Tagged: Climate Change

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.

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 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.

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.

Parsing President Obama's Climate Plan

June 25, 2013 12:06 p.m.

President Obama delivered a speech on climate change today where he announced tough new rules to reduce carbon emissions.

James Hansen Takes On Climate Change Skeptics

April 25, 2013 12:06 p.m.

James Hansen was one of the first scientists to sound the alarm about global warming. What has changed since he began his fight?

New Study Shows Fast Pace Of Global Warming

March 12, 2013 12:45 p.m.

A new study shows that the planet is warmer now than it's been in the past 4,000 years.

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. 

Economic Impact Of Shortened Ski Seasons

Dec. 11, 2012 12:06 p.m.

A new study shows climate change could affect the ski industry of many western states.

Ocean Acidification Creates Problems For Shellfish Farms

Dec. 03, 2012 12:45 p.m.

Ocean acidification is wreaking havoc on Northwest shellfish farms.

Bill McKibben

Aug. 16, 2012 12:15 p.m.

We're talking with Bill McKibben about the Rolling Stone cover story that went viral and his continuing activism about climate change.

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