Energy/Natural Resources

Left and the Law: Climate Lawsuits

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
In their Left and the Law segment today, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker take up the recent wave of lawsuits filed by cities and states against the oil industry in the US based on the industry's damage to communities and covering up their own scientific data on the lethal thre... Read more

Oregon's Most Hopeful Legislative Session in Years

Airs at: Mon, 08/02/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On July 27, Governor  Kate Brown signed Oregon's 100 percent clean energy bill into law. This law requires Oregon energy companies to provide their customers with 100 percent clean electricity by 2040, an ambitious deadline matched only by the state of New York. This comes ... Read more

Time to Remove the Snake River Dams

Airs at: Mon, 07/26/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Four hydropower dams, built between 1962 and 1975, have transformed the lower Snake River into slack water reservoirs, deadly to salmon and the 137 other species that are critical to the salmon food chain. After decades of debate and legal challenges over the need to remove... Read more

Billionaires in space while the world burns

Airs at: Wed, 07/21/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio

Bootleg Fire Update in Lake County

Airs at: Thu, 07/15/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Bootleg fire in southeastern Oregon continues to expand quickly. The fire is now burning in both Klamath and Lake Counties, and several hundred people have been evacuated. KBOO's Jenka Soderberg spoke with a community leader in Lake County Oregon for the latest deve... Read more

Wildfire season starts early, but individuals still have time to protect themselves and their homes

Airs at: Tue, 07/13/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Wildfire season in the Pacific Northwest is starting earlier than normal this year. Already, Oregon governor Kate Brown has declared a state of emergency related to wildfires. In southeastern Oregon, the Bootleg fire has spanned 300,000 acres, and fire crews estimate tha... Read more

Voices from the Red Road to D.C

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
    Voices from the Red Road to D.C.: Desiree Hellegers brings audio excerpts from events along the Red Road to D.C. In a journey and campaign to call attention to the need to protect Indigenous Sacred Spaces under threat from fossil fuel exploitation and dams that endang... Read more

Commercial-Free Childhood

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Commercial-Free Childhood. Bill Resnick talks to Susan Linn, about the corporate effort not just to sell to children, says Linn, but to takeover childhood and make them habitual consumers. Too in fact instill in them a fundamental deeply held impulse to gain pleasure and... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour July 19th, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 07/19/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Moriis Hosts this Episode of The Old Mole which includes   Commercial-Free Childhood. Bill Resnick talks to Susan Linn, about the corporate effort not just to sell to children, says Linn, but to takeover childhood and make them habitual consumers. Too in fact i... Read more

New law puts Oregon on track for fastest clean energy transition in United States

Airs at: Mon, 07/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  At the end of the 2021 Oregon Legislative session, the state is now on track for the fastest transition to clean energy in the U.S., on par with New York. The change come from a suite of three bills backed by the Clean Energy Opportunity. The bills address a variety of i... Read more