Environment/Climate

The Thin Green Line

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
November is National Native American Heritage Month. Today, Jan Haaken talks with Cathy Sampson-Kruse, a member of the Waluulapum Band, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, about an upcoming benefit screening of  "NECESSITY Part II: Rails, Rivers & the Th... Read more

Ocean Blue Project pushes beach microplastic removal into the future

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Microplastics are, like their name suggests, small, and they can be easy to miss. But they have a big impact on waterways and fisheries. The Ocean Blue Project is a non-profit that works on microplastic clean up projects and recovering them from sandy beaches. It's grown... Read more

COP 26 is the last and best chance to halt the climate crisis, but greenwashing and stinginess threaten negotiations

Airs at: Thu, 11/04/2021 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  COP 26, or the 26th annual Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change, is seen as the last credible opportunity to limit planetary warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.  COP 26 is happening now in Glasgow, and participating countries have to submit a Nat... Read more

The Crimes of Climate Change

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
A panel of criminal and environmental lawyers from around the world has created a legal definition for ecoside as the basis of a push to criminalize mass damage and destruction of ecosystems. In their Left and the Law segment, Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss this campa... Read more

The Great Lie

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
U.S. Investor Owned Utilities including PGE and Pacific Power were informed by their researchers and independent scientists as early as 1968 that burning fossil fuels could generate global warming disaster. The Utilities cooperated with their fossil fuel industry partners t... Read more

The Gap: Reusing and Recycling with Ridwell and Liking Where You Live

Airs at: Fri, 11/05/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for The Gap
  On this episode of the Gap, Tammy and Althea speak with Taylor Loewen, the general manager of the membership reusing and recycling service Ridwell. We learn about where the Portland Metro's curbside services fall short and how their members see their waste items and exce... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 8, 2021

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this episode of the Mole, which includes the following segments: The Great Lie: U.S. Investor Owned Utilities including PGE and Pacific Power were informed by their researchers and independent scientists as early as 1968 that burning fossil fuels could gen... Read more

Ridwell helps Portland Metro residents divert hard-to-recycle waste

Airs at: Tue, 11/02/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for News In Depth, Evening News
  Throwing things out can be really guilt inducing. Especially when you think the item could have another use, but your local trash and recycling program won’t take it. One local business is tackling that feeling with a membership service that helps divert those things fr... Read more

COP26-Watch

Airs at: Wed, 11/03/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    Today's guest is long-time climate activist and writer Patrick Mazza. Patrick was a member of the Delta 5, which conducted an oil train tripod blockade at BNSF Everett Delta Yard in 2014, and was able to argue the first climate civil disobedience necessity defense in ... Read more

Buscando America on 11/02/21

Airs at: Tue, 11/02/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
EN esta transmisión escuchamos Mictlán Rebelde, un acto político y cultural para honrar a nuestras muert@s y muertos, por la verdad y la justicia. Este espacio cuenta ya con más de 13 años de existencia, donde tradicionalmente se acude a la  explanada de Bellas Artes, en la... Read more