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Environmental Update On Carbon, Herbicide Spraying, and Climate Change

OPB |Jan. 13, 2015 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: We'll check in with reporters from our EarthFix team about some of the stories they're following.

The Cost Of Food Waste

OPB |Nov. 17, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A new EarthFix series focuses on the high price of food waste, and looks into curbside composting programs in the Northwest.

Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Comes To Hillsboro

OPB |June 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.

FRIDAY: We'll learn about new affordable housing in Hillsboro that could save tenants hundreds of dollars on energy bills.

Stephen Greenblatt Discusses The Swerve To Modernity

May 27, 2013 12:06 p.m.

On this Memorial Day holiday, we bring you a special encore presentation of our show with Pulitzer prize winning author Stephen Greenblatt about The Swerve. 

Stephen Greenblatt Details The Swerve To Modernity

March 05, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Stephen Greenblatt explains how a 2,000 year old poem helped shape the world we live in today.

Third Parties: Pacific Green Party

Aug. 13, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We're starting a series of conversations talking with members of Oregon's minor parties. Today we'll chat with the Pacific Green party, first founded in this state in 1990.

Oregon Sustainability Center Update

March 14, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The 2012 legislative session came and went without authorizing funding for the Oregon Sustainability Center. What's next? Is the project still alive?

Sustainable Building?

Jan. 10, 2012 9:20 a.m.

The Oregon Sustainability Center is designed to boost the economy and reflect of the state's commitment to the environment, but critics question the project's financing and feasibility.

Environmental Update

Oct. 17, 2011 9:50 a.m.

EarthFix reporter Courtney Flatt updates us on energy and resource projects in the Northwest.

Biomass Power in Vancouver?

Oct. 04, 2011 9:06 a.m.

What's at stake in the decision on whether or not to allow a biomass power plant in Vancouver?

Driving through Walgreens?

Aug. 30, 2011 9:35 a.m.

Walgreens wants to build a drive-thru at one of its Southeast Portland locations, but some neighbors say the project will bring pollution, noise, and traffic. Should Walgreens change its plans?

Green Chemical Potential

July 08, 2011 9:25 a.m.

Portland State University released a white paper on Oregon's potential to be a leader in green chemistry. What does that mean exactly?

Sustainable Oregon and Iraq

Nov. 05, 2010 9 a.m.

How is Oregon exporting and developing its niche in sustainability?

Cambodia Stories

Nov. 20, 2009 9 a.m.

Oregonians who survived the Khmer Rogue genocide in Cambodia are now telling their stories in public.

Green Collar Jobs

March 03, 2009 9 a.m.

What role will green jobs play in the future economic prosperity of the region?

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