The Sustainability Segment presents one-on-one interviews with inspiring leaders and grass roots activists on a variety of environmental, social, and economic issues affecting life and the future of our planet. 628142
Guest Rebecca Ponzio, Climate and Fossil Fuel Program Director, Washington Environmental Council, speaks with Diane Horn about priorities for environmental legislation in the 2019 Washington State Legislative Session.
Guest Leah Missik, Program Manager, Built Green, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of Built Green to encourage environmentally sound design, construction, and development practices in Washington's cities and communities.
Guest Rebecca Monteleone, Chair, Sierra Club Seattle Group, speaks with Diane Horn about the Move All Seattle Sustainably Coalition and their recommendations to improve transportation for Seattle pedestrians, bicyclists and transit riders.
Guest Patti Goldman. Managing Attorney, Northwest Office, Earthjustice. speaks with Diane Horn about efforts to ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide widely used in agriculture associated with both pesticide poisoning and chronic health effects.
Guest Mindy Roberts, People for Puget Sound Program Director, Washington Environmental Council, and Member, Governor Inslee's Orca Recovery Task Force, speaks with Diane Horn about Task Force draft recommendations to help aid orca recovery and promote the
Guest Ahmed Gaya, Field Director, Yes on 1631, speaks with Diane Horn about Initiative 1631, which would charge pollution fees on sources of greenhouse gas pollutants and use the revenue to reduce pollution, promote clean energy, and address climate impac
Guest Margaret Morales, Senior Research Associate, Sightline Institute, speaks with Diane Horn about how backyard cottages could help close the affordable housing gap and provide homes for extremely low income individuals.
Guests Alberto Rodriguez, Duwamish Valley Advisor, Office of Sustainability and Environment, City of Seattle, and Paulina Lopez, South Park resident and Manager, Duwamish Valley Youth Corps, speak with Diane Horn about the Duwamish Valley Action Plan: Adv
Guest Bruce Speight, Executive Director at Environment Washington, and State Director at Environment Washington Research & Policy Center, speaks with about the report “Electric Buses: Clean Transportation for Healthier Neighborhoods and Cleaner Air.
Guest Lisa Remlinger, Evergreen Forests Program Director, Washington Environmental Council, speaks with Diane Horn about the 2018 State of our Forests and Public Lands Report: An Evaluation of Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz's Results.
Guest Gordon Padelford, Executive Director of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of Seattle Neighborhood Greenways to advocate for biking and walking in Seattle and to create safer streets.
Guest Bruce Herbert, Founder and Chief Executive of Newground Social Investment, speaks with Diane Horn about progress made by shareholder advocacy in creating positive change in publicly traded corporations during 2018.
Guest Eric de Place, Programs Director at Sightline Institute, speaks with Diane Horn about the status of fossil fuel development projects in the Pacific Northwest and the environmental implications for Northwest and global communities.
Guests Danielle Shaw, Local Government Affairs Manager of the Washington Environmental Council, and Sophia Ressler, Staff Attorney at Puget Soundkeeper Alliance, speak with Diane Horn about Nature's Scorecard.
Guest Rich Hatfield, Senior Conservation Biologist at the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, speaks with Diane Horn about bumble bee conservation and the Pacific Northwest Bumblebee Atlas Project
Guests Cuquis Robledo, Coordinator at Storytellers Series, and Clark Matthews, Lead Producer at Rooted in Rights, a program of Disability Rights Washington, speak with Diane Horn about the Rooted in Rights project and the Rooted in Rights Storytellers Fil
Guests Sharon London of National Wildlife Federation, and Michelle Wainstein, Field Conservation Associate at Woodland Park Zoo, speak with Diane Horn about supporting wildlife in the city and the 2018 Wildlife in the City Week.
Guest Nick Abraham, Communications and Accountability Manager of Washington Environmental Council and Washington Conservation Voters, speaks with Diane Horn about how environmental legislation fared in the 2018 Washington State Legislative Session.
Guest Stephen Jones, Director of The Washington State University Bread Lab, speaks with Diane Horn, about the work of the Bread Lab to to breed and develop publicly available varieties of grains and other crops that will benefit farmers, processors, and e
Guest Katherine Strange, Technical Analysis Manager at Puget Sound Clean Air Agency, speaks with Diane Horn about health implications of PM 2.5 particulate pollution and steps being taken to reduce PM 2.5 in the Puget Sound region.
Guest Chase Gunnell, Communications Director of the Conservation Northwest. speaks with Diane Horn about the work of Conservation Northwest to to protect, connect, and restore wildlands and wildlife from the Washington Coast to the British Columbia Rockie
Guest Denise Fairchild, President & CEO of Emerald Cities Collaborative, speaks with Diane Horn about the book, “Energy Democracy: Advancing Equity in Clean Energy Solutions”, which she co-edited with Al Weinrub.
Guests Becky Kelly, President of the Washington Environmental Council, and Aiko Schaefer, Director of Front and Centered, speak with Diane Horn about the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy Initiative for effective and just climate action.
Guests Rebecca Ponzio, Fossil Fuel Program Director at Washington Environmental Council, and Vlad Gutman-Britten, Washington Director at Climate Solutions, speak with Diane Horn environmental legislation in the 2018 Washington State Legislative session.
Guest John de Graff speaks with Diane Horn about the And Beauty for All! Campaign, which seeks to embrace natural beauty and human design in ways that restore our landscapes, revitalize our communities and repair our dialogue.
Guest Max Tegmark, Professor of Physics at MIT, and Co- Founder and President, Future of Life Institute, speaks with Diane Horn about his book “Life 3.0: Being Human in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”.
Guest Jason Cone, Executive Director of Doctors Without Borders USA, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of Doctors without Borders to aid refugees and the interactive exhibit “Forced from Home” which will be in Seattle October 2nd through the 8th.
Guest Gretchen Goldman, Research Director, Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists, speaks with Diane Horn about the UCS report “Sidelining Science Since Day One: How the Trump Administration Has Harmed Public Health and Safety in
Guests Rich Stolz, Executive Director of One America, and Jeff Johnson, President of the Washington State Labor Council, speak with Diane Horn about the Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy and their campaign to pass equitable climate action in 2018
Guests Darcy Nonemacher, Government Affairs Director of the Washington Environmental Council, and Christopher Wierzbicki, Executive Director of Futurewise, speak with Diane Horn about the outcome of environmental legislation in the 2017 Washington State l
Guests Joanna Nelson des Flores, Green Cities Director at Fonterra, and Michael Yadrick, Plant Ecologist at Seattle Parks and Recreation, speak with Diane Horn about the work of the Green Seattle Partnership to restore and actively maintain the City's for
Guest Zoltan Grossman, Professor of Geography & Native Studies at The Evergreen State College, speaks with Diane Horn about his most recent book “Unlikely Alliances: Native Nations & White Communities Join to Defend Rural Lands."
Guest John Amos, President and Founder of Skytruth, and Co-Founder of Global Fishing Watch, speaks with Diane Horn about illuminating environmental problems and issues through the use of satellite images, aerial photographs, and other kinds of remote sens
Guest Majora Carter, a leading urban revitalization strategy consultant, and Founder of Sustainable South Bronx, speaks with Diane Horn about urban revitalization and how to incorporate equity into neighborhood development.
Guests Cluny McCaffrey, Executive Director, and Sophorn Sim, Community Outreach Associate of the Environmental Coalition of South Seattle (ECOSS), speak with Diane Horn about educating and empowering businesses and diverse communities to implement environ
Guests Alan Spears, Cultural Resources Director, and Rob Smith, Northwest Regional Director, National Parks Conservation Association, speak with Diane Horn about protecting America's National Park System for present and future generations.
Guest Paul Hawken, environmentalist, entrepreneur, and Co-founder and Executive Director, Project Drawdown, speaks with Diane Horn about the book “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming”, for which he is the Editor.
Guests Bea Covington, Executive Director, and Deirdre Grace, Community Engagement Manager of King Conservation District, speak with Diane Horn about the work of the King Conservation District to promote the sustainable use of natural resources through res
Guest Bob Carey, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Nature Conservancy in Washington, speaks with Diane Horn about the Floodplains by Design project, a public-private partnership working to reduce flood risk and restore habitat along Washington's major
Guests Heather Trim, Executive Director of Zero Waste Washington, and Margaret Shield, Owner and Principal of Community Environmental Health Strategies, speak with Diane Horn about the benefits and status of medicine take back programs in Washington State
Guest Mahnaz Eshetu, Executive Director of the Refugee Women's Alliance, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of the Refugee Women's Alliance and meeting the challenges for refugees and immigrants in the current political environment.
Guest Gretchen Goldman, Research Director at the Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists, speaks with Diane Horn about the status of scientific integrity in government decision-making and the implications for our democracy.
Guests Nick Abraham, Communications and Accountability Manager, Washington Conservation Voters and Washington Environmental Council, and Christopher Wierzbicki, Interim Executive Director, Futurewise. speak with Diane Horn about environmental legislation
Guest Sarah van Gelder, Co-Founder and Editor at Large of YES! Magazine, speaks with Diane Horn about her book “The Revolution Where You Live: Stories from a 12,000-Mile Journey through a New America.”
Guest Peter Godfrey-Smith, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, and Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney, speaks with Diane Horn about his most recent book “Other Mi
Guest Paulina Lopez, Community Engagement and Outreach Manager of the Duwamish River Cleanup Coalition/Technical Advisory Group, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of the Coalition's Duwamish Valley Youth Corps to support restoration and revitalization
Guests Vlad Gutman-Britten, Washington Director, and Seth Zuckerman, ClimateCast Editor, of Climate Solutions speak with Diane Horn about the prospects for addressing climate change under a Trump Administration.
Guest Chuck Collins, Senior Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies. speaks with Diane Horn about his most recent book “Born on Third Base: A One Percenter Makes the Case for Tackling Inequality, Bringing Wealth Home, and Committing to the Common Good.”
Guest Eric de Place, Policy Director of the Sightline Institute, speaks with Diane Horn about the environmental implications of fracked fuel and petrochemical projects in the Pacific Northwest and the status of northwest coal and oil terminals.
Guests Steve Gilbert, Affiliate Professor, and Rachel Shaffer, Ph.D. student, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health, speak with Diane Horn about the dangers of lead exposure for work
Guest Gene Baur, co-founder and president of Farm Sanctuary, speaks with Diane Horn about the work of Farm Sanctuary to protect farm animals from cruelty, inspire change in the way society views and treats farm animals, and promote compassionate
Guest Dow Constantine, King County Executive and Chair of the Sound Transit Board, speaks with Diane Horn about Regional Proposition 1, the Sound Transit 3 proposal to expand mass transit in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties and to be submitted to vote
Guest Brett Finlay, Professor of Microbiology at the University of British Columbia, speaks with Diane Horn about his book “Let Then Eat Dirt: Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World”, co-authored with Marie-Claire Arrieta.