Land | Climate change | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 28, 2016 9 a.m.
Most places threatened by erosion try to fight back. But the erosion at Southwest Washington's Washaway Beach is so rapid, the question now is to fight or retreat.
The Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan is a federal rule aimed at reducing the carbon intensity of our electric power grid. It is our country’s most ambitious attempt yet to fight climate change.
Gaze across the mountains of the Northwest these days and you may notice an unusual number of dead trees scattered among the green ones. Research suggests the drought-related damage is being compounded by climate change.
Energy | News | Climate change | Environment | PoliticsCrosscut | Sept. 16, 2016 10:17 a.m.
Washington's new Clean Air Rule will initially apply to the state's oil refineries in the state, power plants, fuel distributors and other industries. Collectively, they account for two-thirds of Washington's carbon pollution.
Climate activists say the city of Portland’s proposal to ban "bulk" fossil fuel terminals isn’t restrictive enough. They're calling for a ban on all fossil fuel terminals.
A federal judge in Eugene, Oregon, hears arguments on whether to proceed with children's lawsuit against the Obama administration over climate change.
NW Life | News | Climate change | Environment | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:07 p.m.
What kind of weather might the Northwest be in for this fall and winter? For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer.
Seattle's greenhouse gas emissions fell by 6 percent over a six-year period, according to a new report. It cautions that despite the progress, the city is off the pace needed to reach 2030 carbon-cutting goals.
New rules are taking effect in Washington that require railroads to prove their readiness for an oil train spill.
Steamboat Creek supports one of the last runs of wild summer steelhead in the Northwest. Fishermen and conservationists want to keep it that way.