Energy/Natural Resources

Preventing Nuclear Apocalypse

Airs at: Tue, 01/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  You may know Apocalypse as a Marvel Comics supervillain. It is a word of Greek origin, meaning the catastrophic final destruction of the world. The use of nuclear weapons would be apocalyptic. It is difficult to imagine extinction. Understandably, most people would rathe... Read more

Gitdimt’en threatened with RCMP invasion; sub.Media’s JR on Madness

Airs at: Sun, 12/30/2018 at 4:00pm - Fri, 01/04/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week we feature two segments, the first on anti-pipeline resistance at the Gidimt’en Camp in Canada and second with JR from sub.Media about Mental Wellness and the recent Trouble episode on the subject. First Nations Pipeline Resistance in so-called BC First up, we’l... Read more

Opening the Penultimate Trump Time Capsule

Airs at: Mon, 01/07/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Two years ago, shortly after Donald Trump was elected president, Eric de Place with Sightline Institute wrote to his friends and colleagues: "I want you to write down your predictions for the future. It’s conventional wisdom that the Trump presidency will yield unusual even... Read more

TFSR: Support the NoDAPL Prisoners!: A chat with Jess and Olive

Airs at: Mon, 12/24/2018 at 4:00pm - Fri, 12/28/2018 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
This week, we’re excited to share the voices of Jess and Olive, who both did legal support, and do prisoner solidarity with the folks facing Federal prison time from the struggle at Standing Rock against the Dakota Access Pipeline. This episode was heavily edited for radio,... Read more

Nutritional Wisdom with Fred Provenza

Airs at: Tue, 01/08/2019 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  This is the final episode of Progressive Spirit. I say my goodbyes after seven years of weekly programs that always have been available for free to the public.  In this final episode, I speak with professor emeritus Fred Provenza of Utah State University. We talk about ... Read more

Threshold Shift Episode IV: Whales

Airs at: Sat, 12/29/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Threshold Shift
Hello and welcome back to Threshold Shift on KBOO 90.7 FM Portland. I am your host Nicole Martin. A lot has happened since our September show featuring the work of recordist Bill McQuay and researcher Dr. Laurel Symes. We had a very successful KBOO 50th Anniversary live eve... Read more

Whale Songs for Winter

Produced for Threshold Shift
UPDATE: The full show track is up on the episode page (with a little tagged from the previous show...scroll ahead a couple minutes) as well as the transcription of the narration and interview for those that would like it. I'm working on the finishing touches of the full con... Read more

Fighting Fire in All the Wrong Places

Airs at: Mon, 12/31/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As another endless and virulent fire season takes a breather, the U.S. Forest Service is still spending inordinate amounts of money suppressing remote wild land fires, which in many cases are better allowed to burn themselves out. According to Timothy Ingalsbee, Executive D... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 24, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 12/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this edition of the Mole, and we hear just two segments: 1. Bill Resnick finishes his three-part interview with China expert Richard Smith focusing this time on how China's economy means ever-increasing CO2. 2. Old Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris reca... Read more

China's Development & Run-Away CO2

Airs at: Mon, 12/24/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick concludes his 3 part interview with China expert Richard Smith. They discuss China's overproduction and its impacts on the planet. You can find Part 1 of the interview here, and Part 2 here. Power plant in Tianjin, China  Photo by Shubert Ciencia   Read more