- The effects of climate change in Oregon range from increased fires to closures of crab fishing sites. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to address this problem head on by creating the Climate and Ocean Change Policy. We talk to Shaun Clements, senior policy analyst at the department, to see how this proposal will redirect resources to protect Oregon wildlife and natural areas.
- “Indigenous peoples are impacted first and worst by climate change.” Those are the words of tribal attorney Tara Houska, who has been a fierce activist against fossil fuels and oil pipelines. Houska is the former Native American affairs advisor to Bernie Sanders. She is also a co-founder of Not Your Mascots, a nonprofit aimed at preventing stereotyping of Native Americans. Houska joins us ahead of a lecture she will give in Portland this Friday.
- The Black History 101 Mobile Museum is touring Portland Community College campuses this week. The museum’s exhibits travel year-round, showcasing historical artifacts from African American history from the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the Black Lives Matter movement. We talk to the museum founder Khalid el-Hakim about the current exhibit.
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