Science

Old Mole Variety Hour on 12/10/12

Air date: 
Mon, 12/10/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Climate Talks, Anti-Oppression and Privilege Workshop, Book Review, Remembering Studs Turkel

 Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole and we hear:

Department of Environmental Quality Holds Public Hearings On Coal Terminal

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012

This December the Department of Environmental Quality will hold three hearings in Oregon where the public may comment on Ambre Energy’s proposed Morrow Pacific Coal Export Project.

Under the proposed system, coal would be strip-mined from Montana and Wyoming, and brought by train to Boardman, Oregon.

[audio-player] 4:21 minutes (3.98 MB)

Portland Prepared on 11/30/12

Air date: 
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Portland Prepared Emergency Preparedness.
What can I do to volunteer?

The City of Portland is proud to honor the volunteers who have commited themselves to be a part of the soulution when emergencies strike. Neighborhood Emergency Teams (NETs) are staffed by local volunteers, all over the city of Portland, to assist Emergency Responders, such as the Fire Bureau and Paramedics, in the event of an emergency.

Listen to Portland Prepared to hear about the roles these volunteers play and how you can become a part of these emergency volunteer teams.

Follow the conversation with a few helpful links:

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Hosted by: Kurt Lauer

Special Programming: Public Affairs on 11/29/12

Air date: 
Thu, 11/29/2012 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Short Description: 
Community Spotlight: Washington County Museum

Portland is the "golden child" city of Oregon. Praised for its commitment to diversity, culture and arts.

But, often overlooked is the diverse cultural enrichment AND scientific exploration in nearby Hillsboro.

Join host, Paula Small, as she welcomes guests from the Washington County Museum to discuss all things, cultural and scientific, happening at the Museum. Washington County Museum recently re-located to downtown Hillsboro to empower all visitors complete access to the MAX station (Blue Line) and the Museum.

Paul Bracken Interview

program: 
Between Us
program date: 
Thu, 11/15/2012

Paul Bracken is an academic at Yale University with a warning; nukes are back. In his book, "The Second Nuclear Age," Bracken says profileration, political instability overseas, an outdated American arms control policy and improved technology is making the possibility of a regional nuclear war more likely than full scale war was during the Cold War. Don Merrill talks with Paul about the circumstances and scenarios of this new reality.

28:58 minutes (26.53 MB)

The Digital Divide on 11/09/12

Program: 
The Digital Divide
Air date: 
Fri, 11/09/2012 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Michelle Rowley and Code Scouts on The Digital Divide

Tune in to The Digital Divide to hear KBOO's Joe Meyer speaks with Michelle Rowley about Code Scouts, a not-for-profit she put together at the Portland Incubator Experiment.  Code Scouts creates environments that empower women to become computer programmers and uses badges to layout what you don't know how to ask. Michelle shares some biographical information and her plans to help more women succeed in the tech world.

We'll also hear a great Ted Talk on climate change from Evergreen State College.

Table for One on 11/08/12

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Air date: 
Thu, 11/08/2012 - 1:00am - 3:00am
Short Description: 
here we go. strap in. nod out.

 On tonight's episode of Table for One we will subject ourselves to the flotsam and jetsom that we have now know and love/tolerate that makes up this program. We will also explore the curious phenomenon that is "the one slow hardcore song on the album". These sit deep in our favorite records like an overweight tyrant, stuffing it's face with hate and ding dongs, waiting for it's time on your stereo. Please do tune in.

Madness Radio on 11/05/12

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Program: 
Madness Radio
Air date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Beyond Biological Reductionism Raymond Tallis

Beyond Biological Reductionism — Raymond Tallis

Can people's behavior really be explained by neuroscience and our evolutionary needs as hunter-gatherers -- or is this just a popular fad? Does understanding the brain really solve the mysteries of being human? Neurologist Dr. Raymond Tallis, philosopher, Academy of Medical Sciences Fellow, and author of Why the Mind is Not a Computer and Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity, exposes the bad science and faulty logic behind pop obsessions with the brain and evolutionary psychology.

Fight the Empire on 11/01/12

Program: 
Fight the Empire
Air date: 
Thu, 11/01/2012 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Hurricane Sandy and climate change

Per Fagereng hosts a special hour-long edition of Fight the Empire on Hurricane Sandy, climate change, unusual weather patterns, energy and more.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 10/30/12

Air date: 
Tue, 10/30/2012 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
With 1 week till Election Day, Abe and Joe plumb the depths of American political silliness.

 OMG! WTF! There's one week left till Election Day, and -- predictably -- Americans seem to be going collectively insane. Abe and Joe are no exception.

Tune in to hear the latest campaign craziness and hear Joe's take on the ongoing degeneration of the American political discourse.

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