Montpelier based group signs agreement to help an industrial area in China reduce its greenhouse gas emissions; public health officials say it’s only a matter of time before a deadly worldwide flu pandemic hits; more…
Get a crash course on what you can and can’t recycle, how to set up a composting system in your backyard, and
what role all this plays in reducing our waste. Also, a
Vermont reporter in Havana updates us on an Upper Valley youth baseball team
that’s visiting Cuba.
this year, a Vermont legislator says she got an unusual message from a
representative of the Chinese government. China wanted to discourage Vermont from passing a law that requires computer
manufacturers to pay for recycling old equipment.
Ross Sneyd reports.
Last week’s earthquake in China had a direct impact on one Middlebury College graduate. Meg Young was in the city of Chengdu when the earthquake hit, sending her running from the
building crumbling around her. VPR’s Neal Charnoff spoke
with Meg Young by cell phone about the earthquake.
Willie Kern loves springtime for the same reasons many of us do, but
also because he loves to run rivers. The expert kayaker and river guide
can’t wait to get into Vermont’s waterways over the next few weeks, one
of the best times of year for white water kayaking. We
spoke with Willie Kern on a beautiful spring day by the banks of the
Winooski River about what he and his friends in the kayaking community have been doing in China.
co-founders of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream are underwriting a campaign to protest
China’s support for Sudan.
Cohen and Jerry Greenfield launched a three-vehicle caravan to San Francisco, where protests are expected to greet the only U.S.
visit of the Olympic torch.
and Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen helps launch a three-vehicle caravan from
Burlington to protest Chinese policies in Sudan; a group of Twin Valley High School
students are encouraging Vermonters to take part in a global demonstration to
raise awareness about climate change; more…