Women’s Show 9/14 Recap– After Hurricane Irma: Nuclear Power Plants and Hurricanes & Climate Change

How are you doing?  We dodged a bullet, although I know that many of us are still without power and in the morass of cleanup – yard and refrigerator, all the areas that depend on electricity…… It could have been a Cat IV or V.  Thank goodness for that mini-cold front that helped dissipate Irma’s… Read more »

Tampa Bay post-Irma: updates on power and assisted-living facilities

The Florida Department of Transportation announced Thursday that I-75 will remain open, as Hurricane Irma flood waters have been receding on the Santa Fe River. As of Thursday morning, FDOT says their engineers and state meteorologists do not think that the river will reach a level to make the interstate unsafe. Hernando County Emergency Management… Read more »

Twilight of American Sanity? A top psychiatrist analyzes the US in the age of Trump

Radioactivity 9 13 17 Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- we’ll have one of the nation’s top psychiatrists talk about the new book he’s written about Donald Trump. And we’ll talk more about hurricane recovery and take your phone calls. Later we’ll talk with a spokesperson for Florida Power and Light about the… Read more »

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Pinellas orders some evacuations for Hurricane Irma

On Thursday Pinellas County Commissioners approved mandatory evacuations for residents in zone Level A because of Hurricane Irma beginning Friday morning. Level A includes many coastal areas, mobile home residents and special needs residents who registered with the county. Evacuation is optional for residents of Level B and Level C zones. Friday night Pinellas County… Read more »

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How Tampa Bay residents should prepare for Irma

As Florida prepares for Hurricane Irma, several Tampa Bay area school districts have announced school closings. Here are the districts that are closed Thursday and Friday: Hillsborough County Pinellas County Hernando County Here are the school districts that are closed Friday: Sarasota County Manatee County Polk County Pasco County The University of Tampa will close… Read more »

Women’s Show 8/31– Hurricane Harvey – Desperate Havoc and Beyond Nuclear

Words simply cannot convey the desperate havoc that is besieging the people of Houston and the surrounding areas… Climate Change – regardless of your belief in the causation – is very real and simply cannot be ignored and disregarded.  Everything about Hurricane Harvey underscores the warnings that meteorologists and scientists have been giving for years. … Read more »

Women’s Show 7/27 – Terry Tempest Williams on “The Hour of Land”/ Janet Redman on “Dirty Energy Bill”

Score one for the little people…  all your protests and Indivisible groups demanding to be heard by your senators has paid off… but we have to KEEP UP THE PRESSURE…. I don’t know about you, but the politics of this time are draining my spirit and I am aware there is a disconnect to my… Read more »

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On Saturday: Hands Across the Sand & March Against Monsanto

We look at two events coming up this weekend; our guests talk about several local actions for March Against Monsanto and for Hands Across the Sand. Christine Wall, is helping to organize March Against Monsanto in Tampa. Here’s a list of several local events: *March Against Monsanto – Tampa – Gaslight Square Park (Downtown Tampa). Festivities start at… Read more »

From a Woman’s POV 5/11-Assaults on Democracy and Net Neutrality

Trump…Trump…Trump…the Trumps are Marching…  The assaults on our democracy are coming like machine gun fire – the  separation of church and state.  Last week on National Prayer Day, the president signed a “religious freedom” executive order.  Many breathed a sigh of relief – it could have been so much worse, but attacking the Johnson Amendment… Read more »

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Climate Change with Medea Benjamin + Social Security in Jeopardy on the Women’s Show

Climate Change is Real – no matter who is in office, no matter who gets or has nuclear weapons, no matter the deniers and the obfuscators… Its effects are accelerating and it is the single biggest danger to life on this planet.  You’ve marched for a lot of things recently, but just as women stood… Read more »

A Bonkers Climate, Weird Politics & An Honest Memoir on Life Elsewhere

“Never before in the history of the human species has climate set so many spine-chilling new records as last year, 2016.” The opening line from the latest commentary in Counterpunch by Robert Hunziker. The environmental journalist and frequent contributor to Life Elsewhere goes on to liken the Trump administration’s behavior and policies to America’s 19th… Read more »

Miami Beach Mayor Phil Levine talks Trump, Climate Change and Possible Run For Governor; And Listeners Weigh in on President Obama’s Record

Radioactivity 1 19 17 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—one of the possible candidates for Florida governor is up in Washington DC this week. He’ll join us in a moment to talk about Donald Trump, global warming and whether or not he’ll run for governor….Later I’ll ask you what you think… Read more »

Climate Scientists Ignored By Donald Trump

http://sound.wmnf.org/sound/wmnf_170110_110618_radioactivityT1_187.MP3 By Rob Lorei On Monday about 100 people protested outside the Tampa office of US Senator Marco Rubio. They called on Rubio to acknowledge that climate change is real and for Rubio to oppose the climate science deniers who they say have been nominated to President elect Trump’s cabinet—including the incoming EPA Secretary, the new… Read more »