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Exploring the Link Between Manufacturing, Energy, Agriculture, Transportation and Lifestyle
The New American Economy is a radio program broadcast live every Wednesday, 1-2pm ET, out of Pittsburgh, PA starting May 3, 2017. Tune in to hear about emerging trends in energy, manufacturing, transportation, food & water, and lifestyle. The purpose of this program is to help people in working families visualize a new economy that is just, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable, and to help people see emerging opportunities and challenges. You can find out more about the program here.
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Aug 16, 2017: What Do We Do With Old Tech?
This week on The New American Economy with Dr Patty DeMarco we have Ned Eldridge of eLooo LLC on the program to tell us about the complications with recycling technology and how their company deals with them. Some of the most complicated parts of rec…
Aug 9, 2017: Ingredients In Your Office Building
When you buy food, you check the ingredients list to make sure everything inside is up to your standards. What if we could do the same with construction materials? We could dramatically decrease people’s exposure to dangerous chemicals just by knowin…
August 2, 2017: How Do We Get Chemical Pollution Out of Our Drinking Water?
Even micro-doses of hormones can have a drastic impact on the human body. How are hydrocarbons and endocrine disruptors ending up in our water supply, and what can we do about it? This week, Dr. Patricia DeMarco invites Terry Collins, Theresa Heinz P…
July 26, 2017: Public Transit Edition
Laura Wiens, the executive director of Pittsburghers for Public Transit, talks about what’s going wrong, what’s going right, and why public transit is a key component in our modern society. We discuss how gentrification affects (and is affected by) p…
July 12, 2017: Soil, Struggle and Justice
The New American Economy: Soil, Struggle and Justice (subtitle: Agroecology in the Brazilian Landless Movement and Lessons for the US) Andreas Hernandes, Ph.D. from Marymount Manhattan College in New York joins us by skype from Porto Alegre, Brazil t…