Environment

Radiozine on 06/26/08

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Radiozine
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Thu, 06/26/2008 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Bruce Silverman presents another installment in his Answers Series, a series of features focusing on solutions to problems. The topic is "Dark Skies."

Also Jay Thiemeyer reviews the new novel by Northwest author David Guterson

Scrutiny of Wyden's Old Growth Forest Bill Encouraged

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Evening News
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Thu, 06/19/2008

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US Senator for Oregon has introduced a new bill that he says will protect Oregon’s old growth forests.  But local environmental groups warn that citizens should read the fine print before accepting Wyden’s rhetoric.

3:33 minutes (3.25 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 23, 2008

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Sun, 06/22/2008

Along with the music of  the late Utah Phillips, this show, hosted by Tom Becker, feature a Bill Resnick interview about the support for parents of young children in European countries in contrast with what  parents in the US must face.  Frann Michel reviews a series of feminist  science fiction novels.  Tom  reads a piece about why cooler weather does not justify skepticism about global warming.  And Bryan Johnson tells us about a bicycle tour of Portland's radical history sites.  

Hear the whole show by clicking on the arrow at the top of this page.   Hear individual pieces by clicking on their links below:

1.  The life and music of Utah Phillips

44:54 minutes (20.56 MB)

Cool Weather, Global Warming?

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Mon, 06/23/2008

Tom Becker reads a  piece by Fred Pearce in The Guardian warning us that global warming skeptics will misuse short-term weather patterns to derail plans to curtail greenhouse gases. 

4:16 minutes (1.96 MB)

Round Table on LNG in Oregon

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Sun, 06/22/2008

Host Chris Andreae hosts a diverse panel of folks involved in Oregon's Liquified Natural Gas Pipelines and terminals on the effects LNG will have on our way of life.

35:36 minutes (32.59 MB)

Draft of Bill: Ending Logging of Old-Growth Forests

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Evening News
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Wed, 06/18/2008

Senator Ron Wyden has drafted a bill to end the logging of old-growth forests in Oregon, while also addressing the backlog of thinning projects in forests at risk of summer fires, disease and insects.

He released a draft Thursday for the public to review before he introduces it in the Congress.

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Alternative Radio on 06/25/08

Program: 
Alternative Radio
Air date: 
Wed, 06/25/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Host David Barsamian speaks with Sunita Narain, author of  Rethinking Growth. Sunita Narain. Director of the Centre for Science and the Environment in New Delhi, is a leading environmentalist. She is the editor of Down to Earth magazine. She is recipient of the Stockholm Water Prize and the Padma Shri from the Government of India. She was listed as one of the top 100 public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy magazine.

 

Get This on 06/23/08

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Mon, 06/23/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Chris Andreae hosts a panel discussion of diverse voices on the issue of an LNG pipeline in Oregon. 

Old Mole Variety Hour on 06/23/08

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Mon, 06/23/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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The Old Mole Variety Hour does news, views, reviews, interviews and music.

Today’s show is hosted by Tom Becker and features the music of the late Utah Phillips.  How do people parent their children differently in the US and Europe?  Bill Resnick’s guest will explain.  Frann Michel will review a new collecton of feminist science fiction. Tom will report on a debate about global  warming.  And we’ll hear from Brian Johnson on the  upcoming Portland Bike Tour. 

Radiozine on 06/18/08

Program: 
Radiozine
Air date: 
Wed, 06/18/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Marianne Barisonek speaks with Doug Fine, author of Farewell, My Subaru: An Epic Adventure in Local Living. In an attempt to reduce his carbon footprint, Fine moves to a remote ranch in New Mexico,
where he brazenly vows to grow his own food, use sunlight to power his world,
and drive on restaurant grease. Never mind that he’s never raised so much as a
chicken or a bean. Or that he has no mechanical or electrical skills.

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