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Alpine Pikas May Survive Climate Change – Depending On Where They Live

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 29, 2016 6:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Climate change has long been considered a threat to the small mammal. But new research shows the outlook for survival in some areas to be more positive.

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Study: Man-Made Heat Put In Oceans Has Doubled Since 1997

AP | Jan. 18, 2016 9:30 a.m. | Washington

The new study tracked how much man-made heat has been buried in the oceans in the past 150 years.

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Low Lake Level Reveals A Glimpse Of Old Detroit

Statesman Journal | Jan. 10, 2016 10:40 a.m.

Marion County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Zahn found remnants of Old Detroit while the lake was at low levels due to drought.

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Washington Attorney General Launches Investigation Into Wage Survey

AP | Jan. 8, 2016 12:07 p.m. | Spokane, Washington

Investigation looks into whether a business group improperly influenced answers to a state survey of wages and working conditions for farmworkers.

Climate change | News | Agriculture | NW Life | Environment | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

Winter's Coming: 10 Questions For Northwest Weather Experts

OPB | Jan. 8, 2016 11:30 a.m.

We talked to two weather experts from the Northwest and asked them 10 questions about the weather ahead in our area.

local | Sustainability | Climate change | Environment | Greetings From The Northwest: Under The Weather

Snow Harvesting: Northwest Ski Resorts Adapt To Climate Change

OPB/EarthFix | Jan. 5, 2016 5:30 p.m.

With climate models predicting warmer winters and less snow in the future, Northwest ski resorts are finding strategies they can use to adapt.

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Has Earth Entered The Age Of The Humans?

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 23, 2015 11:30 a.m. | Ashland, Oregon

A 2016 decision to call the current geologic era the Anthropocene age would signal a shift in how scientists think about the history of our planet.

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Oregon Signs On To Sell Only Emission-Free Vehicles By 2050

OPB | Dec. 14, 2015 4:15 p.m. | Portland

Oregon — along with a group of five countries and seven states — used the Paris climate change conference to set lofty new emission goals.

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Spotted Owls Still Losing Ground In Northwest Forests

OPB/EarthFix | Dec. 9, 2015 3:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

A new analysis shows that barred owl encroachment, more than any other factor, is to blame. 

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Washington Governor Signs Climate Change Agreements In Paris

AP | Dec. 7, 2015 4:45 p.m. | Olympia, Washington

His office says he also announced at a reception on Sunday his new initiative to get more electric vehicles on the road. Inslee wants at least 20 percent of all new state passenger vehicles to be electric vehicles by 2017.