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Eugene vs. NW Natural Encore

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
    This program aired originally on April 3, 2023 On February 7, the Eugene City Council voted to phase out fossil fuels like gas in new homes and buildings, the first city in Oregon to take this step that will cut climate pollution, improve air quality, and lower utilit... Read more

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers at the cost of wild fish, Indigenous peoples, forested land, and healthy watersheds. Adding to the havoc of today’s climate-change-induced weather extremes and water shortages, science says there’s no future for the business of ... Read more

Earth Could Feasibly Descend Into Chaos, Physicists Warn

Airs at: Wed, 06/21/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The impact of human activity on the Earth system could result in unpredictable chaos from which there is no return, physicists have calculated. Discuss.   https://www.sciencealert.com/earth-could-feasibly-descend-into-chaos-physicists-warn?fbclid=IwAR37fWuQKf0qtT-CVT1vy... Read more

Barbra Weber Reports on UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations in Paris

Airs at: Thu, 06/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Lisa is live in the studio with Barbra Weber, a founder of Hazelnut Grove, Trash for Peace, and the Groundscore Association. Barbra just got back from Paris, France where she was part of the UN's International Plastics Treaty Negotiations. Before that, on March 1, she was i... Read more

Listen to Youth

Airs at: Mon, 06/19/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In recent years it’s becoming more and more obvious that youth are the real leaders of the climate movement. And for good reason, because they are the ones that are going to live with the climate mess that previous generations have created. During the May Rumble on the Rive... Read more

World Ocean Radio

  Five-minute weekly insights dive into ocean science, advocacy and education, hosted by Peter Neill, Director of the W2O, author, and lifelong ocean advocate. Episodes offer perspectives on global ocean issues, today’s challenges, marine science and policy, and exemplary ... Read more

Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Our guest is Jeff Strang from Common Ground OR/WA, talking about land ownership, wealth control, and taxes. He’s talking about a policy strategy for Oregon like in Alaska, where residents get money every year through a tax on the oil industry – except in Oregon it would be ... Read more

The Biogas Boondoggle

Airs at: Mon, 06/12/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on 4/10/2023 Our planet continues to be saturated with toxic byproducts of the fossil fuel industry and corporate agriculture. And now these two industrial sectors are combining forces to appeal to a growing public demand for meaningful clim... Read more

Tank the Tanks

Airs at: Mon, 06/05/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just before northbound traffic reaches the St. Johns Bridge, three new billboards have appeared on Hwy 30/St Helens Road in Linnton.  They are part of the Tank the Tanks campaign. The billboards perch alongside the six mile-long Critical Energy Infrastructure (CEI) Hub. The... Read more

Navigating the Maze of the 2023 Oregon Legislative Session

Airs at: Mon, 05/29/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This year’s Oregon legislative session has been another wild ride. There were more bills introduced this session than ever before—an interesting mix of vital bills addressing environmental, social and racial justice issues, and a rash of other bills to undo all that. While ... Read more