Environment

Walking as Transportation

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Wed, 01/30/2008

Kate Welch discusses walking as transportartion in Portland with guests Lynn Lindgren-Schreuder and Mike Dennis from the Willamette Pedestrian Coalition.

 

27:27 minutes (11 MB)

Greenwashing Index

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Tue, 01/29/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder: "Is there green substance behind the green sparkle?" A new web site, developed in coordination with the University of Oregon, helps consumers sort out advertiser 'green claims.  

3:18 minutes (3.02 MB)

Carbon Trade Watch

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/29/2008

Kevin Smith and Tamra Gilbertson, leading critics of international climate change policy and researchers with www.carbontradewatch.org will tell us what's wrong with carbon credits, how they do nothing to fight global warming, and even exacerbate the problem.

47:10 minutes (43.19 MB)

Bob Stacey on Life After Measure 49

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Locus Focus
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Tue, 01/29/2008

Barbara Bernstein talks with Bob Stacey Executive Director of 1000 Friends of Oregon (www.friends.org) about the landscape of Oregon land use law in a post-Measure 49 world. Bob and Barbara will discuss the Big Look, the New Look and the Blueprint for Oregon's Future.

30:43 minutes (28.12 MB)

Bicyclists Visit Auto Show

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Evening News
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Sun, 01/27/2008

 On Friday, the monthly bicycle ride known as critical mass stopped at the Portland International Auto Show.  Bicyclists made the visit in a festive statement of ending our dependence on oil.

KBOO’s Marc de Giere has the story.

A longer version of this story ran during our No Beginning Too Small special day of programming.

 

3:56 minutes (3.61 MB)

Oregon Economy Boosted by Roadless Forest Laws

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Evening News
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Wed, 01/23/2008

 

The ten-year old 'roadless rule' of the U.S. Forest Service now protects 58 million acres of forestland from development, almost 2 million of it in Oregon.

It’s turned out to have benefits not only for wildlife and water quality, but for the state’s economy.

KBOO's Nia Lewis brings us this story, in collaboration with the Oregon News Service:

 

1:09 minutes (1.05 MB)

Gas Pipeline Disinterest: Christmas Tree Blockade

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Evening News
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Tue, 01/22/2008

 

A group of environmental activists in Portland, Oregon erected a blockade Tuesday in front of the Northwest Natural Gas company -- out of a huge pile of dead christmas trees. 

KBOO reporter Saed Bannoura has more

 

2:09 minutes (1.98 MB)

Laws on Cougars in OR

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Evening News
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Mon, 01/21/2008

Measure 18 was passed by voters in 1994 and effectively banned the use of hounds to hunt cougars and bears in the Oregon wilderness.

House Bill 2971 could possibly change all that.

KBOO's Michael Ianello has more.

 

1:51 minutes (1.7 MB)

Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer

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Radiozine
program date: 
Mon, 01/21/2008

Jay Thiemeyer speaks with Independent Party Senatorial Candidate John Frohnmayer. Frohnmayer is a lawyer, author and ethicist. He served as Chairman of the National Endowment For The Arts during the first Bush administration.

26:26 minutes (24.21 MB)

Clean energy from Waste

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Tue, 01/22/2008

The latest edition of Our Backyard, the locally produced environmental series by Edison Carder. This addition:  A high tech environmental Bend company processes waste to make clean energy. 

3:41 minutes (3.37 MB)
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