Energy/Natural Resources

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Celebrating the Thin Green Line: KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

Hydrogen: The Latest Unicorn Encore Presentation

Airs at: Mon, 07/04/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on May 23, 2022 As pressure increases for us to drastically reduce carbon emissions, one attention-grabbing option being promoted is renewable hydrogen. But is hydrogen really the answer to our energy needs or is its promotion largely based... Read more

A new path for Colombia and Latin America? Guest Omar Ocampo discusses the recent election

Airs at: Wed, 06/22/2022 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  Today's guest, Omar Ocampo, is a researcher for the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies in D.C. His research interests include wealth inequality, economic democracy, and Colombian-Venezuelan politics Former M-19 guerilla member ... Read more

A New Path to Dam Removal

Airs at: Mon, 06/20/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For decades tribal nations and salmon advocates have been working every avenue to take down the four dams on the Lower Snake River. These dams provide a modicum of electricity, negligible passage for shipping and some irrigation water for farmers. But mostly they kill salmo... Read more

Columbia Riverkeeper Begins a New Chapter

Airs at: Mon, 06/13/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For over twenty years Columbia Riverkeeper has been a major voice in protecting the mighty Columbia River. In that time Riverkeeper has worked on many fronts to enforce environmental laws to stop illegal pollution, protect salmon habitat, and challenge harmful fossil fuel t... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 6, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson hosts today's episode of the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Germany, Energy and Democracy: Europe, especially Germany, depends on Russia for its natural gas and oil for electric power, heating and cooling, and transport. With Russia's invasi... Read more

Conflict, Democracy and Global Warming, Part 1

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Germany, Energy Transition and Democracy: Europe, especially Germany, depends on Russia for its natural gas and oil for electric power, heating and cooling, and transport. With Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country and political leader, has comm... Read more

Portland's CEI Hub

Airs at: Mon, 06/06/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As you drive along St. Helens Road in NW Portland, to the west rise the West Hills and Forest Park. But to the east you see a landscape diametrically opposed to the verdant scene acorss the highway. What is in those tank farms that go on and on, bordered by railroad tracks ... Read more

Conversation with Tony Rodrigues

Airs at: Fri, 05/27/2022 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
Join Ender Black on a conversation with Tony Rodrigues, a man who served many years as a laborer in corporate and government-sanctioned classified space programs, and who has full remembrance of his experience. This is important to note, because the set of technologies used... Read more

A Nuclear Comeback?

Airs at: Mon, 05/30/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
After the accident at the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor in 1979, it looked like the nuclear industry’s halcyon days were over. The Chernobyl and Fukishima disasters drove home even more starkly just how dangerous nuclear power is. But in recent years there has been a gr... Read more