The Pacific Northwest faces a higher risk of economic harm from ocean acidification than other parts of the country, according to a new study.
The Oregon Senate votes to extend the state's low-carbon fuel program despite objections from Republicans that the plan is tainted by the ethics scandal embroiling Gov. John Kitzhaber and first lady Cylvia Hayes.
A final cormorant management plan released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calls for the killing of around 26,000 birds to protect threatened and endangered salmon and steelhead.
A bill in the Oregon Legislature this session would require electric companies to stop delivering coal-fired power to Oregon customers by 2025.
Marijuana growing operations can be major power hogs. Now that they're legal in Oregon and Washington, experts are looking for ways to make them more energy efficient.
We can't drink our way out of climate change. But a Portland brewery has managed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with drinking a beer in first low-carbon brew, the Little Foot Red.
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Hillsboro-based Clean Water Services has asked the state of Oregon for permission to turn its purified wastewater into beer.
In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama argued the United States should act forcefully to combat climate change – and not just for the sake of the planet.
A Portland start-up has tapped the city's water pipes as a new source of renewable hydropower that doesn't disrupt fish migration or stream flows.
A former assistant to the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in Portland Monday at a breakfast honoring the famous civil rights leader.
A survey by the Oregon State Fire Marshal found 81 percent of the state's fire departments don't have the equipment needed to respond to an oil train accident.
Hundreds of people attended a Portland Planning and Sustainability Commission Tuesday as the board considered a zoning decision for a controversial propane export terminal.
Snow levels way below normal are driving Northwest skiers and snowshoers to higher slopes. Scientists say it's the kind of winder we can expect to see more often with climate change.
The U.S Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing the status of the iconic monarch butterfly to determine whether the species should be listed for protection under the Endangered Species Act.
A Portland-area conservation group collects used Christmas trees and turns them into salmon habitat. The group will be collecting trees on three Saturdays in January.
Portland's regional government approved a climate strategy Thursday that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the metro area by 29 percent over 20 years.
The Oregon Court of Appeals has reversed the finding of a state appeals board that Clatsop County Commissioner Peter Huhtala was biased and unfit to vote on a land-use permit for the Oregon LNG pipeline.
Scientists surveying whales and dolphins on the West Coast have discovered unusual species of birds and marine mammals far north of their normal ranges.