Environment

Bread and Roses on 01/29/10

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Bread and Roses
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Fri, 01/29/2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
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BEES will save the earth: find out how to do beekeeping

Save the earth with... BACKYARD BEES! Find out how, 6-7pm, on Bread and Roses. Bee experts on hand to answer your beekeeping questions. Native bees! Local honey -- free samples. Stop in!

 

Doug Fine - Can a Digital Age Human live without petroleum?

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Radiozine
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Wed, 01/27/2010

 Host Erik Jorgensen interviews reporter Doug Fine, a speaker at “Today's Transportation Choices”  at the Portland International Auto Show on Thursday morning, January 28

 

As a young freelancer, Fine reported for the Washington Post, Salon, U.S. News and World Report, Sierra, Wired, Outside, National Public Radio, and other venues from little-visited jungle war zones like Burma, Rwanda, Laos, Guatemala and Tajikistan. He became a world-class adventure writer and investigative journalist, writing culturally insightful and funny dispatches. One of these, about democracy efforts in Burma, was read into the U.S. Congressional Record.

 

27:13 minutes (12.46 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 01/28/10

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Thu, 01/28/2010 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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What's the state of your Union? A look at the president's address.

What's the State of Your Union?
Wednesday, President Obama will address the nation about the state of the Union. Among those listening to the president's speech will be nearly 210,000 unemployed Oregonians who are part of the 15 million Americans (official figures that don't include those who have just quit looking for work) out of work during this economic crisis. Will the president provide eloquent but empy rhetoric or will he step up and provide long overdue bold leadership to bring relief to those Americans most in need?
 

This week, host Dave Mazza is joined by KBOO talk radio hosts Abe Proctor and Joe Uris for a post-speech analysis that will look at what the president got right, what he got wrong and where he needs to go to bring the change he promised in 2008. Dave, Abe and Joe will also be following up on last week's Supreme Court decision that elimnated decades-old restrictions on corporate political expenditures and what that augers for moving real reform forward in the coming months. Join us in the conversation and let us know the state of your Union.

Locus Focus on 02/08/10

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 02/08/2010 - 10:00am - 11:00am

HEAVY WEATHER

Premier of a new radio documentary by Barbara Bernstein

Locus Focus on 02/01/10

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 02/01/2010 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Renaturing SE Portland by creating green streets and roofs

GREY TO GREEN UPDATE

Dean Marriott, director of Portland's Environmental Services, and Anne Nelson, environmental program coordinator for the Willamette Watershed, give us a progress report on the Brooklyn Basin Project. In this section of inner southeast Portland, the city is trying to replicate the hydrologic functions of the once free-flowing Brooklyn Creek, that now runs under streets, sidewalks and buildings from Mt. Tabor to the Willamette River. Recreating the creek's function will be achieved by constructing bioswales, rain gardens and ecoroofs throughout the neighborhoods that are now built on top of the creek.

A Pivotal Moment

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 01/25/2010

What does population growth have to do with climate change? We hear from what the connections are from Laurie Mazur, who has edited a new book called A Pivotal Moment: Population, Justice and the Environmental Challenge.

26:05 minutes (23.88 MB)

Radiozine on 01/27/10

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Radiozine
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Wed, 01/27/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Host Erik Jorgensen interviews reporter Doug Fine, who will be in Portland for “Today's Transportation Choices” on Thursday January 28th. The workshop is from 9AM-1:30PM at the Portland International Auto Show at the Oregon Convention Center

As a young freelancer, Fine reported for the Washington Post, Salon, U.S. News and World Report, Sierra, Wired, Outside, National Public Radio, and other venues from little-visited jungle war zones like Burma, Rwanda, Laos, Guatemala and Tajikistan. He became a world-class adventure writer and investigative journalist, writing culturally insightful and funny dispatches. One of these, about democracy efforts in Burma, was read into the U.S. Congressional Record.

Political Perspectives on 01/27/10

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Wed, 01/27/2010 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Host Andrew Geller interviews scholar and writer Jeremy Rifkin who has been at the forefront of implementing a new economic system in Europe that will help those nations address the energy and climate crises. In his book, THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION: The Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis (Tarcher/Penguin hardcover; January 2010), RIfkin makes the case that our Age of Reason is giving way to an Age of Empathy -- and must give away to an Age of Empathy if we’re to ride out our current energy and economic problems. THE EMPATHIC CIVILIZATION offers:

· A three-pillar plan for a new economic system that addresses the climate and energy crises -- a plan that, upon Rifkin’s direction, is already being implemented by the European Union.

Richard Heinberg: Options and Actions for a Post-Carbon World.

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Fri, 01/20/2006

Richard Heinberg speaking at the First Unitarian Church in Portland, Oregon, on January 20, 2006.

65:09 minutes (44.73 MB)

Locus Focus on 01/25/10

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 01/25/2010 - 10:15am - 11:00am

Why World Population Control is Connected to Climate Change
 

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