Environment/Climate

Watchdog organization Bark offers recourse for preserving Mt. Hood National Forest

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  It may surprise some listeners to know that the US Forest Service is not an organization solely dedicated to the preservation of our nation’s forests and managing public lands. Instead, their charge also includes selling the timber from these forested lands for profit. ... Read more

PCC President Mark Mitsui on the Paris Climate Accord

Airs at: Thu, 11/07/2019 at 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord has been decried from all angles, with critics warning of its immediate impacts on the environment and on the United States’ place as a world leader on climate action. Mark Mitsui is ... Read more

Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
  “On its surface, Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers is an examination of toxic masculinity through the lens of a queer, indigenous Southwesterner, a book in which alcoholism, violence, and sex under cover of night are both ruefully and sensually described. But e... Read more

Farewell, America: An Interview with Chris Hedges

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
Chris Hedges wants us to face the reality that our society is unraveling. He speaks with John Shuck about his latest book. In his latest book, America: The Farewell Tour, Chris Hedges shows how the effects of America's decline and decay affects its citizenry. As America si... Read more

Democracy Now Special: 2019 Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Democracy Now!
Democracy Now!’s Amy Goodman and former EPA official Mustafa Ali will co-moderate the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker, Tom Steyer, Marianne Williamson and other presidential candidates will take part in the f... Read more

Dammed To Extinction Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have hunted chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast. Yet wild chinook salmon here are increasingly scarce. The orcas are going hungry, their numbers dwindling along with their primary source of food. Extinction looms for... Read more

Cowlitz Activists Protecting Water and Land

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Desiree Hellegers speaks with Cowlitz tribal Chair Bill Iyall about the status of the fights against the proposed Crystal Geyser water plant and mining in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest, with additional perspective from Cowlitz activist Teri Graves. Cowlitz Indian... Read more

New Deal lessons for the Green New Deal

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick continues his conversation from last week with Marty Hart- Lansberg on the Green New Deal and the lessons of the Roosevelt New Deal that started, haltingly in the 1930s and never pulled the US out of the Great Depression, which only ended with the great mobi... Read more

Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays by Melissa Matthewson

Airs at: Fri, 11/08/2019 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Melissa Matthewson, author of the new book Tracing the Desire Line: A Memoir in Essays from Split Lip Press. Melissa is the author of a collaborative chapbook, (un)learning, with Andrea Beltran from Artifact Press. And her essays have appeared in G... Read more

The Amazon & the Health of the Planet

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This year the world watched with alarm as the Amazon Rainforest burned. While news coverage of those fires has receded as attention shifts to the fires of impeachment, the Amazon is still burning. For many people around the world it is hard to fathom rainforests on fire, ye... Read more