Description and History

SHADES OF GREEN is a live one-hour talk show that features issues and people related to sustainability and the environment.

Topics include:
• Sustainability
• Efficiency
• Conservation
• Health
• Renewable Energy
• Natural Building
• Low-Carbon Energy, Services and Products
• Environmental wellbeing
• Climate Change Issues.

LIVE in-studio with Guests, phone interviews, Events, topical Music & green News … Plus our events calendar with Brandi Clark Burton of Austin Eco Network and Howie Richey’s ECO-Calendar.

Listen on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on 91.7 FM, streamed live on, or download podcasts available here on the website’s weekly updates.

A Discussion on the Future of Solar in Austin 12/15/2011

Clay Butler, founding partner of The Butler Firm and member of Solar Austin, and Audrey Thompson, President of Solar Austin joined Shades of Green Radio in the KOOP studios to discuss the latest Solar Austin initiatives, the upcoming Power Lunch series and their recent work to bring solar to Austin.

On Wednesday, December 21st Solar Austin is hosting a Happy Hour and Forum to discuss the announced rate change proposals and the future of solar power in Austin.  The Happy Hours starts at 5:30 and Forum begins at 6:30 p.m. at the 29th Street Ballroom at Spider House.

Butler will moderate a panel of speakers that include:

  • Larry Weis, Austin Energy, General Manager
  • Brewster McCracken, Pecan Street Inc., Executive Director
  • Mike Sloan, Virtus Energy, President

 Click here to listen to the Podcast.


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