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What's Oregon's Role In The Post-Paris Effort To Reduce Carbon?

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 16, 2015

Nearly 200 nations came together to agree to reduce emissions. What are states' roles in reaching the goals that were set?

Young People Sue Obama Over Climate Change

OPB | Broadcast: 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.

James Hansen Takes On Climate Change Skeptics

OPB | Broadcast: April 25, 2013

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

OPB | Broadcast: March 12, 2013

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

Economic Impact Of Shortened Ski Seasons

OPB | Broadcast: Dec. 11, 2012

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

Droughts Expected to Worsen in 21st Century

OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2012

A new study suggests drought patterns will only get worse in the coming century.

How Will Global Warming Affect Oregon?

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 14, 2012

As global temperatures rise, and glaciers melt around the world, how will Oregon be affected by climate change?