Health, Science, Environment

12:00am

Mon June 1, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What are the dangers of drilling in the Arctic?

On the June 1st edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Ben Stewart about his new book, Don’t Trust Don’t Fear Don’t Beg: The Extraordinary Story of the Arctic 30. The book chronicles the imprisonment of 30 peaceful Greenpeace activists who were thrown into a Russian prison for protesting oil drilling in the Arctic Circle. Stewart says the Arctic is in grave danger. What’s been done to save it? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with me Rose Aguilar, and you.

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5:15pm

Thu May 28, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Need to vent? Call the Warm Line

Daisy Matthias is a peer counselor with the San Francisco Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line
Audrey Dilling

 

Seventy thousand people call San Francisco’s suicide crisis line each year. Making that call usually means someone is on the verge of harming themselves due to severe emotional distress. But San Francisco has launched a new service that’s aimed at reaching people before they’re on the brink of crisis – the San Francisco Mental Health Peer-Run Warm Line.

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6:02pm

Tue May 26, 2015
Delta part 2

Navigating the Delta: The Roots of Agriculture

Nicholas Cotano, standing by old asparagus packing shed he used to supervise
Lisa Morehouse

Major California rivers drain into the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, and over decades of building dams and reservoirs and pumps, it’s become the major hub of the state’s water system. It’s not just the water flow that’s been transformed here, however. This land used to be made up of tidal wetlands and marshes of tullies. Today, there are nearly 60 islands surrounded by levees. Most of the land here is used for farming, and it’s some of the richest farmland in the state.

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12:00am

Tue May 26, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: How are cities changing?

On the May 26th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about how to create livable, diverse cities in the midst of gentrification and rising inequality. We’ll talk with directors featured in this year’s SF Green Film Festival, which focuses on creating positive change. Whether it is transit, housing, parks, or quality of life, how can we can find innovative ways to get involved and create more livable cities for everyone? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

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11:35am

Fri May 22, 2015
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call Weekly Kudos: May 22, 2015

Every week on Your Call's Friday Media Roundtable, we ask the journalists on our panel to recommend great reporting they've seen this week.

Joining us this week:

Guests:

Kate Sheppard, award winning senior reporter, and the environment and energy editor at the Huffington Post

Antonia Juhasz, award-winning investigative journalist, policy-analyst, and author, covering all aspects of oil and energy policy

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