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Environment / Sustainability

Discovery Channel's 'Green Magazine TV' features CSU Jan. 7

January 4, 2010

Green Magazine TV will open its second season of programming on the Discovery Channel on Thursday, Jan. 7, featuring Colorado State University.

Newest and 'greenest' technologies

"Green Magazine TV" is a new television series featuring ecology and energy conscious companies and organizations. The series will showcase the newest and "greenest" technologies being utilized, and is scheduled to be aired as paid programming on the Discovery Channel.

The inaugural show for 2010, scheduled to air nationwide 8:30 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 7 on The Discovery Channel and The Discovery Channel HD (locally 6:30 a.m. Thursday on Comcast Channel 47), will feature Colorado State University along with four companies -- all active participants in the burgeoning Green Revolution to make our world a healthier, "greener" environment in which to live.

Recognizing CSU's deep commitment to environmental sustainability

Included in the segment on CSU are interviews with President Tony Frank and Diana Wall, director of the School of Global Environmental Sustainability

The producer's of the show describe Colorado State University as "a top public teaching and research university that has been named one of America’s 'greenest' universities for its deep commitment to advancing global and environmental sustainability."

Companies also featured 

The four companies also featured on the show include:

  • Dell - working to be the greenest technology company on our planet
  • Global Gas Flaring Reduction partnership - a World Bank-led initiative, which gives the viewer an investigative look into the issue of global warming and its impact on our environment and the future of our planet
  • Johnson Controls - whose innovative approach incorporates renewable technologies with energy efficiency strategies that provide customers with long-term, individualized sustainable solutions
  • East Penn Manufacturing - one of the largest single-site lead-acid battery manufacturing facilities in the world, which has been developing highly recyclable lead-acid battery technology for over 63 years