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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.