Tag Archives: Environment

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Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 5 PROGRAM #9077 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Climate Crisis in the Central Valley. Communities in California’s San Joaquin Valley have fewer water supply options, are located in areas more likely to flood and experience extreme heat, suffer the worst air and water quality in the state, and are less able to do […]

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Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 PROGRAM #9042 12:00 PM PT Time is Running Out on Exide Cleanup. As the California state agency in charge of cleaning up lead and arsenic contaminated areas in southeast Los Angeles faces complaints of slow progress from neighbors who continue living in toxic homes, state lawmakers continue seeking a compliance audit and […]

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Wildfires Displacement.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 PROGRAM #9016 11:00 AM PT Wildfires Displacement. Wildfires in the West are causing massive destruction of forests and communities and toxic pollution by the smoke. Also, tens of thousands of people in Oregon and California have been displaced. Farmworker communities are being hit by displacement and toxic air pollution, and many have […]

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Battling Historic Mega Fires.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 PROGRAM #9005 12:00 PM PT Battling Historic Mega Fires. The unprecedented wildfires raging through 13 western states in the US, have burned more than five million acres, including small towns, forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands, and are putting millions at risk of inhaling toxic smoke far beyond the fires. The […]

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Wave of Evictions; Wildfires.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 25 PROGRAM # 8985 11:00 AM PT Wave of Evictions; Wildfires. As unemployment insurance benefits and rent and mortgage payments protections expired and the Covid-19 crisis continues raging, millions of Latinos and immigrants worry about being able to pay for housing and other basic needs. Housing advocates warn about an upcoming “tsunami of […]

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Sixth Mass Extinction.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6 PROGRAM # 8967 11:00 AM PT Sixth Mass Extinction. In the most comprehensive study of its kind, scientists are warning that Earth is entering its sixth mass extinction of plants and animals. This “biological annihilation” is more severe than previously thought and up to three quarters of all species could disappear. The […]

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Monarch Butterfly and Vaquita Marina.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 PROGRAM # 8964 11:00 AM PT Monarch Butterfly and Vaquita Marina. The Vaquita is considered the most endangered marine mammal in the world and lives in the Gulf of California. Due to overfishing, today there are less than 100 vaquitas in the world. Likewise, the monarch butterfly population, that used to be […]

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Sierra Club Elects First Latino President. Air Pollution in Times of Covid-19. Lifeline for Essential Workers.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 PROGRAM # 8897 12:00 PM PT Sierra Club Elects First Latino President. The Sierra Club has elected Puerto Rican Ramón Cruz its national president, the first Latino to hold that position in the Club’s 128-year history. In this conversation, Cruz talks about the decade-long journey of the organization, from conservationism to environmental […]

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The Coronavirus Crisis. Also, Major Manufacturer Ends Production of Insecticide.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10 PROGRAM # 8800 12:00 PM PT The Coronavirus Crisis. As the number of coronavirus infections and deaths continue to soar in China and the world, fears of a global pandemic intensify. The US government has declared coronavirus a public health emergency. Are federal agencies urgently convening experts to seek treatments and vaccines? […]

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The Year in Review.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 PROGRAM # 8771 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. News reporters and commentators discuss some of the news stories that made headlines on Línea Abierta during 2019. Highlights include the impeachment of Trump, the mass shooting in El Paso, the battle in the courts for DACA and against the “public charge” […]

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