Environment/Climate

Appalachian Tree-Sit Taken Down by Police After Nearly Three Years

Airs at: Fri, 04/09/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Featuring the Climate Front Lines podcast from Truthout. Today we go to the Yellow Finch blockade near Elliston, Virginia, a tree-sit that prevented construction of the embattled Mountain Valley Pipeline for a whopping 932 days until police finally extracted two protesters ... Read more

The Myth of Small Safe Nukes

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 1980, Oregonians passed a ballot measure prohibiting the siting of any new nuclear power plants until there is an operating federal repository for high-level nuclear waste. The law also requires a vote before any future nuclear facility is approved. Forty years later sti... Read more

An Earth Day Musical Special

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
  The show will feature songs that focus our attention on the beauty of our planet and the threat that climate change poses to our very existence Read more

Stopping Line 3

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On his first day in office Joe Biden canceled the Keystone XL Pipeline. That was great news. But that’s not the only fossil fuel pipeline that needs to be stopped. Here in Oregon people are still trying to stop for good the nearly dead Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, while ... Read more

Buscando America on 03/30/21

Airs at: Tue, 03/30/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este programa hablamos sobre productos alternativos femeninos y platicamos con Obeja Negra integrante de Batallones Femeninos, promotora cultural y miembra de la Ecored Feminista LechuzaBuza. También ampliamos la información con Copa Menstrual México y  Hozeila nos compa... Read more

Mississippi water crisis recovery relies on grassroots efforts, neglected by governor

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The winter weather crisis that visibly debilitated Texas had severe negative impacts on Mississippi as well. Similar to Texas, Mississippi was unprepared for severe winter weather, both in infrastructure preparation and on an individual level. A boil water notice was onl... Read more

New state legislation could lead Oregon's clean energy future with an environmental justice focus

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Three bills in the Oregon Legislature aim to pave a path for a clean energy future for the state. They are supported by the Oregon Clean Energy Opportunity Campaign and address a variety of interconnected issues from the need for more affordable utility bills to preparin... Read more

Portland's Industrial Sacrifice Zone

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Before European settlers transformed the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, it was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. Today the area is designated an industrial sanctuary, but the communities that w... Read more

Conversation with Alfred Webre

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for Squirrels Know
On this episode, join Ender Black with acclaimed researcher, activist, author, futurist, Alfred Lambremont Webre, JD, MEd, graduate of Yale Law School and a former Fulbright Scholar. He has taught economics at Yale University and constitutional law at the University of Texa... Read more

Proposed bill would limit timber industry influence on Board of Forestry

Airs at: Mon, 03/22/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  "Over the last 30 or 40 years, the ownership of Oregon's forests has really shifted. Decisions are made by people who have never set foot on the ground" -Oregon State Senator Jeff Golden Oregon has long been a frontier in the conflict between conservation and the timber... Read more