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Category: Environmental Justice


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  • The End of the World as We Know It (parts 1&2) (VB #101.03&04): Dr. Guy McPherson, conservation biologist and author, summarizes peer-reviewed research on Earth's recent phase of rapid warming with grave conclusions. 10/17/16 Streaming
  • Youth, Climate Change and Dahr Jamail (parts 1&2) (VB #100.01&02): Journalist Dahr Jamail speaks about the drastic effects of climate change, and 2016 Greenfield Peace teen essay winners read parts of their writings connecting global warming to peace. 7/4/16
  • Mitigating Climate Change (parts 1&2) (VB #101.11&12): Michael Toman of the World Bank speaks at PSU about the need for technology breakthroughs as well as emissions reductions in order to offset climate change. 12/12/16

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  • Erin Brockovich: Environmental Organizing in Portland (parts 1&2) (VB #99.10&11): The famous consumer advocate spoke in April 2016, focusing on air toxins in Portland and ways the community can fight for clean-up; a lawyer and an anti-lead activist also appear. 6/6/16 Streaming
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  • What is Community Solar Power? (parts 1&2) (VB #98.11&12): Representatives of a clean power cooperative and an economic development group explain how neighbors, businesses and/or churches can come together to generate renewable electricity. 3/14/16
  • Eating for the Planet (parts 1&2) (VB #96.05&06): Paul Shapiro, VP of Farm Animal Protection, explains the importance of a plant based diet for saving the planet, in a May 2015 presentation in Portland. 8/3/15 Streaming
  • Climate Action Ride (VB #96.09): Interviews with bicyclists participating in the June 24, 2015 ride to push PDX City Council, the Oregonian, and other climate profiteers to step up on climate justice issues. 8/31/15
  • Sierra Club: Coal to Clean Energy (parts 1&2) (VB #93.10&11): Speakers at a Nov. 2014 forum kicked off the effort for Oregon to be free of coal-sourced electricity by 2025, covering impacts of and alternatives to coal. 12/8/14
  • Making Brownfields Green (parts 1&2) (VB #90.07&08): Experts explain how to deal with vacant or underused properties that may have been contaminated by prior use. 2/14
  • Oil Spill Update (parts 1&2) (VB #81.03&04): "Black Tide" author Antonia Juhasz on the state of the Gulf of Mexico in April 2011, and the detrimental effects of the oil industry on workers and the environment. 10/11 --Video----Clip--
  • Cell Phones, What Can They Hurt? (VB #80.06): Talal Jabari, journalist and filmmaker, in an interview about the dangers of cell phones and the making of his film "Full Signal." 8/11 --Video----Clip--
  • In Quest of a Smaller Footprint (parts 1&2) (VB #77.02&03): Looking for alternatives to gas guzzlers at an Oregon Electric Vehicle Association meeting and an electric bike store. 10/10
  • Better Living Show (VB #76.09): From the 2009 event of the same name: interviews with participants on electric cars, solar panels, and elephant poo paper. 8/10
  • Your Food or Your Car (parts 1&2) (VB #73.12&13): Mia McDonald, Executive Director of the environmental think tank Brighter Green, compares the environmental damage by the meat and dairy industry to that caused by transportation. 12/09
  • Sustainability and Justice Out of Crisis (VB #72.9): Oregon leaders speak about systems that create social inequities and alternatives at the 2009 Regional Livability Summit. 8/09
  • Greener Homes and Gardens (VB #60.03&04): Expo tablers on helping the environment with biofuels, eco-businesses, natural building products, alternative energies, natural pest remedies, and more. 7/06
  • Last Child in the Woods (VB #59.12): Futurist and journalist Richard Louv on "nature deficit disorder," or how society alienates us from nature and how we can remedy it. 6/06
  • Oregon Biodiesel Workshop (VB #54.10): Loren Fennell shows how to use biodiesel--a renewable, domestic, low-emission fuel alternative--to power cars and trucks while reducing dependency on petroleum. 2/05
  • Derrick Jensen: The Culture of Make Believe (VB #50.05&06): Controversial author and environmental activist on future prospects, philosophy, psychology, pacifism, abuse and sustainable levels of technology. 1/04
  • Julia Butterfly Hill: Stewardship of the Earth (VB #46.01): The activist famous for a 2-year tree sit encourages us all to take action to lower consumption and protect the planet. 12/02
  • Ken Saro-Wiwa, Nigeria, and Big Oil (VB #42.03): Ken Wiwa, son of slain activist Ken Saro-Wiwa, speaks out on the military regime that murdered his father and the plundering of Nigeria's oil by multinational oil companies. 1/02
  • Eldridge Cleaver at Earth Day '98 (pt 1&2) (VB #27.09&10): Cleaver's last public appearance before his untimely death shows a man changed, reflective, and respectful of the earth and all living things. 60 min. 8/98
  • The Cars That Ate Your Life (VB #03.03): Bicycle activists urge Portland to get out of the traffic jams. 30 mi 04/20/92
  • Heal the Planet (VB #03.04): Portland holds an environmental conference prior to the Earth Summit. 30 mi 04/27/92
  • Environmental Law Conference (VB #03.06): International speakers address legal aspects of planetary preservation. 30 mi 05/31/92
  • Renew Reuse Recycle (VB #03.10): Good reasons to shop at secondhand stores & yard sales. 30 mi 06/30/92
  • Pliny Fisk Answers Questions (VB #05.07): 30:00 11/09/92
  • Stop The Violence/Forest Service Protest (VB #06.05): South Africa erupts. Also: Earth First!ers raise their voices against the Forest Service Region 6. 30 mi 02/01/93
  • Forest Debate (VB #06.06): 30 02/08/93
  • Voluntary Simplicity (VB #07.02): Cecile Andrews describes ways to pare your lifestyle & help save the planet. 30 mi 04/12/93
  • Solar Powered Boy (VB #08.05): 30 mi 08/03/93
  • Pesticides: Inerts can hurt your innards (VB #09.07): 30 mi 11/15/93
  • Clayoquot Sound not Clearcut Sound (VB #10.09): Friends who work to save Canada's largest rainforest. 30 mi 02/28/94
  • Who Slew the Slough? (parts 1&2) (VB #10.11&12): Tour of Columbia River offshoot with commentary. (two parts) 60 mi 3/14 & 3/21/94
  • Forest Gumption (parts 1&2) (VB #17.10&11): Activists put themselves on the line to save Oregon's remaining forests. 12/04/95
  • In-Power '94: Solar Fair (VB #12.10): Vendors, a solar car, and alternative technologies. 30 mi 09/05/94
  • Critical Mass: Bike Riding in Portland (VB #12.13): People's bike rally interrupted by police while city sponsors cop-free ride. 30 mi 09/26/94
  • Opal Creek: Oregon's Last Stand (VB #13.09): Rally in Pioneer Square to save Oregon's largest remaining rainforest. 30 mi 11/28/94
  • Forest Conference Rally (SE #029): 05/09/93
  • Endangered Species Act (part 1&2) (VB #13.13&14.01): 60 mi 12/26/94
  • Still Endangered (VB #16.01): Re-examining reason for Endangered Species Act while Pres. Bill Clinton in town for economic summit. 30 mi 07/03/95

  • Darryl Cherney (SE #022): 01/31/93
  • Celilo: Protecting Mother Earth (SE #037): 9/5/92
  • Wes Jackson: Becoming Native to This Place (SE #082): 02/29/96
  • Howard Rheingold: Whole Earth Review (SE #063): Editor of Whole Earth Catalog recaps the history of the 60's to the 90s and the implications of cyberspace. 12/12/94
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