Environment/Climate

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Agriculture: What's Wrong? What's the Fix?

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
On the February 7 Recovery Zone, host Stephanie Potter asks PSU Professor Toby Hemenway what's wrong with Agriculture?  What's the fix?  Hemenway is author of Gaia's Garden:  A Guide to Homescale Permaculture.  Hemenway describes how agriculture destroys our ecosystem a... Read more

0206 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of Our Backyard, KBOO's locally produced environmental series. This edition: Environmental activists split on supporting the Climate Security Act and its carbon cap-and-trade scheme. Read more

Our Backyard @ Roosevelt HS

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
A special edition of Our Backyard, KBOOs locally produced environmental series. During a visit to Roosevelt HS in North Portland, Edison Carder listened to student's concerns about the environment. Read more

More on LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Tue, 02/05/2008 at 4:00pm
Joe and Abe Talk Radio covered, in part, the Liquid Natural Gas Fiasco in Oregon. Several very knowlegable callers give some little-publicized facts about the LNG Terminals themselves and the LNG Pipelines the terminals will feed. Hear what some of the people that may be ... Read more

Scott Forrester on LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Scott Forrester talks about the plans to build Liquified Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon for consumers in California, and why that's such a bad idea. Don't miss the Rally on the State Capital Steps in Salem on February 6th 11:00 till 2:00 pm. More info at The Columbia Ri... Read more

Michael Ianello and City Repair

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
Now we'll hear from Michael Ianello about how one group - the city repair project, is working on turning our entire city into a livable community. Read more

Susanne LaGrande speaks with Steven Couche

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
The United States makes up less than 5 percent of the world’s population.Yet, we consume over twenty five percent of the world’s fossil fuel resources.When fossil fuels such the gas are burned, they release carbon dioxide.These gases, scientists believe, are one of the main... Read more

Tryon Life Farm: Sustainable Community in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
Back to Portland with a report on the sustainable community being constructed by the Tryon Life Farm--just one of Portland's many intentional communities. Read more

Critical Mass Critical Again

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
On Friday, the monthly bicycle ride known as critical mass stopped at the Portland International Auto Show.  Bicyclists made the visit in a festive statement of ending our dependence on oil. KBOO’s Marc de Giere went along to find riders with renewed passion for the ride.... Read more

Walking as Transportation

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Kate Welch discusses walking as transportartion in Portland with guests Lynn Lindgren-Schreuder and Mike Dennis from the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition. Local organizations that promote walking are: Willamette Pedestrian Coalition www.wpcwalks.org Bicycle Transportatio... Read more