Environment/Climate

Strengthen local, volunteer-powered community radio by making a tax-deductible donation. kboo.fm/give

november_29_2022.png

1226 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 12/25/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: A 'cocktail' of pharmaceuticals has been detected in the water supply. Read more

Corps of Engineers saves PDX trees from FEMA demolition

Airs at: Wed, 12/05/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
The fight to save 100 mature trees along the Bridgeton levee in north Portland got a needed boost today from the U-S Army Corps of Engineers.The Corps is currently reviewing its levee vegetation policy and plans to issue the revised standards as part of a National Levee Veg... Read more

1219 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: A couple of holiday gift book ideas. One for the "eco-geeks" and and one for the "eco-phobes". Happy Solstice!  Read more

Oregon Reduces Emissions that Cause Global Warming

Airs at: Mon, 12/17/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
 Oregon is reducing emissions that cause global warming, faster than many developing countries, according to a new report from the National Environmental Trust. It shows the U.S. is the leader in greenhouse gas pollution — but states like Oregon are taking the lead on red... Read more

Marlene Smith with Dr Bailey & Dr. Peskin on cancer, and Ed Goldberg on the economy

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Marlene's Electric Salon
Marlene hosts Dr. Steven Bailey and an interview with Dr. Brian Scott Peskin, author of "The Hidden Story of Cancer".  Then, in the second half of the show, Marlene and Ed Goldberg discuss the mortgage crisis and sub-prime lending.  Read more

PDX Citizens speak on Hanford Cleanup Delay

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Evening News
Earlier this week, the Department of Energy, Washington State Department of Ecology and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency held a 'State of the Hanford nuclear site' meeting in Portland. The U.S. Department of Energy has apparently proposed an additional 20 year delay in ... Read more

J. Craig Venter on his memoir, "A Life Decoded: My Genome, My Life"

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2007 at 4:00pm
Producer Lisa Loving interviews genome scientist J. Craig Venter on his book, his life, the future applications of genomic research on alternative fuels, and the recent implosion of Nobel Prize-winning scientist Dr. Robert T. Watson's career. Read more

1212 Our Backyard

Airs at: Tue, 12/11/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for Our Backyard
Another edition of the locally produced environmental series, Our Backyard, with KBOO's Edison Carder. This edition: DEQ releases Oregonian's waste report Read more

Women for Bikes

Airs at: Tue, 12/04/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
Hosts Ayleen and Tori spoke with guests Alison Hill-Braves from the Community Cycling Center, Janis McDonald from the City of Portland, Transportation Options and Barb Grover from the Bike Gallery about a variety of issues related to women who ride bikes. Read more

Cheap or Free Garden Supplies

Airs at: Sun, 12/09/2007 at 4:00pm
Produced for The Dirtbag
Host Glen Andresen invites your calls and contributions for the topic "Gardening for next to nothing - sources for free or cheap gardening supplies." Read more