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Scott Forrester on LNG Terminals in Oregon

Airs at: Sun, 02/03/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for On The Environment
Scott Forrester talks about the plans to build Liquified Natural Gas Terminals in Oregon for consumers in California, and why that's such a bad idea. Don't miss the Rally on the State Capital Steps in Salem on February 6th 11:00 till 2:00 pm. More info at The Columbia Ri... Read more

Michael Ianello and City Repair

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
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Now we'll hear from Michael Ianello about how one group - the city repair project, is working on turning our entire city into a livable community. Read more

Susanne LaGrande speaks with Steven Couche

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
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The United States makes up less than 5 percent of the world’s population.Yet, we consume over twenty five percent of the world’s fossil fuel resources.When fossil fuels such the gas are burned, they release carbon dioxide.These gases, scientists believe, are one of the main... Read more

Tryon Life Farm: Sustainable Community in Portland

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
Back to Portland with a report on the sustainable community being constructed by the Tryon Life Farm--just one of Portland's many intentional communities. Read more

Critical Mass Critical Again

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
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On Friday, the monthly bicycle ride known as critical mass stopped at the Portland International Auto Show.  Bicyclists made the visit in a festive statement of ending our dependence on oil. KBOO’s Marc de Giere went along to find riders with renewed passion for the ride.... Read more

Walking as Transportation

Airs at: Wed, 01/30/2008 at 4:00pm
Kate Welch discusses walking as transportartion in Portland with guests Lynn Lindgren-Schreuder and Mike Dennis from the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition. Local organizations that promote walking are: Willamette Pedestrian Coalition www.wpcwalks.org Bicycle Transportatio... Read more

Greenwashing Index

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder: "Is there green substance behind the green sparkle?" A new web site, developed in coordination with the University of Oregon, helps consumers sort out advertiser 'green claims.   Read more

Carbon Trade Watch

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Kevin Smith and Tamra Gilbertson, leading critics of international climate change policy and researchers with www.carbontradewatch.org will tell us what's wrong with carbon credits, how they do nothing to fight global warming, and even exacerbate the problem. Read more

Bob Stacey on Life After Measure 49

Airs at: Tue, 01/29/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Barbara Bernstein talks with Bob Stacey Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon (www.friends.org) about the landscape of Oregon land use law in a post-Measure 49 world. Bob and Barbara will discuss the Big Look, the New Look and the Blueprint for Oregon's Future. Read more

Bicyclists Visit Auto Show

Airs at: Sun, 01/27/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 On Friday, the monthly bicycle ride known as critical mass stopped at the Portland International Auto Show.  Bicyclists made the visit in a festive statement of ending our dependence on oil. KBOO’s Marc de Giere has the story.A longer version of this story ran during our... Read more