Earth Day http://kplu.org en Gregoire's Earth Day Message To College Kids: Puget Sound Health Depends On You http://kplu.org/post/gregoires-earth-day-message-college-kids-puget-sound-health-depends-you <p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/146008029&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Forty four years ago, the modern environmental movement was born with the celebration of the first Earth Day. At massive teach-ins around the country, people called on industries to stop polluting.</p><p>Now the messages have become more personal, says former Gov. Chris&nbsp;Gregoire, who is<a href="http://www.plu.edu/news/2014/03/earthday/home.php" target="_blank"> s</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.plu.edu/news/2014/03/earthday/home.php" target="_blank">peaking at Pacific Lutheran University</a> Tuesday night.</span></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:20:18 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 16217 at http://kplu.org Gregoire's Earth Day Message To College Kids: Puget Sound Health Depends On You Lighten up and celebrate Earth Day at the Future of Flight http://kplu.org/post/lighten-and-celebrate-earth-day-future-flight <p>What does an airplane such as Boeing&rsquo;s 787 Dreamliner have in common with Wikispeed&rsquo;s SGT01 (its parts are interchangeable), <a href="http://vri.etec.wwu.edu/xprize/xprize.html#">Western Washington University&rsquo;s Viking 45</a> (no it&rsquo;s not a household appliance), <a href="http://www.nwwindpower.net/">Northwest Wind Power&rsquo;s energy ball</a> (it has turbine blades) have in common? &nbsp;</p><p>They are lightweight, fuel efficient, made of advanced composite materials, innovative and a way to learn more about how new technology will help us lighten up and celebrate Earth Day, every day.&nbsp; Tue, 19 Apr 2011 22:54:53 +0000 KPLU News Staff 1237 at http://kplu.org Lighten up and celebrate Earth Day at the Future of Flight