Environment/Climate

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Listen to Youth

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
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 generations have created. During the May Rumble on the Rive... Read more

World Ocean Radio

  Five-minute weekly insights dive into ocean science, advocacy and education, hosted by Peter Neill, Director of the W2O, author, and lifelong ocean advocate. Episodes offer perspectives on global ocean issues, today’s challenges, marine science and policy, and exemplary ... Read more

The Biogas Boondoggle

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 4/10/2023 Our planet continues to be saturated with toxic byproducts of the fossil fuel industry and corporate agriculture. And now these two industrial sectors are combining forces to appeal to a growing public demand for meaningful clim... Read more

Ship Shapes

Airs at: Tue, 06/06/2023 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Tank the Tanks

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just before northbound traffic reaches the St. Johns Bridge, three new billboards have appeared on Hwy 30/St Helens Road in Linnton.  They are part of the Tank the Tanks campaign. The billboards perch alongside the six mile-long Critical Energy Infrastructure (CEI) Hub. The... Read more

Navigating the Maze of the 2023 Oregon Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This year’s Oregon legislative session has been another wild ride. There were more bills introduced this session than ever before—an interesting mix of vital bills addressing environmental, social and racial justice issues, and a rash of other bills to undo all that. While ... Read more

Renewed Indigenous-led resistance to lithium mine in Nevada

Airs at: Wed, 05/24/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest is Dorece Sam, an enrolled member of the Fort McDermitt Paiute Shoshone tribe and a descendnt of Ox Sam, a survivor of the September 12, 1865 massacre at Thacker Pass. Sam has been involved with the Ox Sam Camp, an Indigenous-led prayer camp at Peehee Mu’h... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving

  A one-hour morning weekly show, Thursdays at 8:00am Journalist Lisa Loving brings grassroots activists on the air to talk about local issues -- and what YOU can do to plug into community movements, now.          Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 22, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Julian Ankney hosts this week’s show and brings audio from the April 21st and 22nd virtual WSU conference on “Native Sovereignty, Decolonization, Divestment, Reparations, and Environmental Justice: Constructing Coalitions at the Intersections,” interwoven with music from... Read more

Mourning, resilience, and resistance: The Story of the Celilo Wy’am

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Celilo Wyam activist Lana Jack reads from her short memoir, which appears in the Spring edition of Oregon Humanities. Jack recounts stories of growing up fishing with her father and sisters on the Columbia River and speaks to the stakes in the Celilo Wy-am struggle for fede... Read more