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Audio by album jan_30_2012

Confronting the Climate Crisis

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

 What could be done to bring energy production into line with the survival of life on this planet?  This is both a political and a technology question, and both are discussed here by Janet Redman and the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.  Redman is with the Institute for Policy Studies where she is co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network

17:14 minutes (9.87 MB)

Action on Climate Change in Oregon

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

Two local activists on climate and energy talk about what's going on in Portland and elswhere in Oregon around these issues. Noah Hochman is part of Rising Tide of Portland and of Occupy Portland. John Roschke is with Oregonians for a Renewable Energy Program.

14:58 minutes (8.57 MB)

Movie Moles: "Capitalism Is the Crisis"

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

 Featuring Chris Hedges and many others, the new film Capitalism Is the Crisis argues forcefully that the current financial crisis is not just a temporary glitch in capitalism, but is part of the way the system works.  Movie Moles Frann Michel and Jan Haaken lay out the film's argument.  But they also explain some of what the movie fails to explain about the history of capitalism and what it will take to end it.  The film can be viewed on line here.  

14:46 minutes (8.45 MB)

Old Mole Variety Hour

program date: 
Mon, 01/30/2012

Laurie Mercier is our host on this show dealing with climate change, renewable energy, and capitalism.

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1.  Old Mole Bill Resnick talks with Janet Redman about what is, and is not, going on nationally and internationally to confrot climate change.

54:21 minutes (31.1 MB)


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