Environment/Climate

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CREATING A NEIGHBORHOOD SENSE OF PLACE - TABORSPACE

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Lauren Moomaw and Maggie Maggio are part of a new community effort, TaborSpace. This coffeehouse and gathering place feels like a throwback to the best of Portland in the 1970s, but it also reflects a uniquely 21st century understanding of how to create sustainable communit... Read more

Oregon Vortex

Airs at: Wed, 12/23/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for The Underground
Athena tells us about the Oregon Vortex Read more

A Householder's Holiday Guide to the Universe

Airs at: Mon, 12/21/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Harriet Fasenfest, writer, cook, gardener, food preserver and backyard economist, returns to Locus Focus to talk about the art, economics and politics of householding and food preservation just in time for the holidays. Born and raised in the Bronx, Harriet Fasenfest has li... Read more

Voices from the Edge: Open Mic

Airs at: Thu, 12/17/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Voices from the Edge host Dave Mazza invited listeners to lead the conversation on issues they felt important. Among the topics discussed were the U.S.'s failure to support strong carbon reduction goals at the Copenhagen conference, the ongoing environmental threats of LNG ... Read more

Frans De Waal: The Age of Empathy; Nature's Lessons for a Kinder Society

Airs at: Thu, 12/10/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for A Deeper Look
Interview with Frans De Waal, Director of the Living Links Center.  The Age Of Empathy; Nature’s Lessons for a Kinder Society, this is the title of a new book by Dutch born biologist Frans De Waal. Are we our brothers keepers,? Do we have an instinct for compassion, or are ... Read more

The Portland Plan - Strategic Long Range Planning

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Host Erik Jorgensen leads a discussion of the Portland Plan, the strategic plan for the city's next 25 years. The focus will be the community response to the Phase I workshops.  Joining Erik will be Steve Dotterrer, Chief Planner, and Joe Zehnder, Principal Planner for the... Read more

December 14 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Bill Resnick hosts this  program about the political climate in Copenhagen; children's books  for progressives; the life and music of Floyd Red Crow Westerman; Invictus (the Clint Eastwood movie about South Africa); and Jhumpa Lahiri's  book Unaccustomed Earth.   For infor... Read more

Copenhagen and Beyond

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 What are the politics and the prospects for a serious approach to climate change at the Copenhagen Conference?  Brian Tokar, activist, organizer, and writer on environmental issues, talks here with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  His books are The  Green Alternative and Eart... Read more

Women and Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 12/14/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Why do women hold the key to solving climate change? Guest Sarah Craven, chief of the United Nations Population Fund's Washington office, talks about how climate change is more than an issue of energy efficiency or industrial carbon emissions; it is also an issue of populat... Read more

33-day fast (and counting!) for Climate Justice

Airs at: Mon, 12/07/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Evening News
A group of climate activists in Copenhagen are on the 33rd day of a hunger strike for climate justice. They are demanding a binding agreement to fund climate adaptation and mitigation activities in developing nations with at least one hundred ninety five billion dollars per... Read more