Environment/Climate

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Restraining Logging in Oregon: Pitchfork Rebellion

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 In Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland on Sunday, hundreds of activists gathered to call for an end to the logging of Oregon's public lands.Day Owen of the Pitchfork Rebellion helped organize the event. He spoke today with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg.   Read more

China, the Olympics, and the Environment

Airs at: Tue, 08/12/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Barbara Bernstein and Corrina  Today, host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) covers the Olympics from the point of view of the environment.  What was China like last year, what is it like right now, and what will it likely look like a year from now?Helping guide the dis... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2008

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Hosted by Tom Becker,  this program discusses green and sustainable cities, J.M. Coetzee's South African boyhood, being distracted from important lies  by trivial ones, and how the first labor  party was born 180 years ago in Philadelphia.  To hear the whole show, click on ... Read more

Making a Sustainable City

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks with urban naturalist Mike Houck of the Audubon Society and the Urban Greenspaces Institute.  They discuss many of the issues around making Portland part of a natural, sustainable environment in this two-part interview.  We hear Part 1 on this program;  P... Read more

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 12

Airs at: Mon, 08/11/2008 at 5:00pm
 Host Joe Uris leads a discusssion of environmental issues like water, air and energy with an emphasis on energy consumption in the U.S. and the world.  Of course, politics and history eek their way into the show.We do apologize, but due to technical difficulties recording ... Read more

The Dirtbag: Expert Harriet Fasenfest on preserving foods.

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andreson and guest Harriet Fasenfest, of Portland Preserve, discuss extending the growing season in the kitchen through preserving foods.   Read more

Nena Baker and "Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being"

Airs at: Sun, 08/10/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Healthwatch
 Dr David Naimon   Dr. David Naimon Interviews Nena Baker about her book "Body Toxic: How the Hazardous Chemistry of Everyday Things Threatens Our Health and Well-Being"    Read more

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Locus Focus
Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

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2008 Election Racism, Offshore Drilling, and "New Capitalism"

Airs at: Mon, 08/04/2008 at 5:00pm
Hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris cover the entire political spectrum, with today's show centered around Racism in the 2008 Elections (and our culture in general), how off-shore drilling is more smokescreen than solution to our energy problems, and they introduce the concept o... Read more