PDX-Earth Episode 29 Discussion of how global warming turned the Burning Man festival into a quagmire and is changing the way major amusement parks do business, Portland Audubon’s search for a new name, an update on the global treaty on plastics, the early arrival of Vaux’s swifts to the Portland area, the eco-impact of thrift […]

Discussion of the Texas and Florida grade school curriculums that deny climate change and promote fossil fuels, the link between wildfire smoke and dementia, squirrel-safe bridges in Washington state, an interview with Oregon Public Broadcasting reporter Monica Samayoa, invasive species that are devouring local salmon, the eco-benefits of sealing your doors and windows, tips for […]

Discussion of Japan’s plan to release radioactive water into the ocean, Western states’ reluctance to dig up dangerous lead pipes, the sad death of killer whale Lolita in Miami, an Oregon polluter’s request to pollute more, an interview with Portland State University professor Anne Thompson regarding the marine heatwave off the Oregon coast, the environmental […]

Discussion of Montana’s epic climate change legal ruling, an update on the Maui wildfires, new wolves in California’s Sierra Nevada mountains, Portland’s record-setting heat wave, an interview with Jane Bacchieri of the Elakha Alliance on the case for reintroducing sea otters in Oregon, the environmental impact of back-to-school lunches, ways to reduce your carbon footprint, […]

Discussion of the devastation caused by climate-driven wildfires raging in Hawaii, Europe’s hottest month ever, more cougar sightings on the Oregon coast, an interview with tree-climbing expert Leo Rosen-Fischer on the emotional and environmental benefits of scaling old growth trees, how Oregon cherry farmers are affected by climate change, the environmental impact of e-waste, ways […]

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