OPB | Nov. 20, 2013 3:33 p.m.
Lower than normal temperatures may last into the weekend, forecasters say. Thursday morning, they were to blame for tangled traffic after the Fremont Bridge was closed.
Ecotrope | Aug. 06, 2013 2:02 p.m.
Is climate change making us sick? I recently discussed this question with Linda Marsa, contributing editor at Discover magazine and author of the new book Fevered: Why A Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health – And How We Can Save Ourselves. She's scheduled to speak at Powell's Books in Portland on Aug. 21.
Ecotrope | July 30, 2013 1:59 p.m.
Two polar bears at the Oregon Zoo are helping researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey study how climate change is affecting wild polar bears in the arctic.
OPB | July 18, 2013 3:25 p.m.
House Democrats have selected Oregon's Peter DeFazio as the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee.
OPB | June 21, 2013 5:35 p.m.
A “supermoon” will light up the night sky this weekend. Astronomers say this will be the biggest and brightest full moon of 2013.
OPB | June 13, 2013 5:56 p.m.
Severe weather hit McMinnville this evening. No casualties have been reported, but some buildings were damaged.
OPB | June 04, 2013 12:09 p.m.
Six Oregon ski resorts are joining more than a hundred others around the country asking the U.S. to take the lead in the fight against climate change.
OPB | May 23, 2013 8:46 a.m.
More than a hundred Evangelical Lutheran churches in Oregon are taking a moral stand on climate change by requesting church divestment from fossil fuel corporations.
OPB | April 16, 2013 8:15 a.m.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a new report on greenhouse gas emissions nationwide that ranks the top sources and measures how much they're offset by carbon sinks like forests. It found that overall emissions have increased 8 percent since 1990 despite a 14 percent increase in the amount of carbon that is getting absorbed by land and forests.
OPB | Feb. 26, 2013 2:56 p.m.
A new report from the Geothermal Energy Association shows that US producers expanded capacity by 5 percent over the last year.