Environment/Climate

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Celebrating the Thin Green Line: KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

That Vegan Show

Every 4th Friday from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Read more

The Forest Service Takes Bark's Advice

Airs at: Mon, 10/25/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Over the summer, the Mt. Hood National Forest Service proposed cutting trees along over 200 miles of roads within the 2020 Riverside Fire area. Bark, a community organization who has trained hundreds of volunteers about the basics of forest policy and saved tens of thousan... Read more

Resistance to Lithium mine in Nevada builds

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Thacker Pass, or Peehee mm’huh, is sacred land to the Northern Paiute and Western Shoshone, and critical wildlife habitat. It is the site of a proposed lithium mine by Lithium Americas, a Vancouver, Canada-based company. They want to mine 5,000 acres using an open pit... Read more

Future of Climate and Food

Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Food Show
A conversation with Raj Patel, Anna Lappe, and Bill McKibben about food, climate change, and combatting climate anxiety. This converstation was presentented by the Kent Memorial Library’s Morris Lecture Series on September 9.   Bill McKibben is an author and founder of 3... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 18, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
To thank the generous supporters of community radio in Portland, the Old Mole Variety Hour is sponsoring gift prints of one of Bette Lee’s photos to 10 lucky listeners who contribute during KBOO’s 2021 fall membership drive, which ends on October 16. To view Bette’s photos ... Read more

Line 3—History and Hope

Airs at: Mon, 10/18/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Line 3—History and Hope: Last Monday, on Indigenous Peoples Day, the five-year frontline resistance to Enbridge's Line 3 suffered a defeat. Having finished construction on the pipeline, Enbridge prepared to start pumping the highly toxic tar sands oil from Alberta Canada th... Read more

September in Portland was warmer and wetter than normal

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 5:15pm
Produced for Evening News
  A recent Climate Matters bulletin produced by Climate Central shows Portland’s weather last month was much warmer and wetter than normal. KBOO's Aurora Biggers spoke with Climate Central meteorologist Sean Sublette about this unusual weather. Climate Central's report sh... Read more

Jonesy

You'll meet the most interesting people in the world of literature, radio theater, podcasts, music, and humor here, on every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month from 11am to 11:30am PT. I'm the host of Jonesy, Ken Jones. No relation, by the way. Read more

Buscando America on 10/12/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/12/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio entérate sobre la oposición al oleoducto LINE 3 con  Winona LaDuke activista y escritora Anishinaabe. También escuchamos sobre La masacre de la que pocos saben porque los árboles no hablan una cápsula del curso de periodismo Ambiental comunitario de Colombi... Read more