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Environmental Update On Carbon, Herbicide Spraying, and Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll check in with reporters from our EarthFix team about some of the stories they're following.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 17, 2014

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Stephen Greenblatt Discusses The Swerve To Modernity

OPB | Broadcast: May 27, 2013

On this Memorial Day holiday, we bring you a special encore presentation of our show with Pulitzer prize winning author Stephen Greenblatt about The Swerve. 

Stephen Greenblatt Details The Swerve To Modernity

OPB | Broadcast: March 5, 2013

Stephen Greenblatt explains how a 2,000 year old poem helped shape the world we live in today.

Third Parties: Pacific Green Party

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 13, 2012

We're starting a series of conversations talking with members of Oregon's minor parties. Today we'll chat with the Pacific Green party, first founded in this state in 1990.

Oregon Sustainability Center Update

OPB | Broadcast: March 14, 2012

The 2012 legislative session came and went without authorizing funding for the Oregon Sustainability Center. What's next? Is the project still alive?

Sustainable Building?

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 10, 2012

The Oregon Sustainability Center is designed to boost the economy and reflect of the state's commitment to the environment, but critics question the project's financing and feasibility.

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 17, 2011

EarthFix reporter Courtney Flatt updates us on energy and resource projects in the Northwest.

Biomass Power in Vancouver?

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 4, 2011

What's at stake in the decision on whether or not to allow a biomass power plant in Vancouver?

Driving through Walgreens?

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2011

Walgreens wants to build a drive-thru at one of its Southeast Portland locations, but some neighbors say the project will bring pollution, noise, and traffic. Should Walgreens change its plans?

Green Chemical Potential

OPB | Broadcast: July 8, 2011

Portland State University released a white paper on Oregon's potential to be a leader in green chemistry. What does that mean exactly?

Sustainable Oregon and Iraq

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 5, 2010

How is Oregon exporting and developing its niche in sustainability?

Cambodia Stories

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 20, 2009

Oregonians who survived the Khmer Rogue genocide in Cambodia are now telling their stories in public.

Green Collar Jobs

OPB | Broadcast: March 3, 2009

What role will green jobs play in the future economic prosperity of the region?