Environment/Climate

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 18, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A Pace College student in a gas mask "smells" a magnolia blossom in City Hall Park on Earth Day, April 22, 1970, in New York. Image via Flickr Patricia Kullberg hosts this Earth Day special on the Old Mole, which includes the following segments: Indigenous Visions: This... Read more

Rural Electric Cooperatives and the Promise of Democracy

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  A map of rural electric cooperatives in the US, from the Rural Electric Cooperative Toolkit. Bill Resnick talks to R. K. Upadhya about worker cooperatives, which could provide the left with a way to demonstrate the democratic ideals on which the economy should be run. B... Read more

Meet Ishmael

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Want to have a deeper and better understanding of earth and where it's headed? No better place to start than with a talk with the gorilla, Ishmael, also the name of the novel, reviewed today by Book Mole, Larry Bowlden. It’s a brilliant exploration of history, the philosoph... Read more

Indigenous Visions

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
This Friday, April 22nd is Earth Day, a day of global action which began in 1970 with the emerging environmental movement. The official theme for Earth Day this year is "Invest in the Planet," a phrase that evokes some of the corporate interests that do approach the planet ... Read more

Resisting the Gas Industry

Airs at: Mon, 04/18/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
For decades we have been sold the story-line that natural gas is the best and cleanest fuel for cooking and heating. More recently the gas industry has been promoting gas as a bridge fuel to a renewable future and even arguing that so-called renewable natural gas is a green... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 11, 2022

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole which features the following segments:   To Combat Climate Despair: At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if... Read more

To Combat Climate Despair

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
At the end of February, the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released another dire report, this time stating that “It’s now or never, if we want to limit global warming to 1.5°C.”  The 1.5 degrees Celsius goal is a crucial global target because beyond this l... Read more

Putin’s Climate Bomb

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Ted Franklin on Ukraine, how the war diverted attention from the looming cataclysmic threat of climate change and provided a golden opportunity to the fossil fuel industry to demand government support for “energy independence” and “drill baby drill.”... Read more

Russian Oil & Gas Fuels War on Ukraine

Airs at: Mon, 04/11/2022 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Locus Focus
With a Russian military convoy advancing on her city of Kyiv, Ukraine’s leading climate scientist made this emotional plea at the most recent meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. “Human-induced climate change and the war on Ukraine have the same roots, ... Read more

Rob Nosse Interview

Produced for Between Us
Rob Nosse is a democrat running for Oregon House District 42.  Sam Bouman talked with him about redistricting challenges he's facing, how he'll address the homeless crisis in his district in light of the limitations of Measure 110, the intiatives he's push related to Medica... Read more