Environment/Climate

Ralph Nader – Progressive Matters, Part two of a two-part program

Airs at: Tue, 08/30/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The discontent in the U.S. is more than palpable. Income and wealth inequality continue to soar. The middle class is getting hammered. Fifty million are poor. Americans are disheartened about the nation’s course. According to a new Gallup poll 82% of voters believe the c... Read more

Kalama vs. the Methanol Monster

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Northwest Innovation Works, a company controlled by the Chinese government, seeks to take advantage of Washington State’s cheap natural gas, water, and electricity to manufacture methanol for export to China. The proposal would include a 90-acre methanol refinery at the Por... Read more

OUR RENEWABLE FUTURE

Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to rely primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power. Driven by t... Read more

A More Beautiful World Visualized through Charles Eisenstein, City Repair and East Forest

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Recovery Zone
  In a talk titled after his book, "The More Beautiful World our Hearts Know is Possible" Charles Eisenstein spoke about the the deep mythology of our culture changing from a Story of Separation to a Story of Interbeing. This new (and ancient) mythology is what unites the ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for August 15, 2016

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker hosts this episode and Thom reads about not being socially liberal and fiscally conservative. Bill Resnick interviews Hilary Wainwright about the UK left. Frann Michel comments again on lesser evil voting. Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews Americanah. Thom re... Read more

(Not) Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom reads from reporting on the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and Simon Fischer's recent follow-up article in New Internationalist, "Post-Paris Climate Talks: implementation at any price": The euphoria that surrounded the conclusion to the Paris Climate Conference ... Read more

Marrow Island by Alexis Smith

Airs at: Thu, 09/15/2016 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  "Conjuring a lush and mysterious landscape, Marrow Island investigates the impact of the losses of the past--be they loved ones, failed quests, or the environmental calamities brought on by our collective blindness. By turns elegiac, compelling, and timely, it seeks real... Read more

Henry Giroux on Critical Pedagogy

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00am
  Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff of the Project Censored Show speak with author/educator Henry Giroux. Giroux explains the concept of 'critical pedagogy,' and the pivotal role that education plays for the whole of society. He warns of the increasing domination of the world... Read more

The Earth Wants YOU! with Bill Talen

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  Reverend Billy in his smart white suit and Elvis Presley hairdo is preaching the stop shopping gospel while standing knee deep in the rising floods of climate change. That's the photo on the cover of his recent book by City Lights: The Earth Wants YOU, a motivational han... Read more

John Michael Greer on "Dark Age America"

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  This program was originally scheduled to air on August 4th, but was re-scheduled due to technical difficulties. Host Per Fagereng interviews writer John Michael Greer about his recent book "Dark Age America: Climate Change, Cultural Collapse and the Hard Future Ahead." ... Read more