Energy/Natural Resources

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Celebrating the Thin Green Line: KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 25, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Max Elbaum, who wrote "Revolution in the Air: sixties Radicals Turn to Lenin, Mao, and Che", and helped found the website Organizing Upgrade, that promotes an Inside/Outside strategy to prevail over Trumpi... Read more

The Forest Service Takes Bark's Advice

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the summer, the Mt. Hood National Forest Service proposed cutting trees along over 200 miles of roads within the 2020 Riverside Fire area. Bark, a community organization who has trained hundreds of volunteers about the basics of forest policy and saved tens of thousan... Read more

Resistance to Lithium mine in Nevada builds

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Thacker Pass, or Peehee mm’huh, is sacred land to the Northern Paiute and Western Shoshone, and critical wildlife habitat. It is the site of a proposed lithium mine by Lithium Americas, a Vancouver, Canada-based company. They want to mine 5,000 acres using an open pit... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more

Line 3—History and Hope

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Line 3—History and Hope: Last Monday, on Indigenous Peoples Day, the five-year frontline resistance to Enbridge's Line 3 suffered a defeat. Having finished construction on the pipeline, Enbridge prepared to start pumping the highly toxic tar sands oil from Alberta Canada th... Read more

Buscando America on 10/12/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio entérate sobre la oposición al oleoducto LINE 3 con  Winona LaDuke activista y escritora Anishinaabe. También escuchamos sobre La masacre de la que pocos saben porque los árboles no hablan una cápsula del curso de periodismo Ambiental comunitario de Colombi... Read more

REBROADCAST: Why Hanford Does Not Need Anymore Nukes

Airs at: Tue, 10/19/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Reservation is one of the most polluted places in the world. For over 40 years, the United States produced plutonium there for nuclear weapons, and released hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid chemical and radioactive waste into the soil and groundwater. N... Read more

Peatlands

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When we think of spectacular landscapes we usually envision mountain ranges, lush rainforests or the Oregon Coast. But few people recognize the ecological splendor of swamplands – also known as peatlands. While they are just as globally significant as rain forests for their... Read more

Earth First!: 40 years of direct action and agit-prop in defense of the home planet

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The radical direct-action environmental group Earth First! burst upon the scene in 1980, originating in the Southwest U.S., but within a few years spreading across the country and even around the world. The movement not only brought a biocentric perspective to wider publ... Read more