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Slash Those Energy Bills: Tips from a Man Walking the Walk (Part 1

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2018 at 10:00am - 10:15am
Produced for Valley Views
A friend who works at my local food coop here in Corvallis tipped me to his co-worker who’s been way ahead of the curve when it comes to saving energy.  Jonathan Carroll is known as a person who really walks the walk.  Over time he has slowly, thoughtfully created a living ... Read more

Vancouver, BC Bridge Blockade to Stop Trans Mountain Pipeline

Airs at: Mon, 07/09/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 3, 12 Greenpeace climbers formed an aerial blockade to stop oil tanker traffic from leaving Vancouver, hanging from Vancouver's Ironworkers Memorial Bridge, while flying banners designed by Indigenous artists from North America. Their message was to communicate the ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 25, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Denise Morris hosts this episode of The Old Mole which includes: Trump and Global Trade: In a 2 part interview, Bill Resnick talks with Economist Jack Rasmus about Trump's trade theatrics, it's stated and real goals, and how the overall Trump program could crash and... Read more

Tacoma on the Front Lines

Airs at: Mon, 06/25/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
According to Sightline Institute Tacoma, Washington is the major frontline community in the fight to stop fossil fuel development in the Northwest. After vehemently rejecting a proposal to build the world's largest methanol refinery at the Port of Tacoma, citizens are now t... Read more

Pacific Northwest in the Tar Sands Crosshairs

Airs at: Mon, 06/18/2018 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It seems likely that the Canadian province of Alberta—home to a massive tar sands industry that produces some of the globe’s dirtiest and most polluting oil—has put the Pacific Northwest in its crosshairs. The province is partnering with the Canadian government, who recentl... Read more

Unprecedented Crime: Peter Carter and Climate Science Denial

Airs at: Tue, 06/12/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Dr. Peter Carter is founder of the Climate Emergency Institute.  He has served as an expert reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change’s fifth climate change assessment in 2014. He has also presented on the implications of global climate change on food se... Read more

1% for Clean Energy

Airs at: Tue, 06/12/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
  Joe welcomes promoters of the Clean Energy Fund to KBOO to discuss the proposed 1% tax on large corporations.  Call in and join the conversation at (503) 231-8187. Read more

Community Energy Project

Airs at: Mon, 06/11/2018 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
Cecil and Celeste speak with Sherrie Pelsma and Roc Aiken of the Community Energy Project in Portland. Community Energy Project believes that everyone deserves a safe, healthy, efficient home regardless of income. They do this through education, hands-on training, and dist... Read more

Revolutions in Leadership and Economics: Conversations with Linda Kohanov and Anthony Flaccavento

Airs at: Tue, 06/05/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
  Anthony Flaccavento was my first guest ever on this program when it was called Religion For Life. I had him on again last year when we discussed his book, Building a Healthy Economy from the Bottom Up: Harnessing Real-World Experience for Transformative Change. He has be... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for May 28, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 05/28/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this episode  of the Old Mole: Building a Healthy Neighborhood in Cully: Bill Resnick interviews Carolina Iraheta and Tony DeFalco of the organization Verde. Civilization and Our Discontents: Clayton Morgareidge comments about how the comforts of modern li... Read more