Episode #102: Josh Edson, The Electric Vehicle Revolution

Josh Edson, from Tim Dahle Nissan, sits down with Matt to chat about the electric vehicle revolution we’re experiencing. As the local car dealership’s “electric vehicle ambassador,” they talk about trends in electric vehicle sales and how the new EVs are different than the early models (they go further!) They talk about the state…

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Episode #100: Nick Huey, The Climate Campaign

Matt chats with Nick Huey about his creative efforts to increase awareness about climate change, in coordination with University of Utah students. During this year’s rivalry football game between the two universities, Huey and others lit a giant purple Y in the mountains over LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo to bring attention…

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Things Change, But Our Mission Doesn’t

Can you believe it is November already? It feels like not too long ago, I was complaining about the 100-degree temperatures and seeking shade anywhere possible. (I don’t do well with heat.) But like the seasons, everything changes…including our staff. Since August, HEAL Utah’s staff has been plugging away on our campaigns,…

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Episode #94: David Roberts, Vox.com Journalist

Matt chats with David, one of the most important writers today on energy, climate and the environment, about several of his recent columns in the online news outlet Vox. First, they tackle “radical flank effects,” about whether more radical forms of activism are useful to broader movements. Next, they discuss renewable portfolio standards, a…

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Episode #82: Will Hamill, Founder of Uinta Brewing

Matt chats with Will about the successful brewery he founded nearly 25 years ago which has grown steadily and now sells its brews in 34 states. Will discusses Utah’s sometimes unusual alcohol laws. Matt and Will then talk about Uinta’s impressive commitment to environmental values, including acquiring renewable energy, installing energy…

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Episode #80: Nazz Kurth, Petzl America

Matt chats with Nazz, the CEO of Petzl America, about the outdoor company, its products and its involvement in policy issues. They talk first about Petzl’s history and products, and how the company makes gear not just for rock climbers, but for anyone who works in “a vertical environment,” from…

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