Coast Range Radio

Coast Range Radio is a program of the Coast Range Association bringing the groundbreaking research and agenda of CRA to local low-powered radio stations across Western Oregon. CRA has worked with KEPW LP 97.3 FM Peace Works Community Radio in Eugene, Oregon to produce this program. Listen and learn about CRA’s work on our Financial Forestry agenda and other topics as we bring experts and community leaders into the studio.

A Better World is Possible

Ernie Niemi, “Bigger than Expected: Climate-Change Costs & Emission-Reduction Benefits” Interview

In this interview we are on location with natural resource economist, Ernie Niemi. Ernie is the co-founder and co-director of the Forest Carbon Coalition, and founder of Natural Resource Economics, INC.
This half hour show provides highlights from our over hour long conversation about the important findings and implications for Oregonians from a working paper Ernie released in January 2020, titled “Bigger Than Expected: Climate-Change Costs & Emission-Reduction Benefits”.

How a Green New Deal Would Transform Oregon

Discussion with Chuck Willer, Executive Director of the Coast Range Association, following up on past discussion on the economics of a Green New Deal. In this interview we outline how the implementation of a Green New Deal will impact the people of Oregon. We discuss the exciting opportunities a Green New Deal offers as we prepare for and imagine a transformation to a just economy and society.

Economics in the Era of Climate Crisis

In this episode, we are speaking with Chuck Willer, Executive Director and Principal Researcher for the Coast Range Association. We will be discussing economics, the Climate Crisis, the Green New Deal, and the power of re-imagining our economic and social systems to make a better world is possible.

The Coast Range Association – Challenging Wall Street Forestry

Coast Range Radio hosts conversations and interviews with scientists, community organizers, climate leaders, conservation advocates, and forest activists to reveal that a better world is possible. To hear more episodes and to learn more visit

This is the first episode of Coast Range Radio and we are speaking with Chuck Willer, Executive Director and Principle Researcher of the Coast Range Association. In this episode we introduce the Coast Range Association and discuss the ownership and taxation issues identified through Chuck’s research for the Challenging Wall St. Forestry Program.

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A Better World is Possible

New Work: Our Vision for a New Forestry for Western Oregon