Environment

Climate Change in Congress?

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Sun, 06/08/2008

The U.S. Senate has just rejected an ineffective climate-change bill--for the wrong reasons.  What kind of legislation  would really deal with the issue, and what would it take to make it happen?  Brian Tokar of the Institute for Social Ecology lays out the problems and possible solutions in this discussion with Bill Resnick.  

Tokar has just published an article "Toward a Movement for Peace and Climate Justice" in which he expands on what he says in this interview.   

11:41 minutes (5.35 MB)

Alternative Radio on 06/11/08

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Alternative Radio
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Wed, 06/11/2008 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Host David Barsamian interviews Maude Barlow about The Global Water Crisis. Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians, Canada's largest public advocacy organization, and the co-founder of
the Blue Planet Project, working internationally for the right to water. She is the recipient of the Lannan Cultural Freedom Fellowship Award, and the Right Livelihood Award, the alternative Nobel Prize. Her latest book is Blue Covenant: The Global Water Crisis.
 

Old Mole Variety Hour on 06/09/08

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Mon, 06/09/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am

Bill Resnick explores rising food prices and world hunger and what the UN and the major countries are (not) doing.
He also looks at climate change and Congress with a critique of
the very inadequate, indeed, counterproductive response. The bill being discussed subsidizes nuclear energy. Luz Maria Gordillo reviews Sex and the City, the movie. Frann Michel hosts a segment of the Well-Read Red on solidarities between LGBTQ and immigrant activism.  And we'll hear more music by Pink Martini and an exploration of their politics.

 
 

Environmental Justice for APAs and communities of color

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APA Compass
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Thu, 06/05/2008

This month APA Compass explored the topic of race and environmental justice
including an interview with Julie Sze, environmental justice advocate,
Assistant Professor of American Studies at UC Davis and director of the
Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment.
The program will also include a live roundtable discussion with local
environmental justice activists Alan Hipolito, Chris Winter, Kevin
O'Dell & Marcelo Bonta. And as always another edition of the Angry
APA Minute, this month featuring hip hop artist Skim.

55:37 minutes (12.73 MB)

Hunger Strike Against Liquefied Natural Gas

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Evening News
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Tue, 06/03/2008

On Sunday June 1st, the battle to halt the siting
of a Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline through Oregon entered a new phase. a man
named Rick also known as Brokenfeather 
began a 10 day Hunger Strike in front of the NW Natural Energy Company
Headquarters at 220 NW ist ave.

Nw natural is just one of several pipeline
proposals being considered by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. It is
working with Palomar Gas Transmission System on a plan that would install 500
miles of Oregon’s public and Private lands.

2:59 minutes (2.73 MB)

National Wildlife Federation Update on Climate Security Act

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Evening News
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Tue, 05/27/2008

The National Wildlife
Federation held a Press Conference today in Portland, to bring attention to the
Climate Security Act. 

KBOO’s Crystal Leighty spoke with Doug Howell,
Director of the Western Natural Resource Center of the Wildlife Federation:

 

3:44 minutes (3.42 MB)

The Dirtbag on 06/09/08

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The Dirtbag
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Mon, 06/09/2008 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Host Glen Andresen talks about the practice known as "espalier," the pruning and training of fruit trees along flat trellises or walls. Plus he takes listener gardening questions.  

Our Backyard: TriMet, Klamath River Dams, and Salmon

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Tue, 06/03/2008

 KBOO's environmental series with Edison Carder. This edition: TriMet, Klamath River Dams, and Salmon. A victory for free speech and a solution for saving salmon that probably won't work. Friends of the River and the Karuk Tribe wanted to place ads in TriMet buses.

4:16 minutes (3.9 MB)

Healthwatch (weeks 1,2,& 4) on 06/23/08

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

Today Dr. Naimon interviews ecologist and author Sandra Steingraber about the falling age of puberty in U.S. girls, what we know, and what we need to know.

APA Compass on 06/06/08

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APA Compass
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Fri, 06/06/2008 - 9:00am - 10:00am
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Race and Environmental Justice

This month APA Compass will look at race and environmental justice including an interview with Julie Sze, enviromental justice advocate, Assistant Professor of American Studies at UC Davis and director of the Environmental Justice Project for UC Davis’ John Muir Institute for the Environment. The program will also include a live roundtable discussion with local environmental justice activists Alan Hipolito, Chris Winter, Kevin O'Dell & Marcelo Bonta. And as always another edition of the Angry APA Minute, this month featuring hip hop artist Skim.

For more information about APA Compass visit apacompass.org or contact us at apacompass at gmail.com.

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