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What A Carbon Tax Could Mean For Oregon

OPB |Dec. 18, 2014 12:45 p.m.

THURSDAY: After a recent study said a carbon tax in Oregon could be economically and environmentally feasible, we'll discuss the political outlook for a carbon tax ahead of the 2015 legislative session.

US and China Pledge New Goals On Climate Change

OPB |Nov. 12, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: The U.S. and China announced an ambitious new commitment to reduce carbon emissions in the effort to curb climate change.

Oregon's Role in Environmental Pact With West Coast and British Columbia

OPB |Oct. 29, 2013 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Oregon has joined forces with California, Washington and British Columbia to commit to implementing new policies that would reduce carbon emissions.

Researchers Detail A Possible Oregon Carbon Tax

March 12, 2013 12:15 p.m.

Economists with Portland State University have just released a report about how a tax on carbon could work in Oregon. 

Environmental Update

Feb. 12, 2013 12:35 p.m.

We'll get an update from our Ecotrope blogger Cassandra Profita about the first formal assessment of the size and scope of Oregon's electric vehicle industry.

What Effect Will California's Cap-And-Trade Law Have?

Jan. 08, 2013 12:06 p.m.

California's new cap-and-trade market is active. What impact could it have on the future of carbon?

Droughts Expected to Worsen in 21st Century

July 31, 2012 9:06 a.m.

A new study suggests drought patterns will only get worse in the coming century.

Carbon Offsets

Oct. 20, 2009 9 a.m.

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

What's an Uncut Forest Worth?

July 31, 2008 midnight

Oregon's standing forests and the global carbon market.

Capping Carbon in the Northwest

July 24, 2008 midnight

What effect can a regional policy have on a global issue like climate change?

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