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Future of Energy, Setting Boundaries, Screen Cleaning

The Matt Townsend Show
  • Jun 9, 2017
  • 02:21:11

Are solar and wind really killing coal, nuclear and grid reliability? (16:09) Joshua D. Rhodes holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Rhodes is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in The Webber Energy Group and the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. His current research is in the area of smart grid and the bulk electricity system, including spatial system-level applications and impacts of energy efficiency, resource planning, distributed generation, and storage. There has been concern about the environment and a lot of talk about the Paris Agreement lately. Joshua Rhodes talks about the balance of wind and solar power versus coal and nuclear. He also discusses the future of energy in the US. When Guilt Keeps You From Setting Boundaries (1:06:12) Ilene S. Cohen, Ph.D., is a psychotherapist, blogger, and adjunct professor in the Department of Counseling at Barry University. Ilene’s work has appeared in Psych Central, Tiny Buddha, and Psychology Today. She is passionate about helping people achieve their goals, build a strong sense of self, and lead fulfilling and meaningful lives filled with rewarding relationships.  Beliefs about what it means to be a good person are very powerful. They can keep us from having and maintaining fulfilling relationships with other people. People whose beliefs are motivated by guilt often fail to set necessary boundaries in their relationships. This guilt comes from believing that prioritizing oneself over others is wrong. Ilene S. Cohen with some ideas no why we feel that guilt and how to get past that feeling to live a better life. Screen Cleaning (1:35:44) Jeff Simpson offers family friendly entertainment options and discusses the intersection of pop culture and everyday life. Jeff talks with Matt Meese from BYU TV's Studio C Show More...

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