Environment/Climate

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Can We Keep Portland's Water System 'Endlessly Sustainable' & Uncorporatized?

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
During the Bush administration the Envronmental Protection Agency mandated that Portland install a costly filtration system to "protect" us from Cryptosporidium which has never been a problem with our Bull Run water.   The City argued in court against the EPA in 2007, and l... Read more

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Airs at: Tue, 04/07/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
Greetings Cascadia! My name is Steve, and this is the KBOO Community Calendar for Wednesday, April 8th, 2009. ------------------------ The Portland Police Bureau, In collaboration with the Office of Human Relations and the Human Rights Commission, is presenting its Plan to A... Read more

Renewable Energy Payments

Airs at: Thu, 04/02/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Positively Revolting
  Hosts Melodie Silverwolf and Crystal Leighty speak with Bianca Barth, Policy Officer for the World Future Council, who is in Portland to promote the efforts of Oregonians for Renewable Energy Payments. Barth is supporting locally sponsored state legislation to adopt the ... Read more

Radiozine on 3/24/09

Airs at: Tue, 03/24/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
Host Todd Wilson speaks with designer Elizabeth Redmond about her work on tile flooring that can act as a human powered electric grid. CD-1340 Read more

Coal Ash Disaster, and Coal Sludge Activism

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
As a country, we tend to forget the dangers of current methods of processing coal. We focus on the myth of “clean coal” and don’t pay much attention to stories such as the December 22nd Coal Ash Disaster in Kingston, Tenn., The 65 foot tall pile of 1.6 billion gallons of coa... Read more

Sensible Options for the Columbia River Crossing

Airs at: Tue, 03/31/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
 Hosted by: Barbara Bernstein   Does it make sense to replace the current bridge across the Columbia with a 12 lane megabridge?  Will it promote Urban Sprawl? Consensus is growing that the future bridge across the Columbia River on I5 will be a 12 lane mega bridge. But many... Read more

Andrew Nikiforuk: Tar Sands - Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Political Perspectives
Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Andrew Nikiforuk, author of "Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent." Canada is the largest supplier of oil to the U.S. Canada now produces more oil than Texas or Saudi Arabia. Canadian tar sand oil is dirtier and more environme... Read more

Karen Coulter of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project - An Activist Life

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Radiozine
The guest is Karen Coulter of Blue Mountains Biodiversity Project, a group that has been successfully fighting for the preservation of forests and wildlife in eastern Oregon for nearly 20 years. She discusses their upcoming fundraiser and their work to spark widespread pub... Read more

Community Calendar 3/28-29

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2009 at 5:00pm
Produced for Community Calendar
Community Calendar Weekend of March 28-29, 2009 Produced by Natalie B.   Event Summary   The Better Living Show Home, Garden, and Sustainable Lifestyle Show March 27-29 Portland Expo Center 2060 North Marine Drive Free admission www.betterlivingshow.org   International SWAN (S... Read more

Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy: Transforming Energy from a Commodity to a Renewable Community Resource

Airs at: Tue, 03/24/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Recovery Zone
This month's featured guests are John Sorenson & Seth Truby, co-founders of  Sunnyside Neighborhood Energy(SunNE) .  Their aim is to build a local renewable energy system based at the Sunnyside Environmental school that would provide space heat and hot water for hundreds of... Read more