Now Playing:


Science | Technology | Environment | Transportation | Sustainability | Communities | Energy | Climate change

Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

What does your future commute look like? Will you be taking a self-driving car, a solo-wheel, the hyperloop? What about a self-driving bike?

Forestry | Environment | News | local | Climate change | Land | Health

Klamathon Wildfire's Growth Slows As It Spreads To Oregon

However, the fire continues to spread into the timberland of Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou national forests.

Business | Food | Land use | Agriculture | News | Climate change | Land | local

Wine Country Takes Root In New Places To Combat Climate Change

As climate change heats valleys up, wineries are taking action — moving to cooler zones, planting varieties that do better in the heat and shading their grapes with more leaf canopy.

Animals | Science | Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | local

Washington's Pikas Are In Even More Trouble Than We Thought

For years, scientists thought pikas were adapting to climate change by moving uphill. But new research indicates the news is even worse than that.

Science | Water | Environment | News | Health | Climate change | local

Warming Drives Spread Of Toxic Algae In Oregon And Beyond, Researchers Say

Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing toxins in their water due to toxic algae blooms that are growing in frequency.

Climate change | News | Environment

This Is What Happens When Big Oil Fights Back At City Hall

The 'Stepping Up' podcast explores an unusual situation in Richmond, Calif., where climate champions flipped city hall to their side and an oil company decided to fight back.

Animals | Environment | News | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | local

Brown Pelicans Struggle To Find Food On Oregon Coast

It isn't uncommon for wildlife center workers to have starving pelicans on their hands while the birds are on the North Coast.

Climate change | News | Water | local | Environment

Coastal Erosion Gnaws At 1 Of Washington's Most Popular State Parks

Coastal erosion is threatening the main campground and other amenities at Cape Disappointment State Park, which has the second most camper visits in the Washington State Park system.

Climate change | News | Water | local | Environment

A Warming Planet Could Turn Streams Into Carbon Polluters: Study

A new study has found that warmer streams and rivers could actually contribute to climate change by releasing more carbon dioxide into the air.

Energy | Climate change | Sustainability | Environment

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.