Environment

Locus Focus on 07/02/08

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Locus Focus
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Wed, 07/02/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Host Barbara Bernstein speaks with Michael Klare, author of Rising Powers, Shrinking Planet: The New Geopolitics of Energy (2008), about the hype and myth of off-shore oil drilling and how our wrong-headed energy policies are destined to lead to resource wars.

The Abe and Joe Talk Radio Show on 07/01/08

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Tue, 07/01/2008 - 7:30am - 9:00am

Andrew Geller guest hosts today. His topic is "New Genetically Engineered Crops in the Willamette Valley." 

Dark Skies

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Radiozine
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Wed, 06/25/2008

Bruce Silverman hosts another installment of his occasional Answers Series. He speaks with Chris Luginbuhl of the International Dark Sky Association, www.darksky.org. 

22:02 minutes (20.18 MB)

Radiozine on 06/30/08

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

The guest is Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums and In Praise of Barbarians. He discusses his latest article,

Dr. Matthew Helmers on US Agriculture today

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Locus Focus
program date: 
Tue, 06/24/2008

Host Barbara Bernstein talks about the recent severe weather and the impacts on Agriculture with Dr. Matthew Helmers, Assistant Professor at Iowa State's Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and an expert in Agricultural and Water Resources.

77:01 minutes (35.26 MB)

Radiozine on 06/26/08

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Radiozine
Air date: 
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)
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