Radio and Podcasts

The Pacific Institute staff help shape the debates on water through comments in radio news stories and by appearing on radio news programs.

“Report: California’s Five-Year Drought Increased Electricity Costs By $2.45B”, KPBS, featuring Peter Gleick, 04.26.2017

“World Water Day/Heroic Food”, PodBean, featuring Laura Feinstein, 03.29.2017

“Water, Water Everywhere in California, but No Way to Hold onto It”, Marketplace, featuring Peter Gleick, 03.22.2017

“Celebrating the End of California’s Drought? Not so Fast, say Water Experts”, KALW, featuring Peter Gleick, 03.07.2017

“There’s No Question That Most of us Living in California Have Felt at Least Some of the Impacts of the Past Five.. Very Dry.. Years.”, KCBS, featuring Laura Feinstein, 03.03.2017

“California’s Drought Might be Ending… but Analysis of its Impact is Just Beginning.”, KCBS, featuring Laura Feinstein, 03.03.2017

“Rains Ease the Drought — and Boost California’s Power Supply, Too”, KQED, 03.03.2017

“Interview: Oroville Dam Crises Sign Of Climate Change And Bad Infrastructure”, KSRO, featuring Peter Gleick, 02.15.2017

“Oroville Dam Emergency Puts California Dams In The Spotlight”, KPBS, featuring Peter Gleick, 02.15.2017

“Oroville, A History of Immigration Law, and A Valentine’s Day Rant”, KPFA, featuring Laura Feinstein, 02.14.2017

“Despite Objections, State Water Board Extends Drought Emergency”, KPCC, featuring Peter Gleick, 02.08.2017

“As Rains Soak California, Farmers Test How To Store Water Underground”, NPR, featuring Peter Gleick, 01.12.2017

“Low-Income Communities Hit Hardest By Drought, Says Report”, KVPR, featuring Laura Feinstein, 01.12.2017

“With 6th Year of Drought Ahead, California is Slipping on Conservation”, KQED, featuring Peter Gleick, 12.1.2016

“Desalination: Why Tapping Seawater Has Slowed to a Trickle in California”, KQED, featuring Heather Cooley, 10.31.2016

“A Sea Worth its Salt”, 99% Invisible, 8.9.2016

“Bay Area’s Low Income Communities Hard Hit by Drought”, KPFA, featuring Heather Cooley, 7.15.2016

“Is California Entering a Megadrought?”, Climate One, featuring Peter Gleick, 7.13.2016

“Iowa’s Drinking Water: Could Flint Happen Here?”, Iowa Public Radio, featuring Peter Gleick, 6.17.2016

“Climate Cast: Water Shortages Around the World”, MPR News, featuring Peter Gleick, 5.13.2016

“To Visualize Climate Change, Think About Water”, Marketplace, featuring Peter Gleick, 5.4.2016

“Farm Hour”Talk 650 KSTE, featuring Heather Cooley (at 19 minutes in), 3.18.2016

“Catching Storm Runoff Could Ease Droughts, But It’s No Quick Fix”, KQED Science, featuring Peter Gleick, 2.14.2016

“Sierra Snows Ease, But Won’t End California Drought”, Public Radio International, featuring Peter Gleick, 2.12.2016

“City Visions: Fracking Farmland – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?”91.7 KALW, featuring Matthew Heberger, 1.11.16

“San Diego Water Glut Threatens to Overshadow New Desalination Plant”, 89.3 KPCC, featuring Peter Gleick, 12.14.15

“Episode 188: Fountain Drinks”, 99% Invisible, featuring Peter Gleick, 11.10.15

“Tips for Using Less Water at Home and at Work”, KQED Forum, featuring Heather Cooley, 5.1.15

“Taking the hydro out of hydropower”, Marketplace, featuring Heather Cooley, 4.8.15

“New Solutions For Dire California Drought”, NPR On Point, featuring Heather Cooley, 3.23.15

“CA water wasters go unchecked, as NASA scientist sounds dire warning”, 89.3 KPCC, featuring Peter Gleick, 3.16.15

“Freshwater Talk, episode 7: Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute”,The Freshwater Trust, 2.20.15

“Heavy Rains With Warmer Temperatures Not Diminishing California’s Drought Worries, KCBS, featuring Peter Gleick, 12.15.14

“Water Conflicts”, Current Cast, featuring Peter Gleick, 10.24.14

“Personal Water Conservation”, Current Cast, featuring Heather Cooley, 10.6.14

“Exploring Water Solutions for California’s Drought”, KCBS, featuring Peter Gleick, 9.29.14

“Cost Of Doing Nothing At The Salton Sea May Be Higher Than Cost Of Repair”, KPBS, featuring Michael Cohen, 9.18.14

“In the United States: buy bottled water or tap water?”, Bayvoice, featuring Peter Gleick, 9.3.14, (Chinese)

“Failure to restore Salton Sea could cost the state billions,” KPCC, featuring Michael Cohen, 9.4.14

“Parched: California Drought Update,” Sea Change Radio, featuring Peter Gleick, 9.3.14

“Bay Area’s Old, Leaky Pipes Waste Billions of Gallons of Water,Forum, featuring Heather Cooley, 8.27.14

The End of the Era of Cheap Water?“, Business Daily BBC, 8.7.14

Drought or not, how should we value water?,” Marketplace, 2.17.14

The California Water Crisis – what lies ahead in the future,” The Gary Null Show, featuring Matthew Heberger, 2.6.14

Despite Recent Rain, Drought Fears Escalate,” Forum, featuring Peter Gleick, 2.5.14
California Drought And The U.S. Food Supply,” On Point, featuring Heather Cooley, 1.27.14
Global Development Podcast: Water, Water Everywhere?,” The Guradian, featuring Peter Gleick, 3.22.13

 

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