Environment

GINK—Green Inclinations, No Kids A Conversation with GRIST.ORG'S Lisa Hymas

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 01/31/2011

According to a 2009 study by statisticians at Oregon State University, each child an American has increases his or her lifetime carbon emission by 570 percent—because kids are likely to one day have kids of their own and so on. With climate change already causing havoc around the globe and the world population poised to hit 7 billion this fall, some people are wondering whether a sane response is to skip parenthood altogether.

26:49 minutes (24.56 MB)

Voices from the Edge 01/27/11 Journalist Reese Erlich

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Thu, 01/27/2011

Veteran journalist Reese Erlich discussed his experience by actually talking (imagine!) to some of the people vilified by our government as terrorists.  His new book is Conversations with Terrorists: Middle East Leaders on Politics, Violence and Empire.

34:01 minutes (31.15 MB)

Radiozine on 01/28/11

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Radiozine
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Fri, 01/28/2011 - 11:00am - 11:30am
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Ecology and Socialism

The guest is Chris Williams, author of Ecology and Socialism. Williams says there is still time to save humanity and the planet, but only by building social movements for environmental justice that can demand qualitative changes in our economy, workplaces, and infrastructure.

http://www.ecologyandsocialism.org/

Chris Williams will be speaking in Portland on Ecology and Socialism: How to Stop Capitalism from Killing the Planet.
Saturday, January 29th, 12pm
Portland State University, Smith Memorial Student Union Room 294

More Talk Radio on 01/31/11

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More Talk Radio
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Mon, 01/31/2011 - 8:00am - 9:00am
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State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet.

Hosts Celeste Carey and Cecil Prescod speak with Danielle Nierenberg about State of the World 2011: Innovations that Nourish the Planet.

Locus Focus on 01/31/11

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Locus Focus
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Mon, 01/31/2011 - 10:15am - 11:00am
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Being environmentally conscious and childfree by choice

GINK—Green Inclinations, No Kids
A Conversation with GRIST.ORG'S Lisa Hymas

According to a 2009 study by statisticians at Oregon State University, each child an American has increases his or her lifetime carbon emission by 570 percent—because kids are likely to one day have kids of their own and so on. With climate change already causing havoc around the globe and the world population poised to hit 7 billion this fall, some people are wondering whether a sane response is to skip parenthood altogether.

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

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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

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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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

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Wed, 01/26/2011 - 9:30am - 10:00am
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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

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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)
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