Environment/Climate

KBOO response to COVID19

Promoting a Progressive Agenda for Oregon in the Face of a Pandemic

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Just two months ago it looked like the Oregon Legislature was poised to pass a slew of civil rights, environmental and equity bills. But this agenda was blindsided, first by Republican legislators who once again fled the state to protest the cap and trade bill. Their move s... Read more

Covid-19 and Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Sarah Summerhill, Old Mole intern from Washington State University Vancouver, reflects on the intersectionality between the coronavirus pandemic and the climate change emergency. As the increasing need for social distancing uproots life and society as we know it, we ask our... Read more

Polluting the Ocean

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick speaks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith about the vast array of chemicals pouring into our oceans, including medicines, catalysts, pesticides, additives, flame retardants, and other chemical by-products of the global system of over-production.  Though many of these ... Read more

Art Robinson Interview

Produced for Between Us
Conservative Art Robinson is nothing if not persistent.  Mr. Robinson has challenged Democrat Pete DeFazio for US House District 4 in every election since 2010.  But this year, he's running for the seat in Oregon Senate District 2.  He talked with Don Merrill about the stra... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 30, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/30/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes: Polluting the Ocean: Bill Resnick talks with Mariann Lloyd-Smith On ocean pollution, all the dangerous stuff that our out of control economic systems are pouring into our land, waters, and atmosphere. Dr. M... Read more

Mr. Jones's Neighborhood 3/27/20

Airs at: Fri, 03/27/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
We're all sheltering in place in the neighborhood, and keeping our social distance. So today's show is originating from Mr. Jones's home, where there's more Passover matzoh than toilet paper. Fortunately, we have a microphone, an Internet connection, and a computer running ... Read more

Art Talk Bus Stop

Airs at: Wed, 03/25/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Art Talk Bus Stop
Art Talk Bus Stop is a serial 30-minute podcast produced by a group of students and educators based out of Reynolds High School in Troutdale, OR, just outside of Portland. The students are enrolled in the Reynolds Gallery of Contemporary Art (RoCA), where they learn profess... Read more

The Great Barrier

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A reading of a poem by Barbara Kingsolver, inspired by the burning of Notre Dame one year ago. Kingsolver renders her poem into an ironic commentary on the devastation of global warming. Photo by Wandrille de Préville (Wikimedia Commons) Read more

Chemical Time Bomb:

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protecting clean air, clean water, and promoting clean energy. Rumpler has spent years investigating the 80,000 chemical... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for March 16, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 03/16/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Patricia Kullberg fills in as host today for the Old Mole, which features these segments: Chemical Time Bomb: Bill Resnick speaks with John Rumpler, the clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protectin... Read more