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O Heavenly Grid: The Burning Question

Airs at: Thu, 12/01/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Our opening prayer O Heaveny Grid is from the Firesign Theatre - dedicated to the late and deceased COP27 climate conference held in Egypt this month. Katrin Ganswindt from the German enviromental group Urgewald reports oil, gas, and coal companies have announced expansi... Read more

Portland's City Charter Change - What Comes Next

Airs at: Mon, 12/05/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland voters just made history. With the passage of Measure 26-228, for the first time in over 100 years we are changing our form of government and election system. The City of Portland will be implementing ranked choice voting, preparing to move to a City Administrator ... Read more

Building Community and Halting the Gas Export Boom on the Gulf Coast

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  The Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas face a petrochemical and fracked gas export boom. Super-heat-charged hurricanes strike almost every year. As a result, Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Low-Income Communities, face an interrelated number of issues including en... Read more

Your Inner Tree

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  Declining biodiversity is a problem as fraught as climate change. Loss of habitat, monoculture crops, and the damming of waterways all lead to massive species extinction. They tear at life's delicate web, and threaten a balance established by four billion years of evolut... Read more

Society of the Sports Spectacle, with Jules Boykoff

Airs at: Wed, 11/30/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    With the global mega-event, football (aka soccer)'s World Cup, in full swing, we take the opportunity to have as today's guest, Jules Boycoff, local author who has written widely on the business and politics of sport. A one-time member of the U.S. men's under-23 natio... Read more

Spotted Owls and Wildfire

Airs at: Mon, 11/28/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Northern Spotted Owl is the quintessential canary in the coal-mine for older forest ecosystems. It was listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act in 1992 because of widespread logging of its old-growth forest habitat. And although wildfires have been blamed... Read more

The End of the World as We Know It

Airs at: Wed, 11/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Different generations have very different perspectives on how the world looks and feels. A global climate crisis, dysfunctional government and media, too many choices, changing perspectives on race, religion and sexuality. Is it the end of the world as we know it, or has... Read more

Rural Extremism & Life in Timber Country - The Poor Windy Timber Sale

Airs at: Wed, 11/23/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Coast Range Radio
  1st half: Andrew interviews award winning and prolific author, essayist, and commentator Robert Leo Heilman from Myrtle Creek, Oregon. Bob is the author of several books including Overstory Zero: Real Life in Timber Country, Children of Death, and The World Pool: A Liter... Read more

Maya Khosla on What the Forest Holds

Airs at: Tue, 11/22/2022 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for For The Wild
  What can the forest teach us of grief, of joy, of humanity? This week, poet and scientist Maya Khosla invites listeners into the forests of Northern California to find deep reverence for the power of biodiversity. Maya's expertise on wildfires shines through this deep an... Read more

Living a Net Zero Lifestyle

Airs at: Fri, 11/18/2022 at 11:00am - 11:30am
  We have heard of net zero energy. Net zero construction. But the heart of sustainability is seeking to live a net zero life. How do you get through this life with as little adverse impact on the generations that follow.   Join Annie and Jay Warmke of Blue Rock Station fo... Read more