Studio 619 for August 24, 2008

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United Nations and Climate Change

192 countries are members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. A major outcome of this convention in the Kyoto Protocol, under which 37 member countries have agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2012, and beyond. The United States, however, never ratified the treaty. WFPL’s Kristin Espeland speaks with University of Kentucky political scientist Dr. Karen Mingst to learn more about the roadblocks to future international agreements.

Architecture in Columbus, Indiana

Over the past 50 years, architecture has been a attraction and source of pride for Columbus, Indiana.

U.S. Senate Candidates at Kentucky Farm Bureau

Last week, Kentucky’s two candidates for U.S. Senate shared a venue for the first time this campaign season, excluding the annual Fancy Farm picnic. Republican incumbent Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Bruce Lunsford took part in the Measure the Candidates Forum at the Kentucky Farm Bureau headquarters in Louisville.

William Mapother

Actors Theatre of Louisville starts its run of the acclaimed play Glengarry Glen Ross on Tuesday. Among the actors bringing the play to life will be William Mapother. He spoke with Alan Brandt of our sister station, Classical 90.5.

Maria Nemeth

According to author/licensed clinical psychologist and life coach Maria Nemeth, there are six distinct types of energy we deal with in every day life. From the energy we invest in money to the energy we expend on relationship, Nemeth says our lives would be easier if we learned how to master our personal energies. Listen in as WFPL’s Robin Fisher talks with Nemeth about her books Mastering Life’s Energies and The Energy of Money.