Ken Ward was one of five activists who turned valves off on several pipelines bringing oil from Canada to the United States.
Most mornings and afternoons, a newly built footpath that plunges through a grove of towering redwoods is clogged with workers and school kids.
Nation | Communities | News | Renewable energy | Environment | Energy | local | Climate change | PoliticsOPB/EarthFix | June 6, 2017 4:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Northwest states once again speaking out against Trump administration actions on climate change.
In the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris accords, Gov. Kate Brown says Oregon is joining a coalition led by California, Washington and New York to fight climate change.
Nation | News | Environment | Energy | World | Climate change | PoliticsAP | May 31, 2017 7:30 a.m. | Washington
President Donald Trump is expected to pull the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though there could be "caveats in the language" announcing a withdrawal, leaving open the possibility that his decision isn't final.
Environment | Climate change | News | WorldAP | April 2, 2017 10:11 a.m. | Mocoa, Colombia
A grim search for the missing resumed at dawn Sunday in southern Colombia after surging rivers sent an avalanche of floodwaters, mud and debris through a city, killing at least 200 people and leaving many more injured and homeless.
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.
Economy | News | Business | Environment | Energy | local | Climate changeNorthwest 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.
Nation | News | Environment | Energy | Science | Climate change | PoliticsNPR | 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.
Agriculture | local | Environment | NewsNorthwest 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.
local | Environment | Climate change | Science | LandOPB | 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.
New study finds as climate change advances, the Northwesterners will see more ideal weather days in the spring and fall.
Nation | Fish & Wildlife | News | Environment | Land | local | Climate change | SustainabilityAP | 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.
Nation | Entertainment | News | Education | 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.
local | Environment | Climate change | NewsOPB | 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.