Environment/Climate

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The Decider

 Apropos of my post below, Obama is planning to review the plethora of onerous executive orders issued by President Bush: President-elect Barack Obama is poised to move swiftly to reverse actions that President Bush took using executive authority, and his transition team is... Read more

Hillsboro Center Copes with Homelessness

Airs at: Wed, 10/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
With the explosion of growth over the last several years in Washington County, homelessness and poverty are also on the rise.KBOO's Eoin  Bastable brings us this report on a center that is trying to deal with these issues in Hillsboro Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 6, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This program is all about the global economy and how to fix it.  The Movie Moles discuss Battle in Seattle, and Bill Resnick talks with two activists  with The Apollo Alliance  about how to put the economy on a green footing.  Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow ab... Read more

Apollo in Portland

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Barbara Byrd represents  the Apollo Alliance in Oregon, and is with the Labor Educations and Research Center at the University of ORegon.  She  talks with Bill Resnick about the work of the Apollo Alliance here.  Read more

Green Collar Jobs

Airs at: Sun, 10/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Apollo Alliance has an affordable plan to restart the economy with plenty of living-wage jobs cleaning up our environment and keeping it clean.  Kate Gordon, co-director of the Apollo Alliance, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.   Read more

Our Intimate Connections to Trees

Airs at: Thu, 10/02/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
On the Oct 2 Recovery Zone, the focus is on trees and the host of reasons they are so critical to our lives.  Host Stephanie Potter speaks with pioneering forest canopy researcher Nalini Nadkarni abour her recent book Between Earth & Sky: our intimate connections to trees. ... Read more

Antonia Juhasz on The Tyranny of Oil

Airs at: Tue, 09/30/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Per Fagereng and Sue Supriano host this program starting off our special Peak Oil Day programs. His guests include analyst, author and activist Antonia Juhasz, whose new book is "The Tyranny of Oil: The World's Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do to Stop It." Read more

Dr. Helen Caldicott and Nuclear Power Is Not The Answer

Airs at: Sun, 09/28/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Earthwatch
 Today, Kathleen Stephenson talks with Dr. Helen Caldicott, who has devoted the last 35 years to an international campaign to educate the public about the medical hazards of the nuclear age and the necessary changes in human behavior to stop environmental destruction. She'l... Read more

Thor Hanson: Eco-tourism & the Uganda Mountain Gorilla

Airs at: Wed, 09/17/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
On the Thursday Radioazine for September 18, Stephanie Potter spoke with Thor Hanson, author of  The Impenetrable Forest, My Gorilla Years in Uganda.    Hanson lived in a remote village at the Edge of Bwindi Impenetrable forest , working with local trackers to create an eco... Read more

Our Backyard: Drill Baby, Drill!

Airs at: Tue, 09/16/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Our Backyard, KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: The US House passes an energy bill allowing off-shore drilling .... sorta. Republicans and Democrats do kabuki politics with energy policy. Read more