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My House Could Help Portland Meet Its Climate Goals, But It'll Cost Me

Portland's new home energy score mandate could cut the city’s carbon footprint. But its success depends on homeowners like me.

Science | Land | Communities | Flora and Fauna | Climate change | Environment

Study: Wildfires Burn More Severely On Private Timber Plantations Than Public Forests

New research sheds light on what drives fire severity in the Pacific Northwest.

Environment | Technology | News | Science | Climate change

Environmental Group Plans Methane-Tracking Satellite

Scientists hope MethaneSAT will show where the potent greenhouse gas is coming from. Tracking methane in the air is difficult because it rises and spreads from the source.

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Oregon, Washington Sue EPA Head Over Alleged Clean Air Act Violations

The lawsuit, filed by 14 states, Chicago and Washington, D.C., says Pruitt is ignoring an Obama-era methane rule.

Renewable energy | Communities | News | local | Climate change | Environment | Pacific Ocean

California Takes Up Ocean Wind Energy After Oregon Project Fails

Two years after a ocean wind energy project failed to gain traction in Southern Oregon, developers are trying their luck in California.

Environment | News | Energy | Climate change

Canadian Crude Oil Is Going By Rail To Portland Before Shipping Off To Asia

Canadian oil has found a new route to Asia: It’s moving by rail through Washington to a shipping terminal in Portland.

Environment | Communities | Pacific Ocean | Climate change

Pacific Heat Wave Known As 'The Blob' Appears To Be In Retreat

The Pacific Ocean is finally starting to cool down after several years of unusually warm water parked off Washington, Oregon and California.

Land | Communities | News | local | Climate change | Environment

Sunriver Seeks Wildfire Preparedness While Also Protecting The Natural World

Commitment to natural beauty runs deep in Sunriver. But while this ethos has attracted people to the community from across the country, it may mean that wildfires always will be a growing risk, especially as fire seasons get longer and hotter.

Economy | Fish & Wildlife | Communities | Agriculture | Climate change | Environment | Water

Another Drought Year Promises To Test Klamath Basin

With a drought on the horizon, the Klamath Basin prepares for the worst.

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'Climate Kids' Lawsuit Against US Government Cleared For Trial

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the government’s request for an order that would have directed a judge to dismiss a climate lawsuit filed by 21 youths ages 10 to 21.