Environment/Climate

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 August 2, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this episode and we hear: Bill Resnick talks with Kaitlyn Dey, a community organizer challenging the city's policies of sweeping, harassing and criminalizing the homeless, including the current campaign "End Clean and Save" that would replace them with ... Read more

Oregon's Most Hopeful Legislative Session in Years

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 27, Governor  Kate Brown signed Oregon's 100 percent clean energy bill into law. This law requires Oregon energy companies to provide their customers with 100 percent clean electricity by 2040, an ambitious deadline matched only by the state of New York. This comes ... Read more

Forest fires: myths, realities, politics and unknowns

Airs at: Wed, 07/28/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  As this summer demonstrates, forest fires are burning earlier, hotter and much bigger.    yHost Paul Roland's guests are Matthew Koehler, longtime grassroots activist and currently Communications Manager with WildEarth Guardians and Chad Hanson, Director and Principal ... Read more

Union-busting at Voodoo Doughnuts

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
When the fatal heatwave hit Portland a month ago, workers at Voodoo Doughnuts walked off the job when indoor temperatures soared into the 90s with no effective air conditioning. Several were fired. Joe Clement talks with a Doughnut Workers United rank-and-file organizer abo... Read more

The Abuse of Outer Space

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Bruce Gagnon, co-founder and coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, that seeks to protect space from the predators and militaries. They discuss the many abuses of outer space now taking place or planned: Abuse ... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood - Suzy Vitello and Cai Emmons

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Just a few weeks ago, we experienced record high temperatures here in the Pacific Northwest, with the thermometer hitting an unprecedented 116 degrees in Portland. That’s very unusual for those of us living in this corner of the country. We’re used to warm, dry summers – a ... Read more

The Animal Beings

Airs at: Fri, 07/23/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode, we focus on the value of our fellow beings that inhabit our planet with us. With a heavy heart, filled with optimism and enthusiasm, but also pain and disappointment, we remind you that the global situation we are in is reaching emergency proportions, and ... Read more

Time to Remove the Snake River Dams

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Four hydropower dams, built between 1962 and 1975, have transformed the lower Snake River into slack water reservoirs, deadly to salmon and the 137 other species that are critical to the salmon food chain. After decades of debate and legal challenges over the need to remove... Read more

Climate Crisis

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
The recent heat wave in the Northwest was a call to action on climate change. Are you listening? On today’s show, we’ll talk about the climate crisis and some ideas about what you can do, with a focus on local fisheries, urban trees & gardens, and small farms.  Tyson R... Read more