‘Ecoman and the Skeptic’ Airs Third Season’s Final Episode

Ecoman and the Skeptic, Philadelphia University’s innovative green radio show, broadcasted the final show of its third season April 29 on VoiceAmerica’s Green Talk Network and Variety Channel.

This season, the show received an Accolades Award for best practices in communications from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education District II. The award was presented at the group’s annual meeting in February.

Ecoman and the Skeptic, the first green radio show to broadcast from a college or university, is designed to educate, inform and entertain listeners on a wide range of topics relating to sustainability. The show first went on the air in January 2009.

Ecoman and the Skeptic is hosted by PhilaU sustainability experts Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore. Fleming is associate professor of architecture and director of the M.S. in Sustainable Design program, and Pastore is professor of engineering.

Thursday’s broadcast featured an interview with Scott Kelly, principal of Re:Vision Architecture, a leader in sustainable design and building practices.

To download podcasts from this season, go to www.PhilaU.edu/EcomanAndTheSkeptic/.

Each show featured interviews with prominent guests, who have included actor and environmentalist Ed Begley Jr., star of the eco-reality show Living with Ed on Discovery Channel’s Planet Green, Jim Kohm from the U.S. Trade Commission, Peter Valdez-Dapena, auto reporter for CNN Money, Leonard Bonnaci from the Eagles and PhilaU President Stephen Spinelli Jr. Assistant Professor of Architecture Rob Fryer presents the GreenWash Quiz at the end of each show.

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