Environment/Climate

NOTICE: KBOO’s board meeting scheduled for Monday, July 22nd at 6PM has been cancelled. The reason for the cancellation is that many board members are traveling/on vacation and so quorum is not possible. The next scheduled board meeting will be on Monday, August 26th at 6PM. Questions or comments can be emailed boardfeedback@kboo.org. Thank you.

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

The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution

Airs at: Mon, 05/06/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with Mary DeMocker, climate activist and author of The Parents’Guide to Climate Revolution: 100 Ways to Build a Fossil-Free Future, Raise Empowered Kids, and Still Get a Good Night’s Sleep. She'll be speaking Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:00 – 8:45 pm at Havura... 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

Filmmaker Josh Tucker discusses Alaska's proposed pebble mine: Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2019 at 5:15pm - 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
Part 2 of KBOO reporter Emily Gresham Beamer’s in-depth interview with Filmmaker Josh Tucker about the Pebble mine proposed in southwest Alaska, and his documentary ‘We can’t eat gold’.   The proposed open-pit gold mine, located in Alaska's Bristol Bay watershed, would be t... 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

350PDX and the Necessity of Climate Organizing

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
             Jan Haaken talks with Anais Tuepker of 350PDX about current climate actions, the need to connect local and global, the role of indigenous leadership on climate, the politics of allyship, and a 4/22 film screening event. Anaïs Tuepker is the Lead for Organizati... 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

Old Mole Variety Hour April 22nd, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 04/22/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts. Bill Resnick interviews Joanna Misnik about Chicago and the DSA's success in their recent election winning six seats in the 50 person city council. Clayton Morgareidge discusses Music, Language, and Capitalism.  Jan Haaken talks with Anais Tuepker... Read more