Environment/Climate

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Where's it all going to end? Two guests from Code Pink address forever war and the climate apocalypse

Airs at: Wed, 09/27/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  We welcome back Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the anti-imperialist peace organization Code Pink, to talk about next week's days of advocacy and action for peace in Ukraine (www.peaceinukraine.org). To lead off the show, we'll have her fellow Code Pink activist Melissa Ga... Read more

"That Vegan Showcase"

Airs at: Fri, 09/22/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Come on down, to "That Vegan Showcase!" Believe it or not, "That Vegan Show" will celebrate two years on the air at KBOO in October. It is fitting to take a trip down memory lane and revisit five shows from my time at KBOO. Also in this episode, Vegan News related to the re... Read more

Jordan Fink and Build Soil

Airs at: Thu, 09/21/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Jordan and his organization Build Soil are organizing community-based climate resiliency agriculture projects. Connect with them at buildsoil.net. Read more

Portland City Council's Backroom Deal

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In late August 2021, after months of grassroots pressure, Portland City Council rejected Zenith Energy's Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) that was required before the company could get a Clean Air permit from Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Despite Zenith... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for September 25, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 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: Back to School (and Gun Violence): Right wing gun lovers are doubling down on their push to arm teachers. But as it turns out, gun-toting personnel in schools make violence wors... Read more

Legal Strategies for Climate Justice, Part two

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The fight against construction of Enbridge Company's Line 3 in Minnesota, carrying tar sands oil from Canada through the Midwest, was the largest Indigenous-led pipeline resistance in North America after Standing Rock. Opposition from 2017-2021 brought thousands of people f... Read more

Back to School in Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 09/25/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Back to School in Crisis: Claims that education is in crisis often mischaracterize the nature of the problems and of the solutions. The problems do not arise from remote learning, nor from the accurate teaching of US racial history, nor the respecting of children's gender i... Read more

Flood Plain Resilience and Tree Codes on the Chopping Block

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Once Oregon and Portland were environmental leaders but recently many of the city and state's noteworthy projects and policies find themselves on a potential chopping block. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Bob Sallinger, Urban Conservation director with Willamet... Read more

Gorge Impact Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 09/14/2023 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The Gorge Impact Film Festival is an environmentally-themed event that's making its premiere this November in Hood River, Oregon, featuring independent films, speakers, and workshops. S.W. Conser previews the festival with three of its organizers.  Alan Hickenbottom is ... Read more

Who Will Own the Forests

Airs at: Mon, 09/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At the end of this month the World Forestry Center is sponsoring a conference called “Who Will Own the Forests.” For forest conservationists that’s a good question. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Alex Budd, Alliance organizer for the Pacific NW Forest Climate ... Read more