Energy/Natural Resources

G4S at Standing Rock

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Desiree Hellegers interviews Maxine Fookson of Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP) and Peter Miller of Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights (AUPHR) about Portland city contracts with the the global security company G4S, which has recently been in the news in connection wi... Read more

A MINE ON MT. ST. HELENS?

Airs at: Mon, 10/24/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Since 2010, Ascot Resources has been trying to get a permit to conduct exploratory drilling for gold, copper and molybdenum deposits on Mt. St. Helens, with plans to ultimately develop a mine. The proposed drilling project is located just outside the boundary of the Mount S... Read more

Would a Crisis Benefit Left or Right?

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
Flashpoints was pre-empted last night for the Presidential Candidate Debate, so we'll hear the latest episode from the series Radio Ecoshock with host Alex Smith. The show asks, "Should we hope for a crisis as a way out?"  Alex speaks with Eddie Yuen from Pacifica's "Again... Read more

Bill McKibben on the State of the Climate Movement

Airs at: Thu, 10/20/2016 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
  Host Theresa Mitchell interviews environmental activist and author Bill McKibben about the state of the climate movement and what it takes to keep fossil fuels in the ground. Bill McKibben’s 1989 groundbreaking book, The End of Nature, was the first of his 13 remarkable... Read more

EXPANDING OIL TRAIN TRAFFIC THROUGH THE COLUMBIA GORGE

Airs at: Mon, 10/03/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Four months after an oil train derailed and caught fire in the Columbia Gorge town of Mosier, the Wasco County Planning Commission has approved a proposal by Union Pacific to expand its rail facilities through Mosier, at the very site of the derailment in June. According to... Read more

Alternative Radio with Chris Williams on Eco-Socialism

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  This program from Alternative Radio was pre-empted yesterday for a special Democracy Now broadcast on the Presidential Debates. Chris Williams is an environmental scholar and activist. He is professor of physics and chemistry at Pace University and chair of the science d... Read more

STOPPING LNG IN CLATSOP COUNTY

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Originally Broadcast on August 1, 2016 For twelve years residents of Clatsop County (in the NW corner of Oregon) battled proposals to build massive Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals near the mouth of the Columbia River. On April 15, 2016, the last of these proposals wa... Read more

Aurora Levins-Morales, nationally known Puerto Rican-Jewish feminist, author and activist

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Host Dennis Bernstein devotes the entire show to an interview with Aurora Levins-Morales, nationally known Puerto Rican-Jewish feminist, author and activist, who is planning to travel the US in her mobile radio station, talking about the confluence of ecology, health and... Read more

Indigenous Activist Tom Goldtooth on More Arrests in North Dakota and Excerpts from Greg Palast's New Film

Airs at: Wed, 09/14/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Today on Flashpoints: More arrests in North Dakota in defense of mother Earth. We'll speak with Tom Goldtooth, a Native American environmental activist. And we air excerpts of the documentary film by Greg Palast, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.   Read more

Our Renewable Future Part Two

Airs at: Mon, 09/12/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
What will society look like when we rely solely on renewable energy? What will it take to realize this transformation? On this episode of Locus Focus we continue last month's discussion with Richard Heinberg, author of Our Renewable Future, about the challenges facing us as... Read more