Tag Archives: Environment

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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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Climate Crisis Summit. Legalization for Farmworkers. Public Banking Law.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12 PROGRAM # 8758 12:00 PM PT Climate Crisis Summit. Warning that the planet is burning and that we are nearing the point of no return, leaders from around the world meet in Madrid to discuss global action on climate change. In the absence of the US President, Nancy Pelosi led a high […]

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Sustainable Farming. Also, Fast Food Chains Beef and Drugs.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 PROGRAM # 8748 12:00 PM PT Sustainable Farming. On the holiday when families meet around the dinner table to have a meal and celebrate, this program features conversations celebrating healthy food and farming practices. First, and as small Latino farmers who own or rent land are growing in numbers and leading the […]

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Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Public Takeover of PG&E? Another School Shooting.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18 PROGRAM # 8740 12:00 PM PT Farmworkers Face Wendy’s and Wall Street. Farmworkers from Florida and supporters protest at the New York offices of the largest shareholder of Wendy’s, urging the fast-food chain to sign up to a fair food agreement to help eradicate forced labor and sexual abuse in the fields. […]

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Regina Romero Makes History. Carmakers Get Into Emissions Fight. Chile in Turmoil.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 PROGRAM # 8732 12:00 PM PT Regina Romero Makes History. Regina Romero went into the history books after being elected as mayor of Tucson, the first woman and first Latina to hold the city’s highest elected office. Romero will now be the only Latina mayor in the 50 most populous cities in […]

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Impeachment Moves Forward. Also, California Fires, Blackouts and the Power Future.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 4 PROGRAM # 8730 12:00 PM PT Impeachment Moves Forward. After weeks of complaints by Republicans, the House voted to approve the rules for the impeachment inquiry against President Trump, opening the ground for public and televised hearings that could begin next week. This week, key White House figures are being called to […]

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