KCPT celebrates Earth month this April with a great line-up of environmentally focused programs.
Water Pressures – April 1 at 8pm on KCPT2
American college students explore a model of water conservation and community cooperation in India.
America Revealed – April 2, 3, 4 & 5 at 11pm on KCPT2
This series travels through time, space and systems to reveal a nation of interdependent and intricately interwoven networks that feed and power the nation, produce millions of goods, transport people great distances and still come together to make America work..
Bitter Seeds – April 5 at 10pm on KCPT2
Explore the controversy surrounding biotechnology, and the way it is changing the way farming is done all over the world.
Wilderness: The Great Debate – April 16 at 8pm on KCPT2
For 40 years, the American West has been the nation’s battleground for the preservation of wild lands.
American Experience: Earth Days – April 17 at 10pm on KCPT2
A look back at development of the modern environmental movement sheds light on the era’s pioneers.
Community of Gardeners – April 18 at 10pm on KCPT2
Explore the vital role of urban community gardens as sources of fresh food and social interaction.
Earth: The Operators Manual – April 19 at 10pm on KCPT2
Geologist Richard Alley sheds light on the causes of climate change and explores sustainable energy options.
Independent Lens: The Island President – April 22 at 9pm on KCPT
After bringing democracy to the Maldives, President Mohamed Nasheed must now ensure that his tiny country doesn’t disappear under rising sea levels.
The Dust Bowl
Part One: The Great Plow-Up – April 23 at 7pm on KCPT
Part Two: Reaping the Whirlwind – April 30 at 7pm on KCPT
The Dust Bowl chronicles the worst manmade environmental disaster in American history in all its complexities and profound human drama.