Energy/Natural Resources

Bottlecaps & Spider Silk: Buzzing Songs from Africa

Airs at: Thu, 06/02/2016 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Africa-O-Ye!
Two hours of exceptionally vibratory sounds emitted from traditional instruments affixed with rattling and buzzing objects: thumb-pianos with loose bottlecaps, xylophones with gourd resonators and shuddering spider webs, begena strings buzzing against leather strips & other... Read more

LONGVIEW COAL TERMINAL MEETS ITS OPPOSITION

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On May 24 over a thousand people attended the first of three public hearings to discuss the draft environmental impact statement for a proposed coal export terminal at Longview, WA. If built, the project, sited right next to the Columbia River, would be the largest coal ter... Read more

Are you a survivor of the Enron debacle?

Produced for News In Depth
The ENRON scandal was one of the biggest cases of corporate corruption in the history of the United States. Few people remember that Oregon was the hardest-hit state by the corporation’s implosion. ENRON owned Portland General Electric – the fraud-filled corporation’s only ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear these segments: • Bill Resnick talks with Tarah Demant of Amnesty International about the surprising numbers on support for refugees in the United States. • Frann Michel discusses the history of Vanport, the need for public hou... Read more

Voices from Anacortes Protests

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  In the first of a two-part series, this week Desiree Hellegers shares field recordings she made in Anacortes, WA where dozens of kayaktivists were arrested for protesting the Tesoro fossil fuel plant recently.  You can find her article about recent protests, "'Energy Wit... Read more

Joseph Gallivan interviews architects Robert Hoffman and Brian Cavanaugh about Snøhetta

Airs at: Tue, 05/24/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Art Focus
On Tuesday May 24 Joseph Gallivan interviews architects Robert Hoffman and Brian Cavanaugh about Snøhetta, the Norwegian architecture firm that is designing the James Beard Public Market in downtown Portland and the Willamette Falls Riverwalk in Oregon City. Hoffman and Ca... Read more

THE BANKRUPTCY OF COAL

Airs at: Mon, 05/09/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last month coal giant Peabody Coal filed for bankruptcy. Despite Donald Trump's vow to reopen coal mines if he is elected president, the coal industry needs a lot more than hollow campaign promises to stay alive. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with Clark Williams-De... Read more

Indigenous Women Telling a New Story of Energy

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Indigenous women have a new story to tell for our energy future. The current story being told by our energy policies, practices and industry are devastating the land and changing climate. This program is an engaging and entertaining call to action for a new energy story ... Read more

Indigenous Women Telling a New Story of Energy

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Indigenous women have a new story to tell for our energy future. The current story being told by our energy policies, practices and industry are devastating the land and changing climate. This program is an engaging and entertaining call to action for a new energy story ... Read more

Indigenous Women Telling a New Story of Energy

Airs at: Tue, 04/19/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Stage and Studio
  Indigenous women have a new story to tell for our energy future. The current story being told by our energy policies, practices and industry are devastating the land and changing climate. This program is an engaging and entertaining call to action for a new energy story ... Read more