Now Playing:

Radio

Solar Industry Changes | Lillard On Protests | Racism At Multnomah County?

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 28, 2017

Damian Lillard has some thoughts about taking the knee during the national anthem. Also, we hear about allegations of racism at Multnomah County. And we check in on Oregon's solar industry.

Environmental Update On Beer, Salmon, And Marijuana

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2015

MONDAY: Members of our EarthFix team will join us to discuss greener beer, energy efficient marijuana, and a new salmon tracker.

A New Source Of Hydropower: City Water Pipes

OPB | Broadcast: Jan. 23, 2015

FRIDAY: A Portland startup is generating renewable power with small hydroelectric turbines inside the city water system.

Environmental News Round-Up

OPB | Broadcast: May 28, 2013

We'll talk with David Steves and Ashley Ahearn, both of EarthFix, about some recent environmental headlines they've been following.

U.S. Imposes Tariffs on China

OPB | Broadcast: March 22, 2012

This week, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced it will impose tariffs on Chinese-made solar products.

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?

Environmental Update

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2011

We'll get an environmental update from OPB's Ecotrope blogger, Cassandra Profita about the future of sustainable energy sources in Oregon. 

Solar Power

OPB | Broadcast: July 28, 2010

What's the latest with solar power?

The Inner Lives of Boys

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 28, 2009

Following our discussion about "good girls" we turn the table on boys.

The Switch: Solar Power

OPB | Broadcast: June 10, 2009

What's the best and most cost effective kind of solar energy?

Reading Stubborn Twig

OPB | Broadcast: April 9, 2009

What did you learn from Stubborn Twig? Where does your life intersect with it?

Renewable Rates

OPB | Broadcast: April 8, 2009

What is the price of renewable energy?

The Klamath Example: How to Tear Down a Dam

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 14, 2008

How many constituencies does it take to demolish a dam?