Environment/Climate

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Leon Kolankiewicz on Population Growth and the Environment

Airs at: Tue, 05/05/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein   The recent outbreak of H1N1 Flu (or swine flu) is raising questions about potential links between pandemics and population stability. For a few days last week a large hog farm in Veracruz was being blamed for the outbreak of swine flu in Mexic... Read more

Soccer, Streetcars, and GIVE MONEY to KBOO!!!

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2009 at 5:00pm
 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris Issues near and dear to Portlanders -- like soccer and streetcars -- come to the fore during Abe and Joe's first Spring Membership Drive show. Read more

Prop. rights opposition to pro-lng bill

Airs at: Thu, 04/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Many people and groups oppose Liquefied Natural Gas in Oregon for environmental reasons. One bill oringinally introduced by the Bradwood Landing L-N-G facility, though, is facing opposition from the Northwest Property Rights Coalition. House bill three-oh-five-eight was desi... Read more

Grow your Own Food!!!

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by Barbara Bernstein It's time to plant your garden and this morning we talk with two Portland gardening proponents who work to make gardening accessible and enjoyable to everyone. We'll talk with Renee Moog, the coordinator for the SE Natural Techniques Demonstrati... Read more

Torture and War... and... LNG!

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2009 at 5:00pm
 Joe Uris and Abe Proctor host a discussion of "Torture and War."   Near the end of the show, Susan, Joe and Abe's official LNG Ambassador, called to tell us about Oregon House Bill 3058 (Read the actual Bill here), which would make it easier for LNG Pipeline companies to g... Read more

Radiozine on 4/28/09

Airs at: Tue, 04/28/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America's Energy Future" and contributing editor at "Rolling Stone" discusses the importance of ending America's overreliance on coal-fired power. Also Cesia Kearns, Regional Representative of the Beyond Coal Compai... Read more

A new idea that could make greener buildings is introduced

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The biggest energy users in America are not cars and trucks - they're buildings. Buildings use about forty percent of the nation's energy. In 2000, the US Green Building Council introduced a program to certify "green" buildings, called LEED. That stands for Leadership in Ene... Read more

Indigenous People gather in Anchorage, Alaska to talk about climate change

Airs at: Sun, 04/26/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Today is the Final Day of the Indigenous People’s Summit on Climate Change in Anchorage, Alaska.             All week, Indigenous People from around the World have been sharing their experiences and debating solutions to climate change. The Summit aims to produce a document ... Read more

City Repair Project 2009

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
Hosted by: ani Guests: Mark Lakeman and Caitlin Blood of The City Repair Project Read more

Political Perspectives on 4/22/09

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Host Per Fagereng speaks with environmental writer Chip Ward who says, "'Too big to fail.' It's been the mantra of our economic meltdown. Although meant to emphasize the overwhelming importance of this bank or that corporation, the phrase also unwittingly expresses a shared... Read more