Climate Justice Forum: 10th Anniversary, George Monbiot, Rail Line Transfer, Northwest Power Plant, Refineries, Record Temps, & Nuclear Waste, B.C. & Virginia Pipeline Resistance 1-26-22


The Wednesday, January 26, 2021, tenth anniversary, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features British journalist and author George Monbiot describing climate and social change tipping points.  We also share news and reflections on BNSF Railway termination of a Montana Rail Link lease, a planned Idaho lakeside timber sale and impacts, opposition to requested pollution increases at an Oregon gas-fired power plant, proposed retirement of Washington oil refineries, 2021 Northwest extreme temperature records, U.S. Navy rail shipment and storage of nuclear waste in Idaho, dropped charges against indigenous occupiers of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Native resistance to British Columbia tar sands pipeline expansion, and federal court rejection of Virginia gas pipeline approvals.  Broadcast for ten years this week on progressive, volunteer, community station KRFP Radio Free Moscow, every Wednesday between 1:30 and 3 pm Pacific time, on-air at 90.3 FM and online, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots, frontline resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

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