Environment/Climate

Portland City Council Community Forum on Zenith Energy

Airs at: Mon, 08/19/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
A few months ago, the Portland community woke up to learn that there was a secret plan to turn our city into a hub for exporting tar sands crude oil. A Texas company, Zenith Energy, bought a moribund asphalt terminal at the Port of Portland and was surreptitiously expanding... Read more

“Colonialsim Has Left its Ugly Mark All Over the Planet, And We’re Still Reeling From it But We’re Not Backing Down.”

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 08/09/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Words from Rojava + Likhts’amisyu Re-Occupation Village   Words from Rojava Dowload This Episode First, Bursts interviewed Mark and anonymous, members of the Internationalist Commune of Rojava, which coordinates civil structure engagement among internationals in North Ea... Read more

Move 9 Speak, Yellow Finch Tree Sitters, and Pansy Fest//ACAB 2019

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 08/02/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Move call for support for Delbert Orr Africa First we have a couple of shorter segments. Respectively, you hear the voices of Janine Phillips Africa, Janet Holloway Africa and Eddie Goodman Africa of the Move 9, a political and religious group that follows the teachings of ... Read more

Crude Bailout

Airs at: Mon, 08/12/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on July 15, 2019 Have you wondered how Zenith Energy got a foothold in Portland to expand a moribund asphalt terminal into the largest tar sands export terminal on the West Coast? An investigative report, to be released on July 15, 2019, by ... Read more

Kalama Methanol: Perspective from the Puget Sound

Airs at: Mon, 08/26/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on July 1, 2019 For nearly five years the community of Kalama has been fighting the world's largest methanol refinery proposed for the Port of Kalama. Until recently the community felt isolated and invisible as they struggled to stop this ma... Read more

Falter with Bill McKibben

Airs at: Mon, 08/05/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
  This program aired originally on May 27, 2019 Thirty years ago Bill McKibben offered one of the earliest warnings about climate change in his groundbreaking book The End of Nature, which was the first book to alert us to global warming. In his latest book FALTER: Has th... Read more

Secwepemc Struggle Against Pipeline / Perilous Chronicles Prisoner Resistance

Airs at: Mon, 07/15/2019 at 4:00pm - Fri, 07/19/2019 at 5:00pm
Produced for The Final Straw Radio
Secwepemc Struggle Against Pipeline / Perilous Chronicles Prisoner Resistance This week, we feature two segments on the episode. First, a brief chat with Duncan of Perilous Chronicle, a site documenting prisoner resistance since from 2010 til today in the so-called U.S. & C... Read more

The Great Unravelling, with Dahr Jamail

Airs at: Wed, 07/31/2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
    From the front lines of war-torn countries to the global climate crisis, Dahr Jamail's reporting and writing has helped us understand and empathize with affected people, ecosystems and other species. His new book, The End of Ice: Bearing Witness and Finding Meaning i... Read more

Six New Wolf Pups on Mt. Hood

Airs at: Mon, 07/29/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Six pups were born this year to Oregon’s White River wolf pack. A video of the two-to-three-month-old wolf pups howling back and forth with their parents was captured on a trail camera by the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, whose reservation is within the pack’s home t... Read more

Saving Moreland Woods

Airs at: Mon, 07/22/2019 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
Neighbors in the Sellwood-Moreland neighborhood have been trying to save a little piece of wooded property adjacent to the Wilhelm Memorial near SE Bybee and 14th. For many decades this property, formerly Portland Memorial, was a cornerstone of the neighborhood. Perched on ... Read more