The Elephant in the Room
Join program host and 350 member Tom Ellis as he interviews guests about climate issues from a local, state and regional perspective on our 350 Salem OR radio show, The Elephant in the Room. The program airs on KMUZ Community Radio the first Tuesday of every month at 8 a.m., on the dial at 100.7 and 88.5 FM.
How Salem Can Achieve Its Climate Action Plan Goals
Casey Kopcho, Salem Planning Commissioner
Climate Change as a Public Health Issue
Damon Motz-Storey, Physicians for Social Responsibility
Public Transit to Curb Climate Change
Ian Davidson, Board Chair of Cherriots
Will the Pandemic Affect People’s Attitude and Behavior Around Climate Change?
Janet Lorenzen, Sociology Professor, Willamette University
Permaculture: Working With Nature as an Adaptive Response to the Pandemic and Climate Change
Andrew Millison, Horticulture Instructor, Oregon State University
Monarch Butterfly Preservation in the Willamette Valley
Stephanie Hazen, Retired Veterinarian and Citizen Scientist
How Climate Change Affects Forests / How Federal Agencies and the Timber Industry Contribute to Climate Change
Chandra LeGue, Oregon Wild
Environmental Impacts of Covanta Marion Waste Incinerator
Hollie Oakes-Miller, Environmental Science Professor, Portland Community College
Susann Kaltwasser, Environmental Activist
Salem’s Climate Action Plan
Tom Anderson, Salem City Councilor
Update on Local and State Climate Action
Phil Carver, 350 Salem OR
Tom Ellis is a retired professor of English and Humanities who moved to Salem from Hampton, Virginia, after retirement in 2017. He is a lifelong environmental activist, a practicing Buddhist and a permaculture enthusiast.