sustainability

Central Standard
1:04 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

Passionate Sustainability Advocate Vandana Shiva Visits Kansas City

Dr. Vandana Shiva stops by KCUR to talk about the value of diversity in culture and in agriculture.
Credit Photo by Kartaka Shiva, courtesy Cultivate KC

Dr. Vandana Shiva sees issues of diversity playing out in our societies as well as in our grocery stores and on our dinner plates. Central Standard visits with this prolific author and global environmental activist about her unique blend of science and philosophy in which feminism, economic theory, quantum physics and agricultural history combine to create a compelling world view.

Dr. Shiva stops by the studio to explain her perspective and to tell her personal story. 

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Central Standard
7:01 pm
Wed December 5, 2012

Better Off When Off The Grid

Credit Mr. Brende's book

As you wonder at what gifts you might be getting this holiday season, have you ever consider what you could live without?  What modern conveniences would you be willing to give up?  How far "off the grid" do you think you could live?  We're joined by Eric Brende, a man who dropped out of an MIT graduate program and moved with his wife to a remote community that lives entirely off the grid.  He shares his 18 month experience on Central Standard.


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Up To Date
8:36 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

It's Official: UMKC Is 'Cool School'

An aerial view of the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
UMKC

As thousands of students make their way through an academic day at the University of Missouri - Kansas City, a dedicated group steadfastly works to make environmental improvements to the campus. 

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