Episode 100: Birthday Episode

Birthday Cake - Candles, from Flickr user jessica.diamond.

Birthday Cake - Candles, from Flickr user jessica.diamond.

Distillations marks its 100th episode this week! To celebrate, we revisit segments from some of our past shows and bring you new developments. First we check in with producer Devin Browne, who in October 2008 brought us on an exclusive visit to GM’s battery lab in Michigan. Today she discusses the latest in research concerning electric- and battery-powered cars. Then producer Catherine Girardeau updates us on the hair mats used to clean up oil spills. Catherine first reported on hair mats during the inaugural month of our show, in December 2007. Finally we present a reevaluation of CHFer Jody Roberts’s wish list for the new administration, which aired in January 2009. Now 18 months into Barack Obama’s presidency, where does Jody feel environmental policies stand? Find out in our 100th episode!

Show Clock

00:00 Opening Credits
00:32 Introduction
01:31 Update: The Electric Car
03:49 Update: Cleaning Up Oil Spills
09:27 Update: A Planet in Peril
13:00 Closing Credits


This show was written and researched by Jody Roberts and Erica Stefanovich.

Our theme music is composed by Dave Kaufman. Additional music from Music Alley and Magnatune. Additional music includes “Mama’s Cookin’—Aquarius Skies,” by Ariels CyberPR, “Day 4 The Happy Birthday Rhapsody,” by Eric Strom, and “Change (The Barack Obama Song),” by Manze Dayila & The Nago Nation.

Image courtesy of Flickr user jessica.diamond.

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