Alternative Radio on 08/20/08

Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 08/20/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Julian Darley speaks on The Post Carbon World. Julian Darley is the founder of Post Carbon Institute headquartered
in Sebastopol, California. He is the author of High Noon for Natural Gas and the co-author of Relocalize Now!

Making a Sustainable City, Part 2

program date: 
Sun, 08/17/2008

Continuing  their discussion of sustainable cities, aired last week, Bill Resnick and  urban environmentalist Mike Houck consider  social equity.  A city cannot be sustainable without insuring that all its residents have good jobs and decent income.   They also discuss how to manage growth.  To hear Part 1, click here

19:33 minutes (8.95 MB)

Restraining Logging in Oregon: Pitchfork Rebellion

Evening News
program date: 
Tue, 08/05/2008


In Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland on Sunday, hundreds of activists gathered to call for an end to the logging of Oregon's public lands.

Day Owen of the Pitchfork Rebellion helped organize the event. He spoke today with KBOO's Jenka Soderberg.



4:37 minutes (2.82 MB)

China, the Olympics, and the Environment

Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 08/12/2008

Barbara and Corrina
Barbara Bernstein and Corrina 


Today, host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) covers the Olympics from the point of view of the environment.  What was China like last year, what is it like right now, and what will it likely look like a year from now?

53:24 minutes (48.9 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for August 11, 2008

program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008

Hosted by Tom Becker,  this program discusses green and sustainable cities, J.M. Coetzee's South African boyhood, being distracted from important lies  by trivial ones, and how the first labor  party was born 180 years ago in Philadelphia.  To hear the whole show, click on the arrow above.  To hear the pieces separately, follow their links below:

1.  Bill Resnick and urban naturalist Mike Houck discuss green cities.

2.  Book Mole Larry Bowlden reviews J.M. Coetzee's Boyhood: Scenes from a Provincial Life.

3.  Well-read Red Laurie Mercier explores political  lies--big and not-so-big. 

47:09 minutes (21.59 MB)

Making a Sustainable City

program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008

Bill Resnick talks with urban naturalist Mike Houck of the Audubon Society and the Urban Greenspaces Institute.  They discuss many of the issues around making Portland part of a natural, sustainable environment in this two-part interview.  We hear Part 1 on this program;  Part 2  will be  aired next week. 

20:09 minutes (9.23 MB)

Abe and Joe Talk Radio - August 12

program date: 
Mon, 08/11/2008

 Host Joe Uris leads a discusssion of environmental issues like water, air and energy with an emphasis on energy consumption in the U.S. and the world.  Of course, politics and history eek their way into the show.

We do apologize, but due to technical difficulties recording the show, the last 10 minutes of the broadcast are missing from the webcast.



44:44 minutes (40.97 MB)

The Dirtbag: Expert Harriet Fasenfest on preserving foods.

The Dirtbag
program date: 
Sun, 08/10/2008

Host Glen Andreson and guest Harriet Fasenfest, of Portland Preserve, discuss extending the growing season in the kitchen through preserving foods.


26:56 minutes (24.66 MB)

If You Love This Planet on 08/18/08

Air date: 
Mon, 08/18/2008 - 11:15am - 12:00pm

Host Dr. Helen Caldicott speaks with Kevin Kamps, a radioactive waste specialist at Beyond Nuclear. He discusses the environmental and medical risks associated with low, medium and high level nuclear waste.

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