Energy/Natural Resources

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Green New Deal with Jana Gastellum of the Oregon Environmental Council

Airs at: Thu, 12/12/2019 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Popular Education
Tonight on POPULAR EDUCATION RADIO: “The Paris Agreement central aim is to strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.” Four years ago at a summit ... Read more

Portland's Climate Action Plan

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Diana Meisenhelter and Brandon Zero of  Extinction Rebellion Portland about the city’s climate action plan and plans by Portland’s Extinction Rebellion to attend the Portland City Council meeting Thursday Dec 12 at 2pm and to gather at 4pm outisde City... Read more

WTO Dispute Body shuts down: Protest's impact on the path of the trade organization

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The main trade dispute body of the World Trade Organization shut down on midnight Tuesday, after the U.S. refused to re-appoint two judges. The panel is supposed to have seven judges. But the numbers have dwindled because the United States — under the past three presiden... Read more

The Work that Garnered Portland PSR Leaders an Award

Airs at: Mon, 12/16/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Kelly Campbell and Regna Merritt with Portland Physicians for Social Responsibility recently received the “Visionary Leaders” award from the mational Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) organization. The Visionary Leaders Award recognizes individuals and organization... Read more

Preservation efforts inspire new Bark volunteers

Airs at: Fri, 12/06/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Bark volunteers Jess Page and Camilo Marquez join KBOO's Linda Olson-Osterlund and Claire Rischiotto to discuss their upcoming events, the meaning of Mt. Hood, and how they got started in the watchdog organization. Read more

The World's Largest Methanol Refinery Hits a Roadblock

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For five years the small Washington state community of Kalama has been grappling with spectre of having the world's largest methanol refinery sited at their port. Northwest Innovation Works, a Chinese-backed company, has been trying with little luck to attain the necessary ... Read more

Big Money and Fossil Fuels

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with Susan Palmiter, an environmental activist on the divest/reinvest team of Palmiter co-leads the campaign to demand that JPMorgan Chase, the sole US funder of the Jordan Cove pipeline project and the largest funder of fossil fuels worldwid... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for December 2, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris host's this episode of The Old Mole which includes: Assault on Democracy: Bill Resnick interviews Lynn Adelman, a federal judge in Wisconsin, about the Roberts Court.  Post Thanksgiving Digest: Well Read Red Frann Michel continues digesting the meaning of ... Read more

Alternative Radio Archives: Political Activist Russell Means

Airs at: Thu, 11/28/2019 at 8:00am
  Russell Means was a renowned activist for Indian Rights. An Oglala Lakota, he was born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. He was a founding member of the American Indian Movement and its first national director. His autobiography is Where White Men Fea... Read more

Rural Roots Rising

Airs at: Wed, 11/20/2019 at 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Produced for Rural Roots Rising
Anyone Can Be An Organizer features Brenda Flores with Raíces in Stanfield, Umatilla County, Juan Navarro with Here to Stay in the mid-Willamette Valley, and Monica Pearson with Indivisible North Coast Oregon in Astoria, Clatsop County. We talked with each of them about the... Read more