Environment/Climate

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Using Wood Chips in the Garden

Airs at: Sun, 03/09/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen busts myths about using wood chips in the garden. Read more

0305 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 03/04/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: Two sides present their case on the climate change issue; both with PNW connections. Take your choice: fear and denial or hope and responsibility. Read more

Electric Democracy - Local Control of Electricity

Airs at: Sun, 03/02/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Today, Scott Forrester's guests are Rick Lovely, Manager of the Gray's Harbor Public Utility District (www.ghpud.org), and Fergus Pylon, former manager of the Columbia River PUD (www.crpud.net). They will discuss "Electric Democracy", Democratic principals applied to elect... Read more

0227 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 02/26/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of KBOO's locally produced environmental series: Our Backyard. This edition: There's something in the air ... and it's killing our hearts. Read more

Salem news conference: Republican bill on global warming

Produced for Evening News
 The National Wildlife Federation held a news conference in Salem today.  Their letter encourages Congressional legislators to sign a Republican lead bill to address the impact of global warming.  The letter, known widely as the two percent solution, claims that by reducing... Read more

The Last Bison vs. The National Park Service

Produced for Evening News
 Members of the Buffalo Field Campaign held a series of events this week to confront the National Park Service’s plan to slaughter hundreds of wild bison in Yellowstone National Park.The herd of 4,500 bison in Yellowstone is the last remaining herd of wild bison in the worl... Read more

0220 Our Backyard

Produced for Our Backyard
KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: Cats, our cute, loveable, furry friends, are at the center of two environmental controversies.  Read more

Alternative Energy

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Bill Resnick talks with energy expert Suzanne Hunt about the political economy and the enviirnomental impact of alternative energy, especially the pros and cons of biofuels.  Hunt was the head of a project on biofuels for the World Watch Institute. Read more

Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic

Airs at: Sun, 02/17/2008 at 4:00pm
Crystal Leighty interviews David Wann, co-author of Affluenza: the All-Consuming Epidemic. (Berrett-Koehler Publishers) He’ll discuss his new book Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle.”  (St. Martin's Griffin) Read more

Natural Gas Alternatives Hearing: Interview with Dan Serres

Airs at: Thu, 02/14/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski told the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission On Thursday that they must study all alternatives to supplying natural gas to the region.  He added that these studies must occur before any permits are issued for liquefied natural gas terminals ... Read more