Environment

A SEA IN FLAMES: An Interview with author Carl Safina

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 05/16/2011

It's been over a year since an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig in the Gulf of Mexico produced one of the worst environmental, economic and social disasters this country has ever experienced. This event should have become what some call a teachable moment - when this country would take a hard look at our addiction to oil and recognize its untenable consequences. But as we've seen, this hasn't happened.

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Locus Focus on 05/16/11

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 05/16/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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The series of calamitous misjudgments that caused the Deepwater Horizon blowout last year.

A SEA IN FLAMES: An Interview with author Carl Safina

Soon after the Deepwater Horizon Oil Rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20. 2010, environmental writer and advocate Carl Safina traveled to the Gulf to find out firsthand what was going on. The result of this months' long Oddesey is a new book, A Sea in Flames, in which he takes us across the Gulf of Mexico to make sense of an ever-changing story and its often-nonsensical twists. On this episode of Locus Focus, Carl joins host Barbara Bernstein to deconstruct the series of calamitous misjudgments that caused the Deepwater Horizon blowout during the summer of 2010.

Food Safety in a Post-Fukushima World

Here's a link to an article I just wrote for OpEd news. We need to push for better testing of food for radiation contamination.

 http://www.opednews.com/articles/Food-Safety-in-the-Post-Fu-by-Marianne-Barisonek-110513-897.html

Bread and Roses on 05/13/11

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 05/13/2011 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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Chickens! Everything you ever wanted to know...

Annual Call-In Chicken Show: It's your chance to ask local experts everything you ever wanted to know about raising backyard hens. Also: how to train your chicken! The only show in the country devoted to all things chicken--only on KBOO!

Stephanie Cooke on the history of nuclear accidents

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Fri, 04/29/2011

The History of Nuclear Accidents and Mistakes: An interview with Stephanie Cooke, journalist and author of In Mortal Hands, A Cautionary History of the Nuclear Age.

http://www.stephaniescooke.com/blog/

19:34 minutes (17.91 MB)

Presswatch on 05/12/11

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Presswatch
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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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David Ray Griffin

Host Theresa Mitchell speaks with theologian, writer and outspoken 9/11 researcher David Ray Griffin, author of Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Theory; Osama Bin Laden: Dead or Alive?; The New Pearl Harbor Revisited: 9/11, the Cover-Up, and t

A Deeper Look on 05/12/11

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A Deeper Look
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Thu, 05/12/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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Wild Law: A New Paradigm for Earth's Survival

Human populations overshot the Earth's capacity to support them a while ago. Rates of consumption continue to increase while the ruling societies on Earth give us Fukushima and the BP gulf oil spill, treating the Earth as a treasure chest for private exploitation. They turn a blind eye to the devastation to all life on Earth and to our ever shrinking future.

Are we acquiescing to our own extinction?

Many say we urgently need a new worldview. Guest Cormac Cullinan is a leading voice in the movement to forward an Earth-centered worldview. Author of the just released second edition; Wild Law, he will talk about the false premises underlying the mechanistic world view and the paradigm shift we need NOW!

A Common Sense Alternative to the Columbia River Crossing

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Tue, 05/10/2011

Hosted by Joe Uris, with Abe Proctor in absentia.

It's the spring membership drive! Joe discusses the latest iteration in the long-running debate on a new bridge over the Columbia River. But really, it's all about the ducats. C'mon, now. If you're not yet a member of KBOO, now is the time. Do you want to give your money to the shows you love, or to the advertisers you hear everywhere else? You know what to do.

 

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The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 05/10/11

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Tue, 05/10/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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Hey! Become a member of KBOO! Yeah, you!

 It's the spring membership drive! Abe and Joe discuss the latest iteration in the long-running debate on a new bridge over the Columbia River. But really, it's all about the ducats. C'mon, now. If you're not yet a member of KBOO, now is the time. Do you want to give your money to the shows you love, or to the advertisers you hear everywhere else? You know what to do.

Alternative Radio on 05/10/11

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Alternative Radio
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Tue, 05/10/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Brian Tokar on Climate Justice

Brian Tokar – Climate Justice (lecture)

Earth Days come and go. Wonderful speeches are made. Corporations, the biggest polluters, take out ads assuring the public they are green and are dedicated to preserving the environment. And then it’s plunder and exploit business as usual. Planet Earth, the ship we are all passengers on is gradually going down. Moving deck chairs around is no solution. Given the urgency of the situation and the level of threat to humankind the lack of an urgent response is astonishing. The climate crisis is a justice issue, not an esoteric debate among scientists. Will the super rich survive inside a bubble-enclosed, fortified, gated community while the rest of humanity faces the consequences of climate change?

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