Energy/Natural Resources

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CAN A CITY BE SUSTAINABLE?

Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
More than half of the world's population now lives in cities. By 2050 that number is expected to nearly double. According to Can a City Be Sustainable?, the latest edition of the the Worldwatch Institute's State of the World series, there is no question that cities will con... Read more

Green Party Convention Live stream

Airs at: Sat, 08/06/2016 at 11:00am - 3:00pm
Live stream has ended but you can listen to the audio below. Pacifica Live Coverage of the Green Party National Convention Houston, TX Aug 6, 2016 2:00 - 6:00 pm EST Host: Mark Bebawi, of "The Monitor" - KPFT-Pacifica The Green Party National Convention will be held from A... Read more

TRIBES TAKE ON THE FOSSIL FUEL INDUSTRY IN THE GORGE

Airs at: Mon, 08/08/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In the struggle to prevent the Pacific Northwest from becoming an export hub for fossil fuels, Native American tribes have played a vanguard role in taking on the fossil fuel industry. On this episode of Locus Focus we'll look at how the tribes are an inspiration to everyon... Read more

Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment Summit

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Political Perspectives
  On Saturday July 30th a summit brought together leaders from tributaries of the environmental movement. The meeting was organized by Julian Matthews, a Nez Perce tribal member, and titled Nimiipuu Protecting the Environment. It was held in a conference room inside the Co... Read more

John Michael Greer on "Dark Age America"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2016 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
  Host Per Fagereng interviews writer John Michael Greer about his recent book "Dark Age America: Climate Change, Cultural Collapse and the Hard Future Ahead."  Author and blogger John Michael Greer writes "The Archdruid Report," a weekly blog on peak oil and the future o... Read more

An Update on the Portland Harbor Superfund: Stakeholder Comments

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2016 at 9:00am - 10:00pm
Produced for Water World
Kristin Yount hosts another session of conversation about water policy. This time we are focusing on the Willamette harbor and the EPA's long awaited and highly contested proposed plan for clean up. A video of the June 24th public meeting is here. On the show today we have... Read more

Keeve Nachman on Arsenic in the Ground Water of Agricultural Areas

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Healthwatch
  Healthwatch is off today. Instead we'll hear Food Sleuth Radio  Did you know that industrial agricultural practices, such as the use of antibiotics and arsenic in poultry production, pose health risks to workers and those living in rural communities? Join Food Sleuth Rad... Read more

David Ray Griffin, Unprecedented: Can Civilization Survive the CO2 Crisis?

Airs at: Sat, 07/30/2016 at 12:00am
Produced for Progressive Spirit
David Ray Griffin will go down in history (assuming the future has a history) as the most important theologian and prophet of the latter part of the 20th and early 21st centuries.  He is a philosopher/theologian who has written over 25 books on that topic.  He wrote another... Read more

STOPPING LNG IN CLATSOP COUNTY

Airs at: Mon, 08/01/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For twelve years residents of Clatsop County (in the NW corner of Oregon) battled proposals to build massive Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminals near the mouth of the Columbia River. On April 15, 2016, the last of these proposals was defeated, when Oregon LNG withdrew the... Read more

Rescuing Portland's Fossil Fuel Ban and Supporting Fossil Fuel Divestment for METRO

Airs at: Mon, 07/25/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
  Locus Focus is off today. Kathleen Stephenson speaks with Sandy Polishuk and Mia Reback of 350PDX about Portland’s Fossil Fuel Ban, which was passed in November. Now the City staff is offering a draft of proposed code changes that falls far short of ensuring the impact ... Read more