Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Coronavirus Responses, Earthquake, & Activist Election Campaign, Washington Methanol Refinery, BC Pipelines Opposition, DAPL Lawsuit Victory, Pandemic Pollution, Oil Storage Shortages 4-1-20


The Wednesday, April 1, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on Idaho coronavirus cases and a statewide stay-home order, the first thunderstorm of the year, a strong southern Idaho earthquake and oil and gas activist election campaign, Washington methanol refinery review pressure, British Columbia pipelines opposition solidarity, tribal lawsuit victory over Dakota Access pipeline permits, halted pollution law enforcement during the pandemic, and dwindling worldwide oil storage capacity.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Postponed Fundraisers, Patched Oil Trains, Dakota Access Pipeline Lawsuit, Keystone XL Pre-Construction, Utah Earthquakes & Spill, Jordan Cove LNG Approval, B.C. Pipeline Protests, Oil Price Drops, Pandemic Opportunities 3-25-20


The Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on postponed local fundraisers, patched Northwest oil train cars, a Dakota Access pipeline court hearing, Keystone XL pre-construction work, Salt Lake City earthquakes and a mining plant spill, federal agency approval of an Oregon gas pipeline and terminal, online protests of a British Columbia pipeline, record drops in tar sands and oil prices and stocks, and opportunities to nationalize energy companies and progressively transform policies during pandemic crises.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Rail Bridge Construction, Montana Keystone XL Protests, Dropped Portland Blockader Charges, West Virginia Office Occupation, Presidential Candidate Debate & Pandemic Response, Indigenous Solidarity Gag Order 3-18-20


The Wednesday, March 18, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on postponed ninth annual WIRT celebrations, north Idaho railroad bridge construction, Montana Keystone XL pipeline protests and court hearing, dropped charges of Portland tar sands train terminal blockaders, a West Virginia pipeline office demonstration, a Democratic presidential candidate debate and response to pandemic and economic crises, and a jail release order banning indigenous solidarity online statements.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: DAPL Protest Film, Lake Railroad Bridge, E-Law Conference, Oil Train Tribal Lawsuit, Withdrawn Refinery Expansion, Montana Valve Turner Ruling, BC Derailment & Arrests, Keystone XL Case & Permits, Presidential Primary 3-11-20


The Wednesday, March 11, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on a Dakota Access pipeline resistance documentary, a dinner and auction fundraiser, north Idaho railroad bridge and switch construction, a cancelled environmental law conference, withdrawn Washington refinery expansion and tribal victory over oil train traffic, Montana Supreme Court rejection of valve turner necessity defense, a British Columbia tanker cars derailment and indigenous youth arrests, a Keystone XL pipeline court case and county construction permits, and Democratic presidential candidate records.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Portland Train Blockade Trial, Oregon LNG Permit Delay, B.C. Pipeline Financers, Seattle & Portland Indigenous Solidarity Protests, Wet’suwet’en Land Rights Agreement 3-4-20


The Wednesday, March 4, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news and reflections on necessity defense trials of Portland tar sands train terminal gardeners and other climate defenders, federal permit delay of an Oregon gas pipeline and terminal, bank financers and owners of a contentious,  British Columbia pipeline, Seattle and Portland solidarity protests supporting the Wet’suwet’en Nation, far-right threats and police attacks of indigenous blockaders in Canada, and a tentative agreement on Wet’suwet’en land rights but not pipeline and police invasions.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Eriel Deranger on Teck Tar Sands Mine, Wet’suwet’en Chiefs on B.C. Territory & Pipelines, Solidarity Actions, Tar Sands Trains, Fossil Fuels Derailments, DAPL Expansion Approval, Jordan Cove LNG Denial 2-26-20


The Wednesday, February 26, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features Eriel Deranger of Indigenous Climate Action talking about the largest, proposed, Alberta tar sands surface mine, and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs explaining their British Columbia territory, lawsuits, and pipeline opposition.  We also share news and reflections on ninth annual WIRT celebrations, United Nations climate change conference debriefings, Wet’suwet’en solidarity actions, tar sands train volatility and U.S. rail routes, Kentucky ethanol and Ontario oil train derailments, North Dakota approval of Dakota Access pipeline expansion, and Oregon denial of the Jordan Cove LNG project.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Molly Wickham & Pamela Palmater on Canadian Indigenous Rights Protests, Northwest Solidarity Actions, UN COP25 Debriefings, Oregon Radioactive Fracking Waste Disposal, Keystone XL Pipeline Construction 2-19-20


The Wednesday, February 19, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features Gidimt’en Clan matriarch and land defender Molly Wickham and Mi’kmaq attorney and Eel River Bar First Nation member Pamela Palmater, discussing protests across Canada of police raids and gas pipeline construction in indigenous territories in British Columbia.  We also share news and reflections on inland Northwest, Wet’suwet’en solidarity actions and United Nations climate change conference debriefings, rail transport and illegal disposal of radioactive fracking waste in an Oregon landfill, and plans to build the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline this year.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: UN COP25 Debriefings, Idaho Drillers Bankruptcies, Saskatchewan Oil Train Derailment, Illinois Coal Train Wreck, Montana Grizzly Collisions, Canadian Pipeline Invasion Resistance 2-12-20


The Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features news and reflections on regional, United Nations climate change conference debriefings, Idaho oil and gas drillers bankruptcies, a second, Saskatchewan oil train derailment and fire, an Illinois coal train wreck, northern Rockies grizzly deaths from collisions, gas pipeline and police invasions of unceded, indigenous territories in British Columbia, and solidarity protests across Canada.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Train Pollution Protest, Smelter Land Sale Appeal, Cancelled Forced Pooling Hearing, Supreme Court Coal Port Case, Withdrawn LNG Application, Anti-Pipeline Indigenous Defense 2-5-20


The Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features news and reflections on a protest of fossil fuels train pollution of north Idaho waterways, a Washington appeals hearing on a Newport silicon smelter land sale, a cancelled Idaho oil and gas forced pooling hearing, a Supreme Court case on a stalled Washington coal port, a withdrawn Jordan Cove LNG facilities application, a Canadian appeals court dismissal of indigenous claims against the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, solidarity actions defending B.C. indigenous lands from gas pipeline construction, and an Idaho train collision with pronghorn.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and later podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.

Climate Justice Forum: Phyllis Kardos on Newport Silicon Smelter, River Locomotive Derailment, Spill, & Protests, Idaho Oil & Gas Company & Resistance 1-29-20


After an eleven-week break, the Wednesday, January 29, 2020, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features a mid-November 2019 conversation with Phyllis Kardos of Responsible Growth Northeast Washington, discussing regional opposition and court cases against a proposed, Newport, silicon smelter.  We also share news and reflections on a New Year’s Day, rockslide-caused, BNSF locomotive derailment, diesel spill, submerged engine removal, and planned protests on a north Idaho river, and a summary of Idaho oil and gas drilling company changes, state audits and private royalties lawsuits, and an upcoming forced pooling hearing.  Broadcast for eight 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, online, and later podcast on Radio Free America, the show describes continent-wide, grassroots resistance to fossil fuel projects, the root causes of climate change, thanks to generous, anonymous listeners who have adopted program host Helen Yost as their KRFP DJ.