Environment/Climate

Paige Hook Interview

Produced for Between Us
Paige Hook is a democrat running for the Oregon House 17 seat.  She talked with Don Merrill about how her district needs new leadership as a way to finally get rural counties a seat at the big boy table, why gun legislation and gun safety are not mutually exclusive, and why... Read more

Patrick Castles Interview

Produced for Between Us
Patrick Castles is a republican who is running for the seat in Oregon House District 38.  He talked with Don Merrill about why diversity training reminds him of communist re-education camps ordered by the ruling elite of Vietnam after the war, why he blames undocumented adu... Read more

Margo Logan Interview

Produced for Between Us
Margo Logan is a republican who is running for Oregon 's 44th House district.  She talked with Don Merrill about why she has been a member of many other parties on both sides of the political spectrum, why she doesn't see much hard evidence for either a pandemic or climate ... Read more

News update for 4/22/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 2:45pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
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Trump's War on the Environment Using the Pandemic as Cover

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
While the world is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the nuclear and fossil fuel industries are keeping busy trying to slip through their latest devious plans. But activists are on to them, even from their socially distanced locations. On this episode of Locus Focus we talk... Read more

COVID-19 and Joe Exotic: Animal Welfare and Our National Obsessions

Airs at: Fri, 04/24/2020 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Produced for Voices for the Animals
Are you concerned about the COVID-19 virus and the possibility of future pandemics? On this month's Voices for the Animals, Michele Coppola talks with Scott Beckstead, Oregon's Rural Outreach Director for the Humane Society of the United States and an expert on animal agric... Read more

Parts Per Million by Julia Stoops

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Produced for Between the Covers
Host Ken Jones talks with Julia Stoops, author of the novel Parts Per Million, from Forest Avenue Press. Julia is a recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Fellowships for visual arts and literature, and was a resident at the Ucross Foundation in 2016. She holds dual degrees in... Read more

Earth Day Fifty Years Later - Rebroadcast

Airs at: Tue, 04/21/2020 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
On April 22, 1970, millions of people around the world mobilized to celebrate the first Earth Day, helping to kickstart the modern environmental movement. On this episode of Locus Focus, we talk with Denis Hayes, who coordinated the first Earth Day – as once again, all arou... Read more

Climate Activists vs. Zenith

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Climate change has not stopped for the pandemic—and the slowing of travel and commerce has given us only about a 5% reduction in global fossil fuel emissions—less than the reduction from the 2008 economic recession.     A precedent-setting case in the climate movement went... Read more

Local environmental groups plan online action against Chase Bank for 50th anniversary of Earth Day

Airs at: Fri, 04/17/2020 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  The 50th anniversary of Earth Day falls  on April 22nd, and local environmental organizations have online actions planned, since stay-at-home orders and social distancing mean in-person organizing is not possible. #StoptheMoneyPipeline is an action against J.P Morgan Cha... Read more