Climate change | local | News | Environment | LandAP | May 22, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Seattle
On the heels of two consecutive record-setting wildfire seasons, the state Department of Natural Resources is training more wildland firefighters, equipping local agencies with fire equipment, adding aircraft, radios and other equipment.
Agriculture | Environment | Energy | News | Climate change | localKUOW/EarthFix | May 16, 2016 8:39 a.m. | Anacortes, Washington
Fifty-two people were arrested Sunday after camping out on train tracks that service oil refineries in northern Puget Sound. They were among hundreds of activists who demonstrated against fossil fuels in Anacortes, Washington.
Climate change | Energy | local | Environment | NewsAP | May 15, 2016 9:39 a.m. | Seattle
Authorities cleared railroad tracks of protesters and arrested 52 climate activists in Anacortes, Washington, Sunday morning. The protestors had been camped out on the tracks since Friday.
Native American villages dotted the coastline up until the early 1900s. But now many of those sites are literally falling into to the ocean – a process that is being accelerated by climate change.
Climate change | local | News | EnvironmentAP | May 10, 2016 9:23 a.m. | Spokane, Washington
High temperatures in April caused much of the Pacific Northwest's mountain snowpack to melt. Runoff was above normal because of the rapid snowmelt, but Washington's rivers and streams were able to contain it without flooding.
Climate change | News | Environment | WorldPRI's The World | May 8, 2016 1:45 p.m.
All 88,000 residents of the remote town of Fort McMurray have evacuated, many of them driving along a wall of fire to do so.
Climate change | local | NewsStatesman Journal | May 7, 2016 1:19 p.m.
Snowpack is melting at rapid speed in Oregon’s mountains and forecasters are concerned about yet another drought hitting the state.
The debate about whether or not humans are warming the planet is essentially over. Ninety-seven percent of climate scientists agree that we are. But the debate over tactics, about how to reduce our carbon emissions, is just starting to heat up.
A new Oregon State University study shows old-growth forests could have a larger role to play than simply providing habitat for wildlife.
The U.S. Senate passed energy legislation Wednesday that includes advancement of renewables and other more specific projects in the Pacific Northwest.