Environment/Climate

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Labor and the Environment

Airs at: Mon, 03/14/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
On Sunday, March 20th, the locally produced documentary, "Necessity: Climate Justice & the Thin Green Line" will have its theatrical premiere at Kiggins Theatre in downtown Vancouver, Washington. This is the second film in a two-part series on climate activism directed by J... Read more

Interstate Bridge Replacement Program aims to address I-5's equity, earthquake, and commuting shortcomings

Airs at: Tue, 03/08/2022 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Many folks may not realize it, but when you drive from Oregon to Washintgon on I-5, you're driving ona bridge that is over 100 years old. The Interstate bridge has shown its age, and not just in its impact on traffic, or its vulnerablity in the face of  "The Big One." So... Read more

Not Another Fracked Gas Pipeline Expansion!

Airs at: Mon, 03/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Pacific Northwest has fought off two methanol refineries in Washington and an LNG Export terminal and pipeline in Coos Bay, but the fracked gas industry still has this region in its crosshairs. TC Energy is full steam ahead with plans to expand its Gas Transmission Nort... Read more

Warming shelters open in Portland ahead of freezing weather

Airs at: Tue, 02/22/2022 at 5:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  Temperatures in the Portland area are forecasted to drop several degrees below freezing in the coming days. Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler declared states of emergency ahead of the cold weather. The declarations will remain in effec... Read more

Celilo Falls: Past, Present and Future

Airs at: Wed, 03/09/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    On March 10, 1957, The Dalles Dam flooded Celilo Falls, for at least 11,000 years the most important salmon fishery and trading center for Indigenous people of the Columbia River basin and the greater Pacific Northwest. An event to commemorate that fateful day 65 year... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: The New Cold War: Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the U.S. led NATO has been advancing toward Russia by adding new countries, including Hungary, Poland, Romania, Turkey a... Read more

The New Cold War

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Since the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the U.S. led NATO has been advancing toward Russia by adding new countries, including Hungary, Poland, Romania, Turkey and placing military bases armed with nuclear weapons in some. NATO's overture to the Ukraine terrified and i... Read more

Michael Cross Interview

Produced for Between Us
Michael Cross is a democrat running for Oregon governor.  He talked with Don Merrill about why he switched from a staunch republican to a staunch democrat, how is run-ins with the law gives him a perspective his other candidates don't have, and why he believes his plan of b... Read more

Hopes for Oregon's Short Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 03/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon’s 2022 short legislative session is drawing to a close. While short sessions, which happen during even years, often focus on budgets, unfinished business, and a limited set of new policy ideas, this year is different. Numerous bills have been introduced and are now m... Read more

Militarism, conflict and the climate crisis: a vicious circle

Airs at: Wed, 03/02/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
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