Environment/Climate

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Holding the Thin Green Line, Part One

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As the fossil fuel industry increases pressure to turn the Pacific Northwest into a fossil fuel hub, a Thin Green Line stands in its way. Now that communities across the region have stopped numerous coal and oil projects, the industry is pushing even harder to build the Wes... Read more

LIVE BROADCAST: Climate Strike PDX

Airs at: Fri, 09/20/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
The KBOO News Team broadcasts live from the global Climate Strike here in Portland. We hear from the rally at City Hall, the march across the Hawthorne Bridge, and from the students who are striking for their future.  Read more

Dammed to Extinction

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For centuries, three unique pods of orcas have hunted chinook salmon along the northwestern Pacific coast. Yet wild chinook salmon here are increasingly scarce. The orcas are going hungry, their numbers dwindling along with their primary source of food. Extinction looms for... Read more

Greta Thunberg at the UN

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenage activist, whose example and eloquence has galvanized millions of students and made life very uncomfortable for rich elites, speaks at the 2018 UN Climate Summit in Poland, a shot heard round the world. She's at the UN speaking again this ... Read more

Climate Strike!

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to two students and one millennial who are organizing the Climate Strike coming to your city and neighborhood and every neighborhood around the world this Friday, Sept 20th. They discuss why the Climate Strike, its demands, what’s happening in Portland, a... Read more

Naomi Klein - "On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal"

Airs at: Fri, 09/27/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
KBOO's Barbara Bernstein talks to journalist and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Klein about her latest book, On Fire: The (Burning) Case for a Green New Deal (Simon and Schuster, 2019). ------------- #1 international and New York Times bestselling author Naomi Kle... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 16, 2109

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick hosts today's show which includes the following segments: Teaching Climate Justice: Desiree Hellegers interviews teachers and authors Bill Bigelow and Tim Swinehart about teaching climate justice. Climate Strike! Bill Resnick speaks with organizers of the upcom... Read more

Bomb Trains

Airs at: Mon, 09/16/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 6, 2013, a train hauling crude oil from North Dakota's Bakken region derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, resulting in fires and explosions that killed 47 people and wiped out a large part of the small Canadian town's center. In the six months following the deadly disa... Read more

Climate Strike

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick talks to Greg Smith, a radical teacher of teachers and curriculum writer, on teaching climate change and the current uprising of youth around the planet. They discuss how young people are being radicalized by their understanding of climate change and by their e... Read more

Buscando America on 09/10/19

Airs at: Tue, 09/10/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
El pintor mexicano Francisco Toledo falleció a los 79 años a causa de cáncer. Javier Sierra del Sierra Club habla sobre el cambio climático,  la corrupción del presidente Trump y  las universidades verdes. En Krónikas de Viaje conoceremos a  Natasha Montes de la organizaci... Read more