Climate Justice Forum: Herb Goodwin, Idaho Logging, Bridges, & Double Coal Train, Missing Rail Chemicals, More Washington Derailments, Lithium Mine Blockades, Canada Wildfires, FERC Protest 5-24-23

The Wednesday, May 24, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activists collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news, music, and reflections on departed core WIRT organizer Herb Goodwin and recent outreach events and conversations, updates on massive deforestation schemes, railroad and creek bridge replacements, and a double-long coal export train around Lake Pend Oreille, a missing Wyoming train shipment of explosive chemicals, increased train derailment disasters and rail worker safety concerns in Washington state, ongoing indigenous tipi blockades of Nevada lithium mine construction, Alberta wildfires threatening gas and tar sands extraction sites and prices, and a Washington D.C. protest of federal regulators dominated by coal baron Joe Manchin.  Broadcast for eleven years 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. Continue reading