Environment/Climate

Great Old Broads for Wilderness help Forest Service with solitude monitoring

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The Wilderness Act of 1964, which protected over 9 million acres of land in the US, states that, by definition, Wilderness must have “outstanding opportunities for solitude or a primitive and unconfined type of recreation”. In studio with us are members of the grass-roo... Read more

PG&E Bankruptcy

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker review the bankruptcy case of Pacific Gas and Electric, the investor-owned utility responsible for over 1500 fires, a number of fire-related deaths, and power outages in California, and how this bankruptcy case... Read more

Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Moles Desiree Hellegers and Roben White speak by phone with Shelly Saunsoci and Holly St. Pierre about the community health impacts of months-long flooding on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota and Indigenous-led efforts to collect and transport supplies from... Read more

10 TRIPP-P 6Oct2019

Airs at: Fri, 10/18/2019 at 11:45pm - Sun, 10/31/2021 at 11:45pm
Produced for TRIPP-P
In the 10th episode, TRIPP-P hosts Cory Elia & Lesley McLam discuss: *several articles detailing the recent violence against the unhoused community (including the murder of four people in NewYork City), *the lack of bathrooms in the City of Portland, *the Joker movie, *&... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 21, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Thom Becker hosts this episode of the Old Mole including segments: Street Journalism: Bill Resnick interviews former KBOO news director Lisa Loving  on the craft and importance of local journalism. Flooding on Yankton Sioux Reservation: Desiree Hellegers and Roben White in... Read more

Multnomah County Commissioners hold public hearing on energy goals; Pacific Power criticized by activists for doing too little

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  This week the Multnomah County Commissioners held a public hearing on the progress towards the county’s 100 percent clean energy goal. The county a major energy consumer, and at the hearing, Portland General Electric, Northwest Natural and Pacific Power gave presentation... Read more

Activist block Port of Vancouver in protest of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Airs at: Thu, 10/17/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  Activist have shut down the Port of Vancouver today to protest the import of Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion infrastructure through Washington State. The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion would transport tar sands oil across Canada, from the Alberta Tar Sands to the sh... Read more

The Overstory

Airs at: Thu, 11/21/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Between the Covers
  The Overstory, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction, is a sweeping, impassioned work of activism and resistance that is also a stunning evocation of—and paean to—the natural world. From the roots to the crown and back to the seeds, Richard Powers’s twelfth novel ... Read more

Oglala Lakota poet & water protector Mark Tilsen

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Mark Tilsen, an Oglala Lakota poet educator from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and Water Protector on the front lines of fighting the oil pipelines. Tilsen reads from his recently published book of poetry, "It Aint Over Until We're Smoking Cigar... Read more

BARK and climate change with Brenna Bell

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Bill Resnick talks with Brenna Bell, Policy Director and Attorney for the organization BARK, that for 20 years has dedicated itself to preserving forests, reforesting Oregon, cleaning its waters, and not just reducing greenhouse gas emissions that come from logging and d... Read more