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Archive for Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Intersection: Solar Power & Hurricanes; Public Schools & Puerto Rico; Laughter Yoga

https://wmfeintersection.s3.amazonaws.com/INTERSECTION_101017.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSAfter hurricanes Irma and Maria, there are questions about the resilience of the power grid- and in Puerto Rico- how to rebuild that devastated grid.   Efforts to push for more solar power in Florida, the sunshine state, have hit political roadblocks in the past. But could the 2017 hurricane season be a turning point? Journalist Lyndsey Gilpin joins Intersection to talk about what the storm season can teach us about solar power. And we return to an interview with Michael Cohen, who helped found a solar co-op in Orlando.  ...
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Intersection: Laughter Yoga

Laughter can be infectious, and theres a form of yoga thats catching on too. For Laughter Yoga, you dont need a mat, and theres more emphasis on eye contact and group interaction. Intersections Talia Blake took a class in Laughter Yoga and discovered there are serious benefits to laughing.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Solar Energy & Hurricanes

During power outages after large storms and hurricanes, how helpful is it to have solar panels? Journalist Lyndsey Gilpin says Hurricanes Irma and Maria put the spotlight on the role of solar in the electric grid. And we revisit a conversation with Orlando solar co-op founder Michael Cohen.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection