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.

Ag Secretary Designates Ore. Research Station A 'Climate Hub'

AP | Feb. 04, 2014 4:55 p.m.

Some federal research centers around the country will be focusing on helping farmers and foresters deal with climate change.

Cold Dry Air Brings Chill To Oregon

OPB | Nov. 20, 2013 3:33 p.m.

Lower than normal temperatures may last into the weekend, forecasters say. Thursday morning, they were to blame for tangled traffic after the Fremont Bridge was closed.

Q&A: Is Climate Change Making Us Sick?

Ecotrope | Aug. 06, 2013 2:02 p.m.

Is climate change making us sick? I recently discussed this question with Linda Marsa, contributing editor at Discover magazine and author of the new book Fevered: Why A Hotter Planet Will Hurt Our Health – And How We Can Save Ourselves. She's scheduled to speak at Powell's Books in Portland on Aug. 21.

Oregon Zoo Polar Bears Help Climate Change Researchers

Ecotrope | July 30, 2013 1:59 p.m.

Two polar bears at the Oregon Zoo are helping researchers at the U.S. Geological Survey study how climate change is affecting wild polar bears in the arctic.

Defazio Becomes Ranking Democrat On Natural Resources Committee

OPB | July 18, 2013 3:25 p.m.

House Democrats have selected Oregon's Peter DeFazio as the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee. 

A 'Supermoon' Will Be In The Sky This Weekend

OPB | June 21, 2013 5:35 p.m.

A “supermoon” will light up the night sky this weekend. Astronomers say this will be the biggest and brightest full moon of 2013.

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