Environment/Climate

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Joe Uris covers Health Care and the War in Afghanistan

Airs at: Mon, 08/24/2009 at 5:00pm
 The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show  Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris Abe is on vacation today, so Joe Uris invites callers to share thoughts on the Health Care debate, Government programs in general, the Insurance industry, the War in Afghanistan, the Bush era Torture debacl... Read more

Clearing the air in Portland schools

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Voices from the Edge
Portland may be a green city, but some of its school children are breathing air more like the polluted skies of Cleveland. A  USA Today study found six of our city's schools in northwest and north/northeast Portland among the worst in the nation for exposing children to air... Read more

Tim Hermack from the Native Forest Council on the Greenwashing of America

Airs at: Tue, 08/18/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
 Wednesday Morning Talk Radio Guest Host Chris Andreae invites Tim Hermack, President and founder of the Native Forest Council in to KBOO to talk about the Greenwashing of America.   Read more

Ingrid Newkirk and The PETA Guide to Animal Rights

Airs at: Sun, 08/16/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
 Host Janna Bananna interviews Ingrid Newkirk President and CoFounder of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), talking about PETA's new book, "The PETA Guide to Animal Rights"    Read more

Cash for Clunkers Program Faces Criticism

Airs at: Tue, 08/11/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Normal 0 The US Congress recently decided to triple the amount of money designated for the ‘cash for clunkers’ program. The Program is supposed to reduce carbon emissions by getting old cars off the road. But critics have challenged the increased spending on a pr... Read more

August 10 Old Mole Variety Hour

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker (pictured here) hosts this show dealing with racism, the WTO, anti-tax protests at healthcare reform meetings, and mountain top removal coal mining.   It features music from Woodstock as we approach the 40th anniversary of that historic festival.     For inform... Read more

Movie Moles: "Burning Our Future-Coal in America"

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Movie Moles Frann Michel and Denise Morris discuss the documentary Burning Our Future: Coal in America, a film about fighting mountain-top removal mining in West Virginia.  It will be out soon on DVD from Iron Weed Films.  For more on these horrendous mining operations, go... Read more

Battle for Seattle Ten Years On

Airs at: Sun, 08/09/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Ten years after the Seattle anti-WTO protests, actions are being planned for this November and December.  Tom Becker reads David Korten's piece from Yes Magazine about the need for ongoing protests against Wall Street's strangle-hold on the Earth.  For more information on ... Read more

Wednesday Talk Radio

  Every Wednesday from 8:00 am - 9:00 am News & commentary on local, national and international issues - we invite your calls at 503-231-8187 Read more

Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food

Airs at: Tue, 08/04/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 On Wednesday Morning Talk Radio, Marianne Barisonek hosts, with guests Lisa Weasel, author of the book Food Fray: Inside the Controversy over Genetically Modified Food and Rick North of Physicians for Social Responsibility. Read more