Energy/Natural Resources

KBOO is open to the public! To visit the station, contact your staff person or call 503-231-8032.


Old Mole Variety Hour for January 1, 2024

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts this New Year’s episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Just, Orderly and Equitable: The United Nations agency, the UNFCCC  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change( has been charged with developing a plan to stop r... Read more

Attitudes Exposed

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken talks with Prerna Gupta, contributing author to  Making the Unseen Visible: Science and the Contested Histories of Radiation Exposure—a newly released collection of essays. The editors of the volume, Jacob Darwin Hamblin and Linda Richards, are faculty at Oregon ... Read more

Just, Orderly and Equitable

Airs at: Mon, 01/01/2024 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
The United Nations agency, the UNFCCC  (United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change( has been charged with developing a plan to stop runaway global heating and also getting all the 208 so nations on earth to get committed to the plan. No other organization can pos... Read more

Forests Over Profits

Airs at: Mon, 12/25/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past September the World Forestry Center sponsored an annual conference called “Who Will Own the Forests,” attended by the most notorious representatives in the Wall Street timber industry. There they schemed on perfecting the financialization of forest ecosystems, exp... Read more

2023 Year in Review with Eric de Place

Airs at: Mon, 12/18/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It’s been a wild year in many respects and this week is the time of year when we reconnect with Eric de Place with Salish Strategies in Seattle, to puzzle out all that’s happened. Today we talk about the positives – of which there have actually been a few – as well as the m... Read more

Keeping It Real, with Lisa Loving on 12/07/23

Airs at: Thu, 12/07/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Cascadia Stack has programs in Spanish and in English. They have a preparedness workshop scheduled for January 27th in Vancouver. Find out more about what they do online here.  Read more

Rumble on the River

Airs at: Mon, 12/11/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For the past year a coalition of climate and social justice activists have been presenting a series of monthly Rumble On The River community forums that bring together expert voices to explain the risks of having 90% of Oregon’s fuel stored within city limits at the Critica... Read more

The Wild West of Carbon Credits

Airs at: Mon, 12/04/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
We still have a brief window of opportunity to avoid the worst impacts of climate change if we drastically and quickly begin to cut all carbon emissions. However meaningful efforts to achieve these cuts are being undermined by the heavy use of carbon offsets, which allow bu... Read more

A Fair Farm Bill for All

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States’ food system has become a corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed. Currently Congress is negotiating the 19th Farm Bill which is an opportunity to pass a fair Farm Bill for all, after de... Read more

The Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest and the Climate, with Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Paul Koberstein, co-founded Cascadia Times in 1995 and has been editor since its inception. A journalist for 40 years, Koberstein was a staff writer for The Oregonian and Willamette Week. He and Kathy Durbin were two of the first mainstream journalists to ... Read more