Environment/Climate

Celebrating the Thin Green Line: KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

Build Back Better

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Kirin Kennedy, the Deputy Director of Legislative and Administrative Advocacy at the Sierra Club. Bill and Kirin discuss Biden’s early environmental initiatives and budget proposals, including the $3.5 Trillion Build Back Better bill. Immediately fo... Read more

Forces of Nature: The Women Who Changed Science

Airs at: Thu, 09/30/2021 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Radiozine
 Suzanne LaGrande speaks with Anna Reser and Leila McNeill, authors of Forces of Nature: The Women: The Women Who Changed Science.   In this interview, Anna and Leila discuss:   The reasons why so few women scientists  have been included in the history of science Some o... Read more

Power

Airs at: Mon, 09/20/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Pollution, overconsumption, resource depletion, habitat destruction, overpopulation have all led to our current climate crisis. And power is at the core of the problems confronting humanity. How have human beings—one species among millions—become powerful enough to threaten... Read more

Farmworker Protection & Water Issues

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
For International Day of Democracy, we hear from food system leaders about their work on policies to protect farmworker health, how the climate crisis is impacting water and farmers, and the rights of nature. This Food Show episode features: Ira Cuello-Martinez of Pine... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour and the International Day of Democracy

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
  To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive. To view Bette’s photos and learn details about... Read more

International Day of Democracy: Interview with PDX Sunrise Movement

Airs at: Wed, 09/15/2021 at 9:30am - 10:00am
  For KBOO’s celebration of the International Day of Democracy, reporter Melissa Hood discusses how and why our country’s legislators need to begin taking serious action in order to effectively inhibit climate change. Joining her in the discussion are Paxton Rothwell and T... Read more

Zenith Energy's Big Loss

Airs at: Mon, 09/13/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On August 27 the City of Portland put the brakes on Zenith Energy's oil-by-rail storage and transfer facility in NW Portland by denying a Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) for the facility. After relentless pressure from Portland residents, community organizations, a... Read more

Oregon's Big Burn Anniversary

Airs at: Mon, 09/06/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This week is the first anniversary of Oregon's Big Burn. A year later the impacts of the wild fires that raged across Western Oregon on Labor Day last year are still very much with us. But the gravest impact of all is the U.S. Forest Service and the Oregon Department of Tra... Read more