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Ocean Acidity Is Harming Oysters

OPB | Feb. 12, 2015

THURSDAY: The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the Environmental Protection Agency over the impacts of ocean acidity on shellfish.

Environmental Update On Carbon, Herbicide Spraying, and Climate Change

OPB | Jan. 13, 2015

TUESDAY: We'll check in with reporters from our EarthFix team about some of the stories they're following.

What A Carbon Tax Could Mean For Oregon

OPB | Dec. 18, 2014

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

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

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

OPB | March 12, 2013

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

Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 12, 2013

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?

OPB | Jan. 08, 2013

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

OPB | July 31, 2012

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

Carbon Offsets

OPB | Oct. 20, 2009

What are the benefits of a carbon offset?

What's an Uncut Forest Worth?

OPB | July 31, 2008

Oregon's standing forests and the global carbon market.

Capping Carbon in the Northwest

OPB | July 24, 2008

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