Environment

Earth Day After Party & Global Youth Service Day part 3

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The Underground
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Tue, 04/22/2008
18:24 minutes (21.06 MB)

Earth Day After Party & Global Youth Service Day part 2

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The Underground
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Tue, 04/22/2008
11:23 minutes (13.03 MB)

Earth Day After Party & Global Youth Service Day part 1

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The Underground
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Tue, 04/22/2008
12:57 minutes (14.82 MB)

Our Backyard: The candidates for President and the environment!

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Tue, 04/22/2008

This edition: the candidates for President and some thoughts on endorsements and the traditional media. The two Democratic candidates for President, Senators Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama as well as the Republican candidate, Senator John McCain have all put forth some plan to address energy and climate change. Grist, the Seattle-based environmental online news-zine, interviewed each candidate and fact-checked their environmental platforms and records ( http://www.grist.org/candidate_chart_08.html ). The traditional media seems to be ignoring the environment as an issue important to most people (http://www.

4:04 minutes (3.73 MB)

Are we Facing a Nuclear Power Relapse?

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Tue, 04/22/2008

A discussion with Michael Mariotte, Executive Director of the Nuclear Information & Resource Service, about the possibility of a nuclear power relapse in the U.S., and around the world.

28:44 minutes (9.87 MB)

Follow the Garbage Part 3

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Tue, 04/22/2008

 

A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 3 includes reporters Ryan White and Katie Arrents on the de-construction movement and recycling; KBOO reporter Richard Umana interviews World Watch Institute Research Director Gary Gardner; plus reporters Jim Ivancie and Josh Childs reach the end of the line for local trash – a fleet of trucks with “Save the Earth” bumper stickers.

28:36 minutes (26.19 MB)

Follow the Garbage Part 2

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Mon, 04/21/2008

 

A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 2 includes Lisa Loving speaking with writer Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Lands: On the Secret Trail of Trash; KBOO commentator Beth Crawford; reporter Don Wolfe interviews scientist Dr. Marcus Erickson about the thousand-mile-wide sheen of plastic garbage in the Pacific Ocean; plus reporters Jim Ivancie and Josh Childs continue their exploration of the local dump.

27:14 minutes (24.94 MB)

Follow the Garbage Part 1

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Mon, 04/21/2008

A crew of KBOO news reporters interviews experts around the nation to find out what more about trash and its impacts on our neighborhoods and our planet. Part 1 includes: Lisa Loving interviews New York Times blogger Benjamin Miller; Suzanne La Grande speaks with Julie Daniels of BRING Recycling in Eugene; plus reporters Jim Ivancie and Josh Childs journey to the dump.

32:47 minutes (30.02 MB)

Elizabeth Royte on Water Privatization

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Mon, 04/21/2008

Producer Lisa Loving interviews science writer Elizabeth Royte, author of Garbage Land: On the Secret Trail of Trash, about her upcoming book, Bottlemania: How Water Went on Sale and Why We Bought It.

27:54 minutes (25.54 MB)

Early Morning Gumbo playlist for 04/22/2008

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Early Morning Gumbo
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04/22/2008

EARTH DAY

EMMYLOU HARRIS / Green Rolling Hills / Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town (WarnerBros)
ELANA JAMES / The Little Green Valley / Elana James (Sharf)
ROBIN & LINDA WILLIAMS / Stone Wall Country / All Broken Hearts are the Same (SugarHill)
DANA ROBINSON / Redpoll / Midnight Salvage (Alcazar)

ADRIENNE YOUNG / Hills & Hollers / The Art of Virtue (Addiebelle)
STEVE EARLE & DEL MCCOURY BAND / The Mountain / The Mountain (E-squared)
LAURIE LEWIS / Black Waters / Laurie Lewis & Her Bluegrass Pals (Rounder)

MICHELLE SHOCKED / Memories of East Texas / Short Sharp Shocked (Mercury)
BUTCH HANCOCK / Dry Land Farm / West Texas Waltzes (Rainlight)
NANCI GRIFFITH / Trouble in the Fields / One Fair Summer Evening (MCA)

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