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.
Ecotrope | Feb. 12, 2013 11:16 a.m.
Amidst his discussion of jobs, the economy, gun control, education, poverty, budget woes and foreign policy, President Barack Obama spent a few minutes on environmental issues in his State of the Union address.
Ecotrope | Jan. 09, 2013 3:53 a.m.
Notice anything interesting about this map of climate records for 2012? The rest of the lower 48 states all experienced heat and drought records while parts of Oregon and Washington saw the wettest year on record.
Ecotrope | Oct. 31, 2012 6:25 a.m.
Ecotrope | Oct. 29, 2012 1:05 a.m.
The Environmental Law Education Center is hosting a one-day conference in Portland today to delve into several state programs that are tackling air pollution and climate change.
Ecotrope | April 19, 2012 2:29 a.m.
In the lightning round, for example, each candidate was asked to pick a side on Portland's curbside composting program: Love it or hate it?
Ecotrope | March 29, 2012 3:52 a.m.
I've reported on how a less than smart power grid and consumer costs could limit wind turbines and electric cars.
Ecotrope | Oct. 06, 2011 4:29 a.m.
Ecotrope | Sept. 26, 2011 2:27 a.m.
Don't you love reading your work e-mail on Monday morning? After a cold, dark and wet bike ride to work this morning, I sat down at my desk and saw ... that it's time to talk about how climate change could impact autumn.