We talk with Karina Heim, Coastal Training Program (CTP) Coordinator, Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve about tonight's River Talk , part of a monthly series of informal talks about the St. Louis River Estuary. This evening's topic is " Handling Hazards and Dealing with Disasters: Emergency Management in the Estuary ."
Although he's only been in Duluth for a few years, this young singer/songwriter with a distinctive style is firmly established in the local scene. He released his debut full-length album last year, and has a new EP on the way. He and his band The Salty Dogs have a release show scheduled on February 6 at Blush in Duluth; we got a preview when they stopped by our studios for a session that afternoon. Jacob Mahon
Communication is key! Today on the Sea Grant Files, Jillian Farkas shares her experience as a Knauss Fellow and discusses how, and why, we need to apply science to policy. How is science being used in congress? "Science is being used, just maybe not at the level that everyone wishes it would be." MN Sea Grant John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship Program
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In a special full-length podcast, KUMD's Adam Reinhardt investigates the concept of Energy Democracy and the possibility of expanding citizen participation in energy production as the world transitions to renewables. Focusing on Germany as our key example, Adam talks with Craig Morris, author of Energy Democracy: Germany’s Energiewende to Renewables. He also talks with Anya Schoolman, Executive Director of US-based solar advocacy group Solar United Neighbors. To conclude, Dr. Josef Pesch, a...