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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.

News Roundtable: November 14, 2014

OPB |Nov. 14, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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 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.

News Roundtable: September 25, 2014

OPB |Sept. 25, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 12:20 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:50 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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 12:30 p.m.

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 12:15 p.m.

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 12:45 p.m.

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 12:06 p.m.

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

Environmental Update

OPB |Feb. 27, 2014 12:45 p.m.

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

Wind Energy Tax Credit Expires

OPB |Jan. 03, 2014 12:40 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll explore the effect of the expiration of the federal wind energy tax credit, and the role that subsidies play in energy production more broadly.

Environmental Update On Oil, Logging, Climate Change & More

OPB |Nov. 20, 2013 12:40 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Members of our Earthfix team update us about oil, logging, a recent climate change poll and more.

DIY Economy: Crowdfunding Businesses

Aug. 16, 2013 12:30 p.m.

Crowdfunding is widely used as a means to support independent projects and products. Lately, some established businesses have been utilizing crowdfunding for things like expanding operations and even staying afloat.

Climate Change's Effect On Marine Life

Aug. 14, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Climate change is already effecting terrestrial life, but its effect on marine life is happening even quicker.

Studying The Impact Of Coal And Climate Change

Aug. 06, 2013 12:45 p.m.

The Washington Department of Ecology will study the impact of a proposed Bellingham coal terminal on climate change.

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