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A weekly conversation about our place on the planet. 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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Norman Solomon on the DNC

Airs at: Tue, 09/02/2008 at 5:00pm
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 Host Barbara Bernstein interviews Norman Solomon, local activist and Obama delegate, who was at the DNC in Denver last week, and takes questions and comments from the listening audience.Barbara Bernstein and Corrina Read more

Locus Focus on 08/27/08

Airs at: Wed, 08/27/2008 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Guests are Dr. Bob Edgar of Common Cause and Katha Pollitt, columnist for The Nation. Both are at the Democratic National Convention.  Read more

Katha Pollitt (The Nation) and Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar (Common Cause)

Airs at: Tue, 08/26/2008 at 5:00pm
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Today, Host Barbara Bernstein talks LIVE with several media personalities at the DNC in Denver.  First up is Paul Bloom, long-standing activist.  Next, Barbara talks with Katha Pollit from The Nation, finishing up with the Reverend Dr. Bob Edgar from Common Cause.Barbara an... Read more

Locus Focus on 08/20/08

Airs at: Wed, 08/20/2008 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Marlene Howell guest hosts and takes calls on the environment and gender issues related to environmentalism. Among the issues she discusses is the action to force Kimberly-Clark to stop purchasing pulp from destructive logging operations in Canada's Boreal Forest. For infor... Read more

Patriarch Versus Matriarchy as they relate to the Environment

Airs at: Tue, 08/19/2008 at 5:00pm
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 Host Marlene Howell substitutes for Barbara Bernstein today, bringing two main topics to the table.  First up, she invites opinions on Patriarchy versus Matriarchy as it relates to the wholesale Commodification of the entire planet's resources versus Sustainability.  Is it... Read more

China, the Olympics, and the Environment

Airs at: Tue, 08/12/2008 at 5:00pm
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Barbara Bernstein and Corrina  Today, host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) covers the Olympics from the point of view of the environment.  What was China like last year, what is it like right now, and what will it likely look like a year from now?Helping guide the dis... Read more

Locus Focus on 08/06/08

Airs at: Wed, 08/06/2008 at 8:00am - 9:00am
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Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support and what is wrong with the plan. Read more

What's wrong with Off-Shore Oil Drilling?

Airs at: Tue, 08/05/2008 at 5:00pm
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Host Barbara Bernstein (The Media Project) talks with Richard Charter, with Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund, about the recent push for lifting moratoriums on off-shore oil drilling, why the idea seems to be winning public support, and what is wrong with the plan.Barbara B... Read more

Locus Focus on 07/30/08

Airs at: Wed, 07/30/2008 at 7:30am - 9:00am
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This morning Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Timothy Ingalsbee, former forest firefighter and now executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology. They will discuss causes for the current rash of wildfires in California and how they... Read more

Wildfires and Climate Change

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
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This morning Locus Focus host Barbara Bernstein is joined by Timothy Ingalsbee, former forest firefighter and now executive director of Firefighters United for Safety, Ethics, and Ecology. They discuss causes for the current rash of wildfires in California and how they are ... Read more