Awanadjo Almanack 9/22/17

Producer/Host: Rob McCall

“Let Evening Come”

RadioActive 9/21/17

Producer: Meredith DeFrancesco

Overview: Climate Change, Climate Policy and the Fossil Fuel Industry

-As Hurricane Maria devastates Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands, on the heels of Harvey and Irma and drought and fires consume other regions of the US, we look again at climate change, climate policy and the fossil fuel industry.
-Today, we take a broad look with the US policy director for Oil Change International, Janet Redman.
-Topics include, the Trump Administration’s stance on climate change and fossil fuel extraction, the EPA’s Science Advisory Board, the Union of Concerned Scientists new report on the quantifiable impacts of fossil fuel companies’ emissions on climate change, the varying definitions of “Clean Energy”, the Paris Climate Agreement and the disproportionate impacts of climate change on individuals and communities with the least economic resources.

Guest: Janet Redman, Oil Change International, US policy director; Associate Fellow at Institute for Policy Studies

WERU Community SoapBox 9/21/17

Host: Denis Howard
Engineer: John Greenman

An open-mic style call-in show

Sustainable House Sketchbook 9/21/17

Producer/Host: Jim Bahoosh


Notes from the Electronic Cottage 9/21/17

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

Though health care and the federal budget and so forth are getting the lion’s share of headlines these days, there are several bills working their way through Congress that could have major effects on the Web that many people use every day. One is the “Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act”, a proposed law with a laudable goal – and some potentially very bad unintended consequences for the Internet we all use. Here’s why.

Maine Currents 9/19/17

Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Audio recorded by John Greenman

Activist and author George Lakey on “Building a Movement: the Big Picture Vision for the Climate”

George Lakey’s keynote at the Sierra Club of Maine’s “Maine Grassroots Climate Action Conference” on Saturday, September 16th on the topic of “Building a Movement: the Big Picture Vision for the Climate”. He recently retired from Swarthmore College where he was Eugene M. Lang Visiting Professor for Issues in Social Change. While there he wrote his 9th book “Viking Economics: How the Scandinavians got it right and how we can, too:” after interviewing economists and others in the Nordic countries. All of his books have been about change and how to achieve it.
As a young adult Lakey lived in Norway and worked there as well as in Denmark and Sweden. On returning to the U.S. he alternated academic positions with founding and leading organizations working for justice and peace. Later he returned to the global stage to found Training for Change. George Lakey has led over 1500 social change workshops on five continents. He received the Martin Luther King, Jr., Peace Award and the National Giraffe Award for Sticking his Neck out for the Common Good.


Maine Currents- independent local news, views and culture, every Tuesday at 4pm on WERU-FM and

Outside the Box 9/19/17

Producer/Host: Larry Dansinger


Esoterica 9/19/17

The Mind-Body Revelation
Andree Bella | Writer/Performer