Saturday, September 15, 2007

The Cape Bag ‘o Wind Enviro Show






Greetings Earthlings. We hope to have Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on the phone to talk about the Cape Wind project that mainstream enviros are attempting to ram down our collective throat. We’ll go right to the interview at the top of the show, after which we’ll submerge ourselves into the troubled waters surrounding this popular privatization scheme. Later, we’ll open the phone lines and get your opinion and have a bit of ..err...back-n-forth? Speaking of uncertain phone calls, we may get another from David Kroodsma, celebrating the finish in the first leg of the Ride for Climate.



Then, of course, it's time for the...Revenge of the Critters! Great White tries kayak for lunch! You can tell there's a nautical theme here, right?



Next, Robert Lucas' "Green Energy Blue" takes us to our Cape Wind free-for-all! We'll take a whack at the Massachusetts Ocean Act (S.2281) and its’ assault on the long-standing Massachusetts Ocean Sanctuary Act. Also, Greenpeace spins with the worst of them! AND, deeper water windmills? Sounds like their getting’ in over their heads to us! D.O. takes a piece out of Mass Audubon’s ambiguous position on Cape Wind. Then it’s time to open the phone lines and talk about industrial seascapes! WARNING: Everyone on this show thinks Cape Wind SUCKS!



In The Enviro Show Echo Chamber we have this piece from Grist (lifted from Reuters) on the U.S. Navy’s War on Terrorist Whales (told you there was a nautical theme). By this time in the show David may call from the other coast and scold us for our stand against Cape Wind. We'll see.



Finally, we'll checkout the ol' Bus Stop Billboard:

Tuesday, September 18; 6:30 p.m. Renewable workshop on wind power. Greenfield Community College. Fee: $10 suggested. If you’re close-by GO! (but keep yur’ radio tuned to 103.3). Center for Ecological Technology (CET).

Wednesday, September 19, Cast Your Vote to Restore Constitutional Protections during the National Call-in to Congress! Restore Habeas Corpus! Restore the Fourth Amendment! Go to: http://www.bordc.org/ or call both your Senators and your Representative at 202-224-3121.

Friday, September 21 at 4:30 PM on WMUA 91.1FM and on September 27 at 8 AM on Valley Free Radio 103.3. Writer's Voice: A Forum-on-the-Air on Local/Corporate Control of Our Water. Nestle Corporation is considering building a new bottling plant somewhere in Massachusetts. It could be sited on the Montague Plains and draw its water from that aquifer. Spend the hour live with Alan Snitow, co-author of THIRST: Fighting the Corporate Theft of Our Water . Snitow produced the film documentary, Thirst, which was aired by PBS. Call into 413-545-3691 during the MUA show with your questions.

Wednesday, September 26; 6:30 p.m. Renewable workshop on solar power. Berkshire Athenaeum. Fee: $10 suggested. Contact cynthiag@cetonline.org

Tues, Sept 25. Protest Bush's visit to the UN in New York City. A group of activists from New York City such as Code Pink, WILPF, WRL, ACT UP!, are coordinating what is hoped will be several days of antiwar events and actions in protest of Bush's annual visit to address the UN General Assembly. http://nyc.worldcantwait.org, jonathanbrownnyc@yahoo.com, Call 917-776-4927


Sunday, September 30th, 2007; 10am – 6pm, Pioneer Valley Relocalization Workshop.
Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South Street, Northampton, MA. Frances Moore Lappé to give keynote address. Call Kathi Bangert, 413-256-1157.

Saturday, October 6, 10am – 4pm.; Green Buildings Open House, presented by The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) as part of the American Solar Energy Society’s National Solar Tour. To find Green Buildings Open House sites near you, visit www.nesea.org/buildings/openhouse .

October 20-22, No War, No Warming, is calling for a massive intervention in Washington, DC, with solidarity actions around the US and internationally. On Saturday and Sunday we will be organizing trainings in D.C. for nonviolent direct action / civil disobedience and holding spokes council meetings to plan and coordinate our actions. The intention of No War, No Warming is to hold Congress accountable and show the world that we will not sit still; we will hold an intervention by taking over Capitol Hill on a day that Congress is in session. See: http://www.nowarnowarming.org/

We go out with "Like a Wave", by Wildman (there's that theme again!). That's it. Remember: listen to your Mother, ok?

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