Environment

Positively Revolting on 05/21/10

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Fri, 05/21/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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"Don't om, organize!" Remembering the bombing of Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney: 20 years later.

On May 24th, 1990, EarthFirst! activists Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney were bombed.  This happened while they were on tour, organizing for Redwood Summer.  The goal for Redwood Summer was to bring people together from across the country to stop the rapid clearcutting of the old growth forests through non-violent direct action.

Gulf coast oil disaster: One month later

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/20/2010

And now, we go to KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg for the latest on the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, and grassroots efforts to hold British Petroleum—and others—responsible.

5:40 minutes (5.19 MB)

Oil spill health effect

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Thu, 05/20/2010


In addition to being one of the world’s largest environmental disasters in history, the Deepwater Horizon oil gush also poses a significant threat to public health.
KBOO’s David Nochumson spoke with Ellen-Marie Whelan, a Health Policy Analyst with the Center for American Progress, about the possible health disaster coming out of the Gulf:
 
3:59 minutes (1.82 MB)

Turophiles (Cheese Lovers) Special

program: 
Food Show
program date: 
Wed, 05/19/2010

This Wednesday it's Cheese Maven Day on the KBOO Food Show. Guests include Tami Parr of the Pacific Northwest Cheese Project, Chrissie Zaerpoor of Kookoolan Farms in Yamhill and Sarah Marcus, a start-up goat cheesemaker with the Briar Rose Creamery in Dundee. And Gordon Edgar takes us inside his edgy new Cheesemonger memoir.

Listen to the latest in farmstead cheese -- who's making it and how you can, too. On May 19th at 11am on your community radio station. KBOO 90.7 FM.

 

53:48 minutes (49.25 MB)

May 17 Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Wed, 05/19/2010

 Hosted by Tom Becker, this program features segments on the politics and science of energy policies and cleaning up after oil spills.  We also learn about the blowback from drone attacks and a comic documentary about grafitti and video.

Many thanks to those of you who contributed during our recent membership drive.  If you didn't, the tip jar at the top is still open!

 

50:32 minutes (28.92 MB)

The Politics and Science of Oil Spills

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Mon, 05/17/2010

An engineer specializing in cleaning up oil spills explains the science and technology of this work, as well as the politics behind its limitations.  Richard Heymann is the engineer, and he talks with the Old Mole's Jan Haaken.  

16:24 minutes (9.39 MB)

The Politics of Energy Reform

program date: 
Mon, 05/17/2010

Is the Kerry-Lieberman energy bill (aka "The American Energy Bill") a step in the right direction, or a give-away to the energy companies and nuclear power?   Bill Snape, Senior Counsel for the Center for Biodiversity, talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about what more is needed to prevent catastrophic global warming and what it will take to get it.  

16:53 minutes (9.66 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 5/13/10

program date: 
Thu, 05/13/2010
Is Multnomah County "uniquely toxic" for people of color?
 
A new report by Portland State University states that for people of color, Multnomah County is a "uniquely toxic" place when it comes to education, income, home ownership and health. The 152-page report, which was presented last week to the Portland City Council, found nearly every racial and ethnic group to be trailing behind other county residents.
40:34 minutes (37.14 MB)

Discussion on the Persistent BP Oil Spill

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program date: 
Tue, 05/18/2010

 Hosted by Abe Proctor and Joe Uris

Today's discussion centers around the BP Oil Spill...  It seems we're getting an up-close and personal view of the True Cost of Rampant Capitalism.

 

55:47 minutes (25.54 MB)

Alternative Radio on 06/01/10

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Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Tue, 06/01/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Bill McKibben speaks on "Earth to Humans: Enough Already"

Bill McKibben speaks on "Earth to Humans: Enough Already" (lecture)

Bill McKibben was among the first who sounded the alarm on climate change with his bestselling book "The End of Nature." A scholar in residence at Middlebury College, he is a leading activist, journalist and author on the environment. His latest book is "Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet." He is co-founder of 350.org


 

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