Energy/Natural Resources

Old Mole Variety Hour for February 1, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole, featuring the following segments: Clean Energy and Beyond: Bill Resnick interviews newly elected Representative Khanh Pham (Oregon Assembly District 46). She’s been an activist leader of the Oregon Just Transition Alliance,... Read more

The Impending Demise of the World's Largest Methanol Refinery

Airs at: Mon, 02/01/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In a remarkable turn of events last week, the Washington State Department of Ecology denied a crucial permit for the world's largest methanol refinery, proposed for Kalama, Washington. People in Kalama have been fighting this methanol refinery for seven years, joined by act... Read more

Great News at Long Last!

Airs at: Mon, 01/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We started out this new year hoping it would offer some respite after the ravages of 2020.  Instead we witnessed a terrorist attack at the Capitol and a second impeachment of Donald Trump. But the day before Trump slunk away to Florida and Joe Biden became the 46th presiden... Read more

Water Protectors and Line 3

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Winona LaDuke about the fight against Enbridge Energy's Line 3 in Minnesota, a pipeline project that would expand the flow of highly toxic tar sands oil through critical waterways and lands in this region. LaDuke is Executive Director of Honor the Eart... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 11, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/11/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes the following segments:   After the Coup: Bill Resnick speaks with Norm Solomon about the attempted coup by Trump and his supporters and what opportunities the Biden administration will have following the Geo... Read more

Community Energy

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In this first of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with Al Weinrub who wrote the policy paper “Community Power: Decentralized Community Energy in California.” Weinrub makes the case that for humanity to survive global warming we need to move away from expensive and ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for January 4, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today’s show is hosted by Norm Diamond and includes the following segments: In Memoriam: Denise Morris introduces this interview from the Old Mole archive in which Bill Resnick talks with Leo Panitch about the 2008 crisis of capitalism and what opportunities for socialism c... Read more

Year of the Fires

Airs at: Mon, 01/04/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s hard to decide what was the most unbelievable event of 2020, in a year that never relented with terrifying surprises. There have been many moments when it felt that things will never be as they were, especially as the impacts of climate chaos grow more and more dramati... Read more

Extinction of Experience with Robert Michael Pyle

Airs at: Mon, 12/28/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  THIS PROGRAM AIRED ORIGINALLY ON OCTOBER 19, 2020 This past October I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with Northwest environmental writer, poet, novelist and butterfly expert, Robert Michael Pyle, about  his new book Nature Matrix. We had a free-wheeling conversat... Read more

Buscando America on 12/22/20

Airs at: Tue, 12/22/2020 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Escucha a Karen Torrente recordando el caso de Nicole Saavedra, joven lesbiana asesinada en 2016 en Chile. En la cápsula de ONCE, Sonia nos habló sobre alimentación sustentable y nuestra propia huerta en casa. Victor Caballero del Colectivo Aequus, nos ofrece un  recuento d... Read more