Tagged: Climate

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.

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