Climate Justice Forum: Idaho Riverside Gas Lease & Urban Coyotes, Logging Collaboratives, GTN Xpress Pipeline Hearing, Keystone & Mountain Valley Pipeline Permits, Asteroid Approach 2-1-23


The Wednesday, February 1, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activists collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features news, music, and reflections on the lunar new year and traditional early spring celebrations, a close asteroid approach to Earth, proposed Idaho oil and gas laws and city leases of riverside well gas, U.S. Forest Service collaborative collusion of environmental groups for logging projects, north Idaho urban coyotes chasing and biting skiers, planned GTN Xpress fracked gas pipeline expansion, its Northwest opposition, an upcoming people’s hearing, a U.S. Senate committee request for increased Keystone pipeline pressure and spill oversight, and a petition against national forest permits for the Mountain Valley pipeline in Appalachia.  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

Climate Justice Forum: Fossil Fuels Resisters on Joye Braun, Atlanta Forest Defender Murder, Idaho Timber Sale & Silica Mine, Greta Thunberg Arrest, Fossil Fuels Treaty 1-25-23


The Wednesday, January 25, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activists collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features People versus Fossil Fuels coalition organizers talking about the legacy of indigenous water protector and pipeline opponent Joye Braun and supporting the day of action in her honor.  We also share news, music, and reflections on the raiding police murder of a protester defending an Atlanta forest from planned cop training center development, a proposed north Idaho lakeside timber sale around exploratory silica drilling, the arrest of climate advocate Greta Thunberg at a German coal mine protest and an international treaty protecting fossil fuels invasions, and the final live performance and death of rebellious musician David Crosby.  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

Climate Justice Forum: Maig Tinnin on Oregon Wildfire Aftermaths & GTN Xpress Gas Pipeline Expansion Opposition, Idaho Collaborative Chloride Gold Lakeside Timber Sale 1-18-23


The Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features Rogue Climate coordinator Maig Tinnin talking about southern Oregon wildfire aftermaths, the environmental and social impacts of GTN Xpress gas pipeline expansion, and the Northwest community campaign and upcoming People’s Hearing opposing it.  We also share news, music, and reflections on the massive, collaborative Chloride Gold timber sale proposed for the remote, mountainous, southeast side of Lake Pend Oreille in north Idaho.  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

Climate Justice Forum: Paul Sieracki on Chloride Gold Idaho Lakeside Deforestation, Nevada Lithium Mine Resistance March, Hearing, & Contract, Manchin FERC Protest, Actions Honoring Joye Braun 1-11-23


The Wednesday, January 11, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT), features north Idaho wildlands and wildlife activist and GIS researcher Paul Sieracki talking about the massive Chloride Gold deforestation scheme planned for the remote and mountainous southeast side of Lake Pend Oreille.  We also share news, music, and reflections on an indigenous march and resistance, federal court hearing, and construction contract for the proposed Thacker Pass lithium mine in northern Nevada, a Washington D.C. protest of Senator Manchin control of the pipeline-permitting Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and a call to actions honoring fossil fuels opponent Joye Braun and the second anniversary of Keystone XL pipeline rejection by President Biden.  Broadcast for ten 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

Climate Justice Forum: Max Wilbert on Nevada Lithium Mine Resistance, Idaho Highway Construction & Park Geese Hunt, Northwest Coal Trains & Wrecks, Pipeline Expansions, & Opposition 1-4-23


The Wednesday, January 4, 2023, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features Protect Thacker Pass activist Max Wilbert talking about ground resistance, three lawsuits, a federal hearing, and an indigenous march against a proposed northern Nevada lithium mine.  We also share news, music, and reflections on north Idaho court challenges of Highway 95 construction in wetlands, Northwest coal train decreases in late 2022 and another BNSF train wreck on New Year’s Day, a public Canada geese hunt at Sandpoint City Beach, Coastal GasLink pipeline construction and protester winter gear requests in British Columbia, and GTN Xpress Northwest gas pipeline expansion and opposition.  Broadcast for ten 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Audrey Leonard on Northwest Pipeline Opposition, Idaho Highway & Rail Bridge Expansion & Resistance, Nevada Lithium Mine Damages, Hearing, & Protest 12-28-22


The Wednesday, December 28, 2022, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features Columbia Riverkeeper attorney Audrey Leonard talking about TC Energy’s proposed GTN Xpress fracked gas pipeline expansion and Northwest opposition actions and opportunities.  We also share news, music, and reflections on litigation and crowdfunding to protect Palouse Prairie wetlands from rerouted Idaho highway construction paused for winter, railroad completion of a second north Idaho lake bridge, and an upcoming federal court hearing and indigenous ceremony denouncing sacred site damages at a proposed Nevada lithium mine site.  Broadcast for ten 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Winter Solstice, New Idaho Rail Bridge & Spill Training, Suppressed Rail Workers Strike, Coal Train Lawsuit, COP27 Greenwash, Northwest Pipeline Support & Opposition 12-21-22


The Wednesday, December 21, 2022, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features news, songs, and reflections on Winter Solstice, a Minnesota talk about Idaho campaigns against tar sands megaloads and oil and gas development, a second Idaho lake bridge opening and first responders train spill training, a rail workers strike on unresolved quality-of-life concerns suppressed by Congress and fossil fuels companies, a Navajo Northwest coal company lawsuit over reduced BNSF Railway shipments, indigenous and allied actions against the Coastal GasLink pipeline and United Nations COP27 greenwashing, an Idaho Congressional and governor letter supporting Northwest gas pipeline expansion written by pipeline company TC Energy, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon senators comments against the same GTN Xpress project.  Broadcast for ten 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Audrey Leonard on Northwest Gas Pipeline Expansion, Largest Keystone Tar Sands Flows & Kansas Spill, Idaho Riverside Gas Well Hearing & Utah Oil Trains Solidarity Protest 12-14-22


The Wednesday, December 14, 2022, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features Columbia Riverkeeper attorney Audrey Leonard talking about the dangers of TC Energy’s proposed GTN Xpress gas pipeline expansion and Northwest opposition actions and opportunities.  We also share news, interviews, and reflections on the largest TC Energy Keystone tar sands pipeline spill in Kansas and increased flows causing larger leaks, a southern Idaho federal court hearing on a permitted riverside gas well, and a north Idaho solidarity action protesting new Uinta Basin Railway and ongoing Lake Pend Oreille oil trains and fossil fuels infrastructure.  Broadcast for ten 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Uinta Basin Railway Public Hearing & Upcoming Solidarity Protests of Proposed Utah Oil Trains & Idaho Second Lake Rail Bridge Completion 12-7-22


The Wednesday, December 7, 2022, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features a December 2020 public hearing hosted by the federal Surface Transportation Board, for commenters concerned about proposed Uinta Basin Railway construction and its oil trains and impacts in Utah and beyond.  We also share news, music, and reflections on an upcoming day of solidarity actions protesting this new railroad and the completion of a second fossil fuels pipeline-on-rails bridge over Idaho’s largest, deepest lake.  Broadcast for ten 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.

Climate Justice Forum: Joshua Frank on Hanford Nuclear Hazards, Northwest Pipeline Review, Idaho Rail Bridge Opening & Donations, Utah Oil Rail Line Protests, COP27 Spokane Activists 11-30-22


The Wednesday, November 30, 2022, Climate Justice Forum radio program, produced by regional, climate activist collective Wild Idaho Rising Tide, features Joshua Frank of independent news journal Counterpunch, discussing the leaking radioactive and potentially explosive Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington and his new book about this most toxic American site.  We also share news and reflections on native perspectives of Thanksgiving history, final environmental review and grassroots coalition opposition to Northwest fracked gas pipeline expansion, BNSF Railway food bank donations and completion of a second north Idaho lake bridge, upcoming actions against a proposed Utah oil-by-rail line, and indigenous Spokane activists at the United Nations COP27 climate conference in Egypt.  Broadcast for ten 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.