Environment/Climate

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Making a Sustainable City

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with urban naturalist Mike Houck of the Audubon Society and the Urban Greenspaces Institute.  They discuss many of the issues around making Portland part of a natural, sustainable environment in this two-part interview.  We hear Part 1 on this program;  P... Read more

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 12

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris leads a discusssion of environmental issues like water, air and energy with an emphasis on energy consumption in the U.S. and the world.  Of course, politics and history eek their way into the show.We do apologize, but due to technical difficulties recording ... Read more

The Dirtbag: Expert Harriet Fasenfest on preserving foods.

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andreson and guest Harriet Fasenfest, of Portland Preserve, discuss extending the growing season in the kitchen through preserving foods.   Read more

Nena Baker and "Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being"

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Dr David Naimon   Dr. David Naimon Interviews Nena Baker about her book "Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being"    Read more

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

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2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept o... Read more

Population, Climate and Women's Right to Choose

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
On the July 30 News and Public Affairs Special on the Climate Crisis, Stephanie Potter looked at how our numbers are affecting the climate crisis, and learned that providing women with the means to determine the size of their families could lead to population stabilzation. ... Read more

Wildfires and Climate Change

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
This morning Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Timothy Ingalsbee, former forest firefighter and now executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology. They discuss causes for the current rash of wildfires in California and how they are ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 28, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 07/27/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Viable options for saving the planet and making life better; a novel about mending family ties; The New Yorker's Obama cartoon cover;  and the history of victims' rights -- all these are discussed by the Old Moles on this show hosted by Tom Becker, who plays some of Billy B... Read more