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textThe Shortwave Report 09/18/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:05PM
textThe True Facts About the Oregon Fires, With a Video Proving It by Kevin Matthews, CounterPunch
Okay, this flood of forest BS is pissing me off. Hear me: The national reporters helicoptering in have not got this right. NPR, Reveal tonight, etc., even the fine Pro Publica....
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:19PM
textFighting Fire With Fire: What Tribal People Know About Forest Ecosystems by Sonali Kolhatkar, CounterPunch
In more than 20 years of living in Southern California, I have never been in a potential fire evacuation zone—until now. The entire state is seemingly on fire with a record-breaking 2 million acres already burned this year alone, with months to go before the end of fire season. The situation is so dire that the state’s fire officials are warning they “simply do not have enough resources to fully fight and contain every fire.”...
Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:13PM
textCalifornia Needs More Renewables Online to Match the Demands of Fire Season by Ramona du Houx
If California had more renewables online to match the demands of fire season the state would be combating greenhouse gasses that fuel extreme temperatures. Gov. Brown failed to do so, no Gov. Newsom appears to be doing the same....
Posted: Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:21PM
textEmbodied Inequality: The Intersections Between COVID, Racial Justice, and the Environment by Brianna Cunliffe
The consequences of our fossil fuel economy and a global pandemic fall heaviest on America's most vulnerable communities. Elected Officials are saying enough....
Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:08AM
textStimulus spending to promote clean energy as a vehicle for environmental justice by Olivia Baaten
Issues of environmental justice have been highlited in recent events, and it is high time that the nation take action. Minorities are disproportionately affected by Coronavirus, an issue which is exacerbated by environmental injustice. Low interest rates make the current hour opportune for clean energy stimulus spending, which would serve the state where fossil fuels have failed....
Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:34AM
textSanta Barbara County to Vote on ExxonMobil Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Released, Project Approval Hearings Announced...
Posted: Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:13PM
textBook review: Michael Shellenberger's reheated critique of climate 'alarmism' by Jim Green
California-based Michael Shellenberger first courted controversy in 2004 with his 'death of environmentalism' critique of the environment movement and has continued to attract controversy by promoting nuclear power, demonising renewable energy ("renewables are worse for the environment than fossil fuels") and demonising the environment movement that he claims to be part of....
Posted: Thu Aug 6, 2020 11:06PM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/03/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 12:28AM
textCalifornia Holds Hearing on Rule to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
Groups Criticize Measure, Urge New Regulations to Promote Ropeless Traps...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:02PM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/26/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:45PM
textCalifornia Proposes Regulations to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 15, 2020 — California state officials released a proposed rule today to reduce the number of endangered whales and sea turtles that get entangled in commercial Dungeness crab gear. The Risk Assessment and Mitigation Program (RAMP) was prompted by steep annual increases in reported whale entanglements and a lawsuit by the Center for Biological Diversity....
Posted: Mon May 18, 2020 2:09PM
textNuke Plant Shutdown Continues Near C19 Epicenter by Michael Steinberg
On April 30 Reactor 2 at the Indian Point nuclear point, less than 30 miles north of midtown Manhattan on the Hudson River, shut down permanently....
Posted: Wed May 6, 2020 12:00AM
textThe car industry and the climate crisis by Stephan Kroll and Christian Hofmann
The car companies should now be converted into providers of mobility needs based on socio-ecological sustainability. Reduction of working hours - short full time of an average of 30 hours/4 days per week for all - is part of the neceesary radical change to save human lives amid plutocratic neoliberalism....
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:35AM
textPostponement of Signature Gathering for Voter Right to Decide on Downtown Parking Garage by Campaign for Sustainable Transportation
[March 13, 2020] To help reduce the serious risk of COVID-19 spreading in our community, the Campaign for Sustainable Transportation is postponing petition signature gathering to place on the ballot Santa Cruz city voters’ right to decide on future construction of a parking garage downtown. CFST wants our community to thrive, and there is no more fundamental basis for the common good than public health. Each of us individually and all of us collectively must work to create a sustainable commu...
Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:31PM
textAs Nuke Plant Demolition Begins, Catastrophe May Be Looming by Michael Steinberg
As demolition of Socal's San Onofre nuke plant begins, Watchdogs warn a disaster may be looming....
Posted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:42PM
textDevelopment of Saranap Old Growth Oaks & Potential Native Burial Site by Oakey-Dokey
On February 25, the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors doomed an old growth grove of oak trees, and an easement trail, by deciding in favor of real estate moguls Tambri Heyden and David Montalbo. Also at issue, is the possibility of Indigenous remains and cultural artifacts on the site. However, it is not too late to stop the construction if people act up and speak out....
Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:58AM
textENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 23.02.2020 by Red Latina sin fronteras
ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 23.02.2020 cuenta con la solidaridad, la solidaridad cuenta contigo... Ahora es cuando!...
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:04AM
textThe Shortwave Report 02/14/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Sputnik Radio, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:46PM
textEurope Leads Way in Nuclear Shutdowns by Michael Steinberg
Germany, Sweden and Switzerland are leading the way in creating a nuclear free future....
Posted: Mon Feb 3, 2020 5:32PM