Environment/Climate

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Chris Andrea guests talk about climate change

Airs at: Tue, 01/27/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Chris Andrea talks to us about climate change with her guests Peter Scoonmaker of the Illahee Instatute, Danyall Lurch of the Post Carbon Instatute, Mark Rabinowits of Oil Empire Renound and Olivia Shmit (via phone) Read more

Dealing with Cover Crops in the Spring

Airs at: Sun, 02/08/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
 Wondering what to do with your cover crops this spring? Host Glen Andresen discusses what he does. Also listeners' gardening questions. Read more

More Reasons to Oppose LNG pipelines

Airs at: Mon, 02/02/2009 at 4:00pm
 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor invite Amy Harwood from BARK and Olivia Schmidt from Columbia River Keeperto talk about LNG terminals at the Oregon Coast and LNG pipelines thru our farms and national forests. Read more

Pro's and Con's of Eradicating Invasives

Airs at: Wed, 02/04/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
 On the Feb 5 Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosts a discussion on the pros and cons of eradicating invasive species .  Guests include Jean Fike, Executive Director of the East Multnomah Soil and Conservation District, and Jeff Haugh, Trails and Restoration Manager of the ... Read more

Mandate for Change

Airs at: Sun, 01/25/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Getting the best progressive ideas in front of the Obama team: that's the purpose of the book Mandate for Change, edited by Chester Hartman.  Hartman talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about many of the book's proposals for changing and saving our nation.  Read more

Positively Revolting

Airs at: Thu, 01/22/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Host Melodie Silverwolf speaks with the media director for the National Resources Defense Council about environmental issues and the new administration. Read more

Holding Obama's Feet to the Fire

Airs at: Tue, 01/20/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The day after Barack Obama's historic inauguration as president of the United States we'll look at how much has changed in the United States and what still needs to change in the days, months and years ahead. Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by guests John Cavana... Read more

Our Backyard: WiMAX - Faster internet connection or personal health gamble?

Airs at: Tue, 01/13/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Our Backyard: KBOO's locally produced environmental series with Edison Carder. This edition: WiMAX, the newest "kid of the block" in world of wireless internet. Clearwire ( http://www.clearwire.com/  a Kirkland, WA company) is betting that Portland will fall in love with th... Read more

The New Geopolitics of Energy

Airs at: Thu, 01/15/2009 at 4:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Dave DeAngelis speaks with Michael Klare about the problem with cheap oil, and why America's overreliance on petroleum is the source of all its energy problems. Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and is the author of "RISING PO... Read more

The Digital Divide

  Every 2nd Friday of the month, from 11:00am to 12:00pm (noon). Analyzing how to use science, medicine & technology to benefit society and keep it from harming us. How do the latest technologies affect our communities? How can we use science to benefit society and how do... Read more