Portland Brewery Puts Low-Carbon Beer On Tap

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

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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