Environment/Climate

It's KBOO's Fall Membership Drive! Call 877-500-5266 (KBOO) or Join online

Membership drive progress as of 3:00 pm on 9/23/16:

$87,959 of $120,000

Bill McKibben on the Grassroots Climate Change Movement

Airs at: Fri, 09/23/2016 at 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben will be speaking about Climate Action Beyond Paris in Portland on Saturday October 22nd, at the First Unitarian Church at 1121 SW Main Street. This event is being sponsored by 350PDX. Bill McKibben is the founder of 350.org, the... Read more

Climate Change and the New Agenda in Portland's Public Schools

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  Nearly 100% of climate scientists report that climate change is happening and happening because of human activity, but the public consensus on climate change is still split about 50-50. Denial continues to be persistant and pervasive, as deniers cite "zombie sceptic theo... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for September 19, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick hosts this membership drive episode, on which we hear these segments: • Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland discusses current challenges to Oregon’s criminal injustice system • Mike Snedeker, a death penalty lawyer, comments on the connections between ... Read more

Neglected Climate News

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Tom reads from an essay by Dave Lindorff:  “Can Capitalism and Mankind Both Survive? US Journalists Duck the Big Climate  Question.” Read more

"Human Beings with 5 Fingers" Reporter Going To Standing Rock

KBOO is proud to support Standing Rock and to bring this message to you from KBOO reporter Christopher Francisco, Dine' (Navajo). Christopher is producer and host of Human Beings with 5 Five Fingers on KBOO.FM. Recently, Christopher reported from the Peltier Justice Ride ov... Read more

Carbon Farming, Gaining Ground, and Youth Cooking

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
This coming Sunday, September 25th, the film Gaining Ground will be premiering at the Hollywood Theatre. I'll be talking with the filmmakers (and KBOO volunteers!) Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez about the film. I'll also be talking with Joy Church of The Portland Ki... Read more

STOPPING LNG IN CLATSOP COUNTY

Airs at: Mon, 09/26/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Originally Broadcast on August 1, 2016 For twelve years residents of Clatsop County (in the NW corner of Oregon) battled proposals to build massive Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals near the mouth of the Columbia River. On April 15, 2016, the last of these proposals wa... Read more

Bread and Roses on 09/16/16

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2016 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
  Tonight, we talk to award-winning independent media artists Barbara Bernstein and Elaine Velazquez who run The Media Project. They collaborated on a new documentary focusing on food, environmental, and racial justice called Gaining Ground. GAINING GROUND is a feature-le... Read more

Aurora Levins-Morales, nationally known Puerto Rican-Jewish feminist, author and activist

Airs at: Fri, 09/16/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Flashpoints
  Host Dennis Bernstein devotes the entire show to an interview with Aurora Levins-Morales, nationally known Puerto Rican-Jewish feminist, author and activist, who is planning to travel the US in her mobile radio station, talking about the confluence of ecology, health and... Read more

DEMOCRACY FROM THE BOTTOM UP

Airs at: Mon, 09/19/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The end of a stable climate, along with the end of cheap energy and the possible end of economic “normalcy,” could spell the end of political normalcy. If the U.S. election season is any guide, we may already be witnessing the early stages of a political sea change, as nati... Read more