Environment

climate special part 2

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Sat, 01/17/2009
25:17 minutes (23.15 MB)

Democracy & Sustainable Energy

program date: 
Sun, 02/15/2009

The most sustainable energy is local energy.  David Morris of the Institute for Local Self-Reliance talks with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick about why this is so, and how it would generate not only power but participatory democracy. 

You can read Morris's report Energy Self-Reliant States: Homegrown Renewable Power

 

20:10 minutes (11.54 MB)

Alternative Radio on 02/18/09

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 02/18/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Vandana Shiva speaks on "Food Justice."

Vandana Shiva is an internationally renowned voice for sustainable development and social justice. A physicist, scholar, political activist and feminist, she is Director of the Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Natural Resource Policy in New Delhi. She's the recipient of the Right Livelihood Award, the alternative Nobel Prize. Author of many books, her latest are "Earth Democracy" and "Soil Not Oil." (Photo from www.rightlivelihood.org)



 

If You Love This Planet

Air date: 
Mon, 02/16/2009 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

 

Host Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks with award-winning environmental writer Jonathan Schell.

Recovery Zone on 03/05/09

Program: 
Recovery Zone
Air date: 
Thu, 03/05/2009 - 9:30am - 10:00am
Short Description: 
Healing our World

found-art figure by Judy Jacks

An interview with Tess Beistel, founder of Cracked Pots, where waste is kept out of landfills and turned into garden art:  "Reuse is at the heart of all we do."  Listeners are welcome to call in.

On March 7, 11a.m. to 6p.m., at McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove, Cracked Pots introduces Cracked Pots UnGarden Show, featuring "indoor" work by more than 20 artists.  All art is made from at least 75% reused and recycled materials.   Admission is free.

Chris Andrea guests talk about climate change

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program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 01/27/2009

Chris Andrea talks to us about climate change with her guests Peter Scoonmaker of the Illahee Instatute, Danyall Lurch of the Post Carbon Instatute, Mark Rabinowits of Oil Empire Renound and Olivia Shmit (via phone)

26:50 minutes (24.57 MB)

Dealing with Cover Crops in the Spring

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program: 
The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 02/08/2009

 Wondering what to do with your cover crops this spring? Host Glen Andresen discusses what he does. Also listeners' gardening questions.

27:27 minutes (25.14 MB)

More Reasons to Oppose LNG pipelines

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program date: 
Mon, 02/02/2009

 Hosts Joe Uris and Abe Proctor invite Amy Harwood from BARK and Olivia Schmidt from Columbia River Keeperto talk about LNG terminals at the Oregon Coast and LNG pipelines thru our farms and national forests.

58:15 minutes (26.67 MB)

Pro's and Con's of Eradicating Invasives

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program: 
Recovery Zone
program date: 
Wed, 02/04/2009

 On the Feb 5 Recovery Zone, Stephanie Potter hosts a discussion on the pros and cons of eradicating invasive species .  Guests include Jean Fike, Executive Director of the East Multnomah Soil and Conservation District, and Jeff Haugh, Trails and Restoration Manager of the Forest Park Conservancy here in Portland; and artist/activist Mary Bertuccio with her mother, Lucille Bertuccio, a naturalist and president of the Center for Sustainable Living in Bloomington, Indiana.  Are  our eradication efforts fundamentally necessary if we are to heal our world, or are they a form of overkill? 

27:48 minutes (19.09 MB)
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