As the Trump administration rolls back climate policy, Northwest states are taking a stand. What could they feasibly do?
We hear what climate change bills lawmakers are thinking about. We discuss the music of grief. Then we turn to the business of university sports marketing. We end the hour with an in-depth look at the Irish Dancing World Championship.
Climate change | Economy | Environment | News | Business | Energy | localNorthwest News Network | March 14, 2017 6:15 a.m.
Polluting industries in Washington state don't like Gov. Jay Inslee's cap on carbon emissions — and they don't think it's legal.
Politics | Climate change | Science | Environment | News | Nation | EnergyNPR | March 9, 2017 8:54 a.m.
In an interview with CNBC, President Trump's EPA administrator said he did not believe carbon dioxide is a major contributor to global warming.
local | News | Agriculture | EnvironmentNorthwest News Network | March 3, 2017 7:11 p.m.
Wine scientists and grape growers will converge in the Tri-Cities, Washington, next week to talk about how to produce high-quality wine when the climate is getting more extreme.
Land | Environment | Climate change | Science | localOPB | Feb. 14, 2017 11:13 a.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon
The spectacular glacier caves of Mount Hood collapsed and disappeared completely within just a few years of their discovery. Scientists are only now learning what happened.
News | Environment | Politics | Nation | localOPB | Jan. 24, 2017 12:59 p.m. | Portland
White House advisor and former Washington state Sen. Don Benton is part of the team implementing the president’s agenda at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
New study finds as climate change advances, the Northwesterners will see more ideal weather days in the spring and fall.
Land | Climate change | Sustainability | Environment | Fish & Wildlife | News | Nation | localAP | Jan. 1, 2017 11:22 a.m. | Petersham, Massachusetts
Aided by global trade, a warming climate and drought-weakened trees, invasive bugs have become one of the greatest threats to biodiversity in the United States.
News | Environment | NationKUOW/EarthFix | Dec. 21, 2016 3 p.m.
The plaintiffs say Washington isn’t doing enough to protect their future from the threat of climate change.
Entertainment | News | Education | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Dec. 9, 2016 noon
Our news roundtable takes up some of the big stories of the week. We take up another view of a federal climate change lawsuit. And we learn what we don't know after 25 years of genome sequencing.
News | Environment | Climate change | localOPB | Dec. 7, 2016 4 p.m. | Portland
Emergency management experts are meeting on the Oregon coast this week to discuss tsunami preparedness.
We learn about bilingual education, the possible fate of the Junction City psychiatric facility and a climate-change lawsuit brought against the Obama administration.
News | Nation | Think Out LoudOPB | Nov. 21, 2016 noon
We meet the new president of Portland Community College, discuss what the Trump administration may mean for climate change and for marijuana laws, and find out what scientists are learning from whale poop.
News | Environment | Climate change | localThe Register-Guard | Nov. 10, 2016 3:13 p.m. | Eugene, Oregon
The lawsuit alleges the government has known for decades the causes of climate change and has done nothing to combat them.
News | Environment | NW Life | Climate change | localNorthwest News Network | Sept. 8, 2016 5:07 p.m.
What kind of weather might the Northwest be in for this fall and winter? For much of this year, federal forecasters thought a mild La Niña was developing. But no longer.
News | Politics | Environment | Education | local | Think Out LoudOPB | Sept. 8, 2016 noon
Portland high school students walked out of class yesterday over a bond measure vote. Also, we learn more about homelessness in Eugene and the ways that glaciers melt.