when we heal the earth, we heal ourselves. david orr

Alicia on The Mike Nowak Show

Chicago horticulture expert Mike Nowak invited me on his radio show to discuss Earth Hour. LISTEN HERE. I'm about 3/4 of the way into the recording.

Sunday, February 21, 2010

EcoChat: Renewable Energy, Feb. 22 @ 8pm CST

Bruce Becker will be our guest for EcoChat this week and we'll be discussing renewable energy in light of President Obama's plan to support construction of a nuclear power plant in the USA.

Bruce is an expert in the field. I first met him in May last year when I toured the Windpower 2009 Conference in Chicago. Back then, Bruce was President and CEO of Mecaro, a Japanese wind turbine company. Check out MY VIDEO featuring Bruce. You'll see him about @ 3:30 into the piece.

I was shocked to hear about Obama's support for nuclear energy, and Bruce believes it's a step in the wrong direction too. He says, "Although nuclear is relatively carbon positive versus coal, the dangers in mining, refining, processing, shipping nuclear fuel, and the long-term consequences of a lack of real nuclear waste disposal solutions, make nuclear generated electricity a huge environmental concern."

Bruce and I are excited for the opportunity to open up this discussion with EcoChat viewers, so please join us Monday night and let your voice be heard.

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