On any given day, we waste a lot of food, whether it's during preparation, after it hits our plates, or because it's gone bad in the refrigerator. Most of us probably don't think of this as an environmental issue, but it is.
January is radon awareness month. Washtenaw County environmental educator Angela Parsons is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. She explains the dangers of radon and why you might want to have your home tested for the cancer-causing gas.
What mode of holiday travel is best for the environment? Dr. John DiCicco has some answers. DiCicco is a professor at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources, and a researcher at the UofM Energy Institute. He's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.
This month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU is an in-depth examination of Proposal 3 on the November 6th Michigan Ballot, more commonly known as the 25X25 proposal for renewable energy. The guests are Steve Transeth and Doug Jester. Transeth is a spokesperson for the group Clean Affordable Renewable Energy, which opposes proposal 3. Jester is a principal at the strategy and consulting firm 5-Lakes Energy. Jester speaks in favor of proposal 3.