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Sustainability

From: 90.1 WFYI Public Radio
Length: 59:08

Hosted by Barbara Bogaev, and produced by Richard Paul, Sustainability looks at what is being done to address our energy needs and environmental challenges -- on a large scale and a small scale -- to actually address some of the biggest problems we have.

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This program is so well done and professional - really like it. Great rendering by Barabara B.
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No question, there’s plenty of bad news when it comes to the environment. Get ready for some good.

NIES: I don’t really have a lot of patience for people that -- the first words out of their mouth is that “It’ll be hard” or “We can’t do that.” our fish are dying from too much waste in the water? Here’s an idea.

MAHONEY: We removed 50% of the nitrogen in the waste water with just minor retrofits.

Are you worried about global warming from too much CO2?

HASELBACH: There is potential for us to build sidewalks where -- yes -- these sidewalks will suck CO2 out of the air.

Scientists and engineers are working right now on some of the tools we hope will lift us out of our environmental malaise.

NOCERA: The issue is: can you do those things that we already know how to do with new materials and new ways to do it so it is really cheap, cheap, cheap?

We explore “Sustainab...
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Timing and Cues

Billboard 1:00
In: No question, there’s plenty of bad news when it comes to the environment.
OQ: after this hour's news

News Hole Music 5:00

Segment A 14:59
In: This is Sustainability part of the Global Challenges series
OQ: be back after a break

Break Music 1:00

Segment B 19:29
In: This is Sustainability part of the Global Challenges series
OQ: be back after a break

Break Music 1:00

Segment C 16:29
In: This is Sustainability part of the Global Challenges series
OQ: Purdue-dot.edu. I’m Barbara Bogaev.

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