Environment

Cascade Festival of African Films, 48 Go Green, Portland Int'l Film Festival

program date: 
Thu, 01/27/2011

Host Natalie Butto previews the Cascade Festival of African FilmsThe Portland International Film Festival, and 48 Go Green (a 48-hour environmental film competition).

28:38 minutes (26.22 MB)

Behind the Screen on 01/27/11

Air date: 
Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
Short Description: 
Cascade Festival of African Film, Portland Int'l Film Festival, 48 Go Green

Host Natalie Butto previews the Cascade Festival of African FilmsThe Portland International Film Festival, and 48 Go Green (a 48-hour environmental film competition), with guests from representative organizations. Stay tuned for an opportunity to become a KBOO member and get thank you film tickets~

Political Perspectives on 01/26/11

Air date: 
Wed, 01/26/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Saving old growth forests

Host Sue Surpriano speaks with environmental activist Samantha Chirillo of Eugene about biomass and the cutting down of old growth forests for corporate profit.

 

Climate Justice and the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee

program date: 
Mon, 01/24/2011

Carrie talks to Bill after returning from Cancun where she attended the International Climate Change Conference as a representative of the Portland Central America Solidarity Committee. She relates her experience caravaning across Mexico to the conference. She emphasizes climate change and social justice as twin issues, and speaks of climate justice, especially in movements to localize food and energy systems.

10:20 minutes (4.73 MB)

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 01/25/11

Air date: 
Tue, 01/25/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Short Description: 
America's oil habit is draining the Alberta Tar Sands.

 The oil contained in the Alberta Tar Sands is the dirtiest on Earth. Open pit mines bloom in the Canadian north, swallowing forest and tundra. It takes roughly five barrels of water and one of natural gas to extract one barrel of crude from the sticky sands. So naturally, it's a great idea to build a pipeline to pump it to Texas.

Abe and Joe examine this latest folly in the endless quest for petroleum, as well as ways we can begin to wean ourselves from our petroleum habit.

Ground Zero in the Battle Over Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets

Categories:
program: 
Locus Focus
program date: 
Mon, 01/24/2011

Roughly half of the nation’s sugar supply comes from sugar beets, and much of this seed is produced in Oregon. In 2007 the USDA started allowing genetically modified sugar beet seed to flood the market. Now 95% of the sugar beet crop is grown using seeds that have been genetically engineered to resist heavy spraying of the Monsanto pesticide Roundup. The Center for Food Safety and other advocacy groups sued to ban the beets, pointing out that an environmental impact statement has not yet been completed, as the law requires. Last November, a U.S.

43:30 minutes (39.82 MB)

Voices from the Edge on 01-20-11 Guest Jim Middaugh from Metro

program date: 
Thu, 01/20/2011

53:04 minutes (48.59 MB)

Positively Revolting on 01-21-11 Guest Dick Roy

program date: 
Fri, 01/21/2011

50:52 minutes (46.57 MB)

Locus Focus on 01/24/11

Categories:
Program: 
Locus Focus
Air date: 
Mon, 01/24/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
Short Description: 
Saving Oregon's sugar beet crop from Monsanto

Ground Zero in the Battle Over Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets

Roughly half of the nation’s sugar supply comes from sugar beets, and much of this seed is produced in Oregon. In 2007 the USDA started allowing genetically modified sugar beet seed to flood the market. Now 95% of the sugar beet crop is grown using seeds that have been genetically engineered to resist heavy spraying of the Monsanto pesticide Roundup. The Center for Food Safety and other advocacy groups sued to ban the beets, pointing out that an environmental impact statement has not yet been completed, as the law requires. Last November, a U.S.

Syndicate content

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Copyright Policy | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION