Environment/Climate

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A Girl, A Goat, & An Alternative to 4-H (Encore)

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
In April of this year, a 9-year-old girl in Northern California who was raising a 4-H goat named Cedar decided that she couldn't go through with giving up her friend to be killed, as the program demands. The fair board, which runs the 4-H program, decided that was unaccepta... Read more

Playful Presence: Robin Jackson and Songwriting

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Produced for Playful Presence
Playful Presence is a show about the creative process, mindfulness, and play. Plus some improvised scenes and poems. Hosted by Taj Baker. This month, Taj interviews Robin Jackson about songwriting and creativity.  We touch on topics such as creative blocks, the inner criti... Read more

Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN) Interview

Airs at: Fri, 11/24/2023 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for That Vegan Show
"That Vegan Show" interviews Hannah and Rachel of The Northwest Animal Rights Network (NARN) and learns of their conscientious and far-reaching activism. Hannah Thompson-Garner is NARN’s Director of Advocacy and Mission Advancement, previously serving on NARN’s Board of Dir... Read more

Environmental Clashes on Native American Lands

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Cynthia-Lou Coleman, Professor Emerita of communication at Portland State University, about her recent book, Environmental Clashes on Native American Lands (2020, Palgrave Macmillan). One of the clashes taken up in the book centers on the discovery ... Read more

A Fair Farm Bill for All

Airs at: Mon, 11/27/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The United States’ food system has become a corporate-dominated marketplace, strangled by an elite few, that holds farmers and consumers hostage to greed. Currently Congress is negotiating the 19th Farm Bill which is an opportunity to pass a fair Farm Bill for all, after de... Read more

Threshold

Airs at: Sun, 11/26/2023 at 8:30am - 9:00am
Produced for Pathways
John Nelson is a visionary author and writer of the new novel, Threshold: A Crisis Ignites a Universal Awakening. He is an award-winning author, novelist, editor, and screenwriter with forty-five years of writing experience, his work spans non-fiction and fiction. John's bo... Read more

The Pacific Coast Temperate Rainforest and the Climate, with Paul Koberstein

Airs at: Wed, 11/15/2023 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Paul Koberstein, co-founded Cascadia Times in 1995 and has been editor since its inception. A journalist for 40 years, Koberstein was a staff writer for The Oregonian and Willamette Week. He and Kathy Durbin were two of the first mainstream journalists to ... Read more

Will Oregon Become a Hub for So-called Renewable Fuel?

Airs at: Mon, 11/20/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At a critical bend in the Columbia River Estuary, a company called NEXT Renewable Fuels, Inc., is seeking to build a new, massive renewable diesel refinery. The proposed refinery at Port Westward would be one of the largest producers of renewable diesel on the West Coast. M... Read more

The Brave New World of Renewable Diesel

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
There is no question that we need to cut our carbon emissions substantially and quickly in order to prevent our planet from becoming uninhabitable. While the move to electrify transportation is an obvious step toward decarbonization, the fossil fuel industry has other ideas... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 6, 2023

Airs at: Mon, 11/06/2023 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Norm Diamond hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Water Wars: Water wastage, access to water, and water packaging are key issues in world-wide struggles around equity and climate change. Laurie Mercier interviews Daniel Jaffee, prof... Read more