Environment/Climate

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 30, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Zero Fare: While other cities, like Kansas City and Olympia, have abolished fares on public transport, TriMet is poised to approve a substantial fare hike in the Portland metro ... Read more

Free Trade vs Fair Trade - the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Labor Radio
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is the latest free trade initiative challenging the US and Asian-Pacific labor movements.  Yimei Shao of the Trade Justice Education Fund explains what's new and not new about Biden's trade proposal. Read more

Roadways for People

Airs at: Mon, 01/30/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When the I5 freeway rammed its way through North and Northeast Portland in the 1960s it devastated once thriving historically black neighborhoods, demolishing over 300 homes, destroying locally owned businesses and displacing hundreds of people. For most of the last century... Read more

The Gap: Portland Climate Hypocrisy, a Win for Newberg Schools and what the heck are you looking forward to?

Airs at: Fri, 01/20/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of The Gap, Tammy and Althea talk local news -- Portland City Councilor Dan Ryan gives an okay to Zenith Oil to continue their operations - we thought this was the one thing Portland could agree on! No more fossil fuel infrastructure! Very Cool Dan Ryan. ... Read more

Thank You James Lovelock. Gaia Radicalizes Us

Airs at: Wed, 01/18/2023 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Earth Riot Radio
  The people who set up the COP conferences invite billionaires and their enabling professionals to a poker game with a large herd of aggrieved advocates.The game is rigged, but it takes ten days. But that is the essential story of the conference, until now. With the physi... Read more

Does Portland Need More Industrial Land?

Airs at: Mon, 01/23/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 7/11/2022 Portland and other Oregon municipalities are required to inventory their employment land periodically as part of the comprehensive planning process.  For decades the city has decided during each inventory process that it needs ... Read more

Looking Back and Ahead with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 01/16/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the last few years, we seem to look back at the past year and say, next year has to be better. But it never is. Or maybe we are focusing too much on the negative – and there certainly is a lot of that to consider – rather than appreciating some of the significant victor... Read more

The Fourth Extinction

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Can we, humanity, prevent the fourth great extinction and looming climate roasting? Bill Resnick talks to Tierra Curry of the Center for Biodiversity. She’s a Senior Scientist and Director of the Center’s Saving Life on Earth Campaign. She discusses the long standing stale... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 9, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Labor Under Siege: Laurie Mercier talks to Harvey Schwartz about his new book about the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU), Labor Under Siege: An Oral History of Big Bo... Read more

GTN Xpress: The Latest Fracked Gas Assault on Southern Oregon

Airs at: Mon, 01/09/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After a 17 year battle, communities across Southern Oregon (and the rest of the region) finally defeated the massive Jordan Cove LNG Export terminal proposed for Coos Bay. But not long after that victory a new fracked gas behemoth threatens the region again. Gas Transmissio... Read more