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.
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.
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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.
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.
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