Environment/Climate

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

REBROADCAST: Why Hanford Does Not Need Anymore Nukes

Airs at: Tue, 10/19/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The Hanford Reservation is one of the most polluted places in the world. For over 40 years, the United States produced plutonium there for nuclear weapons, and released hundreds of billions of gallons of liquid chemical and radioactive waste into the soil and groundwater. N... Read more

“Red Earth, White Lies”: A look back at Vine Deloria's controversial work

Airs at: Wed, 10/13/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  “Red Earth, White Lies” Today. In the era of Landback and Indigenous Peoples’ Day and a quarter of a century after Deloria’s championing of Indigenous creation stories—what does this controversial book have to tell us? Read more

Peatlands

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
When we think of spectacular landscapes we usually envision mountain ranges, lush rainforests or the Oregon Coast. But few people recognize the ecological splendor of swamplands – also known as peatlands. While they are just as globally significant as rain forests for their... Read more

Earth First!: 40 years of direct action and agit-prop in defense of the home planet

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
  The radical direct-action environmental group Earth First! burst upon the scene in 1980, originating in the Southwest U.S., but within a few years spreading across the country and even around the world. The movement not only brought a biocentric perspective to wider publ... Read more