KBOO Audio Archives

Michael Ianello and City Repair

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Wed, 01/30/2008

Now we'll hear from Michael Ianello about how one group - the city repair project, is working on turning our entire city into a livable community.

9:27 minutes (8.66 MB)

Katie Arrants Speaks with Resolutions Northwest

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Wed, 01/30/2008

Have you ever had trouble resolving a conflict with your landlord?  Your co-worker?  Your teenager?  Maybe the upstairs neighbor who plays music until 3 am?  Or, that annoying guy who always blocks your driveway with his car?If so, you might just want to try community mediation.   

Volunteers with “Resolutions Northwest” have been providing Portland residents with free to low-cost conflict resolution services for over twenty years.

10:00 minutes (9.17 MB)

Susanne LaGrande speaks with Steven Couche

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Wed, 01/30/2008

The United States makes up less than 5 percent of the world’s population.Yet, we consume over twenty five percent of the world’s fossil fuel resources.When fossil fuels such the gas are burned, they release carbon dioxide.These gases, scientists believe, are one of the main causes of global warming.So What can local citizens do to slow the process of global warming?  The 2007 report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, issued last year, highlights "the importance of lifestyle changes" in combatting climate change.

6:41 minutes (6.12 MB)

Post-Hurricane RADIO: Texas Reports

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Wed, 01/30/2008

A glimpse of what it was like to organ9ize radio broadcasts in the days immediately following the hurricane from Jim Ellinger of Austin Airwaves.

9:43 minutes (8.9 MB)

Tryon Life Farm: Sustainable Community in Portland

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Wed, 01/30/2008

Back to Portland with a report on the sustainable community being constructed by the Tryon Life Farm--just one of Portland's many intentional communities.

9:29 minutes (8.69 MB)

Critical Mass Critical Again

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Wed, 01/30/2008

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 went along to find riders with renewed passion for the ride. 

This audio aired as part of the No Beginning Too Small special day of programming.  A shorter verison originally ran on the Friday Evening News.

10:28 minutes (9.59 MB)

Breaking News: Domestic Partnerships Legalized

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Evening News
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Thu, 01/31/2008

Reporter Katie Arrants spoke with Karin Fish of Basic Rights Oregon today about the judge's decision today.

1:25 minutes (1.3 MB)

Laura Flanders on Positive Local Action

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Wed, 01/30/2008

Hosts Jo Ann Bowman and Dave Mazza interview journalist and commentator Laura Flanders, author Blue Grit: True Democrats Take Back Politics from the Politicians as part of No Beginning Too Small, KBOO's special day of programming devoted to real solutions and alternatives.

8:51 minutes (8.11 MB)

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)

 

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