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6/22/16 – Our Changing Climate (encore episode)

Temperatures on earth are increasing. Such a change has spurred debate, both politically and in the sciences, as to the causes of climate change and its impacts. It’s a complex issue. On this episode of Elemental Idaho, rebroadcast from March, we talk about the natural drivers of climate change, and how our climate has changed over … Continue reading

6/15/16 – Idaho’s Timber Protective Associations (encore episode)

The Idaho Department of Lands receives assistance from two timber protective associations in Idaho to suppress fire and protect against fire hazards on more than 6 million acres of state and private forests and rangelands. On this encore episode of Elemental Idaho, Len Young, the Chief Fire Warden of the Clearwater-Potlatch Timber Protective Association talks … Continue reading

6/8/16 – Solarize the Valley

Ken Miller, Snake River Alliance’s Clean Energy Program Director, joined us for this episode to talk about a unique program that aims to accelerate the installation of solar in the Treasure Valley. .    

6/1/16 – The History of Arrowrock (encore)

On this episode of Elemental Idaho, US Bureau of Reclamation History Kelsey Doncaster talks about the history of the 100 year-old Arrowrock Dam, which, at the time of its construction, was the tallest man made structure on the planet, and considered by many to be the 8th Wonder of the World. This was an encore … Continue reading

5/25/16 – The Economics of Storm Water Management (encore episode)

This episode featured Liz Paul of Idaho Rivers United and Evan Hjerpe from the Conservation Economics Institute talking about storm water management in the Boise urban area and a recent economic study comparing the costs and benefits of green infrastructure with traditional grey infrastructure. This was an encore broadcast of Elemental Idaho. You can hear the … Continue reading

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