The passage of ballot initiatives in Washington and Colorado has enlivened the national debate over the legality of marijuana, but there’s another far less controversial use for cannabis plants that’s gaining ground: Hemp as an industrial building material. We’ll meet the man behind what will become Florida’s first hemp house as we explore the history and the future of industrial hemp in the U.S.
Professor Richard Komp, Ph.D. has traveled the world helping small villages from Central America to West Africa establish solar and other renewable energy infrastructures through the non-profitSkyheat Associates. We’ll catch up with this leading solar researcher and lecturer ahead of his visit to Southwest Florida next weekfor a lecture on solar energy development and a workshop on building your own solar cell phone charger.
The show will be live at 9AM on 90.1 FM