Environment/Climate

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Old Mole Variety Hour for May 30, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Girl of Venezuela: Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Can humanity survive climate change? In his profoundly important essay “World War II Lessons for a Green New Deal,”  Martin Ha... Read more

Can humanity survive climate change?

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In his profoundly important essay “World War II Lessons for a Green New Deal,”  Martin Hart-Landsberg shows the way. In rich detail he describes the planning and politics of transformation, when the Roosevelt Administration took control of the U.S. state and from 1941 to 19... Read more

A Nuclear Comeback?

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor in 1979, it looked like the nuclear industry’s halcyon days were over. The Chernobyl and Fukishima disasters drove home even more starkly just how dangerous nuclear power is. But in recent years there has been a gr... Read more

Buscando America on 05/24/22

Airs at: Tue, 05/24/2022 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
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Desde Alemania, vía Radio Amilcingo, escucha una conversación sobre el proyecto Unser Aller Wald, un lugar muy especial que se levantó entre los árboles de un bosque nativo para protegerlo de la mina a cielo abierto Garzweiler que busca talar el bosque para extraer carbón. ... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop with Roger Peet

Airs at: Wed, 05/25/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Art Talk Bus Stop Produced by Erica Thomas @ericameryl ericamerylthomas.com Co-Host, Nicole Cabrera @nickel.n Roger Peet Portland, OR, United States Roger Peet is an artist, printmaker, muralist etc. etc. living in Portland, Oregon. His work tends to focus on civilized b... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 23, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Image by Vicky Scott—Ikon Images Patricia Kullberg hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Teen Mental Health: Is there a Teen mental Health Crisis as alleged by the New York Times? The Times’s series of articles, the first titled "It's L... Read more

Organizing Collective Power for Public Good, Part 3

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement continues their conversation with Emily Drabinski, President-elect of the American Library Association. In an election that saw more votes cast than any other in the ALA's history, Emily won on a campaign of organizing for collective power for public good. In th... Read more

Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine. Can the U.S. retain domination of the world economy, its trade structures, its financial system, its money flows, its politics, and what sustains all of it, military domination too? Russia’s disastrous invasion of Ukraine creat... Read more

Global Student Climate Strikes

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    In this fourth year of global Student Climate Strikes, Portland youth have organized a local day of action on Friday May 20th. Jan Haaken talks with oganizers Rozzell Medina, Ella Rae Woodland, Adah Crandall about the event, including the Climate Festival following th... Read more

Hydrogen: The Latest Unicorn

Airs at: Mon, 05/23/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As pressure increases for us to drastically reduce carbon emissions, one attention-grabbing option being promoted is renewable hydrogen. But is hydrogen really the answer to our energy needs or is its promotion largely based on false promises? On this episode of Locus Focus... Read more