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Airs at: Wed, 12/29/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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Old Mole Variety Hour for December 27, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole. In his Intro, Norm comments on some of important events in history that we commemorate as this year ends: The Blair Mountain uprising of 1921, Arab Spring, and more. The show continues with the following segments: Climate... Read more

Climate Insurgency

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Jeremey Brecher who wrote the book Climate Insurgency, a Strategy for Survival. Brecher begins by noting that the economies of major nations continue to increase their greenhouse gas emissions with no credible plan to reduce them. Then Brecher delivers... Read more

Reflections on a Trying Year

Airs at: Mon, 12/27/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A year ago, we let go of 2020 with the hopes for a much better 2021. And 2021 started out promising, for the first five days. Then came the Capitol Insurrection, the Republican surrender to total Trumpism, record-breaking weather disasters, disastrous fires and two new surg... Read more

Port Westward: The Last Hope for a Methanol Refinery in the NW

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last June, the long embattled methanol refinery that was proposed for the Port of Kalama, Washington, was finally defeated. Northwest Innovation Works, the Chinese-backed company behind this project, originally proposed to build three of the world's largest methaol refineri... Read more

"Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival," with the author, Richard Heinberg

Airs at: Wed, 12/15/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Richard Heinberg, Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute and author of 13 previous books, has appeared numerous times on KBOO. His new book, Power: Limits and Prospects for Human Survival, is a sweeping and in-depth investigation of the workings of power in the na... Read more

Jordan Cove's Definitive Demise

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the past 17 years, people across Southern Oregon have lived with the threat of the Jordan Cove LNG export terminal proposed for Coos Bay, and its companion Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, a 36” pipeline that would have traversed 230 miles of Southern Oregon. On December... Read more

Post-Fire Timber Grab is Halted-Jordan Cove Defeated

Airs at: Mon, 12/06/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After the 2020 Labor Day wildfires, the Willamette National Forest planned a massive logging project along 400 miles of forest roads and several thousand acres under a loophole called a categorical exclusion. If allowed to proceed, the agency would have moved forward with l... Read more

Coast Range Radio: Ocean Acidification on the Oregon Coast

Airs at: Fri, 11/26/2021 at 5:00pm - 5:30pm
  Andrew Collins-Anderson interviews Dr. Melissa Ward, PhD post-doctoral researcher working out of San Diego State University, and Ryan Hasert, public policy analysis graduate student at Oregon State University. They are part of the research project “Assessing Community Vu... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 29, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/29/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole Variety Hour, which includes the following segments: COP 26: Last week on the Old Mole Bill Resnick interviewed Tina Gerhardt, a researcher and environmental journalist who observed this month’s international United Nations C... Read more