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Gaslight: The Fight to Stop the Atlantic Coast PIpeline

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While Oregonians were fighting to stop the behemoth Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline and Jordan Cove LNG Terminal in Southern Oregon, communities in Virginia were facing a similar struggle to stop an even larger and longer pipeline that would have crossed the Blue Ridge Mount... Read more

Growth is not Sustainable

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement brings us some history of Green movement, with a review of debates over how to address the contradiction between environmental survivability and capitalist economic growth.  In this archive segment,  he reads from  Black, White, and Green: Farmers Markets, Ra... Read more

Dangerous Pipedreams

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are at the precipice of a climate emergency. If we do not seriously begin to cut our carbon emissions now we will be entering an uncharted territory of climate chaos. But instead of accelerating the adoption of verified and trusted climate solutions, governments and indu... Read more

Dangerous Pipedreams

Produced for Locus Focus
We are at a precipice of the climate emergency. If we do not seriously begin to cut our carbon emissions now we will be entering an uncharted territory of climate chaos. But instead of accelerating the adoption of verified and trusted climate solutions, governments and indu... Read more

Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar on a Greener 82nd Avenue

Airs at: Thu, 05/02/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
 Our guests today are Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang and Jamal Dar, founder and Executive Director of the African Youth and Community Organization.  They are working on the 82nd Ave vision for a resilient green eco district. Read more

Drax and the Downside of Biomass

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Woody Biomass is being promoted as a carbon neutral climate solution. Proposals for industrial scale wood pellet projects are popping up in California and Washington State, that claim they will help to protect forests and benefit rural communities—as well as combat climate ... Read more

Libraries as Grammar Schools of the Commons

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement shares commentary and news on the political significance of libraries, examining the material context of social attacks on them and the utopian potential of their sharing ethos.  We hear audio from Mariame Kaba on the podcast Death Panel speaking to how librarie... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 04/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: How I Learned to Breathe Through the Apocalypse: How I Learned to Breathe Through the Apocalypse is a serial play/web series written and performed by Desiree Hellegers, and directed and p... Read more

Earth's Greatest Enemy, with Abby Martin

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Independent journalist and documentarian Abby Martin discusses Earth's Greatest Enemy, an upcoming feature length documentary that examines one of the largest polluters and contributors to global climate change in the world: the United States military,l and why the milit... Read more

Hannah Wallace and Aaron Avery from the Sunnyside Shower Project

Airs at: Thu, 03/21/2024 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Sunnyside Shower Project is a community program of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association Community Cares (SNACC) Committee offering showers to neighbors in SE Portland. The Groves Church has generously opened up their shower facilities for houseless neighbors to use three ... Read more