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Sustainable Architecture: Designing Green Buildings (#150)

posted on April 11, 2008 at 1:59 PM

Sustainable Architecture: Designing Green Buildings (#150)
Architect Kevin Nordmeyer introduces Iowans to LEED certification, a method of measuring how sustainable a new building is. 06:17 Read More »

Green Construction in Iowa (Discussion) (#150)

posted on April 10, 2008 at 10:48 AM

Green Construction in Iowa (Discussion)  (#150)
Bob Haug, Executive Director of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, and Curt Klaassen, of the Iowa Energy Center, meet with Paul Yeager to discuss how Iowans and Iowa institutions can save money on energy costs, and simultaneously help... 14:02 Read More »

News Analysis: February 25, 2008 (#141)

posted on February 26, 2008 at 11:30 AM

David Pitt of the Associated Press talks about the Governor's newly released energy proposal, a program called 2025, the proposed ban on smoking in public places, and the results of the Iowa Poll on the presidential race. Read More »

Slipknot: Iowa Music Biography (#140)

posted on February 22, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Slipknot: Iowa Music Biography (#140)
Slipknot formed in the 1990s. They have been nominated for several Grammy music awards and have won once. This summer they will headline a national "Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival" tour. 00:29 Read More »

Discussion: Iowa's Water Quality and Quantity (#133)

posted on January 31, 2008 at 7:36 PM

Rich Leopold and L.D. McMullen discuss important issues concerning Iowa's water quality and management. Read More »

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)

posted on January 28, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa Water Issues (Full Program) (#133)
Full Program: Iowa may seem rich in water resources, but how much of it is protected from pollution and available for Iowans to use for drinking water, recreation and industry? 27:46 Read More »

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)

posted on January 25, 2008 at 12:00 AM

Iowa's Water Issues (#133)
What new issues are rising to the surface in the fight to clean and protect Iowa's 72,000 miles of water? The Iowa Journal dives in to see. 04:44 Read More »

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 10:14 PM

An Outsider's View of the Iowa Caucuses (#126)
To outsiders, political homage to Iowa’s blended fuel may seem curious, but perhaps no more so than its caucus system. Here to share their take on the process are Geoff Elliott, a reporter for "The Australian," a national newspaper comparable... Read More »

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)

posted on January 3, 2008 at 11:54 AM

The Caucuses: Ethanol Politics (#126)
The stature of renewable fuel in Iowa is unmatched anywhere else in America. But as Iowans gather at the caucuses how will the candidates' stances on the issue affect their choices? We examine what some say has been pandering, and others see as... Read More »

Wind Energy Education (#111)

posted on November 10, 2007 at 4:28 PM

Wind Energy Education (#111)
Ideally located in Iowa's windy northwest, Iowa Lakes Community College in Estherville, is helping the growing workforce needs of the wind energy industry. The college developed one of the first training programs of its kind in the nation.... 03:15 Read More »

News Analysis: November 8, 2007 (#110)

posted on November 8, 2007 at 6:01 PM

Jeneane Beck discusses a possible new source of renewable energy jobs for Iowa. Read More »

Deer Overpopulation's Effect on Iowa (#108)

posted on November 2, 2007 at 10:19 AM

Is the economic activity the deer population stimulates worth the damage that they cause? With us to sort through that question are two members of the Department of Natural Resources. James Coffey is a wildlife research technician, and Tom... Read More »

Iowa Deer Collisions (#108)

posted on November 2, 2007 at 10:14 AM

Iowa Deer Collisions (#108)
The next time you get in your car you are increasing your chance of hitting a deer. In Iowa you have a 1 in 109 chance of striking a deer. Why is that? We look at the how our driving habits are hurting deer and our cars. Read More »

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)
Ethanol has been a boon to Iowa. Ten percent of every fuel dollar stays in the state, benefiting the Iowa economy. Demand for the substance has pushed corn prices higher, also benefiting the state’s economy. Read More »

Ethanol's Future in Iowa (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Monte Shaw is the Executive Director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. As such he is not only the advocate for ethanol but other sources as well. Shaw discusses the viability and future of ethanol in the state of Iowa with David Yepsen. Read More »
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