Environment/Climate

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The DirtBag on Beneficial Insects

Airs at: Sun, 04/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen discusses food for beneficial insects including pollen, nectar...and aphids! Read more

Maude Barlow

Airs at: Mon, 04/14/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
Jay Thiemeyer interviews Maude Barlow author of Blue Covenant: the Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water. Read more

Kulongski Solutions to Climate Crisis

Airs at: Sun, 04/13/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Oregon's Governor Ted Kulongoski spoke Friday at the Oregon Convention Center on how the state can address the climate crisis.The Governor focused on building an environmentally sound transportation infrastructure, as well as giving drivers incentives to reduce carbon outp... Read more

Sustainable Portland

Airs at: Tue, 03/04/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein spoke with Michael Armstrong, Deputy Director of the Office of Sustainability for the City of Portland about the greening of Portland. Read more

The candidates and the environment; Our Backyard's election take

Airs at: Tue, 04/08/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
How do the 2008 Oregon election candidates stack up … environmentally, that is. Our Backyard will feature all the candidates between now and the May primary but first up, the candidates for U.S. Senate: 6 Democrats are vying for the nomination and the opportunity to unseat ... Read more

Colin Stryker's "Riverways" Film Addresses River Issues

Airs at: Thu, 04/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
A discussion about Colin Stryker's film, Riverways, which addresses the following and how they interconnect: salmon, dams, private fisherman, commercial fishing, wheat farmers. Read more

Forest Service Employees Sue Over Fire Retardant

Airs at: Wed, 04/02/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
KBOO's Chris Andrae spoke with one of the plaintiffs in the lawsuit:A group of Forest Service Employees has filed a second lawsuit against the Forest service challenging the agency's use of flame retardant chemicals.    Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 7, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 Hosted by Laurie Mercier, this program reviews the case for veganism with an animal rights activist and a vegan cookbook author.  We also hear from a Seattle activist who works with homeless women, and from  an Italian geographer about the resistance in Sardinia to privati... Read more

The Case for Veganism

Airs at: Sun, 04/06/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
 There are more reasons than you may have dreamed of  why a vegan diet is good for you and the planet.  Matt Rosell and  Isa Chandra Moskowitz tell the Old Mole's  Bill Resnick about some of them.  Matt works with In Defense of Animals.  Isa is the author  of several vegan ... Read more

The Story of Stuff w/Annie Leonard--Consumers & Climate Change

Airs at: Thu, 04/03/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Much of what is said about responding to climate change and the coming climate crisis puts the responsibility on the consumer, on the individual.  We're told to buy fluorescent light bulbs, or hybrid cars, or recycled paper, or other products - and that's supposed to someh... Read more