Environment

Cooking up new ways to save money, energy and forests, in Nepal, and throughout the world

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 03/23/2011

  Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Sanu Kaji Shrestha of FoST-- Foundation for Sustainable Technologies  which trains people in the use of sustainable technologies that save money, save energy and save the environment.  His recent honor was the Science and Technology Promotion Award for 2010 from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), for his development of low cost cooking fuel made of recycled materials.

27:33 minutes (12.62 MB)

Flashpoints on 03/23/11

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Flashpoints
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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Investigative news radio with Dennis Bernstein

Aileen Mioko Smith, director of Green Action, a Japanese environmental group, speaks about the expansion zone around the damaged nukes.

A short discussion with George Galloway about the US led bombing on Libya.

Immigration supporter, Pablo Alvarado, speaks about a Kansas State Representative's call for a law to shoot immigrant workers from a helicopter.

Also - A special commemoration on the deadly Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire that happened 100 years ago in NY.

Political Perspectives on 03/23/11

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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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A look at nuclear issues and the Northwest

The damaged nuclear reactors in Japan are leaking radioactive material. Does this pose a health hazard here in the Pacific Northwest? If we had a similar earthquake, would we be subjected to high levels of radioactive fallout? Dr. Rudi Nussbaum and Lloyd Marbet will join host Marianne Barisonek for a discussion of radioactive contamination past, present and future. Dr. Nussbuam has studied the health effects of radiation on Hirsoshima-Nagasaki survivors and military personnel exposed to radiation at Hanford. Lloyd Marbet is known for his successful efforts to shut down the Trojan Nuclear Power Plant.

Partnering with Nature: the Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth

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Pathways
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Sun, 03/20/2011

Today on Pathways we are visiting with Catriona MacGregor, author of Partnering with Nature: the Wild Path to Reconnecting with the Earth. It just won a "Best Books Award" from USA Book News. Catriona is an authority on global environmental trends. For over twenty years, she led and supported environmental initiatives in Latin America, Eastern Europe, Asia, and the United States. Catriona is also a coauthor of Healing the Heart of the World: Harnessing the Power of Intention to Change Your Life and the Planet. She lives with her husband, Paul, son Joe, and many animal friends, domestic and wild, in northern California.

www.naturalpathfinder.com

29:05 minutes (26.62 MB)

Recovery Zone on 03/23/11

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Recovery Zone
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Wed, 03/23/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Environmentalist Sanu Kaji Shrestha of FoST on improving quality of life in developing countries

Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Sanu Kaji Shrestha, an award winning environmentalist from Nepal and founder of FoST -- the Foundation for Sustainable Technologies which trains people in the use of sustainable technologies that save money, save energy and save the environment.  His recent honor was the Science and Technology Promotion Award for 2010 from Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), for his development of low cost cooking fuel made of recycled materials.

March 21 Old Mole Variety Hour

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Mon, 03/21/2011

 Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show which features anti-nuke activist Harvey Wasserman, a movie about Palestinian immigrants, a dark vision of our civilization's decline, and a discussion of why our current economic system cares little about creating jobs.  

54:15 minutes (31.05 MB)

The Heavy Haul: Fighting Goliath

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 03/21/2011

While we worry about melting nuclear reactor cores and fuel rods in Japan, another environmental crisis is brewing closer to home. On this episode of Locus Focus we find out why the Alberta Tar Sands endanger the world and how its industrialized tentacles are trying to creep across the United States.

41:23 minutes (37.89 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour on 03/21/11

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Mon, 03/21/2011 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Nuclear power and Japan, a Vietnamese action movie, and unemployment

Clayton Morgareidge hosts this show which looks into--

  • Nuclear power and the disaster in Japan (a Bill Resnick interview)
  • The new Vietnamese action movie Clash (Our Movie Moles report)
  • Why full employment is never on the table (by Well-read Red Clayton Morgareidge)

Locus Focus on 03/21/11

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 03/21/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Why the Alberta Tar Sands endanger the world as its industrialized tentacles creep across the US

The Heavy Haul: Fighting Goliath

While we worry about melting nuclear reactor cores and fuel rods in Japan, another environmental crisis is brewing closer to home. On this episode of Locus Focus we find out why the Alberta Tar Sands endanger the world and how its industrialized tentacles are trying to creep across the United States.

Voices from the Edge 03-17-11 A new look at Oregon's Measure 11 and its impacts

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Thu, 03/17/2011

Kevin Mannix promised voters in 1994 that his Ballot Measure 11 establishing minimum mandatory sentences would create certainty in Oregon's criminal justice system. While the measure tripled the state's prison population over 20 years, a new report by the state Criminal Justice Commission finds that Measure 11 not only failed to deliver certainty, it has cost the state billions of dollars while it shifting sentencing power from the hands of judges to those of district attorneys - a shift many see as dangerous.

57:02 minutes (52.22 MB)
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