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Crater Lake Hits Record For Low Snow

Medford Mail Tribune | Feb. 27, 2015 1:29 p.m.

Crater Lake National Park has hit a record for the lowest snow level since measurements began in 1931.

Climate change | Environment | Energy | Communities

Could A Community Bill Of Rights Keep Out A Gas Pipeline?

OPB | Feb. 3, 2015 7 p.m. | Ashland, Ore.

Residents of Coos and Douglas counties are hoping to challenge fossil fuel development by asserting local decision-making rights.

Climate change | Forestry | Environment

Seasons of Smoke: Exploring Two Decades of Wildfire

OPB | Feb. 3, 2015 3:01 p.m.

Twice as many acres burned in the decade leading up to 2011 than in the one before it.

Climate change | Energy | Environment

Oregon Bill Would Eliminate Coal-Fired Power By 2025

OPB | Feb. 2, 2015 3:39 p.m.

A bill in the Oregon Legislature this session would require electric companies to stop delivering coal-fired power to Oregon customers by 2025.

Climate change | Environment | Communities

Portland Brewery Puts Low-Carbon Beer On Tap

OPB | Jan. 26, 2015 11:57 a.m. | Portland

We can't drink our way out of climate change. But a Portland brewery has managed to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions associated with drinking a beer in first low-carbon brew, the Little Foot Red.

Climate change | Environment

A Republican And A Democrat Walk Into A Bar - To Talk Climate Change

KUOW | Jan. 23, 2015 1 a.m.

Two leading Washington state senators - a Republican and a Democrat - sit down to talk climate change, baby goats and Santa Claus. 

Climate change | Environment

How Climate Change Poses A Risk To National Security

OPB | Jan. 21, 2015 5:23 p.m.

In his State of the Union speech, President Barack Obama argued the United States should act forcefully to combat climate change – and not just for the sake of the planet.

Climate change | Environment

2014: Earth's Hottest Year On Record, Warm In Northwest Too

Northwest Public Radio | Jan. 16, 2015 3:56 p.m.

Last year was the hottest year on record, according to data released Friday by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

News | Climate change

Washington Carbon Emissions Drops Slightly In 2011

AP | Dec. 24, 2014 11:43 a.m.

A new state report shows the state's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by about 4.6 percent between 2010 and 2011.

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Portland Tribune: Metro Council Approves Emissions Reduction Plan

Pamplin Media Group | Dec. 19, 2014 1 p.m. | Portland

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.