• About Robbie

    An award-winning mainstay of Denver radio for over 20 years, Robbie Knight has become known for cutting through the compost where green reporting is concerned. Join her here for fun interviews, interesting videos and event reviews, without worrying about the politics that pollute most of media spin on the environment. The Colorado Green Channel will be profiling the roots of the sustainability movement in Colorado, along with interviews and podcasts from national and international authors, artists, film makers and educators.


    Income Coming In

    by  • May 29, 2012 • Uncategorized

    When the universe throws you free anything, dive in. I’ve been thrown a radio job, so I’m diving into it.  It’s national, small-time rock radio with an actual yearly salary and actual medical benefits (the value of insurance is disputable, but there ARE tests that a person can get occasionally which can simplify life...

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    2 Beautiful Crop Mob Freaks

    by  • May 22, 2012 • Uncategorized

    Crop Mobs are insane the way puppies rolling on the floor are insane. They’re so completely imbued with the moment of creating Something Cool that they forget about anything that isn’t fun and good, and they wag and drool and shake in between wheelbarrows and shovels full of manure. It’s THAT FUN. On the...

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    An Unplugged Story from Electric Avenue

    by  • May 21, 2012 • Uncategorized

    I expected to learn a lot about electric vehicles at Electric Avenue, which was a collection of companies hanging out in a parking lot at 14th and California streets during the World Energy Forum. But when I got the iCast table I was suddenly talking to an engineer, and I knew I’d have a...

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    Better Math

    by  • May 20, 2012 • Uncategorized

    I just met the videographers who will work with me on the ELP Project. We all met at a coffeehouse yesterday. I tried to delicately present the truth that after paying for gas to go to all of these businesses, had sandwiches and coffee, and covered most other expenses, we’d split the rest 3...

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    by  • May 16, 2012 • Uncategorized

    I did summer stock in high school. Summer stock is Latin for borderline starvation. I learned some tricks to keep my stomach silent during dramatic moments on stage. Tricks like swiping the oederve leftovers into my pack as I cleaned up the lobby (Yes, I DID get busted doing it, and Cape Cod summer...

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    Funny Math

    by  • May 15, 2012 • Uncategorized

    I’ve taken on a project, and found myself without my usual partner in crime to pull it off. I’ve signed on to make the video for the awards ceremony for the Environmental Leadership Program with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. This means I’ll visit 36 businesses, give or take, and get...

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    In Soil We Trust?

    by  • May 14, 2012 • Uncategorized

    Woody Tasch is launching the Soil Trust this year, which is “a philanthropic investment pool designed to pave the way for a million people to invest 1% of their assets in local food systems,” Philanthropic investing sounds like jumbo shrimp. It’s a joke in a phrase. But Woody is truly hoping to get investors...

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    Who’s Your Mama?

    by  • May 13, 2012 • World

    The engine that drives the universe is feminine. I got that from a book on physics. Gary Zukav, who wrote The Dancing Wu Li Masters, says that the deeper you get into physics the closer you get to metaphysics. A lot of the metaphysical principals churned out of Taoist and Egyptian, and in fact...

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