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Legal Strategies for Climate Justice, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 09/18/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The fight against construction of Enbridge Company's Line 3 in Minnesota, carrying tar sands oil from Canada through the Midwest, was the largest Indigenous-led pipeline resistance in North America after Standing Rock. Opposition from 2017-2021 brought thousands of people f... Read more

Progressive Climate Solutions

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Can humanity survive climate roasting? Climate scientists are warning us that we are nearing the point of no return. But there are grounds for hope. We possess all the knowledge, resources, technologies, and a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and concentrations th... Read more

Wilderness Therapy

Airs at: Sun, 08/20/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
Eric Inman is the founder of a unique wilderness company called Evolve Wild--which is designed to help individuals forge a connection with nature and the unconscious as a path for becoming more authentic in their lives. Eric spent years working as a river guide and in wilde... Read more

The Age of Water Protectors and Climate Chaos

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
What do sanctions against Venezuela have to do with the Dakota Access Pipeline? In this 2022 talk for the Portland chapter of DSA, Dr. Nick Estes (citizen of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe) lays out the geopolitical context of land-based indigenous challenges to the fossil fue... Read more

Salmonlands

Airs at: Mon, 09/04/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Without the Salmon there would be no Pacific Northwest as we know it. Yet since 1991, most of the salmon runs in the Northwest have been listed as threatened or endangered. In 2005, I produced a documentary called Salmonlands, that takes us on a journey into the land of sal... Read more

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 08/14/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This Program Originally Aired on June 26, 2023 Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, ... Read more

The Hottest Places in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on July 10. 2023 On June 28, 2021, Portland State Geography Professor Vivek Shandas drove around Portland on this hottest day ever recorded in the city, measuring the temperatures of the pavement in various neighborhoods around town. And wha... Read more

Multnomah County vs. Big Oil, with John Wasiutynski

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on July 17, 2023 Last June Multnomah County filed suit against several of the largest fossil fuel and coal-producing corporations to hold them accountable for damages from the 2021 Pacific Northwest Heat Dome, one of the deadliest and most ... Read more

Listen to Youth

Airs at: Mon, 08/07/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program originally aired on June 16, 2023 In recent years it’s becoming more and more obvious that youth are the real leaders of the climate movement. And for good reason, because they are the ones that are going to live with the climate mess that previous generatio... Read more

Portland International Raceway's Lethal Pollution

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Because of its toxicity, the sale of leaded gasoline in passenger cars was banned by the EPA in 1996. But its use was still allowed for “off-road” vehicles, such as farm machinery, marine engines and race cars. There are more than a dozen major race tracks around the United... Read more