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Weekly interview show about our place on the planet.

Every Monday from 10:15am to 11:00am.

Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with local, regional and national experts, activists and policy makers about climate change, food policy, land use, salmon restoration, forest management and all the other things that matter in our environment.

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Kalama vs. the Methanol Monster

Airs at: Mon, 08/29/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
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Northwest Innovation Works, a company controlled by the Chinese government, seeks to take advantage of Washington State’s cheap natural gas, water, and electricity to manufacture methanol for export to China. The proposal would include a 90-acre methanol refinery at the Por... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 08/22/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
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The next few decades will see a profound energy transformation throughout the world. By the end of the century (and perhaps sooner), we will shift from fossil fuel dependence to rely primarily on renewable sources like solar, wind, biomass, and geothermal power. Driven by t... Read more


Airs at: Mon, 08/15/2016 at 10:15am - 11:00am
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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

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