Green Sense Radio

Monarch butterflies in jeopardy/Cities going solar

March 27, 2018

The monarch butterfly population has declined more than 80 percent in the past 20 years. And, the latest numbers aren’t very encouraging.  What does the monarch population tell us about the state of food safety, what could it mean if we lose this species, and what can we do to make sure the monarch population becomes healthy again.  Bill Freese is Science Policy Analyst with the Center for Food Safety. 

Cities continue to be the driving force when it comes to more sustainable ways to generate energy. But for solar energy, there’s great untapped potential for cities. A new report from Environment America provides the Top 10 Ways for Cities to Go Solar. Emma Searson’s part of the Go Solar Campaign with Environment America.