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Podcast: What's The Role Of Civil Disobedience In Confronting Climate Change?

EarthFix | Aug. 8, 2017 4:45 p.m.

A podcaster asks if protest and civil disobedience are effective in today's era when it comes to demanding action on climate change.

Politics | Nation | Education | Science | Environment | News | Climate change

New Florida Law Lets Residents Challenge School Textbooks

NPR | July 31, 2017 6:27 a.m.

The new bill was pushed by a conservative group critical of the way evolution, climate change and government were being taught in Florida schools.

World | Nation | News | Environment | Science | Climate change

Despite Climate Change Setbacks, Al Gore 'Comes Down On The Side Of Hope'

NPR | July 24, 2017 5:16 a.m.

Even though President Donald Trump promised to pull the U.S. from the Paris climate accord, Al Gore still sees an "excellent chance" of meeting the accord's commitments to reduce global warming.

Science | Climate change | local | Pacific Ocean | News

Sharks Sighted On Oregon Coast (Calm Down, It’s Normal)

OPB | July 19, 2017 1:19 p.m.

Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.

local | Climate change | Politics | Environment | News

Spokane Makes Climate Agreement With Itself

Northwest News Network | July 19, 2017 7:30 a.m.

Spokane is now the latest Northwest city to recognize climate change as human-caused and to commit to limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change | Environment

'Loudest Smallest Voices' With Something To Say About The Future Of Our Oceans

EarthFix | July 11, 2017 1:45 p.m.

Stepping Up is a new podcast that tells stories of all kinds of people who are responding in surprising ways to the climate crisis.

Climate change | Economy | Environment | Health

How Is Pollution Connected To Race And Inequality? | Terrestrial

KUOW | July 11, 2017 9:24 a.m.

The effects of pollution and climate change don’t affect us all equally. Those hit hardest often belong to communities of color and are cash poor.

Energy | local | Climate change | Environment | News

Study: Climate Change Could Benefit Pacific Northwest Economies

KUOW/EarthFix | June 29, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Seattle

If the world does nothing to limit carbon emissions, the U.S. economy will suffer — but the Pacific Northwest might actually benefit.

Communities | Energy | Climate change | Environment

Protesters And Supporters Come Out Once Again For Jordan Cove LNG

OPB/EarthFix | June 27, 2017 9:35 p.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

It was the first public meeting since the Canadian company Veresen refiled its permit application with the federal government.

Energy | Climate change | Environment

Valve-Turning Activist From Oregon Won’t Serve Prison Time

OPB/EarthFix | June 23, 2017 3:08 p.m.

Ken Ward was one of five activists who turned valves off on several pipelines bringing oil from Canada to the United States.