Environment/Climate

Mt. St. Helens Eruption 40th Anniversary

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
This May 18 is the fortieth anniversary of Mt. St. Helens last major eruption, which blew 1,300 feet off the top of the mountain and created the largest landslide in recorded history. Exactly 40 years, one hour and 28 minutes ago from the start of this week's Locus Focus, M... Read more

Bringing the Earth into Balance in Times of Crisis

Airs at: Mon, 05/11/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
The COVID-19 pandemic is a brutal reminder of how out of balance our planet has become. Decades of explosive human population growth and an increasingly mobile population have put us in close contact, squeezed natural habitats, and forced wild animals to occupy cities or pe... Read more

Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas on Take Us To A Better Place

Airs at: Thu, 05/07/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Hannah Lillith Assadi and Achy Obejas, contributors to the story anthology Take Us To A Better Place, published by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. You can download a free copy of the ebook at https://www.rwjf.org/fiction. Hannah Lillith Assadi... Read more

Boundaries

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Old Mole Intern Sarah Summerhill reads an excerpt from her piece "Boundaries," recently published in Washington State University Vancouver's literary magazine, the Salmon Creek Journal. The essay was inspired by an experience in a Native American literature class last summe... Read more

Planet of the Humans

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Jan Haaken and Bill Resnick critically review the new documentary, "Planet of the Humans", directed by Jeff Gibbs and excutively produced/promoted by Michael Moore. Released on Earth Day and still available to watch for free on Youtube, Planet of the Humans presents a scorc... Read more

American Hemp Farmer

Airs at: Wed, 05/06/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
This week on Century of Lies, part one of our conversation with the journalist, hemp activist and farmer Doug Fine. We talk about hemp, renewable agriculture, farming, CBD, and Doug's new book American Hemp Farmer. Plus we hear from Louis L. Reed, national organizer for #Cu... Read more

For Now the Air is Cleaner

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
With the world's economy shut down as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the air is cleaner in normally polluted cities around the world. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk with atmospheric scientist Heather Price about the lessons we can glean from seeing air pollution... Read more

Chris Vaughn Interview

Produced for Between Us
Chris Vaughn is a democrat running for the US House District 2 seat.  He talked with Don Merrill about why the district, which has only had two democrats since 1893, may be ready for its third, why climate change is really a climate emergency that people need to believe and... Read more

Lisa Pool Interview

Produced for Between Us
Lisa Pool is a democrat running for Oregon Senate district seat 12.  She talked with Don Merrill about why the Oregon Health Plan needs to include small businesses that offer non-traditional holistic medicine in its coverage,  how she is looking forward to meeting and debat... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for May 4, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 05/04/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts this special May the 4th Old Mole Variety Hour and we hear: Planet of the Humans: Jan Haaken and Bill Resnick critically review the new documentary, "Planet of the Humans" -- directed by Jeff Gibbs and executively produced/promoted by Michael Moore. Releas... Read more