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Earthcast'09 Keynote - Everyday Environmentalism
April 22, 2009
Jason Czarnezki Keynote Presentation
Chat Log Below
19:31:13 Sheila -> Pre-show! :)
19:31:28 JL -> yep - thought it best to get things set up a few minutes early
19:31:38 JL -> feel free to skype the hidef and say 'hey'
19:31:45 Sheila -> Feeling teal now.
19:35:24 Sheila -> Nice earth behind you! You do it up right JL!
19:37:11 Sheila -> much better sound wise.
19:37:26 JL -> http://www.myspace.com/no7kid
19:38:07 Professor Czarnezki (Vermont Law School) -> test
19:38:08 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> Hey all
19:38:20 Sheila -> Hi there!
19:38:41 Sheila -> Good idea using place in name . . I'll be back!
19:40:35 Sheila - NH, USA -> Double chat windows, uh oh
19:42:58 PeggyG -> Hi everyone! The moment we have been waiting for is almost here! Very excited about the webcastathon!
19:43:39 PeggyG -> Hi Sheila-was wondering where you went :-)
19:43:55 PeggyG -> Hi Matt!
19:44:00 Sheila - NH, USA -> Double chat windows, that was a first!
19:44:16 PeggyG -> underdressed in a shirt and tie?
19:44:52 Sheila - NH, USA -> Can see the terminator on the earth! So cool!
19:45:48 Sheila - NH, USA -> Hey that's one of our quiz questions!
19:46:27 PeggyG -> Hi Scott-we meet again :-)
19:46:48 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> good luck guys
19:46:58 Scott Shelhart -> Hi Peggy/ Just checking in to see when the earthcast starts
19:47:05 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> Molly Green, hosting hour 13
19:47:37 PeggyG -> any moment now Scott--just a bit of pre-show conversation--starts in about 10 mins
19:47:55 Scott Shelhart -> is the audio stream on?
19:48:57 PeggyG -> click on the ustream Scott
19:49:04 Sheila - NH, USA -> not *2
19:49:39 Sheila - NH, USA -> unmute might be . . .?
19:50:03 PeggyG -> you have to pay for the call on hidef, right?
19:50:59 PeggyG -> is that a skypeout number? which requires a payment for the service right? just exploring options
19:52:15 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> Link to our keynote guest, Jazon Czarnezki's, slides for tonight: http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=df86v9z9_0ftvpx4dt
19:52:40 PeggyG -> Excellent! Thanks for the slides :-)
19:53:52 PeggyG -> My thought for the day/event (just bought it on a tile): Treat the earth well; it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children.
19:55:27 angelamaiers -> Evening All!
19:56:32 Doug -> love the suit @matt
19:56:34 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: Hola Alejandra
19:56:36 Doug -> stylin'
19:56:48 Sheila - NH, USA -> Earth day flag is on our quiz too!
19:56:59 PeggyG -> do you have to use the + in the skype number?
19:57:06 Sheila - NH, USA -> I'm in the call
19:57:12 PeggyG -> I'm not sure I'm in the call yet
19:57:13 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola
19:57:18 Sheila - NH, USA -> Can't unmute
19:57:34 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> thanks DS
19:57:41 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> had to clean up for the big event
19:57:43 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: no escucho aún
19:58:28 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola debe de haver audio en ingles.
19:58:34 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: si si
19:58:51 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: vez el video al lado de nuestro chat
19:59:05 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> welcome all! Thanks much for joining in Earthcast09 and listening to our gorilla marketing over the past few days
19:59:24 PeggyG -> is that a CCMixter song?
19:59:46 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> my bad
19:59:47 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: se corto
19:59:50 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: Hola...
19:59:53 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola
19:59:56 Durff -> hi alejandro
20:00:05 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: estoy transmitiendo el canal de ingles....
20:00:10 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: bn
20:00:11 PeggyG -> do we have to/get to take your quiz Sheila?
20:00:17 Durff -> i want free bananas
20:00:28 JL -> http://www.myspace.com/no7kid
20:00:33 PeggyG -> Hi Durff and Angela too!
20:00:39 Sheila - NH, USA -> At 16 GMT - we have a quiz. EAch class created one.
20:00:48 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> no, it is available on iTunes...search "The Wiley One" at iTunes for the single "Go Green"
20:01:07 Matt Montagne-Palo Alto, California -> wiley , the musisioan and singer, will join us in 4.5 hours to tell us about his song
20:01:22 mrsdurff -> everyone twitter NOW
20:01:24 PeggyG -> very nice song!!
20:01:26 Doug -> love the song
20:01:57 Sheila - NH, USA -> Do you still need me in the skype call? May need to restart.
20:02:03 PeggyG -> how cute! great intro!
20:02:09 Doug -> go ahead Sheila,
20:02:33 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: Matt con su corbata
20:02:33 Sheila - NH, USA -> Thanks ds!
20:03:29 mrsdurff -> i want free bananas!!
20:03:44 mrsdurff -> hi jclarke
20:03:54 Sheila - NH, USA -> Go Matt!
20:04:21 mrsdurff -> hi bowzone
20:04:27 PeggyG -> excellent history for Worldbridges! thanks!
20:04:42 bowzone -> indeed. thx
20:04:52 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola.. de nuevo...
20:04:57 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola
20:05:00 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: aun no oigo
20:05:07 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: se me reinicia firefox
20:05:21 PeggyG -> absolutely!! Jeff and Dave!
20:05:32 Sheila - NH, USA -> Dave and Jeff! :)
20:06:39 mrsdurff -> :)
20:06:49 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: si esta activo...
20:07:11 Jason R -> Greetings
20:07:39 Sheila - NH, USA -> Hey Jason R!
20:07:48 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> hey Jason
20:09:24 mrsdurff -> Clap, clap, clap, clap, clap, clap
20:09:26 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: i not understand
20:09:30 mrsdurff -> yesw
20:09:33 alejandra -> -Puentes al Mundo: nothing
20:09:37 mrsdurff -> wb doug
20:09:40 Sheila - NH, USA -> clap, clap!
20:10:16 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: despues de la presentacion sequimos nosotros
20:10:26 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: :-)
20:10:43 mrsdurff -> hi milwaukee
20:10:47 email@example.com -> Hi everyone
20:10:50 matt montagne -> http://docs.google.com/Presentation?id=df86v9z9_0ftvpx4dt
20:10:57 matt montagne -> Jason's slide deck
20:11:13 Doug -> Hi @gtmbrg, welcome
20:11:18 matt montagne -> welcome grassrootsrver to Earthcast 09
20:11:57 matt montagne -> Hi Joe...welcome to Earthcast09!
20:12:02 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> way to go Matt
20:12:09 firstname.lastname@example.org -> Hi Doug, is this eathcast on line?
20:12:15 matt montagne -> We're in Hour #1 with our Keynote guest ,Jason Czarnezki
20:12:29 matt montagne -> Thank you molly!! Appreciated...I was nervous!!!
20:12:47 email@example.com -> I meant "live" lol
20:12:52 matt montagne -> could people text in their locations around the world?? City/Country
20:12:53 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> You did great
20:12:59 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> this is really awesome
20:13:06 Jason R -> Sarasota, FL UA
20:13:10 PeggyG -> @Matt-smiling for you!! take a big deep breath and enjoy the ride! this is going to be fantastic
20:13:10 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> my kids are so excited for hour 13
20:13:13 Jason R -> USA
20:13:22 PeggyG -> Phoenix AZ--100 degrees today
20:13:33 matt montagne -> @PeggyG....thanks much!!!
20:13:48 jclarke -> Bethel, VT
20:13:52 matt montagne -> @Molly...we're looking forward to hearing the youth voices for sure!
20:14:26 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> you used my kids in your lead in
20:14:28 mrsdurff -> Hi Joe
20:14:43 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> that was cool!
20:14:51 mrsdurff -> :)
20:14:52 PeggyG -> @molly--they were adorable!
20:15:01 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> they really are
20:15:08 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> they will be back tomorrow with more
20:15:44 matt montagne -> Please sign the Earthcast09 guest book so we have a sense as to wear everyone is from: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=cGFSZVNTa1BBcEYzWV9CU1lw.....
20:16:38 matt montagne -> @molly...are your students from Little Harbor School?? They were pretty awesome in the voicethread!
20:16:54 matt montagne -> welcome Gutemberg Fox to Earthcast 09! Thanks for joining us
20:17:09 Gutemberg Fox -> Hi
20:17:18 Gutemberg Fox -> is the speaker online as well?
20:17:21 mrsdurff -> Hi
20:17:31 Gutemberg Fox -> That's my first time here
20:17:31 mrsdurff -> Yes above you
20:17:40 mrsdurff -> to the left
20:17:47 mrsdurff -> click the arrow
20:17:49 Gutemberg Fox -> Can we talk to him?
20:17:55 mrsdurff -> not yet
20:18:02 mrsdurff -> this is a keynote
20:18:04 Gutemberg Fox -> oh
20:18:47 Gutemberg Fox -> What's his name MrsDurff?
20:19:02 mrsdurff -> uuhhhh - matt?
20:19:23 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: el estar en dos ustream.. es dificill..
20:19:25 Gutemberg Fox -> uhhhhhh I don't know taht's why i'm asking????
20:19:27 matt montagne -> This is Professor of Environmental Law, Jason Czarnezki, of Vermont Law
20:19:29 Sheila - NH, USA -> Hi Derrall!
20:19:40 derrallg -> hi Sheila
20:19:41 mrsdurff -> thanks matt
20:19:49 Gutemberg Fox -> Oh thanks for the information MAtt
20:19:51 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: deja saludo.. en puentes.. te parece bien..
20:20:21 matt montagne -> Jason's Faculty Bio at Vermont: http://www.vermontlaw.edu/Our_Faculty/Faculty_Directory/Jason_J_Czarnezk...
20:20:25 mrsdurff -> Hi ray
20:20:32 matt montagne -> Hello Ray E...welcome to Earthcast 09!
20:20:52 ray e -> hello, I came to hear the keynote since I have known him a long time
20:20:55 matt montagne -> Thanks to all for joining us to kick off Earthcast09
20:20:57 Gutemberg Fox -> Thx for the link Matt
20:20:58 mrsdurff -> Ji jclarke
20:21:13 mrsdurff -> cool ray
20:21:16 matt montagne -> Sure, G Fox...no prob
20:21:27 PeggyG -> I'm loving the new light rail system in Phoenix AZ!
20:21:49 matt montagne -> @PeggyG...jason will touch on the recent US National Rail Proposal
20:22:01 PeggyG -> excellent!
20:22:22 matt montagne -> I'm excited about Rail in the US and how it can stimulate growth in a sustainable manner
20:22:30 Gutemberg Fox -> What are we discussing here?
20:22:41 mrsdurff -> earth day
20:23:03 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola de nuevo
20:23:07 matt montagne -> @Gutemberg Fox...Jason is our keynote and is giving an overview of Environmental issues around teh globe
20:23:14 PeggyG -> very good point about organic labeling
20:23:18 Joe -> Hi, Jason!
20:23:41 matt montagne -> Organic movement needs to be questioned...some of these industraial organic farms and not very eco friendly
20:23:55 Gutemberg Fox -> Uhmm Interesting!
20:24:03 Joe -> Hey, Ray!
20:24:08 matt montagne -> I would like to see govt policy support local/regional food systems
20:24:31 Drew Buddie -> Hey all :-)
20:24:32 matt montagne -> hello @verybusyma...welcome to Earthccast09, a 24 Hour live conversation about planet earth
20:24:38 mrsdurff -> hi drew
20:24:43 mrsdurff -> hi cristy
20:24:45 Doug -> patents on genetics of seed another whole matter as well
20:24:45 matt montagne -> Hi Cristy...welcome to EC09
20:24:54 Doug -> exp re sustainability
20:24:56 mrsdurff -> hi verybusyma
20:24:56 Drew Buddie -> This is a FANTASTIC start to Earthcast - what a great speaker Jason is
20:25:02 matt montagne -> @Drew...glad you found the chat ;-)
20:25:14 Doug -> hey @Drew welcome
20:25:17 Joe -> He takes after his father.
20:25:30 mrsdurff -> you must be his father
20:25:33 PeggyG -> that is a great quote! I've wondered the same thing!
20:25:34 Doug -> @joe, good to hear
20:25:48 Drew Buddie -> Matt yeah, didn't see the chatroom beneath the video feed
20:26:05 matt montagne -> the great thing about jason is that he talks the talks and walks the walks...like I said, he and his wife were the #1 contributors to our neighborhood compost system and he taught me all about CSAs
20:26:18 Drew Buddie -> Joe - he's a credit to you - his Keynote is FANTASTIC - should be required viewing to everyone
20:26:31 mrsdurff -> yeah vegans
20:26:38 Gutemberg Fox -> Wow you're suggesting a great change!!!
20:26:43 matt montagne -> earthing lower to the ground...industrialization of our meat system is concerning
20:26:54 matt montagne -> *eating lower to the ground
20:26:59 PeggyG -> I agree Drew! If people don't participate in anything else I REALLY hope they will listen to the recording of this!
20:27:30 Drew Buddie -> Peggy - it helps he's such an engaging and evangelistic speaker
20:27:38 matt montagne -> @Joe...we miss Jason and Andrea as neighbors in Milwaukee :-(
20:27:52 jclarke -> We're happy he's with us at VLS, tho!
20:28:25 PeggyG -> I'm definitely engaged!! Really valuable information and focus for the topic!
20:28:48 matt montagne -> Lots of progressive environmentalism out of Wisconsin throughout our history...Jason is another example
20:29:08 matt montagne -> @JClarke...you lucked out with him!!
20:29:31 Gutemberg Fox -> Hey guys There's a man broadcasting in Spanish at the same time????
20:29:43 Drew Buddie -> That visual is very powerful
20:29:51 mrsdurff -> hi andys
20:29:55 jclarke -> Gotta' keep that environmental law program strong at VLS!
20:29:56 PeggyG -> would be really interesting to compare different states with the same kind of map/graph
20:30:01 Drew Buddie -> Gutemberg - isn't that the simulcast?
20:30:15 matt montagne -> we will be talking with someone in 3 hours who is building a home here in the bay area where the waste is being processed naturally and isn't tied to city sewer system
20:30:23 Gutemberg Fox -> Yes it is, but what do I have to do with sucha thing?
20:30:42 Gutemberg Fox -> it seems they're using the same channel?
20:30:43 Drew Buddie -> Gutemberg - can't you turn that off then?
20:30:54 Gutemberg Fox -> I don't know how!
20:31:02 Gutemberg Fox -> Impossible
20:31:17 Gutemberg Fox -> He said we have to simmply pause, but it's already pused
20:31:21 Drew Buddie -> Gutemberg have you got TWO windows PLAYING in the Earthcast page?
20:31:32 PeggyG -> click on the sound icon to mute it
20:31:38 Drew Buddie -> Gutemberg maybe reload the page?
20:31:43 PeggyG -> that happened to me too
20:31:45 matt montagne -> Hellolo TippTay...thanks for joining us at Earthcast 09
20:31:54 matt montagne -> welcome Cherylo
20:32:10 cherylo -> Hello Matt, was listening and then Jose's stream jumped in.
20:32:33 ray e -> is there video?
20:32:44 matt montagne -> there is a video, yes
20:32:50 matt montagne -> under the main earthcast channel
20:33:06 matt montagne -> interesting point about small organisms
20:33:09 PeggyG -> love that poem--so simple and yet so powerful :-)
20:33:22 Gutemberg Fox -> Thx Drew
20:33:23 matt montagne -> Jason is right, we tend to think about the big organisms
20:33:36 Joe -> Ray, click on the video box on the left.
20:33:37 matt montagne -> Glad you got it going Gutembery
20:33:52 Gutemberg Fox -> berry? lol
20:34:18 Drew Buddie -> Jason - isn't there a book all about the reliance on bees? and how the world will be in dire straights if anything happens to them
20:34:50 Gutemberg Fox -> Do you guys have twitter or anything?
20:35:07 matt montagne -> Thanks for question, Drew...anything else
20:35:16 matt montagne -> http://twitter.com/earthbridges
20:35:23 matt montagne -> but we don't have much traffic there
20:35:24 Drew Buddie -> Thanks Jason - wow, not only a great speaker - he can multitask and read chatroom questions
20:35:26 JL -> http://www.amazon.com/Fruitless-Fall-Collapse-Coming-Agricultural/dp/159...
20:35:27 matt montagne -> we have a facebook group
20:35:43 tippytay -> a great professor as well...
20:35:44 Doug -> http://www.rowanjacobsen.com/books/fruitless-fall
20:35:45 Drew Buddie -> Gutemberg I am Digitalmaverick on Twitter :-)
20:35:46 Gutemberg Fox -> thx
20:35:52 matt montagne -> http://tinyurl.com/earthcast09facebook
20:36:07 mrsdurff -> wb ray
20:36:08 Doug -> @Gutemberg I'm @dougsymington on the Twitter
20:36:17 Drew Buddie -> Oooooh and a quote too - almost like my question was an audience plant! lol
20:36:19 matt montagne -> @gutembery...I'm mjmontagne on twitter
20:38:17 matt montagne -> anyone want to call in??
20:38:26 bowzone -> If you'd like to ask Jason a question, you can skype +9900827048484880 or call the numbers listed below - stop the Ustream before calling in or you will get an echo
20:38:27 Gutemberg Fox -> To conclude I'd say we need at first this: http://kidsthree.blogspot.com/2009/04/peace-tree-project.html
20:38:29 matt montagne -> the call in numbers are below...down in the lower right...
20:38:34 Gutemberg Fox -> Take a look guys
20:38:48 matt montagne -> will take a look at that gutemberg
20:38:51 Gutemberg Fox -> My students drew these days ago
20:39:13 Gutemberg Fox -> thx
20:39:20 PeggyG -> wow! excellent tips! wish they were on the slides :-)
20:39:21 mrsdurff -> hi katy!
20:39:35 katydel -> hello
20:39:35 Gutemberg Fox -> Hey did you mean mjfontaine?
20:39:55 matt montagne -> nope... mjmontagne is the twitter account
20:40:05 matt montagne -> http://twitter.com/mjmontagne
20:40:08 Gutemberg Fox -> r u sure?
20:40:09 mrsdurff -> hi wifeofcz
20:40:41 matt montagne -> Recession as Opportunity...I love that!!!!
20:40:44 katydel -> how is everything going?
20:40:55 mrsdurff -> recession is only going to gey worse
20:41:00 matt montagne -> Hi Katydel!!!
20:41:10 Drew Buddie -> Question - Jason, what are your thoughts about the 'climate change naysayers' who say that climate change is a fabrication and not based in fact?
20:41:16 matt montagne -> @durff...I agree, but it is a great opportunity to start innovating
20:41:17 PeggyG -> so many of the solutions seem to cost money to save money (and the environment)
20:41:45 mrsdurff -> Q: Changes people think of often include things like cloth shopping bags, recycling, buying efficient light bulbs, turning off water while brushing teeth, etc. But are these things really going to make any significant impact?
20:41:53 tippytay -> maybe if Vermonters had a sunnier disposition, they would use less energy?
20:42:00 PeggyG -> I'd really like to hear Jason's response to Drew's question!!
20:42:02 Drew Buddie -> <CLAPS> - Jason that was fantastic - very thought-provoking presentation
20:42:09 cherylo -> great presentation!
20:42:13 Drew Buddie -> I am in the UK and that was fantastic
20:42:26 Joe -> Great job, Jason!
20:42:27 Gutemberg Fox -> Awesome!
20:42:30 Doug -> well done
20:42:37 derrallg -> great presentation
20:42:40 mrsdurff -> hi jeff
20:42:59 Drew Buddie -> hey Derrall, hey Jeff
20:43:03 cherylo -> What a great keynote and way to kick off this important celebration
20:43:10 derrallg -> hey Drew
20:43:15 jeffmason -> hello to all been listening while doing dishes
20:43:23 Doug -> Q: what are the implications with diversion of crop to bio-fuels and away from food production?
20:43:26 Gutemberg Fox -> lol
20:44:17 mrsdurff -> wbkaty
20:44:24 derrallg -> hopefully they'll continue to move forward on the high speed rail between Bay Area and LA
20:44:31 jeffmason -> @Doug a few reports say negligible but I have one class looking at the data
20:44:43 katydel -> I can't get sound
20:44:46 tippytay -> do you feel that the Amtrak auto train is a good option? If so, why do they limit its route to 2 stops? It seems very environmentally friendly?
20:44:57 PeggyG -> didn't know that story about Biden--excellent to hear
20:45:13 Drew Buddie -> Jason is giving us some very interesting facts that are relevant even outside the USA
20:45:34 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: Hola alejandra.. sigues aqui..
20:45:38 ray e -> I vote for high spped rail too
20:45:59 katydel -> I have sound now
20:46:15 Doug -> excellent @katy
20:46:42 Drew Buddie -> I agree Jason the rest of the world maybe thinks if USA does little what's the point i us doing anything?
20:46:44 matt montagne -> @derralG...I've noticed that there is alot of NIMBYism with high spped rail...
20:47:20 derrallg -> @matt yep that's been part of the problem, was the same with BART when they tried to circle the bay
20:47:21 Drew Buddie -> The new 'cheapest car in the world' in Asia will surely be a bad thing and drive up oil consumption
20:47:53 derrallg -> Would a first start be to follow the Kyoto accord
20:47:57 PeggyG -> I think everyone should join CarbonRally, get informed and accept the challenges there. http://www.carbonrally.com/
20:48:14 matt montagne -> agreed...even retroactively and as a gesture
20:48:33 Drew Buddie -> Jason talks so much sense - hopefully someone will invite him to come to the UK to talk to policy makers here
20:49:02 Drew Buddie -> Indeed lol
20:49:15 mrsdurff -> Q. Changes people think of often include things like cloth shopping bags, recycling, buying efficient light bulbs, turning off water while brushing teeth, etc. But are these things really going to make any significant impact?
20:49:38 Drew Buddie -> It's been a perfect start Matt - Jason has been excellent
20:50:17 jhsfbgjsdfgdjfg -> hi everybody
20:51:08 PeggyG -> @mrsdurff--they may be small but collectively they can make a big difference don't you think?
20:51:12 katydel -> It is great start congratulation Matt
20:51:13 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hola iniciamos un poco temprano la hora 2..
20:51:33 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hora local los angeles.. 5:49pm el 21 de Abril..
20:51:39 PeggyG -> awesome kickoff to the webcastathon!! Thanks Jason and all!
20:51:47 matt montagne -> thank you Katy
20:51:50 mrsdurff -> @Peggy I was hoping the keynote would address that
20:51:54 joser -> -Puentes al Mundo: hora global: 0:51.. hora global.
20:52:40 jeffmason -> @mrsdurff it begins and ends with the individual
20:53:03 PeggyG -> light rail is fantastic but definitely had it's naysayers and inconveniences in the beginning--now the're seeing the value
20:53:17 mrsdurff -> notice that matt is wearing a tie!!
20:53:33 matt montagne -> @peggy...I know...but, track transportation reinvigorates urban areas
20:53:51 mrsdurff -> hey jose
20:53:57 mrsdurff -> hey cwarren
20:53:58 katydel -> I saw that wow it took me a time to recognize him how formal
20:54:18 JoseRodriguez -> Hey .....
20:54:19 PeggyG -> absolutely Matt--I'm going downtown for the first time in years (and frequently) now that I have light rail
20:54:20 katydel -> :)
20:54:29 JoseRodriguez -> getting ready for hour 2
20:54:47 mrsdurff -> you have 6 mins - relax
20:54:53 cwarren2016 -> hi tomarrow on earth day my class and i are going to be online live!
20:54:54 PeggyG -> light rail has definitely begun to reinvigorate our urban area!!
20:55:35 Doug -> hi @cwarren great to hear!
20:55:50 cwarren2016 -> what continent do you live in?
20:56:05 matt montagne -> hello Cwarren...welcome to Earthcast09
20:56:12 jeffmason -> local extension agency has a free class on rainwater collection. bring $50 and its a make-n-take
20:56:21 Doug -> I'm on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of Canada
20:56:22 PeggyG -> @cwarren2016--looking forward to hearing from your students-love to hear the student voice
20:56:30 Drew Buddie -> cwarren - hey there - greeting frmo the UK - its almost 2am here
20:56:39 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> welcome Linda
20:56:40 matt montagne -> I'm in Palo Alto, CA...
20:56:51 Drew Buddie -> Molly hi there
20:56:56 lindargeorge -> Thank you from Hampton NH!
20:57:02 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> hi drew
20:57:03 matt montagne -> @UK guests...thanx so much for staying up and joining us...so early in the morning there
20:57:06 cwarren2016 -> thanks! Wow UK at camp i hear it's great!
20:57:40 Drew Buddie -> cwarren - its been a very hot almost summers day here slightly outside London
20:58:24 Drew Buddie -> Matt please extend our thanks again to Jason for his FANTASTIC, thought-provoking & challenging keynote
20:58:32 matt montagne -> 3 Things...understand and learn about impacts, what can they personally do, dig deeper and understand policy and how it affects our choices
20:58:38 Joe -> Jason, can you comment on Wisconsin spending $25 million per mile to expand I-94 to 8 lanes between Milw & Chicago?
20:58:57 PeggyG -> great summary Jason!
20:59:17 jeffmason -> excellent
20:59:26 katydel -> Bravo yes!!!
20:59:30 Drew Buddie -> <CLAPS><CLAPS>
20:59:32 Gutemberg Fox -> Bravo!
20:59:35 molly - Portsmouth, NH USA -> clap, clap
20:59:38 Durff -> it's archived
20:59:41 PeggyG -> woohoo!! that was a great kickoff! inspiring and informative!
20:59:44 ray e -> :)
20:59:51 derrallg -> thank you Jason
20:59:56 Drew Buddie -> Beat that whoever is on next :-)
21:00:04 Doug -> thx Jason, great job
21:00:09 Joe -> Great job Jason!
21:00:24 Drew Buddie -> I'm off for a snooze now - see you all later in the morning
21:00:40 lindargeorge -> Night Drew
21:00:59 Joe -> Thanks to all for joining us.
21:02:28 matt montagne -> Please stick around everyone!
21:02:32 Doug -> please standby
21:02:39 lindargeorge -> i am stickin'!
21:02:47 Doug -> we'll be back online in just a second with It's Elementary
21:02:54 Doug -> Earthcast09 edition
21:03:04 molly - portsmouth, nh usa -> good sound
21:03:10 jeffmason -> still echo
21:03:23 Drew Buddie -> sound is good though a little feedbacky from someone
21:03:36 PeggyG -> if I mute the ustream I can still hear you and no echo--wonder why?
21:03:38 jeffmason -> sound is good
21:03:38 Drew Buddie -> Hiya Durff :-)
21:03:39 molly - portsmouth, nh usa -> feedbacky
21:03:58 Doug -> those still without audion may need to restart ustream
21:04:09 Drew Buddie -> Good luck all I'm off for a few hours sleep
21:04:16 matt montagne -> Thanks drew
21:04:22 matt montagne -> that was awesome of you to stick around
21:04:25 derrallg -> night Drew
21:04:31 Doug -> please also ensure that you're viewing http://earthbridges.net/studio to access stream
21:04:40 Doug -> @Drew thx
21:04:49 Doug -> rest well and cya ina bit
21:05:23 PeggyG -> that was an incredible kickoff to this!
21:06:26 PeggyG -> we can only control ourselves and I think individual decisions and actions are the way change will happen
21:07:34 Gutemberg Fox -> good nite guys
21:07:48 Gutemberg Fox -> Great talk!