Environment/Climate

Paying the Land

Airs at: Thu, 08/20/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  Ten years after Footnotes in Gaza, Joe Sacco returns with yet another masterpiece, Paying the Land.  "A tour de force . . . luminous . . . Joe Sacco's large-scale panels teem with detail, visual and verbal . . . What begins as an exploration of the effects of fracking on... Read more

Earth Abides by George R. Stewart

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 08/18/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Gremlin Time
tonight we present a radio adaptation of George Stewart's great science fiction novel "Earth Abides". The story of the few survivors of a world wide plague that has wipedout practically all of mankind. What are the effects of the disappearnce of humans for both the natural ... Read more

Seattle Cruise Control

Airs at: Mon, 08/17/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Cruise ships are three times as polluting as airplanes, spew carcinogenic and other toxic particles from their smokestacks, and pump sewage and fuel oil contaminants into the ocean. Yet the Port of Seattle is largely dependent upon the cruise ship industry and is now planni... Read more

The Hanford Plaintiffs:  Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  The Cascadia Film Arts Festival:  Living in a Nuclear Landscape introduces Trishia Pritikin's book:  The Hanford Plaintiffs:  Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice, with the help of Karen Dorn-Steele, former investigative journalist from Spokane Spokesman Review, and ... Read more

The Secret Police are Gone but the Teargas Hasn't Settled

Airs at: Mon, 08/10/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For nearly a month, federal troops dowsed Portland protesters with CS tear gas, a chemical weapon banned in war. Now its residues still cling to the trees and grass in Lownsdale Square and Chapman Park and may be making its way into Portland’s storm water system. Yet no one... Read more

Climate Woke

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken interviews Layel Camargo an indigenous descendant of the Yaqui and Mayo tribes from the Sonoran Desert. Layel Camargo is a transgender & gender non conforming person who has been involved with performance art in both theater and video since 2008,. Their recent ef... Read more

Sam Robinson Tells the Story of the Chinook People

Airs at: Mon, 08/03/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In mid July I went out to Chinook Point on the Washington side of the Columbia River near its mouth, to talk with Sam Robinson, a longtime Lower Chinook Tribal Council member. He told about the history of his people and the land they know better than any of us whose ancesto... Read more

July 31- Webinar- The Long and Twisted Tale of Jordan Cove LNG

Produced for Locus Focus
The Salem Progressive Film Series in collaboration with KBOO Community Radio and the Media Project, is presenting The Long and Twisted Tale of Jordan Cove LNG, a slideshow that accompanies Part Two of Barbara Bernstein's "Holding the Thin Green Line” radio documentary serie... Read more

Making Polluters Pay for Clean Up

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The fossil fuel industry is a very risky business, and often these risks materialize. Think of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, the 2016 oil train derailment in Mosier, Oregon, and the 2017 gas pipeline explosion in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood. It might seem logical th... Read more

The Long & Twisted Tale of Jordan Cove LNG Revisited

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last fall we aired Holding the Thin Green Line, a two part radio documentary about the increasing pressure on the Pacific Northwest to become an export hub for the fossil fuel industry - and the thin green line of resistance that is standing in the way of this development. ... Read more