Rich Egger's guests are Mandi Green and Timothy Collins of Western Illinois University. They talk about WIU's 9th Annual Environmental Summit.
Collins, who is Assistant Director of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs, said there are numerous hot button issues among those who study sustainability, but two in particular stand out.
"Obviously energy is the one people feel the most because gasoline prices are around $4 per gallon," Collins said.
This semester's Sustainability Brownbaggers at Western Illinois University will begin by focusing on food-related issued.
Timothy Collins, Assistant Director of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at WIU, helped organize the series. He said the first brownbagger is titled “Local Food Possibilities and Issues.”