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Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

OPB | Aug. 17, 2015

Eleven young Oregonians are part of a climate change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration, charging that failure to act to prevent catastrophic climate change violates their rights.

The Climate Action Plan And Oregon

OPB | Aug. 04, 2015

New rules announced yesterday by President Obama require reductions of carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 2030.

Shell Icebreaker Remains In Portland

OPB | July 30, 2015

Shell's Fennica icebreaker ship has still not been able to depart to the Arctic for oil drilling, after local climate change activists and Greenpeace activists blocked passage at the St. John's bridge.

Portland Protesters Block Shell Icebreaker At St. John's Bridge

OPB | July 29, 2015

A coalition of climate change activists and Greenpeace are keeping Shell's Icebreaker ship from proceeding to the Arctic.

Mayor Charlie Hales Goes To The Vatican

OPB | July 28, 2015

We talk with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales, who just returned a summit with 60 mayors from around the world called by Pope Francis.

Evangelical Climate Scientist Takes On Climate Change Nonbelievers

OPB | June 24, 2015

Katharine Hayhoe is both a climate scientist and an evangelical Christian. She believes that many Americans who deny climate change are placing their politics and ideology above their faith.

News Roundtable: June 19, 2015

OPB | June 19, 2015

It’s time for our news roundtable, where we take a look at some of the biggest stories of the week with a rotating panel of journalists and other news watchers.

What's The Best Way To Preserve Wilderness?

OPB | June 08, 2015

Some conservationists say wilderness must be left alone entirely, but others say if humans don't intercede, some species will be lost forever.

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.

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.