HEALTH INSURANCE! This is one subject that elicits a response from everyone–personal stories, questions, confusion. Andrew comes on with information–he is in the Medicare supplement area, but the talk quickly turns to insurance for people of all ages, the limited availability and the almost prohibitive costs. Congress is more gridlocked than ever over the subject, and there is no answer in sight. Elections are coming and this issue is one you, the voter, can weigh in on. We’ll have more.
We talk a lot about being local, watching what what we throw away and where we throw it. Candace Seeger wants you to throw recyclable things into some sort of mix that will meet all the goals we talk about. Her woman owned business–you can find Corporate Waste Solutions at divertmore.com and you can podcast this show to see what can be done to make us a better Houston.
Steve Stelzer is one of the City’s designated environmental activists. The Green Resource Center provides living examples of conservation building, events of all sorts work out of the permit center, and he will discuss about any green book you can imagine, anywhere, anytime–and that’s the subject of today’s show. Books and carbon and what we can do–Paul Hawken and DRAWDOWN.
The Citizens Environmental Coalition’s Environmental Summit is coming up August 4 at the United Way on Waugh. This year is a collaboration with the Environmental Educators Exchange will get the teachers attending 6 big ceu’s. Plus, this is a great chance to learn about new ways to interact with and involve the environmental community.
Jim comes in today to talk about the nitty-gritty of putting the carbon economy to work with jobs. If you want a text on what can be done with the rather large concept of CARBON, download this series. Just do a Blackburn search, download the last few, and you’re there.