The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour

Saving the Climate is Good for Business

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — This week on the program, two members from the Climate Leadership Council share their plan for a carbon dividend as a means to curb carbon emissions and build U.S. businesses. The group claims their “Bipartisan Climate Roadmap” would cut U.S. CO2 emissions in half by 2035 and provide a family…

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Behind the Headlines

Skiing for the super rich and missing FLDS kids

This week in Utah news: The state’s newest ski resort is for the megarich only. Moms who are former members of the polygamous Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints say their kids have gone missing since Warren Jeffs’ latest revelation from prison. And an audit alleges former Cache County prosecutors misused public resources. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

Leaked Pentagon documents, Utah’s Major League plans and the 2024 Senate race

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss the leak of Pentagon documents on social media, the potential for a recession, EPA’s actions on the transition to electric vehicles…

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Ukraine: One Year Later

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour — Today on the program, a panel of experts discusses the war in Ukraine a year since the Russian invasion began. Professors from the University of Utah look back to the predictions made at the outset of the conflict and the reality of unfolding war.  The panel includes Marjorie Castle, professor…

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KCPW Presents

The Race to Net Zero: will EVs get us there fast enough?

NHPR’s Outside/In podcast presents this 1-hour radio special, The Race to Net Zero: will EVs get us there fast enough? Transitioning to electric vehicles is essential to meeting our climate goals. But there are so many barriers to overcome – from expanding EV charging infrastructure, to updating the power grid, to mining the metals that…

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SLC’s major league pitch, Utah’s medical malpractice panels, and all this snow

This week in Utah news: A coalition launches a formal bid to bring Major League Baseball to Salt Lake City. Utah’s secretive medical malpractice panels make it harder to sue health care workers. And the scientific (and not so scientific) reasons behind this year’s whale of a snow year. At 9 a.m. on Friday, Salt Lake Tribune reporters Andy…

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Both Sides of the Aisle

Clarence Thomas, Harlan Crow and a changing Utah

Both Sides of the Aisle – Natalie Gochnour is joined on The Right by John Dougall, Utah State Auditor, and on The Left by Shireen Ghorbani, former Salt Lake County Council member. The hosts discuss Justice Clarence Thomas receiving gifts from megadonor Harlan Crow, the two representatives expelled from the Tennessee legislature and rival judgments on…

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Living Off the Land: Utah’s Public Lands and Gateway Communities

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: August 8, 2022) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses Utah’s public lands and the gateway communities that provide access to them. The panel will lay out the problems and opportunities presented by the popularity of these areas and what Utah can do to…

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KCPW Presents

Delivered: Postpartum Mental Health

Expecting parents are told to prepare for the highest highs, but how about the lowest lows? Or the moments of uncertainty in between? The postpartum period is filled with mental and physical challenges that are sidelined in many public conversations about parenthood. In the two-episode special “Delivered,” Embodied opens up conversations about the under-discussed parts…

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