Energy/Natural Resources

Upcoming panel: "Protecting Mother Earth: The history, legacy, and possibilities as experienced by Native Americans"

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  On Wednesday, April 14th at 6 p.m., the Oregon Community Rights Network and the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund are hosting a webinar entitled, “Protecting Mother Earth: The history, legacy and possibilities as experienced by Native Americans.” KBOO's Althea ... Read more

Register for KBOO's Special Earth Day Webinar

Produced for Locus Focus
For two decades communities across the Pacific Northwest have been inundated with proposals to build mega coal, oil and fracked gas terminals and pipelines from Coos Bay to the Salish Sea. And for two decades these communities have risen up to stop these projects. Now most ... Read more

Will the Biden administration stand up for Native sovereignty and against the fossil fuel industry

Airs at: Wed, 04/14/2021 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
      https://earthjustice.org/news/press/2021/despite-promises-to-listen-to-tribes-and-fight-climate-change-biden-administration-allows-oil-to-continue?fbclid=IwAR1GxLuhVREvcuN-5_nUTvPg7RoE1wTFiUoFVjRBTwiXn2qPDWlVYbiZDcs Read more

Appalachian Tree-Sit Taken Down by Police After Nearly Three Years

Airs at: Fri, 04/09/2021 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Radiozine
Featuring the Climate Front Lines podcast from Truthout. Today we go to the Yellow Finch blockade near Elliston, Virginia, a tree-sit that prevented construction of the embattled Mountain Valley Pipeline for a whopping 932 days until police finally extracted two protesters ... Read more

The Myth of Small Safe Nukes

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
In 1980, Oregonians passed a ballot measure prohibiting the siting of any new nuclear power plants until there is an operating federal repository for high-level nuclear waste. The law also requires a vote before any future nuclear facility is approved. Forty years later sti... Read more

Stopping Line 3

Airs at: Mon, 04/05/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On his first day in office Joe Biden canceled the Keystone XL Pipeline. That was great news. But that’s not the only fossil fuel pipeline that needs to be stopped. Here in Oregon people are still trying to stop for good the nearly dead Pacific Connector Gas Pipeline, while ... Read more

Full Interview | Dr. Juniper Simonis

Airs at: Tue, 02/23/2021 at 5:30pm - 6:00pm
  This is the full version of an interview with Dr. Juniper Simonis, an environmental scientist and data researcher with Dapper Stats and the Chemical Weapons Research Consortium, from the February 23, 2021 episode of Totality of Circumstances. Dr. Simonis witnessed the st... Read more

New state legislation could lead Oregon's clean energy future with an environmental justice focus

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Three bills in the Oregon Legislature aim to pave a path for a clean energy future for the state. They are supported by the Oregon Clean Energy Opportunity Campaign and address a variety of interconnected issues from the need for more affordable utility bills to preparin... Read more

Portland's Industrial Sacrifice Zone

Airs at: Mon, 03/29/2021 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Before European settlers transformed the north reach of the Willamette River, near its confluence with the Columbia, it was a braided river of shallow channels and islands rich in biodiversity. Today the area is designated an industrial sanctuary, but the communities that w... Read more