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Green Economy

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Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV

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From wind power to green medicine, The Green Economy features practical ways the green economy is developing. Business leaders of our country are recognizing the need to refocus on responsible and sustainable ways to improve our world, all while making a tidy profit. The Green Economy showcases these improvements at work. We present the concept that we are the stewards of our world, necessitating a wise and conscientious caretaking of our environment for future generations. At the same time, we give a sincere nod to the business leaders and models that provide the opportunity to execute these ideas and create new jobs. Entrepreneurs take note!

Episodes:

  • Bio-Diesel

    Growing gas…that's one way to look at it. By focusing on using organic waste like used cooking oil and compost materials niche companies like Sequential Bio-Diesel have created their own industry. We will look at how it's grown, gathered, made and used.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:14
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Solar Energy

    Stores like Real Goods in Humboldt County California carry everything you can think of solar including…yes you guessed it…solar toilets! We will look at the differences in the technology and how this endless energy source is being used. The future really is bright!

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 9:22 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:09
    Usage rights: 8/15/2014 to 8/31/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Wind Power

    The Green Economy looks at the emerging technology that’s becoming big business. Condon Oregon is the site of one of the largest wind farms in the World. This trend is becoming a reality!

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 9:44 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:08
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Waste to Energy

    Marion County Environmental Services oversees the operation of one of the most successful recycling and energy programs in the United States. Curbside collection, sorting, waste incineration which in turn generates electricity…these folks have it nailed. We get to see all steps and get involved in the process.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 10:06 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:28
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Solar Revisited

    Previously we looked at the different types of solar and where the technology and trends are taking us. Now we will look at how solar is much more widely accepted and used. In Coos Bay Oregon nearly every new public structure has solar integrated into its construction. The efficiency of the modern panel is impressive and the future really is as bright as they say.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 9th, 2017 at 10:26 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:21
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Geothermal Energy

    All of us have seen a hot spring or an active volcano but finding new and creative ways to utilize this energy hasn’t been easy. Now you can not only heat your home but use it to turn the lights on too. We visit Bottle Rock Power Plant in The Geysers California. Here they drill and harness the heat and steam from the earth on a scale hard to believe.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:01
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Wave Energy

    Another budding energy field is harnessing the power of the ocean. Wave energy buoys are doing it now but the plan is to expand this technology all over the world. The worlds largest buoy is being built in Vancouver Washington and it will launch on the Oregon Coast.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 at 9:22 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:08
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Hydroelectric Power

    Bonneville Power built several of the biggest and most powerful hydroelectric dams. We find out how these huge turbines work as well as what other groups like Fish & Game are doing to lessen the impact on the river and its fishy residents.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 at 9:44 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:49
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Sustainable Mining

    The history of Butte Montana is forged in the not so environmentally friendly practices of the Copper Kings of the early 20th Century. Now the city leaders and residents are pushing to clean up the sins of the past and also educate those who wish to get into the field of Mine Reclamation at Montana Technical Institute. We go on top and hundreds of feet below the city to get all the angles.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:06 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:11
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Energy: Green Education

    Universities like Oregon State, Montana Tech & Portland State are adding degrees to their curriculum that cover many new sustainable trends.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 at 10:27 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:33
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Urban Planning: New Urbanism

    This sleepy seaside community is built under the brand of sustainable new urbanism. Not only are the homes and other community buildings built in a very environmentally friendly way, but the design promotes the diminished need to drive by grouping services like grocery, laundry, restaurants and other things in the center promoting biking and walking. We take a few days off to enjoy the experience!

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:35
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Urban Planning: Green Building

    Trends these days are to not build homes and buildings to code but to standards that are much more efficient. Windows, doors, insulation, heating, cooling and even the countertops in some kitchens are more efficient and made with less and less toxic methods. We will be visiting one of the most efficient homes on the planet and one of the first Leed Platinum office buildings in the US.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 at 9:20 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:22
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • The Future of Urban Planning: Green Remodeling

    Rebuilding old homes isn't new but in this country it isn’t nearly as common as in places like Europe. Keeping the basic structure in tact isn't just more economical but it also helps keep history alive. Not just homes but all sorts of things are being re-tasked over buying new.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 at 9:42 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:44
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Urban Planning: Green Insulation

    Not only how, but what is now being used to insulate homes and buildings will surprise you! How about sheep wool or compressed recycled newspaper? The list is fascinating as are the folks who are working to make it even more sustainable.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 at 10:04 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:23
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Urban Planning: Green Golf Course Mgmt

    Think the modern golf course simply dumps tons of fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides everywhere? Think again! Not only would that bankrupt most of these facilities but they are must more forward thinking, from a sustainability standpoint, than you might give them credit for. We will look at 2 courses that are making sustainability one of their primary goals. We will also look at the industry in general and how things are changing... for the better!

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 23rd, 2017 at 10:25 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:20:39
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Urban Planning: Water Systems

    We all need it and its much less common than you might think. The earth has plenty of water but only a small fraction of it is fresh and clean. Our rivers are much dirtier than people think so cleaning water for drinking is becoming the focus of numerous scientists. We take some of the dirtiest and make it clean and drinkable right before your eyes.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017 at 9:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:45
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Urban Planning: Home Recycling

    Keeping aluminum cans out of the trash is how a lot of us were raised to recycle. Today nearly everything we buy, use and throw away can be recycled in some form. Its not always easy but the ways in which companies are making recycling products is down right fascinating… we will take a look.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017 at 9:21 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:39
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Transportation: Hydrogen Fuel

    Can you run a car on basically water? Yes you can. However that's not the most common use. Utilizing this technology takes a little know how. We go to Clackamas County Community College to see a car that runs on basically water as well as talk to scientist types who are looking to the future.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017 at 9:43 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:40
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Transportation: Green Vehicles

    All of the big 3 automakers are offering or getting ready to offer electric alternatives to the family car. One of the first was the Nissan Leaf and one of the more recent, the Chevy Volt. We take a look at these as well as electric racecars and motorcycles from exploding new businesses like Brammo Motors.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017 at 10:05 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:21:34
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Transportation: Green Freight Rail Part1

    Since the early days of the railroad there has been the ability to move massive amounts of freight to expand the literal horizons of where business is done. Today that trend continues except technology and good old-fashioned American know-how is leading the way. Moving a ton of freight nearly 500 miles on a gallon of fuel is now the benchmark for efficiency. You will see how the technology is revolutionizing the locomotives and companies like Gunderson, GE and others are looking to stretch that even further.

    Next Airing: Wed, Aug 30th, 2017 at 10:27 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:22:01
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019
  • Future of Transportation: Green Freight Rail Part2

    How does a major port like Long Beach and Los Angeles use rail to move the literal mountains of freight? We will show you. Also, think it's impossible for the exhaust of a locomotive to actually be cleaner than the air it takes in? It is!

    Length: 00:22:10
    Usage rights: Expires 9/1/2019

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