Environment/Climate

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Remembering "Salmon Scam”

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In a continuation of the “Fish Wars” of the 1960s and 70s, a 1982 federal sting operation scapegoated and criminalized Columbia fisher people for diminishing salmon runs. Wanapum fishing rights activist David Sohappy, Sr.; his son David Jr.; Bruce Jim, enrolled Warm Springs... Read more

Fossil Fuel Risk Bonds

Airs at: Mon, 05/22/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The construction and operation of fossil fuel infrastructure is causing expensive physical and economic damages to land, air, water and frontline communities on an almost daily basis. But if, for example, a major earthquake destroys the tank farms comprising Portland’s Crit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 15, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Atomic Days: The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in south central Washington no longer produces plutonium for nuclear bombs. But its lethal legacy remains.  In his new book, Atomic ... Read more

Atomic Days

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The Hanford Nuclear Reservation in south central Washington no longer produces plutonium for nuclear bombs. But its lethal legacy remains.  In his new book, Atomic Days:  The Untold Story of the Most Toxic Place in America, author Joshua Frank digs into the history of this ... Read more

Goldendale Energy Storage Project

Airs at: Mon, 05/15/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Boston-based Rye Development wants to build the largest pumped-storage hydroelectric development in the Pacific Northwest and in the process destroy irreplaceable Tribal Cultural and Religious Resources. Pumped storage is touted as the most efficient way to store solar and ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 8, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes a re-broadcast segment from Against the Grain: Pipeline Populism: Many have concluded that the climate emergency will only be addressed by mass collective action. But given the small size of the U.S. left,... Read more

Pushing for Environmentally Friendly Buildings

Airs at: Mon, 05/08/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Transportation is the highest source of greenhouse gas emissions but emissions caused by residential and commercial buildings, including from electricity and natural gas use, are close behind. In 2021, while transportation was responsible for 35% of Oregon's carbon emission... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 1, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Civilization and its Future, Part 2: Bill Resnick interviews John Bellamy Foster. They discuss the future as the world continuously warms, wreaking havoc with vast destructive storms, ... Read more

Civilization and its Future, Part 2

Airs at: Mon, 05/01/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews John Bellamy Foster. They discuss the future as the world continuously warms, wreaking havoc with vast destructive storms, spiraling food prices, whole populations desperately fleeing, and more. At some point people around the world will awake and de... Read more

Interview with Amber Canavan of Compassionate PDX

Airs at: Fri, 04/28/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
Join me as I interview Amber Canavan, an organizer with Compassionate PDX. Compassionate PDX is a grass-roots group of volunteers dedicated to creating political change in favor of non-human animals. Their current campaigns are Fur Free Portland, Fur Free Oregon, and Foie G... Read more