Energy/Natural Resources

Falter with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 05/27/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change in his groundbreaking book The End of Nature, which was the first book to alert us to global warming. In his latest book FALTER: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out? McKibben wa... Read more

Buscando America on 05/21/19

Airs at: Tue, 05/21/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
A diez años del asesinato de Abraham Bojorquez escucha a Karen Torrente en Kronicas de Viaje sobre este lider cultural radialista y rapero aymara Ukamau y Ké. Lectura sobre la desilusión que conduce a la resistencia de Evo Morales una vez iniciada su campaña electoral, un t... Read more

Trump Threatens to Cut EPA Budget Once Again

Airs at: Mon, 05/20/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
President Donald Trump delivered his budget roadmap with a promise to balance the budget in 15 years, and once again, the Environmental Protection Agency found itself in the Trump administration’s crosshairs, with the White House proposing to slash its budget by 31 percent.... Read more

What a Week in the Fossil Fuel Fight!

Airs at: Mon, 05/13/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This past week the Pacific Northwest's three largest fracked gas projects faced major setbacks. In Oregon the Department of Environmental Quality issued a resounding denial of the proposed Jordan Cove LNG project and the Pacific Connector fracked gas pipeline, which have fa... Read more

Trump's Attack on State Environmental Regulations

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Without giving notice to Tribes, water quality advocates, citizens or fishing families, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans to revoke its own 2016 rule that ensures protective standards for Washington State’s citizens. If finalized, the proposed r... Read more

Stopping Tar Sands Oil Trains in Portland

Airs at: Mon, 04/29/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Last year, Zenith Energy in NW Portland, quietly began exporting tar sands oil from its Willamette River facility. Now Zenith Energy is expanding its facility so that it can handle more than three times the number of oil train cars that currently pass through the city.This ... Read more

Buscando America on 04/23/19

Airs at: Tue, 04/23/2019 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En esta emisión hablamos con Albar Acántar vocalista de la banda de rock Apolo agrupación originaria de Chihuahua. Javier Sierra habla sobre el Nuevo Pacto Verde y el lanzamiento  del cortometraje "Campeones de Energía Limpia" el cual esta centrado en South Tucson Arizona, ... Read more

Clean Energy Jobs Earth Day Update

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This Earth Day was supposed to be the day that Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs bill was signed into law. Instead, while industry groups try to water down the bill, environmental groups are still lobbying Oregon legislators to pass the strongest law possible. They are being urged... Read more

The Grand Food Bargain

Airs at: Mon, 04/08/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When it comes to food, Americans seem to have a pretty great deal. Our grocery stores are overflowing with countless varieties of convenient products. Over time this system has encouraged us to know less and less about where our food comes from and permitted us to expect mo... Read more

The Plot to Attack Iran: A Conversation with Dan Kovalik

Airs at: Fri, 04/12/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Beloved Community
  On the next Beloved Community (Friday, April 12th - 9 am Pacific), John Shuck speaks with University of Pittsburgh Law Professor, Daniel Kovalik about the war drums beating against Iran. We discuss his myth-dispelling book about Iran, The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA... Read more