Energy/Natural Resources

2nd Wednesday with co-host Jacqueline Keeler

Airs at: Wed, 06/09/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

Climate Action Movements

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Climate Action Movements. Bill Resnick talks to an old Portland friend, Patrick Mazza, once editor of the dear departed Portland Alliance, has been front line fighter in the Climate Action movements from the beginning, with two notable arrests in mass direct action, o... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers hosts and dedicates the show to Water Protectors working to stop Enbridge Line 3, with related music and commentary threaded throughout. Denise Morris produces.   The College for All Act would make tuition free for students with household income under... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Coming up on Monday, June 7   In November, Oregon became the first state to legalize the use of psilocybin, the main active ingredient in “magic mushrooms,” for mental health treatment in supervised settings. The field of psychedelic-enhanced therapy has gained particular... Read more

Biden American Jobs Plan

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick interviews John Cavanagh, director of the large and influential Institute for Policy Studies for 20 years. A Washington insider, Cavanagh wrote 12 important books and also worked in the trenches of the environmental and poor peoples’ movements. John and Bill... Read more

Finding the Mother Tree

Airs at: Mon, 06/28/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program was originall broadcast on May 3, 2021 Is it possible that trees are sentient beings, rather than simply the source of timber and pulp? For decades forest ecologist Suzanne Simard has been exploring the complicated, interdependent communities that are forest... Read more

Celebrating the Thin Green Line

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program first aired on April 19, 2021 For nearly two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been fighting off multiple efforts to turn the region into a fossil fuel export hub. Today we’ll look back at the successes of what Eric de Place with Sightli... Read more

Portland's Industrial Sacrifice Zone

Airs at: Mon, 06/14/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 29, 2021   Before European settlers transformed the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, it was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. Today the area is designat... Read more

Beaver Taught Salmon To Jump

Airs at: Mon, 06/07/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on March 15, 2021 Beavers have been called “Nature’s Engineers.” In fact, the Army of Corps of Engineers could learn a lot from beavers. Instead of re-engineering nature to serve narrow human interests, beavers engineer the natural environm... Read more

Tipping Points

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Shannon Osaka, an environmental journalist with the web magazine Grist, and coauthor of "Points of No Return." This e-book focuses on “climate tipping points, elements of the Earth system in which small changes in global temperature can kick off rein... Read more