film Showing.

Your Community Spirit 2014-07-18

Click to play 30:50 minutes (7.06 MB)

News includes Australia Repeals Climate Tax, Scientists Freak Out; Vicious Fires In Northwest Canada; U.S. Wasting More Money Than Ever On Fossil Fuel Subsidies; Anti-Fracking Protesters Arrested Blocking Entrance To Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; New Google Street View Is Mapping Gas Pipeline Leaks; A Tesla For The Rest Of Us. Happenings include Farmers Market; Transpoetic Playground; Movie And Pizza Party; Bully Film Showing.

Your Community Spirit 2014-07-25

Click to play 27:52 minutes (6.38 MB)

News includes Earth Crushes Another Temperature Record; Seismic Testing Threatens Ocean Life, Climate; How A Town In Maine Is Blocking Exxon Tar Sands Pipeline; Climate Chante VR Games Make You A Better Person By Making You Kill Trees And Coral; Hospital Food Gets A Locavore Makeover. Happenings include Peace Walk For Gaza; Movie And Pizza Party; Farmers Market; Bully Film Showing; A Day Of Peace, Love, And Happiness.

Your Community Spirit 2014-08-01

Click to play 32:09 minutes (7.36 MB)

News includes Oil Refinery Threatened By Sea Level Rise Asks Government For Help; Coal Exports Single Biggest Flaw In U.S. Climate Policy; California Drought Breaks New Record; What Is Climate Change Doing To Our Mental Health; Farm-To-Table Program Could Revitalize Prisons. Happenings include Farmers Market; Day Of Peace, Love, And Happiness; SIWADE with Bolokada, Weedie, Djibril; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group; No Fracking Fair; Faith and Environment.

Your Community Spirit 2014-08-08

Click to play 31:39 minutes (7.24 MB)

News includes Frackers Strip-Mine Midwest For Sand; Senate Budget Committee Chair Says Climate Costs Are Too High; Scientists Urge For Funds To Prevent Coastal Disasters; Turning Swords To Plowshares Is A Balm To Veterans; Kids Build Electric Car That Beats Tesla S. Happenings include Farmers Market; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group; Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance And Potluck; No Fracking Fair; Faith And Environment; Illinois Renewable Energy And Sustainable Lifestyle Fair; Sustainable Film Series.

Your Community Spirit 2014-08-15

Click to play 32:47 minutes (7.5 MB)

News includes Anti-Fracking Activists Crash Democratic Breakfast; Fracking Operations Get Closer To Drinking Water Than We Thought; 350.org Launches Global Call To Action Around September's UN Climate Summit; No Solar Please, We're Florida; Coffee May Taste Like Dirt For A Reason. Happenings include Faith And Environment; Farmers Market; Fall Folkstravaganza; Illinois Renewable Energy And Sustainable Lifestyle Fair; Sustainable Film Series, For Kids' Sake.

Your Community Spirit 2014-08-22

Click to play 34:30 minutes (7.9 MB)

News includes Grassroots Climate Justice Groups Rise Together In Week Of Actions; Big Coal's Plans For The Pacific Northwest Take A Major Hit; Willie Nelson And Neil Young To Headline Anti-Keystone XL Concert On Nebraska Farm; Climate Scientists Share How They Feel; See-Through Solar Cells Could Turn Your Windows Into Power Stations. Happenings include Adult Volunteer Literacy Program; No Love-A-Fair With Fracking; Movie And Pizza Party; Fall Folkstravaganza; Farmers Market; Wildflower Hikes; Sustainable Film Series.

Your Community Spirit 2014-08-29

29:27 minutes (6.74 MB)

News includes Fracking Rules To Be Released Friday; Peabody Coal Overruns Rocky Branch; Urgency Of Climate Change Debuts As Legal Defense; Nurses Will Join Climate March; China Scoffs At Our Puny Bikeshare Program. Happenings include Rally Against Fossil Fuel Industry Pollution; Sustainable Film Series; Farmers Market; Dam Nation Film Showing.

Your Community Spirit 2014-09-05

Click to play 32:41 minutes (7.48 MB)

News includes Much Anticipated Fracking Rules Are Out; Judge Rules That BP's Reckless Caused Gulf Oil Spill; Southwest Drought Could Last Generation Or More; California Bill Will Make Electric Cars Less Pretentious; Nation, Environment, Poverty, Let's Talk. Happenings include National Weekend Of Action Against AETA; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Disrupted Film Showing; Sustainable Campus Market; LGBTQ Pride Picnic; For Kids' Sake 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon.

Your Community Spirit 2014-09-12

Click to play 31:26 minutes (7.19 MB)

News includes Charges Dropped Against Climate Activists; Industry Seeks Change In Fracking Rules; Accounting Firm Warns Of Climate Disaster; Living Close To Fracking Well Could Affect Skin And Lungs; Google Invests $145 Million In Solar Project. Happenings include Farmers Market; LGBTQ Pride Picnic; Gaia House RSO Meeting; Sustainable Campus Market; Faith And Environment;For Kids' Sake 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon; Movie And Pizza Party.

Your Community Spirit 2014-09-19

Click to play 28:49 minutes (6.6 MB)

News includes JCAR Delays Fracking Decision; Frackers Hire Homeless To Speak At Public Hearing; Paper Boats Arrive For Climate Summit In NYC; Solar Panels On School Roofs Could Dramatically Increase America's Solar Capacity. Happenings include Day Of The Dead Art Exhibit; Hispanic Heritage Month; Farmers Market; Welcome Feast; Climate Justice Rally And March At SIU; Sustainable Campus Market; For Kids' Sake 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon.

Your Community Spirit 2014-09-26

Click to play 31:16 minutes (7.16 MB)

News includes Hundreds Of Thousands Turn Out For People's Climate March; 104 Flood Wall Street Protesters Arrested; Bad News For Coal; Rockefellers Divesting From Big Oil; Giant Wind Farm Would Dwarf Hoover Dam. Happenings include For Kids' Sake 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon; JCAR Letter Writing; Hispanic Heritage Month; Sustainable Campus Farm; Farmers Market; Harvest Festival And Open House; Fall Tree Sale.

Your Community Spirit 2014-10-10

Click to play 33:39 minutes (7.7 MB)

News includes Fracking Company Wants To End Breast Cancer; Epic Flooding Coming For East Coast; California Number One At Prepping For Climate Change; Miami Beach Prepares For King Tide; South Pacific Nations Plan To Block Australian Coal Port. Happenings include JCAR Letter Writing; LGBTQ History Month; Day Of The Dead Art Exhibit; Hispanic Heritage Month; Farmers Market; Breaking The Surface Paddling Event; Fall Fest; Sustainable Campus Market; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group.

Your Community Spirit 2014-10-17

Click to play 31:05 minutes (7.11 MB)

News includes JCAR Delays Fracking Decision; Warmest September On Record; California Drought Worsened By Climate Change; Global Warming Poses Immediate Risk To National Security; How One Building Is Changing The World. Happenings include LGBTQ History Month; Farmers Market; Keep Carbondale Beautiful Cleanup; Fuller Future Festival; Sustainable Campus Market; Movie And Pizza Party.

Your Community Spirit 2014-10-24

Click to play 30:46 minutes (7.04 MB)

News includes Scientists Can Now See Fracking Fingerprint In Water; City Of South Miami Calls For South Florida Seccession; Massachusetts And California Lead U.S. In Energy Efficiency; Keystone XL Pipeline Necessity Case Faces Jury In Oklahoma; U.K. Climate Activists Take Divestment To The Banks. Happenings include LGBTQ History Month; Genetic Roulette Film Showing; Movie And Pizza Party; Farmers Market; Carbondale Zombie Walk; Race, Policing, Justice, And Media; Ralph Anderson Interfaith Dialogues; Taste Of Faith; Sustainable Campus Farm; Civilian Conservation Corps Worker Speaks On Campus.

Your Community Spirit 2014-10-31

Click to play 30:36 minutes (7.01 MB)

News includes Falling Gas Prices Bad For Climate; We Should Be As Concerned About Climate Change As We Are About ISIS; Young Voters Like Candidates Who Favor Environment, But May Not Vote; Colorado's Fracking Regulators Aren't Regulating; How To Eat Local During Zombie Apocalypse. Happenings include Bucky Dome Sculpture At Labyrinth Peace Garden; Farmers Market; Craft Bazaar And Bake Sale; Peace Coalition Monthly Vigil. WDBX Costume Ball; Pay It Forward Fundraiser For Women's Center; Gaia House RSO Meeting; Transpoetic Playground; Sustainable Campus Market; 11-11 Day Of Service.

Your Community Spirit 2014-11-07

Click to play 29:54 minutes (6.84 MB)

News includes Illinois Approves Secret Fracking Rules; JCAR Wins Big With Fracking-Related Campaign Cash; Fracking Banned In City That Invented It; Tar Sands Industry Loses $17.1 Billion Thanks To Public Opposition; Carbondale Parks District Launches Make A Solar Splash Kickstarter. Happenings include Farmers Market; Shred Day; I Can Read Fundraiser; Native Foods Harvest Potluck Dinner; Sustainable Campus Market; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group.

Your Community Spirit 2014-11-14

Click to play 30:50 minutes (7.06 MB)

News includes Lawsuit Filed Against Illinois Department Of Natural Resources; Fracking Accident In Colorado Kills 1 Worker, Seriously Injuries 2 Others; What You Need To Know About U.S.-China Climate Pact; Your Odds Of Getting Struck By Lightning Just Increased; Bikes Created 655,000 Jobs In Europe. Happenings include Farmers Market; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group; Evolution Of A Criminal Film Showing And Discussion; Native American Heritage Month; Carbondale In Thanksgiving; Transpoetic Playground; Veg Thanksliving; Movie And Pizza Party.

Your Community Spirit 2014-11-21

Click to play 32:29 minutes (7.43 MB)

News includes Senate Rejects Keystone XL Pipeline By One Vote; Madison County Judge Will Rule By End Of Week On Fracking Lawsuit; Frackers Are Terrorizing School Kids In California; 2014 Set For Record Heat; Your City's Water Would Be Cleaner If It Had A Magical Island In It. Happenings include Farmers Market; Spirit of MLK Community Service Award; Master Naturalist Open House; Thanksgiving Dinner; Racial Justice Coalition; Christmahanukwanzadan; Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2014-11-28

Click to play 27:59 minutes (6.4 MB)

News includes Judge Rejects Request To Stop Publication Of IL Fracking Rules; Packing On The Pounds (Of CO2) For Thanksgiving; Climate Change A Sign Of The End Times According To Half Of America; Largest Solar Planet In The World Now Operational. Happenings include Farmers Market; Racial Justice Coalition; Christmahanukwanzadan; Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2014-12-05

Click to play 32:44 minutes (7.49 MB)

News includes Union County Board Of Commissioners Hears Message To Protect People And Environment; Antarctica Melting Faster Than Ever; Turn Your City Into Swarm Of Robot Farms; 9 Green Gift Ideas For The Holiday Season. Happenings include Bottle Rocket Cabaret At Cousin Andy's; Christmahanukwanzadan; Farmers Market; Human Rights Vigil; Lights Fantastic Parade; Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2014-12-12

Click to play 30:30 minutes (6.98 MB)

News includes Pennsylvania Ecosystem Fights Corporation For Rights In Landmark Fracking Lawsuit; Climate Talks Find An Enemy At COP20: The Fossil Fuel Industry; Supreme Court Has No Time For BP's BS; Green Utopia Deep In Mississippi; Local Author Publishes Climate Fiction Ebook. Happenings include Farmers Market; AIDS Project Seeking Gift Wrappers; Transpoetic Playground; World Spirit Day Global Meditation.

Your Community Spirit 2014-12-19

Click to play 30:56 minutes (7.08 MB)

News includes Cuomo Bans Fracking In New York, But Questions Climate Science, All In One Day; Most Americans Clueless About How Climate Change Will Affect Health; Resistance And Solidarity At COP20 Climate Summit In Lima, Peru; Electric Cars Only Cleaner If Energy Is Greener. Happenings include Farmers Market; World Spirit Day; Submit Your Happenings.

Your Community Spirit 2014-12-26

Click to play 29:01 minutes (6.64 MB)

News includes New York Strongly Approves Of State's New Ban On Fracking; Four Executives Indicted From Company Behind West Virginia Chemical Spill; Bad News For Wheat And Eaters Everywhere; Climate Hawks Push Carbon Fee Bill; 269 Sunken Turbines To Make Scotland Home To World's Largest Tidal Farm. Happenings include Farmers Market; Stone Soup Picnic; Martin Luther King Celebration Community Choir Practice.

Your Community Spirit 2015-01-02

Click to play 27:19 minutes (6.25 MB)

News includes Climate Change's Calling Card In 2015: Heat; India To Fund $158 Million For 1 Gigawatt Of Solar Projects; Christmas Is Over, Time To Throw Your Tree To The Goats; 10 Green Resolutions For 2015. Happenings include Farmers Market; Peace Coalition Monthly Vigil; Racial Justice Coalition; Martin Luther King Celebration Community Choir Practice.

Your Community Spirit 2015-01-09

Click to play 31:54 minutes (7.3 MB)

News includes Big Nerdy Study Says To Leave Damn Fossil Fuels In The Ground; Australia So Hot That Even The Grapes Wear Sunscreen; Fracking Definitely Causing Earthquakes; New Seattle Law Says No Food In Trash; Cycling Keeps You Young. Happenings include Farmers Market; Martin Luther King Celebration Community Choir Practice; Adult Literacy Volunteer Program; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Community Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2015-01-16

Click to play 32:17 minutes (7.39 MB)

News includes There Are Now Twice As Many Solar Jobs As Coal Jobs; West Virginia Will Let Schools Teach Truth About Climate Change; Is There An App For In Season Veggies; This 14-Year-Old Will Fix Planet Before She Graduates. Happenings include National Shout Out For Solar Day; Farmers Market; Green Earth Volunteer Day; Martin Luther King Celebration Community Choir Practice; Adult Literacy Volunteer Program; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration; Transpoetic Playground; Movie And Pizza Party.

Your Community Spirit 2015-01-23

Click to play 30:18 minutes (6.93 MB)

News includes Senate Acknowledges Climate Change But Disagrees On Causes; Climate Change Moves The Doomsday Clock; U.S. Coal Declines, Bucks Global Trend; Solar-Powered Plane Is Almost Ready For Its Round-The-World Flight. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; Farmers Market; Kitchen Gadget Swap; Non-Violent Carbondale Meeting; AIDS Walk Volunteer Meeting.

Your Community Spirit 2015-01-30

Click to play 33:15 minutes (7.61 MB)

News includes Senate Approves Keystone XL But It Doesn't Matter; Now Is The Time To Invest In Solar Because People Are Stupid; This Map Is Bad News For The Midwest. Happenings include Groundhog Revival Singer Showcase; Farmers Market; Chocolate Festival; Transpoetic Playground; Standing On The Side Of Love Vigil.

Your Community Spirit 2015-02-06

31:39 minutes (28.98 MB)

News includes Winter Is Moving North; Warmer Winters Could Ruin Fruit; Awesome News About Clean Energy; Norway Divests From Coal. Happenings include Chocolate Festival; Farmers Market; Common Greens Annual Membership Meeting; Standing On The Side Of Love Vigil; International Festival 2015; SIU Darwin Week; Woodland Restoration For Landowners; APEC Meeting: LED Lighting; JALC Literacy Program; Spring Tree Sale.

Your Community Spirit 2015-02-13

31:51 minutes (29.16 MB)

News includes Thousands Rally In Oakland To Call For An End To Fracking; Environmental Groups To California Governor: Climate Leaders Don't Frack; Marvel's 'Deadpool 40' Comic Reveals The Magic Of 'Gracking'; Talks Seek New Global Warming Goal; Apple To Power New Headquarters With Solar Energy. Happenings include Farmers Market; The Philosophy Of Love; Transpoetic Playground; APEC Meeting: LED Lighting; Cousin Andy's; JALC Literacy Program Fundraiser; Annual Seed Swap; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group; Bowl For Kids' Sake.

Your Community Spirit 2015-02-20

32:13 minutes (14.75 MB)

News includes Four Oil-Related Spills Reported In North Dakota, Latest In Week Of Oil Mishaps; Catholics In 45 Countries Fasting For Climate Action; Britain's Most Powerful Politicians Agree Fighting Climate Change Is A Jolly Good Idea; U.K. Approves World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm, Farthest Ever From Coast. Happenings include APEC Meeting: LED Lighting; JALC Literacy Program Fundraiser; Cousin Andy's; Farmers Market; Annual Seed Swap; Maple Festival; Green Earth Monthly Workday; Labyrinth Peace Garden Restoration Group; Town Hall Meeting: Solar Redevelopment Project; Movie And Pizza Party;

Your Community Spirit 2015-02-27

31:15 minutes (14.3 MB)

News includes No, Obama Did Not Veto Keystone XL Pipeline; Utilities May Get A Break From EPA On Cutting CO2; Documents Reveal Fossil Fuel Fingerprints On Contrarian Climate Research; Google Invests $300 Million In Fund For Residential Solar Power; Hawaii Reaches 21% Renewable Energy. Happenings include Big Muddy Film Festival; Movie And Pizza Party; Carbondale Community Farmers Market; 6th Annual Seed Swap; First Annual Family Fun Day; Bowl For Kids' Sake; Selma 50: Recommit, Restore.

Your Community Spirit 2015-03-13

30:35 minutes (14 MB)

News includes Land, Ocean Carbon Sinks Are Weakening, Making Climate Action More Urgent; Florida Banned State Workers From Saying Climate Change; Florida's Not The Only State Where Officials Censored The Term Climate Change; 2014 Was The Biggest Year For Solar Power Ever. Happenings include Farmers Market; Girls Rock Carbondale; Transpoetic Playground; Gaia House RSO Meeting; Southern Illinois AIDS Walk; Reconciliation Through Truthtelling; Feed The Hungry Trivia Night; Ralph Anderson Interfaith Dialogue; Margie Parker Teach-In For Peace; Living Circles Of Compassion.

Your Community Spirit 2015-03-20

31:29 minutes (14.41 MB)

News includes Second Giant Blog Of Antarctic Ice Getting Ready To Drown Us; March Sadness: Tournament Of Cute Animals Threatened By Climate Change; The Movie Climate Science Deniers Don't Want You To See; Solar Powered Plane Lands In Myanmar On Latest Leg Of Global Flight To Promote Clean Energy. Happenings include 11 Days For Compassion; Buckminster Fuller: Sacred Geometry Of Nature; Cousin Andy's; Farmers Market; Carbondale Candidate Forum; Southern Illinois AIDS Walk; Reconciliation Through Truthtelling; Feed The Hungry Trivia Night; Ralph Anderson Interfaith Dialogue; Margie Parker Teach-I

Your Community Spirit 2015-04-03

30:16 minutes (13.86 MB)

News includes The Whole World Is Breaking The Law By Ignoring Climate Change; Want To Fix The Climate? First We Have To Change Everything; Spain Got 47 Percent Of Its Energy From Renewables In March. Happenings include Carbondale Community Farmers Market; Environmental Justice Vigil; LOGIC Herb Spiral; Transpoetic Playground.

Your Community Spirit 2015-05-01

30:25 minutes (13.92 MB)

News includes Massive New Online Course That Every Climate Denier Should Be Afraid Of; Tesla Sets Out To Sell Millions Of Home Battery Packs; 75 Percent Of World's Extremely Hot Days Can Be Attributed To Climate Change; California Governor Issues North America's Most Aggressive Climate Goal. Happenings include Cousin Andy's Presents: Dana Cooper; IDOT Listening Tour; Peace And Justice Vigil: International Workers' Day; Transpoetic Playground; Brown Bag Concert Series; Friday Night Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2015-05-08

33:33 minutes (15.36 MB)

News includes The History Of Mother's Day; Dear Climate Scientists: Just Tell It To Us Straight; Ticks Are Spreading: And So Is Lyme Disease; Elon Musk Unveils Fancy New Battery; New EPA Carbon Rules Would Save Thousands Of Lives; U.S. Emissions And Growth Are Really, Finally Separating. Happenings include Rice And Spice: Nepalese Cuisine Fundraiser; Brown Bag Concert Series; Friday Night Fair; Farmers Market; Sierra Club Native Plant Sale.

Your Community Spirit 2015-05-15

31:51 minutes (14.58 MB)

News includes Drought Ended The Mayan Empire, Is California Next; Removing Antibiotics From Food Makes A Difference, Removing GMOs Doesn't; The Oldest City In The U.S. Could Be Totally Screwed By Rising Seas; We Just Hit 400 PPM In The Atmosphere For A Whole Month; People Can't Get Enough Of Tesla's New Batteries. Happenings include Pagan Art Month Reception; Transpoetic Playground; Faith And Environment; Omni Sale; Brown Bag Concert Series; Friday Night Fair; Farmers Market; Sierra Club Native Plant Sale; Racial Taboo Film Showing; Knock Hunger Out Of The Park; Spiritual Journey: Photography

Your Community Spirit 2015-05-22

28:06 minutes (12.86 MB)

News includes Kayaktivists Vs A Massive Oil Rig; Cities Urged Not To Ignore Marginalized Communities In Climate Change Plans; L'Oreal Is About To 3D Print Human Skin; The Developing World Is Beating The US At Clean Energy; Making Sense Of Climate Science Denial. Happenings include Friday Night Fair; Spiritual Journey: Photography By Katherine Frith; Movie And Pizza Party; Rainbow Cafe Yard Sale; Omni Sale; Farmers Market; Crafting Day; Sparrow Coalition Celebration; Brown Bag Concert Series; Household Chemical Collection Event.

Your Community Spirit 2015-09-25

30:21 minutes (13.89 MB)

News includes Exxon's Own Research Confirmed Fossil Fuels' Role In Global Warming Decades Ago; Can Game Theory Predict What Will Happen At US Climate Negotiations; Volkswagen's Emissions Cheating Caused An Appalling Amount Of Extra Pollution; Obama, Chinese President, And Pope Are All Pushing Climate Messages In U.S. This Week; Dutch Tower Sucks Smog Out Of Air. Happenings include Campaign Nonviolence; 5th Annual For Kids' Sake 5K Run Walk-A-Thon; Touch Of Nature Cleanup And Hike; Farmers Market; Violence, Nonviolence, And The Climate Crisis; Rally For Campaign Nonviolence; The Promise Of Anar

Your Community Spirit 2015-10-30

32:09 minutes (14.72 MB)

News includes Protests Are Putting Serious Dent In Tar Sands Expansion; Indonesia's Huge Fires Might Be The Worst Climate Change Crisis On Earth Right Now; West Virginia Power Company Admits Coal Is Doomed; Elevated CO2 Levels Directly Affect Human Cognition; How Tanzania Plans To Light Up A Million Homes With Solar Power. Happenings include Safe Zone Halloween Party; Take Back The Night; Farmers Market; Great Carbondale Pumpkin Race; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2015-11-06

32:02 minutes (14.66 MB)

News includes Bernie Sanders Wants To Ban New Offshore Drilling And Fossil Fuel Development On Federal Land; Residents Taking Back Polluted California City; Is The Rest Of The World's Climate Action Saving The U.S. Billions Of Dollars; Daylight Saving Time Really Does Suck; Most Americans Accept That Climate Change Is Real But Don't Care Much About It. Happenings include Farmers Market; November Vigil For Peace And Justice: Let's Stop Making Enemies; Merchants Of Doubt Film Showing; I Can Read Annual Fundraiser; Science Center's Science Of Cocktails Fundraiser; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2015-11-13

33:19 minutes (15.25 MB)

News includes Electric Cars Are Better Than Gas Cars When It Comes To Emissions; Major Greenland Glacier Collapsing; Push To Employ Veterans In Solar Industry; Controversial Climate Fund Scrambles To Fund Its First Projects; Peabody Settlement Shows Muscle Of Law Now Aimed At Exxon. Happenings include Third Annual Carbondale Community Arts University; Farmers Market; Labyrinth Autumn Work Day; I Can Read Annual Fundraiser; New Humanist Forum: Religious Humanism In The 21st Century; Carbondale In Thanksgiving; Transpoetic Playground; Cousin Andy's Presents: Amy Kucharik.

Your Community Spirit 2015-11-20

32:05 minutes (14.69 MB)

News includes France Forbids Massive Climate March In Wake Of Paris Attacks; How Climate Activists Plan To Mobilize In Paris Without Marches; Economy Would Gain Two Million New Jobs In Low-Carbon Transition; BP Could Claim A Massive Tax Write-Off From Deepwater Oil Spill Penalties; Morocco Will Soon Become World's Solar Energy Superpower. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; Cousin Andy's Presents: Amy Kucharik; Farmers Market; Green Earth Monthly Workday; Empty Bowls; Memoir Writing Workshop.

Your Community Spirit 2015-11-20 Part 2

21:37 minutes (9.89 MB)

Interview with Kathleen Logan Smith, Director of Food Works about the Food Works Fall Feast.

Your Community Spirit 2015-11-20 Part 3

12:04 minutes (5.52 MB)

Interview with Kristine Adams about her memoir writing workshops.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-04

32:27 minutes (14.85 MB)

News includes Hundreds Of Thousands March For Climate In Record-Breaking Day Of Action; Environmental Justice Groups Not Impressed With Expected Paris Agreement; Indigenous Women On Front Lines Of Climate Change; Most Americans Want Global Agreement On Climate; New Global Alliance Signs On 121 Sun-Drenched Countries To Fund Solar Power Tech. Happenings include Farmers Market; Vigil: Time For Action On Climate Change; Lights Fantastic Parade; Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair; Labyrinth Walk; New Humanist Forum.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-04 Part 2

22:05 minutes (10.11 MB)

Interview with Kathy Renfro, Executive Director of Carbondale Park District, about the Super Splash Park.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-04 Part 3

26:22 minutes (12.07 MB)

Interview with Cindy McGee, Executive Director of the Night's Shield Children's Shelter.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-11

29:17 minutes (13.4 MB)

News includes Global Climate Deal Close To Finishing Line; ExxonMobil Warns Of Catastrophic Global Warming; Oil Industry Is About To Get A Big Gift From Congress; Indigenous Leaders In Paris Issue Declaration Calling For The End Of Fossil Fuel Extraction. Happenings include Farmers Market; New Humanist Forum; Freecycle Shop; Transpoetic Playground; Movie And Pizza Party.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-18

27:53 minutes (12.76 MB)

News includes Green Groups Deeply Divided On Whether Paris Agreement Is Win Or Loss; Company Is Bottling Air In Canada And Selling It To China; Paris Climate Pact Sinks Coal Stocks And Lifts Renewable Energy; Big Oil Just Won Another Round In Congress; North Carolina Town Bans Solar For Fear It Will Suck Up All Energy From Sun. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; Cousin Andy's; Farmers Market; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2015-12-25

25:26 minutes (11.64 MB)

News includes Struggle For Climate Justice; Exxon's Oil Industry Peers Knew About Climate Dangers In 1970s Too; Yes Virginia, There Is An El Nino; How Will Midwest Farmers Prepare For The Impact Of Climate Change; This Is Why Scientists Have Hope For The Climate; Santa Spotted At Carbondale's Town Square. Happenings include Ice Skating Rink Fundraiser; Farmers Market; Labyrinth Walk; Transpoetic Playground; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2016-01-01

21:33 minutes (9.86 MB)

News includes California Gas Leak Called Biggest Disaster Since BP; This Christmas Shattered Heat Records; 7 Most Interesting Climate Findings Of 2015; Biggest Energy And Climate Stories Of 2015. Happenings include Ice Skating Rink Fundraiser; Farmers Market; Labyrinth Walk; Transpoetic Playground; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration; Yoga; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2016-01-08

28:13 minutes (12.91 MB)

News includes California Gas Leak Is So Bad That Governor Declares Emergency; Study Links Fracking To Even More Health Problems; China Isn't Approving Any New Coal Mines For The Next 3 Years; 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest. Happenings include Ice Skating Rink Fundraiser; Farmers Market; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Movie And Pizza Party; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration; Yoga; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2016-01-15

29:44 minutes (13.61 MB)

News includes Oklahoma Residents Sue Energy Company Over Earthquake Damage; Leaking Methane Plume Spreading Across L.A.'s San Fernando Valley; Coal's Decline Sends Arch Into Bankruptcy And Activists Aiming For Its Leases. U.S. Solar Created More Jobs Than Oil And Gas Extraction. Happenings include Ice Skating Rink Fundraiser; Movie And Pizza Party; Farmers Market; New Humanist Forum; Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration; Transpoetic Playground; Yoga; Carbondale: Unifying Our Community; Kitchen Gadget Swap; Christmahanukwanzadan.

Your Community Spirit 2016-01-22

29:46 minutes (13.63 MB)

News includes Climate Change Raises A Troubling Question: Who Gets To Eat; EPA Issues Emergency Order Over Flint Water Crisis; Australia's Two Largest Solar PV Plants Completed, Doubling Large-Scale Capacity; What Will It Take For America To Go 100 Percent Renewable. Happenings include Ice Skating RInk Fundraiser; Farmers Market; Kitchen Gadget Swap; Christmahanukwanzadan; Freecycle.

Your Community Spirit 2016-01-29

28:11 minutes (12.9 MB)

News includes Massive Snowstorms Don't Disprove Global Warming; 5 Percent Of Polluters Create 90 Percent Of Toxic Emissions; Denmark Preps For Climate Change By Building Parks That Can Transform Into Ponds; California's Rooftop Solar Industry Wins In Head To Head With Utilities. Happenings include Cousin Andy's Groundhog Revival Benefit Concert; Farmers Market; Frack Free Feast; Racial Taboo Film Showing; Transpoetic Playground; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2016-02-05

31:22 minutes (14.36 MB)

Interview Mona Gertman with Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Southern Illinois. News includes The Southwest May Have Entered A Drier Climate State; There May Soon Be More Plastic In The Oceans Than Fish; The Fight Against Offshore Drilling That's Unifying Towns Along The East Coast; Solar Panel Costs Set To Fall 10 Percent A Year. Happenings include Laughter Yoga; Taste Of Chocolate; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk; Darwin Week; I Heart Eco Mini-Camp; Labyrinth Peace Park.

Your Community Spirit 2016-02-12

28:10 minutes (12.89 MB)

News includes Gas Leak At Porter Ranch Well Is Stopped Temporarily; Majority Of Science Teachers Are Teaching Climate Change, But Not Always Correctly; Nearly 3,000 Climate Scientists Condemn Australia's Dramatic Research Cuts; Supreme Court Halts Clean Power Plan; What Happens When An NAACP Leader Becomes A Climate Activist. Happenings include Farmers Market; Nightingale For DuBois; Black History Month; Flyover Gardens Open House; Can You Dig This; Continuing The Conversation.

Your Community Spirit 2016-02-19

15:44 minutes (7.2 MB)

News includes 175 Oil And Gas Companies Could Go Bankrupt This Year; Prisoners Draw Corporate Evil-Doers Who Should Be In Jail But Aren't; Coalition of U.S. States Pledges To Accelerate Renewable Energy Efforts. Happenings include Chicken Farm Info And Planning Meeting; Movie And Pizza Party; Seed Swap; Black History Month; New Humanist Forum; 778 Bullets Film Showing; Continuing The Conversation; Questions Of Faith And Reality. NOTE: A portion of the broadcast episode was not included in this podcast episode due to technical difficulties with the audio recording.

Your Community Spirit 2016-03-04

27:48 minutes (12.73 MB)

News includes Climate Impact Predicted To Cause 500,000 Extra Deaths By 2050; New York Lost Billions With Fossil Fuel Investments; Climate Activists Threaten To Shut Down World's Major Coal Sites; Milan Wants To Pay People To Bicycle To Work; For First Time, Solar Will Be Top New Source Of Grid Energy This Year. Happenings include Cousin Andy's Coffeehouse; Farmers Market; Vigil For Peace And Justice; Labyrinth Walk; Global Perspective On Education For Women And Girls; Spring Cleanup Day.

Your Community Spirit 2016-03-11

29:00 minutes (13.28 MB)

News includes Dangerous Global Warming Will Happen Sooner Than Thought; Iditarod Sled Dog Race Lacks Snow, So Alaska Ships Some In; TV Show Makes Climate Change A Serious Political Thriller; During Most Important Year For Climate News, TV Coverage Fell; South Africa Just Opened Continent's First Solar-Powered Airport. Happenings include Farmers Market; Art Hives Carbondale; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Girls Rock Carbondale Benefit Show; Jackson County Board Vote On Zoning; Community Grants And Programs Workshop; Spring Cleanup Day.

Your Community Spirit 2016-03-18

27:39 minutes (12.66 MB)

News includes Beyond Record Hot, February Was Astronomical And Strange; Native American Tribe Gets Federal Funds To Flee Rising Seas; Peabody Says It May Need To File Bankruptcy Amid Coal Rout; Surging Renewables Keep Global CO2 Flat As Economy Grows; World's Biggest Floating Solar Farm Powers Up Outside London. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; Spring Cleanup Day; Farmers Market; All Species Puppet Making; Art Hives Carbondale; Community Forum On Poverty.

Your Community Spirit 2016-03-25

27:54 minutes (12.78 MB)

News includes Scientists Warn Drastic Climate Impacts Coming Much Sooner Than Expected; Climate Activists Disrupt Gulf Oil And Gas Auction In New Orleans; Exxon Mobil Must Allow Climate Change Vote; Renewable Energy Investments Set A Record In 2015. Happenings include Farmers Market; Green Earth March Volunteer Workday; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Shred Day And Electronics Recycling; Labyrinth Walk; Carbondale Tool Lending Library.

Your Community Spirit 2016-04-01

26:07 minutes (11.95 MB)

News includes 7 Million Americans At Risk Of Man-Made Earthquakes, USGS Says; Climate Fraud Investigation Of Exxon Draws Attention Of 18 Attorneys General; World's Coastal Cities Unsaveable If We Don't Slash Carbon Pollution; Hundreds Line Up To Reserve Tesla's New Model 3 Electric Car. Happenings include Farmers Market; Shred Day And Electronics Recycling; Mason Bee Hive And Compost Bin Workshop; Southern Illinois AIDS Walk; Monthly Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk; Dream Works; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Sale To Fight World Hunger; Carbondale Tool Lending Library.

Your Community Spirit 2016-04-08

29:59 minutes (13.73 MB)

News includes Everything We Know About How To Talk About Climate Change; British Columbia's Carbon Tax Has Been So Successful That Businesses Want To Increase It; Climate Change Is Going To Hurt Us In A Lot Of Weird Ways; California Seeks Solar Solution To Outage Concerns After Aliso Canyon Gas Leak. Happenings include 16th Annual For Kids' Sake Art Auction; New Community Learning Center At Gaia House; Beautiful Southern Ride; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Sale To Fight World Hunger; Carbondale Tool Lending Library.

Your Community Spirit 2016-04-22

30:46 minutes (14.08 MB)

News includes Melting Ice Sheets Changing How The Earth Rotates; We Just Crushed The Global Record For Hottest Start Of Any Year; 250 Faith Leaders Demand Nations Ratify Paris Climate Deal; U.S. Solar Market Is Now 1 Million Installations Strong; New Campaign Calls For Polluters To Pay For What They Break. Happenings include Native Plant Giveaway; All Species Puppet Parade; Paganism Art Reception; Continuing The Conversation; Questions Of Faith And Reality; 16th Annual For Kids' Sake Art Auction; Carbondale Tool Lending Library; Labyrinth Walk; Southern Illinois AIDS Candlelight Vigil.

Your Community Spirit 2016-04-29

31:24 minutes (14.37 MB)

News includes India's Worst Drought In 50 Years; Solar Impulse Pilot: I Flew Over Plastic Waste As Big As A Continent; Amazonian Tribe In Peru Takes Hostages After Oil Spill; 1.5 Celsius Vs 2 Celsius Global Warming; Two Senators Want The U.S. To Start Selling War Bonds To Fight Climate Change. Happenings Include 16th Annual For Kids' Sake Auction; Carbondale Tool Lending Library; Labyrinth Walk; Southern IL AIDS Candlelight Vigil; Transpoetic Playground; Sustainable Living Film Series.

Your Community Spirit 2016-05-06

30:33 minutes (13.99 MB)

News includes Texas Floods Sending Toxic Fossil Fuels Runoff Into Public Waters; Oil Giants Would Be Worth More By Drilling Less In A Low-Carbon World; Even Sanders' Plan To Curb Fossil Fuel Production Isn't Ambitious Enough; Scientists May Have Found The Key To Motivating People To Act On Climate Change; A Simple New Way To Store Energy. Happenings include Give And Go; Cinco De Mayo; Freecycle; Cousin Andy's; Plant Sale; Monthly Peace Vigil; Continuing The Conversation; New Humanist Forum.

Your Community Spirit 2016-05-20

31:51 minutes (14.58 MB)

News includes Climate Change Puts 1.3 Billion People and 158 Trillion Dollars At Risk, Says World Bank; 99 Percent Chance That This Will Be Hottest Year On Record; Youth Win Climate Case Against Massachusetts In State's High Court; Solar Power Is Already Saving Lives In The U.S. Happenings include May 2016 Bicycle Scavenger Hunt; Bike To Work Day; Movie And Pizza Party; Rainbow Cafe's Third Annual Yard Sale; WDBX Yard Sale; Bell Smith Springs Hike; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Poor Health: Health Consequences Of Extended Poverty; Farmers Market; Annual Plant Sale; Grand

Your Community Spirit 2016-05-20 Part 2

18:06 minutes (8.29 MB)

Interview with Aur "Da Energy Mon" Beck about WDBX's "Power The Tower" campaign. This summer, WDBX-FM will be working with local solar energy installer Advanced Energy Solutions to make WDBX the first solar-powered non-profit in Southern Illinois! This interview originally aired on the "Bang Bang Bang" show on WDBX which airs after Your Community Spirit. It is included in the Your Community Spirit podcast because it features an interview with Aur "Da Energy Mon" Beck.

Your Community Spirit 2016-05-27

30:30 minutes (13.96 MB)

News includes Global CO2 Emissions Still Accelerating; Indians Demand Government Action After Temperatures Hit 51 Celsius; Exxon Mobil's Shareholders Meeting Overrun By Climate Demands; More Americans Now Work In Solar Power Than The Extraction Of Oil And Gas, Or Coal; Meet The Next Generation Of Bus. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Annual Plant Sale; Harvesting 101; Grand Opening Of Super Splash Park; Human Trafficking Discussion; Game Night At Gaia House; Honor Veterans, Wage Peace; Labyrinth Walk; Third Annual Garden Tour.

Your Community Spirit 2016-06-03

28:10 minutes (12.9 MB)

News includes New York Assembly Just Passed Nation's Most Ambitious Climate Bill; Zombie Wildfires Have Awakened In Alaska; Climate Change Could Wreck Yellowstone, Statue Of Liberty, Galapagos Islands, Other UNESCO Sites; Africa's Most Vulnerable Face Even Hotter Future; Europe Keeps Hitting Clean Energy Milestones. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Honor Veterans, Wage Peace; Labyrinth Walk; Third Annual Garden Tour; Native Landscaping; Transpoetic Playground; Bringing It Home Film Showing.

Your Community Spirit 2016-06-10

32:22 minutes (14.81 MB)

Interview with Richard Garriott about Personal Rapid Transit. Richard Garriott is an award-winning computer game developer, space explorer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and adventure traveler. News includes Recent Deluge In France Boosted By Warming; Norway Targets Climate Neutrality By 2030; Solar Boat Attempting To Cross The Atlantic; Summer Of Anti-Pipeline Action In Vermont Begins With Three Blockades. Happenings include Movie And Pizza Party; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; New Humanist Forum.

Your Community Spirit 2016-06-10 Richard Garriott Interview

20:16 minutes (9.28 MB)

Interview with Richard Garriott about Personal Rapid Transit. Richard Garriott is an award-winning computer game developer, space explorer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and adventure traveler.

Your Community Spirit 2016-06-17

28:24 minutes (13 MB)

News includes Antarctica's CO2 Level Tops 400 PPM For First Time In Perhaps 4 Million Years; Greenland Hits Record 75 Degrees Fahrenheit, Sets Melt Record; Climate Scientists Urge Obama To Rule Out More Arctic Oil And Gas Exploration; Second Largest City In The U.S. Is On The Verge Of Being 100 Percent Renewable. Happenings include Live On Main; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; Edible Wild Plants; Peace Mural Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2016-06-24

28:57 minutes (13.26 MB)

News includes Exxon Loses Bid To Fight Virgin Islands Subpoena In State Court; Without Emissions Cuts, Summer Heat Will Get Even Deadlier; Top Architect Of Climate Deal Warns Against Brexit; Thousands Of Cities From Six Continents Just Agreed To Work On Climate Change; First Self-Driving, 3D-Printed Smart Bus Hits The Streets Of Washington, D.C. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Kid's Play Day, Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Peace Mural Celebration.

Your Community Spirit 2016-07-01

30:24 minutes (13.92 MB)

News includes U.S. Virgin Islands To Withdraw Subpoena In Climate Probe Into Exxon; New Study Says Window For Avoiding 1.5 Degrees Celsius Global Warming Has Closed; Climate Change's Growing Impact On People Experiencing Homelessness; New Podcast Talks About How To Deal With Climate Change; U.S. Solar Power Market Hits All-Time High. Happenings include Labyrinth Walk; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; Peace Mural Dedication And Vigil; Caravan To Cuba; Introduction To Permaculture; Alternatives To Lawns.

Your Community Spirit 2016-07-08

27:06 minutes (12.4 MB)

News includes Virgin Islands And Exxon Agree To Uneasy Truce Over Climate Probe; 31 Science Groups To Congress: Stop Denying And Start Fighting Climate Change; Explosive Oil Trains Are Feeling Some Serious Heat This Week; Could Solar Meet 13% Of Global Power Demand By 2030. Happenings include Peace Mural Dedication And Vigil; Caravan To Cuba; Continuing The Conversation; Southern Illinois LGBTQ Social Group Meeting; Introduction To Permaculture; Alternatives To Lawns.

Your Community Spirit 2016-07-15

28:04 minutes (12.85 MB)

News includes U.S. Faces Dramatic Rise In Extreme Heat, Humidity; Negative Emissions Key To Meeting 2 Degree Celsius Threshold; Pacific Islands Nations Consider World's First Treaty To Ban Fossil Fuels; Solar Impulse 2 Lands In Egypt In Penultimate Stop Of World Tour. Happenings include Solar Knowledge Course; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Fourth Friday Fair; Alternatives To Lawns.

Your Community Spirit 2016-07-22

33:19 minutes (15.25 MB)

News includes Blazing Hot First Half Of 2016 Sends Climate Records Tumbling; Extreme Heat Is Exhausting And Expensive; Tesla Wants To Help You Become Your Own Solar Utility, And Sell Lots Of Self-Driving Cars; Got Tons of CO2, Get More Giant Trees. Happenings include Power The Tower; Youth Fundraiser For Homeless Services; Fourth Friday Fair; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Questions Of Faith And Reality; Alternatives To Lawns.

Your Community Spirit 2016-07-29

27:10 minutes (12.43 MB)

News includes World's Largest Carbon Producers Face Landmark Human Rights Case; High Chance That Current Atmospheric Greenhouse Gases Commit To Warmings Greater Than 1.5 Celsius Over Land; 10,000 March In Philly Calling For A Clean Energy Revolution; Sun-Powered Airplane Completes Historic Trip Around The World. Happenings include Alternatives To Lawns; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; Vigil For Peace And Justice; Hiroshima And Nagasaki Commemoration.

Your Community Spirit 2016-08-05

29:18 minutes (13.41 MB)

News includes Latest Climate Report Says Heat, More Heat, And Signs Of Worse To Come; Sea Level Rise Could Put Millions Of U.S. Homes Underwater By 2100; Movement For Black Lives Calls For Fossil Fuel Divestment; California's Fast-Track Solar Permits Let The Sun Shine In Faster And Cheaper; Unitarian Universalists Sue For Right To Use Solar Panels, Cite Religious Freedom. Happenings include Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk; Hiroshima And Nagasaki Commemoration; Farmers Market; Learn About 2017 Solar Eclipse; Freecycle.

Your Community Spirit 2016-08-12

28:18 minutes (12.95 MB)

News includes Epic Middle East Heat Wave Could Be Global Warming's Hellish Courtain-Raiser; Murdoch-Owned TV Channel Will Air Landmark Climate Series Right Before Election; Latest Community To Crack Down On Fossil Fuel Shipments; First American Offshore Wind Turbines Installed. Happenings include Back To School Bash; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; New Humanist Forum; Freecycle.

Your Community Spirit 2016-08-19

28:00 minutes (12.81 MB)

News includes July Makes 15 Record Hot Months In A Row; In A Warming World, Deluges Like Louisiana's Expected To Increase; Native American Protesters Disrupt Work On Oil Pipeline; U.K. Approves World's Largest Wind Farm; Renewables Soar By 70 Percent In World's 20 Major Economies. Happenings include Green Earth Volunteer Workday; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; WDBX Summer Street Festival; Freecycle.

Your Community Spirit 2016-08-26

27:56 minutes (12.79 MB)

News includes Delware-Sized Chunk Of Ice Could Dislodge From Antarctic Shelf; Climate Change Will Cost Millennials More Than Student Debt Or The Great Recession; Native American Pipeline Protest Halts Construction In North Dakota; Climate Activists Arrested While Protesting Offshore Drilling; Chilean Solar Delivers Cheapest Electricity Ever, Anywhere, By Any Technology. Happenings include Fourth Friday Fair; Derby, Baby Film Screening; WDBX Summer Street Festival; Pasta And Trivia Fun-raiser; Frack Free Fest; Freecycle; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market.

Your Community Spirit 2016-09-02

28:41 minutes (13.13 MB)

News includes Severe Drought In India Pushed Thousands Of Farmers To Suicide; Leading Insurers Tell G20 To Stop Funding Fossil Fuels By 2020; Dozens More Arrested Fighting Massive Midwestern Oil Pipeline; Florida Tries To Reclaim Identity As Sunshine State. Happenings include Peace And Justice Vigil; Rotaract Student Welcome Dinner; Labyrinth Walk; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; Bobcats, Foxes, and Coyotes; Bell Smith Springs Hike; For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K.

Your Community Spirit 2016-09-09

16:35 minutes (7.59 MB)

News includes Hybrid Solar And Wind Systems Attract Turbine Makers In India; Pakistan To Add 1 GW Wind Energy Capacity Over Next 2 Years. Happenings include Fundraising For Standing Rock; Prison Strike Teach-In And Potluck; Out Of The Darkness Walk To Prevent Suicide; Bell Smith Springs Hike; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Wildflower Walk. Unfortunately, the first ten minutes of this episode were not recorded.

Your Community Spirit 2016-09-16

31:07 minutes (14.24 MB)

News includes From 280 Tribes, A Protest On The Plains; Record-Smashing August Means Long-Awaited Jump In Global Warming Is Here; Major Corporations That Support Climate Action Are Funding Politicians Who Oppose It; A Car That Smiles And A Mind-Blowing Electric Bus; Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, Paiutes Sign Deal For Another Big Solar Array Project. Happenings include Standing Rock Donation Drive; Wildflower Walk; Folkstravaganza XVII; New Humanist Forum; Continuing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Market; Get To Know Your Green Fee; Potluck By Gaia House RSO; Campaign Nonv

Your Community Spirit 2016-09-23

28:26 minutes (13.02 MB)

News includes Recalculating The Climate Math; Dakota Access Pipeline Fight; Tesla Wins Massive Contract To Help Power California Grid; Wave Power Has Finally Come To The United States; World's Largest Solar Plant Goes Online. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; 47th Annual Rotary Community Yard Sale; Invasive Species Removal At Green Earth's Pyles Fork Spot; Carbondale Hafla For Humanity; Pride Picnic; Illinois Initiative Meetup; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Forest Communities Of Southern Illinois; For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K; Peace And Justice Vigil; Native Tree An

Your Community Spirit 2016-09-30

27:26 minutes (12.56 MB)

News includes World Passes 400 PPM Threshold Permanently; SEC Involvement Sharpens #ExxonKnew Focus On What Its Accountants Knew; 21 Arrested During Peaceful Prayer Ceremony At Standing Rock; Dutch Parliament Votes To Close Down Country's Coal Industry; Incredible Price Drops Jumpstart Clean Energy Revolution. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; For Kids' Sake Superhero 5K; Native Tree And Plant Sale; Heartland Solar Tour; Peace And Justice Vigil; Rainbow Cafe Gala; Labyrinth Walk; Continuing The Conversation; Downtown Community Farmers Market.

Your Community Spirit 2016-10-07

29:40 minutes (13.58 MB)

News includes Hurricanes Will Worsen As Planet Warms And Sea Levels Rise; Removing CO2 Only Hope For Fixing Climate Change; Ending Climate Silence Is the Most Important Thing You Can Do To Fight Global Warming; EV Sales Hit New High-Water Mark Despite Low Oil Prices And Lack Of Availability. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Gaia House Stakeholder Retreat; Raise The Roof For Carbondale Thrift Shop; Go Granny D; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Campus Lake Challenges And Opportunities; New Humanist Forum.

Your Community Spirit 2016-10-14

28:53 minutes (13.23 MB)

News includes Fossil Fuel Production Than Previously Thought; Climate Activists Shut Down All US-Canada Tar Sands Pipelines; Dakota Access Opponents Thinking Bigger, Aim To Halt Entire Pipeline; Quantum Dot Solar Windows Evolve With Doctor Blade Spreading; Book Review: Everything Change. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Haunted Carbondale Walking Tour; Invasive Species Removal; Empty Bowls Fundraiser; Carbondale Zombie Walk; Science Of Cocktails Science Center Fundraiser; New Humanist Forum; Environmental Justice; Continuiing The Conversation; Transpoetic Playground; Farmers Mar

Your Community Spirit 2016-10-21

26:57 minutes (12.34 MB)

News includes Global Agriculture Needs Profound Transformation To Fight Climate Change And Protect Food Security; The Debates Are Over And No One Asked About Climate Change; Norway Faces Climate Lawsuit Over Arctic Oil Exploration Plans; In Illinois, New Rules Expected To Make Solar Faster And Cheaper. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock.; Dymaxion Days; Haunted Carbondale Walking Tour; Movie And Pizza Party; Continuing The Conversation; Farmers Market; Illinois Initiative Meetup; Flower Arranging With Wildflowers; SENSE Costume Halloween Party.

Your Community Spirit 2016-11-04

27:15 minutes (12.47 MB)

News includes Last Chance To Limit Global Warming To Safe Levels; Solar Companies Are Suing Over Florida's Deceptive Solar Initiative; Years Of Living Dangerously Returns To Television Sunday; Tesla Boss Elon Musk Unveils Solar Roof Tiles. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Vigil For Peace And Justice; Green Earth's Fall Social; Labyrinth Walk; 13th Documentary Film Showing; Catfish, Carp, Water Quality, And Other Challenges; Indigenous People's Day Feast.

Your Community Spirit 2016-11-11

27:15 minutes (12.48 MB)

News includes Trump Will Be Fossil Fuel Industry's Greatest Gift; Washington State Voters Reject Nation's First Carbon Tax; Florida Voted Down Anti-Solar Initiative; Clean Tech Will Move Forward Despite Trump Administration. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Native American Heritage Month; AIDS Auction And Reception; Indigenous Peoples Day Feast; 13th Film Documentary Film Showing; New Humanist Forum.

Your Community Spirit 2016-11-18

30:00 minutes (13.73 MB)

News includes Game Over For Climate; Planning For Environmental Carnage Under Donald Trump's Budget; Dakota Access Protesters Target Army Corps Offices Nationwide; Morocco's Mosques Join Fight Against Climate Change. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Thanksgiving Indoor Farmers Market; Antifascist Coalition; New Humanist Forum; 12 Annual Southern Illinois Alternative Gift Fair.

Your Community Spirit 2016-11-25

21:29 minutes (9.84 MB)

Happenings include Indigenous People's Day and Buy Nothing Day. News includes For Muslim Environmentalists, The Fight Just Got A Lot Harder; REI And Patagonia Are Making Black Friday Slightly Less Awful; The Future Doesn't Suck; Planned Parenthood Gets More Than 50,000 Donations In Mike Pence's Name; White House Stays Quite After Police Confrontation At Standing Rock; With Or Without The US, The World's Going To Move Forward On Climate Change.

Your Community Spirit 2016-12-02

29:47 minutes (13.63 MB)

News includes 2,000 Veterans Head To Support Dakota Access Protesters, Offer Protection From Police; The Arctic Is A Seriously Weird Place Right Now; Environmental Organizations See An Outpouring Of Support Post-Election; India Unveils World's Largest Solar Power Plant. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Peace And Justice Vigil; Labyrinth Walk; Essays On Natural History Of Illinois; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Antifascist Coalition; Christmahanukwanzadan; New Humanist Forum; Alternative GIft Fair; Free Meals At Town Square; Freecycle.

Your Community Spirit 2016-12-09

32:14 minutes (14.76 MB)

News includes History Reveals Greenland Ice Might Melt Much Faster Than Believed; Standing Rock Sioux Will Be Ready To Take Trump Challenge To Courts; Comic-Book Cure For Climate Change; Google Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy In 2017. Happenings include Donations To Standing Rock; Farmers Market; Invasives Pull; Labyrinth Peace Park Restoration Group; Antifascist Coalition; Christmahanukwanzadan; Between Two Rivers And Taking Pinhook Film Showings; Free Meals At Town Square; New Humanist Forum; Alternative Gift Fair; Freecycle; Art Exhibit By Incarcerated People From Stateville Priso

Your Community Spirit 2016-12-16

29:26 minutes (13.47 MB)

News includes Methane Emissions Racing Toward Nightmare Status; Portland Bans New Fossil Fuel Infrastructure In Stand Against Climate Change; Scientists Try To Download Government Climate Data Before It Disappears Forever; Deepwater Gets Okay For Full Throttle At Block Island Wind Farm; Solar Capacity Growth Has Increased 99 Percent Since Last Quarter. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Silent Art Auction; Art Exhibit By Encarcerated People From Stateville Prison; Movie And Pizza Party; Cousin Andy's Concert Series; Farmers Market; Girls Rock Carbondale Presents 13th Documentary;

Your Community Spirit 2016-12-23

30:33 minutes (13.98 MB)

Featuring an interview with Sharon about the Illinois Global Scholars Program. News includes North Pole 50 Degrees Warmer Than Usual; Arctic Ice Melt Already Affecting Weather Patterns Where You Live Right Now; Climate Change Played A Role In Dozens Of Floods, Heatwaves, And Droughts Last Year; Seattle Judge Rules Children's Climate Change Lawsuit Can Proceed; India Plans Nearly 60 Percent Of Electricity Capacity From Non-Fossil Fuels By 2027. Happenings include Donations For Standing Rock; Continuing The Conversation; Water Ways Exhibit; Labyrinth Walk.

Your Community Spirit 2016-12-30

29:05 minutes (13.32 MB)

News includes India's Renewable Promise; Las Vegas Runs Municipal Facilities On Renewables; Reindeer Grazing Helps Increase Amount Of Sunlight Reflected Back Into Space.

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