Environment/Climate

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Nina Bell on the EPA's Vessel Discharge Permits

Airs at: Sun, 01/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Earthwatch
 Nina Bell, Executive Director of Northwest Environmental Advocates, talks about the recent decision by the EPA to issue a national vessel discharge permit ten years after envrionmental groups requested action.  Kathleen Stephenson hosts. Starting about two weeks ago ships ... Read more

Anna & the Eco-Terrorists

Airs at: Sun, 01/04/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Ubu Hour
A weird and erotic psycho-suspense audio drama about environmentalists, FBI agents, the Green Scare, and the woman at the center of it all.    Read more

Index of leading asshattery indicators

 I love Harper's Index. For those of you not familiar with it, Harper's Index appears near the front of every edition of Harper's magazine. It presents a sort of snapshot of current affairs by way of assembling a bunch of seemingly obscure, but ultimately telling, statistic... Read more

Diane Wilson

Airs at: Mon, 12/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Diane Wilson talks with host Marianne Barisonek about her book "Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of Knock Down, Drag Out; or, How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus" Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for December 22, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 12/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by the intrepid Laurie Mercier, braving the biggest snow fall in 40 years to reach the KBOO studio, this  program features Laurie's discussion with attorney Mike Snedeker of developments in the law this past year.  We also hear how  vampires are becoming more romanti... Read more

Foreign Policy in the Obama Years

Airs at: Sun, 12/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Where will US foreign policy go under Obama?  How might it impact the poorer nations of the world.  Sarah Anderson,  Director of the Global Economic Project at the Institute for Policy Studies,  provides her insights in this conversation with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.   Read more

Vestas Wind Turbine Company

Airs at: Tue, 12/09/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Portland Mayor-elect Sam Adams announced last week that the world's largest wind turbine company would be relocating to Portland. But some local media said he was jumping the gun. The Portland Tribune warned Adams to avoid making the same mistake as former Mayor Vera Katz, ... Read more

eWaste and "Green" Energy

Airs at: Wed, 12/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Digital Divide
This month, the Digital Divide looks at the environment and what technology is doing to help or harm it.  We speak with a pioneering nonprofit that is battling the growing amount of eWaste and talk to a justice organization on just how green many of the next generation ener... Read more

PDX Electric Vehicle Enthusiasts

Airs at: Wed, 11/01/2006 at 4:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
In November 2006, Stephanie Potter visited with the Portland Chapter of the Oregon Electic Vehicle Association,  a non-profit association of electric vehicle enthusiasts who promote electric vehicle education and encourage their safe construction and use.  This show aired d... Read more

Columbia Ecovillage: Can Community Trump Hard Times?

Airs at: Wed, 12/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
       Can community trump economic hard times?    Founders Joe & Pam Lietch, and Marilee Dea discuss NE Portland's newly forming Columbia Ecovillage.  Community members plan to care for their 3+ acre "food forest," while cultivating supportive relationships with each other... Read more