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Heavy Weather (Part II)


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Flooding in Centralia, WA

Flooding in Centralia, WA. Credit: Heavy Weather Journal

We’ll hear part two of a documentary called Heavy Weather, produced by freelancer Barbara Bernstein. She’ll look at how climate change is creating new challenges in urban communities as they recognize the need to think and act sustainably.

‘Heavy Weather’ was written, narrated and produced by Barbara Bernstein and is a production of the Media Project and Feather & Fin Productions. Barbara Bernstein and her program, ‘Heavy Weather’ were provided funding by the Regional Arts and Culture Council, the Oregon Council for the Humanities, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Ralph Smith Foundation.


Kathleen Sayce, Shorebank Pacific ecologist and science officer Ilwaco, WA; Eric De Place, Sightline Institute senior researcher, Seattle, WA; Dean Marriott, Portland’s Environmental Services director. Kathleen Dean Moore, Oregon State University philosophy professor; Rex Burkholder, Portland Metro council member; Ethan Seltzer, School of Urban Studies and Planning at Portland State University director; Sam Adams, Mayor of Portland, OR; Tim Leavitt, Mayor of Vancouver, WA; Mary Wahl, manages the watershed services group at Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Service; Guy Dauncey, author and activist in Victoria, British Columbia; Clare Carver, Big Table Farm co-owner; Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm owner; Jill Kuehler, Friends of Zenger Farm director; Michele Knaus, Oregon’s Friends of Family Farmers grassroots organizer; Eliza Davenport, Lents International Farmers’ Market manager.

For more information:

Big Table Farm
Gaston, OR

Friends of Family Farmers
Molalla, OR

Heavy Weather Journal
A journal by Barbara Bernstein

Media Project
Supports the vision of independent artists
Portland, OR

Metro Council sustainable living
Portland, OR

Oregon Farmers’ Market Association
Portland, OR

Polyface Farm
Swoope, VA

Portland Environmental Services Sustainability and Storm Water management programs
Portland, OR

Sightline Institute
Seattle, WA

Zenger Farm
Portland, OR

Articles, Blogs, Films, Reports, Other:

‘Climate Change May Be Abrupt— and Unstoppable’
An article by Rachel Zurer, Terrain Magazine, Fall 2009

‘The Dark Side of Climate Change: It’s Already Too Late, Cap and Trade Is a Scam, and Only the Few Will Survive’
An article by Alexander Zaitchik, AlterNet, July 7, 2009

‘Towards a Coordinated and Powerful Climate Justice Movement in the US’
A journal by Michelle Mascarenhas-Swan of Movement Generation

‘Urban Resilience’
An article by Maywa Montenegro, Seed Magazine, February 16, 2010


Original music composed and performed by Barbara Bernstein
Canyons in the Sand, composed by Barbara Bernstein, performed by Padam Padam
June Apple (traditional) performed by Bob Bernstein
Cluck Old Hen (traditional) performed by Bob Bernstein

Author: Radio Project

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