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Environment | Renewable energy | Climate change

What It's Like To Be A Teen Who Sues The Government Over Climate Change | Terrestrial

KUOW | Oct. 24, 2017 1 a.m.

In this episode of terrestrial we explore how this case works and what motivates a teenager to step away from school and friends to wage a legal fight against the government.

Environment | Climate change

'I Just Simply Couldn’t Do It.' The Ambassador Who Quit Over Climate Change | Terrestrial

KUOW | Oct. 10, 2017 1 a.m.

When I met Dave Rank he was just a normal guy on a road trip with his wife in a used Subaru. But not long before that, Rank had a very important job.

Climate change | Flora and Fauna | Communities | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Pacific Ocean

Tsunami Debris Continues Delivering Invasive Species To The West Coast

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 29, 2017 9:10 a.m.

New research shows nearly 300 species have traveled on debris rafts across the Pacific Ocean.

Environment | Energy | Climate change

Rejection For Longview Project Spells Doom For Coal Exports Through The Northwest

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 26, 2017 2:34 p.m. | Portland

The Washington Department of Ecology today denied a permit for a proposal to build North America’s largest coal export terminal in Longview.  

Water | Climate change | News | local | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | Pacific Ocean

Warm Waters Off West Coast Have Lingering Effects For Salmon

AP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.

The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.

Climate change | Politics | Forestry | News | local | Environment | Communities | Sustainability

Are Environmentalists To Blame For All These Fires?

Jefferson Public Radio | Sept. 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Conservatives are arguing that if loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. But scientists say it's not that simple.

Environment | News | Nation | Climate change

Irma Weakens Into Tropical Storm As It Grinds Through Florida

NPR | Sept. 11, 2017 5:43 a.m.

In large swaths of Florida, Irma has brought dangerous floodwaters, knocking out power and turning human possessions into debris.

Climate change | Land | News | local | Nation | History | Environment | Communities | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Nation's Largest Wildfire Burning More Than 180,000 Acres In Southwest Oregon

OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland

Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.

News | local | Nation | Climate change | Northwest Wildfires 2017

Wildfires Across Pacific Northwest Take A Toll On Local Economies

OPB | Sept. 7, 2017 2:01 p.m. | Cascade Locks, Oregon

Many small towns across Oregon, Washington and Idaho are wrestling with the economic effects of wildfires.

Environment | Air | Health | Climate change

Climate Change Is Making Smoky, Unhealthy Air More Common

OPB/EarthFix | Sept. 7, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Portland

As climate change plays out in the Northwest, more smoky, unhealthy air will come along with hotter, drier summers and bigger wildfires.