Energy/Natural Resources

Street Trust and State Money

Airs at: Wed, 03/01/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
This month on the KBOO Bike Show we'll be hosting some old friends with a new identity (and mission). Formerly the Bicycle Transportation Alliance the newly minted "Street Trust" has expanded their vision to include pedestrians and transit. But what does that mean for bikes... Read more

Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Climate Victory

Airs at: Mon, 02/27/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Oregon is celebrated for its leadership on addressing climate change. This winter the Portland City Council unanimously approved a first-in-the-country ban on new bulk fossil fuel storage facilities that exceed two million gallons as well as the expansion of existing termin... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 20, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this edition of the Mole and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick and Bill Smaldone discuss parallels and differences between German fascism and threats of nuclear confrontation. 2. Maya Jarrod of 350.org speaks about fossil fuel struggles at a forum on Standing Ro... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 20, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this edition of the Mole and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick and Bill Smaldone discuss parallels and differences between German fascism and threats of nuclear confrontation. 2. Maya Jarrod of 350.org speaks about fossil fuel struggles at a forum on Standing Ro... Read more

Standing Rock: Lessons Learned

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In the second of a two-part segment featuring audio from 350pdx Northwest Neighborhood's February 2 forum on Standing Rock: Lessons Learned, Maya Jarrod, community organizer with 350pdx, provides an overview of fossil fuel struggles in the Pacific Northwest. Part 1 aired Mo... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 20th 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes    Bill Resnick and Bill Smaldone continue their interview on fascism and Trumpism. In the second part today they discuss how Trump and our warrior politicians and forces can manufacture a threat to thi... Read more

What Happens to the EPA Now?

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On February 17 the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as the new EPA administrator. This is a man who denies climate change is real. As the attorney general of Oklahoma he sued the EPA fourteen times, while using talking points written by energy lobbyists to publicly attack... Read more

THE NATURE FIX: WHY NATURE MAKES US HAPPIER, HEALTHIER, AND MORE CREATIVE

Airs at: Wed, 02/15/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  On the final day of KBOO's Winter Membership Drive Paul Roland welcomes Florence Williams to the studio to discuss her new book The Nature Fix.   "For centuries, poets and philosophers extolled the benefits of a walk in the woods: Beethoven drew inspiration from rocks an... Read more

Wild Fermentation

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
Sandor Ellix Katz is a fermentation revivalist. His books Wild Fermentation (2003, 2016) and the Art of Fermentation (2012), along with the hundreds of fermentation workshops he has taught around the world and helped to catalyze a broad revival of the fermentation arts. A s... Read more

FIGHTING TRUMP'S FOSSIL FUEL AGENDA ON THE LOCAL LEVEL

Airs at: Mon, 02/13/2017 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
It's hard not to be disheartened by the news everyday coming from the Trump-occupied White House. But one way to stay energized is to resist at the local level. As the Trump Administration's federal policies look to favor the fossil fuel industry, state and local authority... Read more