Energy/Natural Resources

Oregon Wildfires State of Emergency Declared

Airs at: Thu, 08/03/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
It looks like the Canadian wildfires have lit a match into the pacific northwest.  Governor Kate brown has declared a state of emergency here in Oregon on Wednesday due to,” the record breaking heat, continuing hot weather, and forecasts for thunderstorms."  Multiple fires ... Read more

Trump Suggests Police Can Be More Rough on Suspects

Airs at: Tue, 08/01/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
On Saturday, Portland police released a statement stating "our officers are expected to treat everyone with respect even if they are a suspect."  This comes in response to President Trump's suggestions to New York police on Friday that they do not have to remain respectful ... Read more

Earth's Average Temperature to Increase 5.8 Degrees Fahrenheit by 2100

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Produced for Evening News
In an article published Monday, in "Nature Climate Change," a new study done at the University of Washington shows a 90 percent chance that the average global temperature by 2100 will have increased by 5.8 degrees Fahrenheit.  This does not meet the target goal of a 1 to 1.... Read more

Stopping Fascism: Chris Hedges

Airs at: Tue, 08/01/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  Recorded at the Aladdin Theater, Chris Hedges visited Portland and spoke as a guest of KBOO community radio. Chris Hedges is an award-winning journalist who has covered wars in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central America. He writes a weekly column for Truthdig.org ... Read more

PUBLIC LANDS UNDER ATTACK: Their History and Your Role

Airs at: Mon, 07/31/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for More Talk Radio
  How can we protect our public lands? From the Trump Administration to the Far Right militants who occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Reserve in 2016, our public lands are under threat like never before.  Cecil and Celeste welcome Kristin Teigen to discuss her upcomin... Read more

Siletz River Ecosystem Intervenes in Lawsuit against Aerial Pesticide Ban

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News
On Monday July 24, the Siletz River Ecosystem filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit against Lincoln County along Oregon’s coast.           The lawsuit was brought by Rex Capri of Newport and Wakefield Farms of Eddyville, who dispute the legality of a ballot measure bann... Read more

Fighting Goliath

Airs at: Mon, 08/28/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This month while Barbara takes some time off, Locus Focus presents a retrospective of some of her radio documentaries. On this episode of Locus Focus we present FIGHTING GOLIATH, produced and broadcast in 2014. The Canadian Tar Sands is the largest industrial project on ear... Read more

Sculpted By Fire

Airs at: Mon, 08/21/2017 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This month while Barbara takes some time off, Locus Focus presents a retrospective of some of her radio documentaries. This week we present Sculpted By Fire, produced and initially broadcast in 2007. In mid July of 2002 a series of lightning strikes ignited a number of smal... Read more

Naomi Klein in conversation with Jo Ann Hardesty

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Voices from the Edge
  Naomi Klein joins Jo Ann Hardesty in a wide ranging and engaging discussion.  Recorded in Beaverton at Powell's Books at Cedar Hills Crossing. “This is one attempt to uncover how we got to this surreal political moment. It is also an attempt to predict how, under cover o... Read more

An Indigenous Economic Model: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Airs at: Tue, 07/25/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Alternative Radio
  The existing economic system in most countries is a kind of state capitalism. It produces enormous inequalities. Its extraction practices are environmentally destructive. Perhaps indigenous models provide a viable alternative. Chief Seattle was a Susquamish chief in what... Read more