Environment

Holding Obama's Feet to the Fire

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/20/2009

The day after Barack Obama's historic inauguration as president of the United States we'll look at how much has changed in the United States and what still needs to change in the days, months and years ahead.

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by guests John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies, and Ajamu Baraka, executive director of the US Human Rights Network.

54:56 minutes (25.15 MB)

Our Backyard: WiMAX - Faster internet connection or personal health gamble?

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Tue, 01/13/2009

Our Backyard: KBOO's locally produced environmental series with Edison Carder. This edition: WiMAX, the newest "kid of the block" in world of wireless internet. Clearwire ( http://www.clearwire.com/  a Kirkland, WA company) is betting that Portland will fall in love with this newer, faster, system and that you'll even want it to replace your home internet connection. The only issue may be that there are those who believe it may actually be a health hazard.

4:27 minutes (4.08 MB)

Alternative Radio

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Alternative Radio
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Wed, 01/21/2009 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Richard Heinberg - Endless Consumption: The Party's Over (lecture)
Richard Heinberg, author, journalist and educator, is a leading expert on energy issues. He is Senior Fellow at the Post Carbon Institute. He is the author of "The Party's Over: Oil, War & the Fate of Industrial Societies," "Powerdown: Options & Actions for a Post-Carbon World" and "Peak Everything."
 

The New Geopolitics of Energy

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Radiozine
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Thu, 01/15/2009

Dave DeAngelis speaks with Michael Klare about the problem with cheap oil, and why America's overreliance on petroleum is the source of all its energy problems.

Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and is the author of "RISING POWERS, SHRINKING PLANET: The New Geopolitics of Energy." His most recent article is "Oil 2009, Be Careful What You Wish For" http://www.tomdispatch.com/post/175018

28:23 minutes (25.99 MB)

Radiozine

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Radiozine
Air date: 
Fri, 01/16/2009 - 9:00am - 9:30am

Dave DeAngelis speaks with Michael Klare about the problem with cheap oil, and why America's overreliance on petroleum is the source of all its energy problems.

Michael Klare is the Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies, and is the author of "RISING POWERS, SHRINKING PLANET: The New Geopolitics of Energy"

 

LNG Protest in Salem

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Air Cascadia
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Mon, 01/12/2009
12:20 minutes (11.29 MB)

The Urban Growth Bounty: Gardening in the City

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The Dirtbag
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Sun, 01/11/2009

 Host Glen Andresen welcomes Steve Cohen from the Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council, to talk about Urban Growth Bounty, a series of late winter and spring gardening classes presented by the City of Portland's Office of Sustainable Development.

 

25:19 minutes (23.18 MB)

The Dirtbag

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The Dirtbag
Air date: 
Mon, 01/12/2009 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Glen Andresen welcomes Steve Cohen to talk about Urban Growth Bounty, a series of late winter and spring gardening classes presented by the City of Portland's Office of Sustainable Development.

Depleted Uranium: It's Everywhere!

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Radiozine
program date: 
Wed, 01/07/2009

Dave Mazza interviews Leuren Moret, geoscientist and international expert on depleted uranium, who speaks at the Friends Meeting House on Sunday, January 11th.

27:22 minutes (18.8 MB)

Global Warming, Escaping Methane, and Rising Seas

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Presswatch
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Sat, 12/13/2008

On the Dec 14 Presswatch, host Theresa Mitchell takes a look at what's coming with global warming, methane releases and rising seas.  Not a pretty picture.

25:20 minutes (11.6 MB)
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