KCTS 9 | Feb. 11, 2016
With nine new calves in the last year, the most important question may be whether they will have enough to eat.
KCTS9/EarthFix | Feb. 09, 2016
Passing a voter-backed initiative would make Washington the first state to tax residents and businesses on their carbon emissions.
KUOW/EarthFix | Feb. 11, 2016
Hundreds of people crowded into a Tacoma convention center Wednesday night to voice concerns about a methanol refinery proposed for the city’s Tideflats.
News | Environment | Politics | localPortland Tribune | Feb. 11, 2016 3:05 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Legislators created the position in 2015 to oversee and centralize policy guidance of the state’s plan for reducing risks and improving recovery from the next catastrophic Northwest Cascadia subduction zone earthquake and potentially corresponding tsunamis.
The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.
Explorer Ben Saunders is the first person to finish the perilous trek from the edge of Antarctica to the South Pole and back. He describes what he had to endure in order to survive the journey.
Science | Environment | Energy | NationNPR | Feb. 10, 2016 3:48 p.m.
A massive methane leak may soon end, but its environmental impact is still being weighed. A scientist says it won't have a big effect globally, but it's a setback in efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
Environment | Health | NationNPR | Feb. 10, 2016 3:27 p.m.
For Flint resident Jeneyah McDonald, using bottled water for everything has become an onerous but necessary routine. Still, she worries about the effects that toxic tap water will have on her sons.
Science | Environment | Health | NationNPR | Feb. 10, 2016 3:23 p.m.
Most health officials say the small amounts of benzene and other components of the natural gas still leaking in Southern California are probably not a health threat. Still, some parents worry.
Environment | Food | Nation | BusinessNPR | Feb. 10, 2016 12:15 p.m.
Ted Cruz doesn't like the law that requires the use of ethanol in gasoline. So what would happen if it was abolished? The surprising answer: not much, probably.
A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming – meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.