Energy/Natural Resources

The End of Polar Ice (and of the world as we know it....)

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2016 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Wadhams, professor of Ocean Physics and head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at the University of Cambridge, U.K., is the world's foremost Arctic expert. In more ordinary times, he's done his public speaking at conferences, in the lecture hall, or at the occasional press c... Read more

350pdx.org LIVE on KBOO Evening News

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2016 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Grassroots organizers met last night to discuss how to address the transport of crude through the Pacific Northwest. Their meeting comes as a reaction to last Friday's oil train derailment along the Columbia River Gorge. Nick Caleb and Adrianna Voss-Andreae of 350pdx.org ta... Read more

Bark talks LIVE about Nestle on KBOO News

Airs at: Wed, 06/08/2016 at 6:15pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Despite a recent county ballot measure aimed at keeping the Nestle bottling company from botting water at Oxbow Spring, the city of Cascade Locks has announced that it will be moving forward with its plans to build the bottling plant. Alex Brown, executive director of Bark,... Read more

The Other Oil Spill in Mosier

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
On Friday, June 3, a train carrying Bakken crude oil derailed in the small town of Mosier, Oregon along the Columbia River Gorge. Multiple rail cars caught fire within a few yards of the town’s sewage plant, melting part of the sewage system and  leaving residents with a wa... Read more

Patricia Tull, Inhabiting Eden

Airs at: Sun, 06/05/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
Patricia Tull is an ordained Presbyterian minister and professor of Hebrew Bible.  She retired from Louisville Theological Seminary where she is A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of Old Testament.  She is the author of Inhabiting Eden: Christians, the Bible, and the Ecological ... Read more

Water World: Update on the EPA Superfund site on the Willamette Harbor

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
The EPA is supposed to release the proposed plan for the Superfund site at Porland Harbor on June 8th. Join me, Kristin Yount, at this time to review the long awaited proposed plan.  Guest TBA For now this is an Interview from Feburary 17, 2016 with  Rose Longoria from th... Read more

Bottlecaps & Spider Silk: Buzzing Songs from Africa

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Africa-O-Ye!
Two hours of exceptionally vibratory sounds emitted from traditional instruments affixed with rattling and buzzing objects: thumb-pianos with loose bottlecaps, xylophones with gourd resonators and shuddering spider webs, begena strings buzzing against leather strips & other... Read more

LONGVIEW COAL TERMINAL MEETS ITS OPPOSITION

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On May 24 over a thousand people attended the first of three public hearings to discuss the draft environmental impact statement for a proposed coal export terminal at Longview, WA. If built, the project, sited right next to the Columbia River, would be the largest coal ter... Read more

Are you a survivor of the Enron debacle?

Produced for News In Depth
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear these segments: • Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States. • Frann Michel discusses the history of Vanport, the need for public hou... Read more