Tag Archives: Environment

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Celebrating Women Farmers.

MONDAY, MARCH 14 PROGRAM # 9560 12:00 PM PT Celebrating Women Farmers. On the month that celebrates the contributions of women, Latina women farmers share their story as leading advocates in the movement for organic farming. They talk about their purpose in farming, how they went from field laborers to organic farmers and what it means to be a […]

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Climate Change Tops Emergency Plans. Also, “Global Wildfire Crisis.”

THURSDAY, MARCH 3 PROGRAM # 9551 12:00 PM PT Climate Change Tops Emergency Plans. In a rebuttal to the previous administration, FEMA, the disaster preparedness agency in the nation, is headlining the climate crisis as a top planning priority. The agency announced plans to help communities to invest in protecting themselves against the damage of […]

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Extra Edition: Disaster Relief for Small Businesses and Homeowners (Repeat.) Also, Biden’s Climate Record After One Year in Office.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8 PROGRAM # 9526 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Disaster Relief for Small Businesses and Homeowners (Repeat.) Federal authorities are providing disaster assistance loans to small business owners, farmers and homeowners and renters affected by the wildfires in the West. Many people who suffered losses were not able to get FEMA aid. Other […]

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Oil and Gas Air Pollution. Also, Texas Abortion Law Legal Fight; Breyer to Retire.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 26 PROGRAM # 9514 12:00 PM PT Oil and Gas Air Pollution. Oil and Gas Air Pollution. Methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are increasing and in addition to being one of the most “potent” greenhouse gasses that causes climate change, methane is also highly toxic for communities living nearby.  One […]

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The Deep Freeze and the Deadly Carbon Monoxide. Also, Winter Home Fires.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 19 PROGRAM #9507 12:00 PM PT The Deep Freeze and the Deadly Carbon Monoxide. The Texas power crisis in February set off the worst carbon monoxide poisoning in recent history. Blacks and Latinos took a disproportionate toll of this epidemic. And while Texas finally passed a new law to require carbon monoxide alarms […]

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No Latinos in the Movies. (Repeat).

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12 PROGRAM # 9500 12:00 PM PT No Latinos in the Movies. (Repeat). Latino movie stars played a leading role the night of the Oscars. But aside from filmmaker Guillermo del Toro, most served as presenters. The critics also warn that despite Los Angeles being home to the film and television industry and […]

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Thursday Jan 6

Extra Edition: Repeat Program. Drought and Corporate Water Abuse. Also, Emergency Alerts in Spanish.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 6 PROGRAM # 9494 11:00 AM PDT Extra Edition: Repeat Program. Drought and Corporate Water Abuse. A drier and warmer winter is in the forecast for the Pacific Southwest, which means that the two-year drought will continue affecting the region. As farmers drill deeper wells and deplete groundwater, California is preparing for more […]

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Wednesday_673x324

Drought and Corporate Water Abuse.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15 PROGRAM # 9472 12:00 PM PDT Drought and Corporate Water Abuse. A drier and warmer winter is in the forecast for the Pacific Southwest, which means that the two-year drought will continue affecting the region. As farmers drill deeper wells and deplete groundwater, California is preparing for more water restrictions and cutting […]

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First Ranking Alerts for Heat Waves.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 24 PROGRAM # 9451 12:00 PM PDT First Ranking Alerts for Heat Waves. As extreme heat waves worsen every year, causing more deaths and injuries than all other extreme weather events, California leaders are taking action to stop this “silent killer”. State leaders are proposing to establish the nation’s first ranking system for […]

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Infrastructure Bill Done: What’s Next? Also, Frontline Communities in Charge of Climate Action.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17 PROGRAM # 9444 12:00 PM PDT Infrastructure Bill Done: What’s Next? President Biden is expected to sign into law the bipartisan infrastructure bill and Speaker Pelosi expects the US House to pass the Build Back Better package at any moment this week. The bill continues being widely popular, but faces headwinds in […]

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