Portland Tribune: Metro Council Approves Emissions Reduction Plan

Pamplin |Dec. 19, 2014 1 p.m.

Calling it a natural progression of Oregon's land use planning legacy, the Metro Council on Thursday unanimously approved its strategies for cutting the region's personal motor vehicle tailpipe emissions.

Washington Governor Proposes Cap-And-Trade Program

AP |Dec. 17, 2014 10:33 a.m.

Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a cap-and-trade program that would require industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they emit.

Portland, Seattle Leading US On Climate

AP |Dec. 03, 2014 9:18 a.m.

The White House is singling out Portland, Seattle and 14 other cities for leading their peers in efforts to address climate change.

Wash. Gov. Inslee Promotes Electric Cars

AP |Nov. 28, 2014 7:55 a.m.

Looking for ways to boost the use of clean-fuel cars in Washington state, Gov. Jay Inslee wants to extend a sales tax break for electric vehicles and explore giving them access to car pool lanes.

Wash. Gov. Inslee Receives Report On Pollution

AP |Nov. 18, 2014 8:52 a.m.

A panel convened by Gov. Jay Inslee to study how to put a price on carbon pollution says there are advantages to two approaches — a carbon tax or a cap-and-trade program — but did not recommend a specific approach in a report presented to the governor on Monday.

Q&A: United States And China Announce New Greenhouse Gas Goals

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 2:56 p.m.

President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping just announced new goals to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The deal has been called "historic." But critics say it will hurt the U.S. economy.

Northwest Considers Multi-State Approach To Federal Carbon Rules

OPB |Aug. 06, 2014 5:01 p.m.

The region's clearest path to meeting carbon targets may come from the Northwest continuing its march toward energy efficiency. But officials say efficiency may prove easier on a regional level.

Secretary Of Interior Jewell Sees Signs Of Drought At Crater Lake

OPB |April 19, 2014 5:06 p.m.

Interior Secretary Sally Jewel celebrated National Park Week with students at Crater Lake National Park.

Register-Guard: Climate Change Takes Center State At UO

The Register-Guard |April 14, 2014 8 p.m.

Eugene residents striving to be model environmental citizens -- but still clinging to a traditional yard -- can stop apologizing for their lawns.

Drought Fears Prompt Ashland To Accelerate Emergency Pipeline Project

OPB |March 03, 2014 3:36 p.m.

Ashland is moving forward with a plan to avoid potential water shortages this summer.

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