Environment/Climate

In Search of Hummingbirds

Airs at: Mon, 05/31/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Hummingbirds, with their jewel-like plumage, acrobatic flight, and fearless character, have fascinated us for centuries. For hundreds hese mythic-like creatures have played a central role in the folklore and spirituality of many cultures. But the future of these amazing lit... Read more

Youth climate activism: from the courts to direct action

Airs at: Wed, 05/26/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
(No call-ins today, sorry! All the studio lines will be occupied by the host and guests. For questions and comments to the host, go to KBOO Wednesday Talk Radio on Facebook)   Before Covid hit us, youths like Greta Thunberg, plaintiffs in a number of landbark youth climat... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 24, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Image by Fred Murphy Patricia Kullberg hosts today's episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Tipping Points: Bill Resnick interviews Shannon Osaka, an environmental journalist with the web magazine Grist, and coauthor of "Points of No Return." This... Read more

Tipping Points

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Shannon Osaka, an environmental journalist with the web magazine Grist, and coauthor of "Points of No Return." This e-book focuses on “climate tipping points, elements of the Earth system in which small changes in global temperature can kick off rein... Read more

Goldendale Pumped Energy Storage Project

Airs at: Mon, 05/24/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Since the 1930s, the Columbia River has been tamed and reshaped by an array of dams that stretch from the Bonneville Dam east of Portland to the Grand Coulee Dam near the Canadian Border. Not only have these dams destroyed abundant salmon runs, they have also inundated innu... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 17, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/17/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts today’s episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Coronavirus Crisis in India: Patricia Kullberg speaks with Dr. Swati Birla about how Primer Minister Narendra Modi and his ruling BJT party set the stage for the coronavirus catas... Read more

American Jobs Plan

Airs at: Mon, 05/17/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick and Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for President in the last election, discuss the Biden administration’s proposed American Jobs Plan. Announced with great fanfare at a cost of $2 trillion plus, the annual outlay would actually represent less than one... Read more

Oregon Post-Fire Logging Gone Rogue

Airs at: Mon, 05/17/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We are still a long way away from recovering from last year's wildfires in Western Oregon. But if the damage and dislocation those fires wreaked was not traumatic enough, now the Oregon Department of Transportation is carrying out systematic clearcutting along the scenic wa... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour May 10th 2021

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris Hosts this Episode of the Old Mole which includes   Community Energy Part 2. Bill Resnick interviews Paul Fenn in the second part of a 2 part interview on Community Energy. In the part 1 last week they discussed the origins of the Community Energy moveme... Read more

Jordan Cove's Looming Demise

Airs at: Mon, 05/10/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For nearly 17 years Oregonians have been fighting to stop the massive Jordan Cove LNG export terminal from being built on Coos Bay, as well as its companion 229 mile pipeline that would cross much of Southern Oregon. In the past year, this struggle has begun to pay off. On... Read more