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News Roundtable: April 10, 2015

OPB | April 10, 2015

We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

2 Portland 5th Graders Blog About Climate Change

OPB | April 02, 2015

Jeremy Clark and Charlie Abrams created the "Two Green Leaves" blog together earlier this year to write about climate change.

Are Birds And Bees Affected By Warmer Weather?

OPB | March 02, 2015

MONDAY: We'll find out if the spring-like warm weather is throwing off local wildlife.

Full Speed Ahead For Low Carbon Fuel Bill

OPB | Feb. 24, 2015

The clean energy bill is moving quickly through the Oregon legislature, despite its association with the Cyliva Hayes-John Kitzahber ethics scandal.

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.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB | Nov. 14, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

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.

News Roundtable: September 25, 2014

OPB | Sept. 25, 2014

THURSDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Could The Pacific Northwest Become a Climate Change Migrant Mecca?

OPB | Aug. 07, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Climate change modeling suggests that the Pacific Northwest could be less affected than the rest of the country.

Eugene Writes Carbon Reduction Into Law

OPB | July 31, 2014

THURSDAY: The Eugene city council passed an ordinance this week that requires concrete plans to meet the city's carbon reduction goals.

Conflicting Court Rulings On Federal Health Care Subsidies

OPB | July 23, 2014

TUESDAY: Two appeals courts were divided on the issue of whether states that had not set up their own health care exchanges can receive federal subsidies.

Pikas In The Gorge Help Scientists Study Climate Change

OPB | July 18, 2014

FRIDAY: These rabbit-related animals are an indicator species and a recent study of pikas in the Columbia River Gorge could help track climate change in the region.

Oregon Businesses Call For Action On Climate Change

OPB | July 17, 2014

THURSDAY: More than 70 Oregon businesses are calling for the state to take action on climate change.

New Law Helps Adoptees Access Records

OPB | July 08, 2014

TUESDAY: A new change in Washington's adoption law will affect how thousands of adoptees find out their histories.

New EarthFix Poll Shows Oregonians' Views on the Environment and Guns

OPB | July 07, 2014

MONDAY: We'll hear from EarthFix editor Dave Steves and John Horvick of DHM Research about the new environmental poll commissioned by EarthFix.

What Are The Legal Hurdles For The EPA's New Carbon Regulations?

OPB | June 02, 2014

MONDAY: The Obama administration announced plans to cut coal power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030. What legal challenges will the rules face?

NOAA Taps OSU's Rick Spinrad

OPB | May 15, 2014

THURSDAY: Oregon State University's Vice President of Research, Rick Spinrad, will serve as chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

News Roundtable: May 9, 2014

OPB | May 09, 2014

FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.

Environmental Update

OPB | Feb. 27, 2014

THURSDAY: We've got a round-up of some of the region's major environmental stories from the EarthFix team.