Energy/Natural Resources

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Andrew Kalloch Interview

Produced for Between Us
Andrew Kalloch is a democrat who is running for Oregon's 4th US House District.  He talked with Sam Bouman about how he'll balance the importance of climate change and economic opportunity in the communities of his district, why his plan, called "Claim Stat" for monitoring ... Read more

Documentarian Jan Haaken

Airs at: Thu, 04/14/2022 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Jan Haaken is a clinical psychologist who also happens to be an author and documentary filmmaker.  Her films include Guilty Except for Insanity, a look behind the walls of a hospital for the criminally insane; Mind Zone, a portrait of therapists with the 113th Army Comba... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 18, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A Pace College student in a gas mask "smells" a magnolia blossom in City Hall Park on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, in New York. Image via Flickr Patricia Kullberg hosts this Earth Day special on the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Indigenous Visions: This... Read more

Rural Electric Cooperatives and the Promise of Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A map of rural electric cooperatives in the US, from the Rural Electric Cooperative Toolkit. Bill Resnick talks to R. K. Upadhya about worker cooperatives, which could provide the left with a way to demonstrate the democratic ideals on which the economy should be run. B... Read more

Resisting the Gas Industry

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For decades we have been sold the story-line that natural gas is the best and cleanest fuel for cooking and heating. More recently the gas industry has been promoting gas as a bridge fuel to a renewable future and even arguing that so-called renewable natural gas is a green... Read more

To Combat Climate Despair

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C.”  The 1.5 degrees Celsius goal is a crucial global target because beyond this l... Read more

Putin’s Climate Bomb

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Ted Franklin on Ukraine, how the war diverted attention from the looming cataclysmic threat of climate change and provided a golden opportunity to the fossil fuel industry to demand government support for “energy independence” and “drill baby drill.”... Read more

Russian Oil & Gas Fuels War on Ukraine

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
With a Russian military convoy advancing on her city of Kyiv, Ukraine’s leading climate scientist made this emotional plea at the most recent meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “Human-induced climate change and the war on Ukraine have the same roots, ... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more

Tammy Carpenter Interview

Produced for Between Us
Tammy Carpenter is a democrat who is running for the Oregon House in District 27.  She talked with Sam Bouman about how corporate money helps her opponent will outspend her by ten times, what she will do to bring down the cost of prescription drugs and why a "just" transiti... Read more