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Oregon Public Utility Commission Stands up to NW Natural

Airs at: Mon, 11/21/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
At long last Oregon regulators are beginning to rein in the state’s largest gas utility. Earlier this year NW Natural came to the Oregon Public Utitlity comission with a proposal to drastically raise its rates. The rate increases would mainly pay for executive bonuses, inve... Read more

Circular Fashion: Designing for Equity & Environment

Airs at: Thu, 11/10/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for EcoJustice Radio
  Just as we analyze the impacts of our food and energy use, equally important is understanding from where our clothes originate, their environmental and social impacts, and how to dispose of them in an environmentally responsible manner.  According to a 2017 Ellen MacArt... Read more

Friends of Trees

Airs at: Mon, 11/14/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Portland prides itself on being a tree city but in fact in recent years Portland's tree canopy has actually shrunk. Friends of Trees, a nonprofit organization that addresses inequities in the urban canopy by planting trees with community involvement, has been working for ye... Read more

Diverse Expressions of a Living Earth

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for For The Wild
  In this episode centered around global consciousness and rooted local action, returning guest Dr. Vandana Shiva reminds us of the power of commitment in the fight for the Earth. Reflecting on her lifetime of devotion to the land, Vandana highlights the value of paying de... Read more

Transitions From Our Current Meta-Crisis to Adjacent Possible Futures

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for First Voices Radio
  Tiokasin's guests for the full hour are Lynn Murphy and Alnoor Ladha. Lynn Murphy is a strategic advisor for foundations and NGOs working in the geopolitical South. She was a senior fellow and program officer at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, where she focused... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for November 7, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes:   Vote! Bill Resnick interviews Max Elbaum, on the great set of organizations  – including social, economic, and environmental groups, some unions, and many social movements -- who worked in the 2020 election... Read more

What's at Stake for the Environment this Election day?

Airs at: Mon, 11/07/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
As Election Day approaches our stomachs are contracting as our minds try to push past worst case scenarios. With so many critical races too close to call, and so much dark money being poured into some pretty scary candidates' campaigns, we need to take a close look at what ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for October 31, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 10/31/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jon Nelson Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Old mole 10/31 Emerging left programs for fighting climate change: Bill Resnick interviews with Jeremy Brecher in part 3 of a 3 part series on the climate crisis. As climate change denial dies, corporate and l... Read more

Post-Prohibition Realities

Airs at: Thu, 10/27/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for For The Wild
  It is undeniable that right now we are in a rapidly changing and complex relationship with the consumption, production, and reality of drugs, substances, and medicines, and their usage. This week, guest Ismail Lourido Ali, J.D. , guides listeners through an overview of w... Read more

The Return of Future Shock

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Radio Ecoshock
  Zoologist Michael Mehta Webster dips our toes in cautious hope with his new book, "The Rescue Effect: The Key to Saving Life on Earth". Dr. Bill McGuire has a darker view. He spoke about his new work "Hothouse Earth: An Inhabitant's Guide". McGuire spoke recently with Al... Read more