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Sharks Sighted On Oregon Coast (Calm Down, It’s Normal)

OPB | July 19, 2017 1:19 p.m.

Cannon Beach Police advised beachgoers this week of shark dorsal fin sightings in the Cannon Beach area, but such sightings are not uncommon this time of year.

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Spokane Makes Climate Agreement With Itself

Northwest News Network | July 19, 2017 7:30 a.m.

Spokane is now the latest Northwest city to recognize climate change as human-caused and to commit to limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

Climate change | Environment

'Loudest Smallest Voices' With Something To Say About The Future Of Our Oceans

EarthFix | July 11, 2017 1:45 p.m.

Stepping Up is a new podcast that tells stories of all kinds of people who are responding in surprising ways to the climate crisis.

Climate change | Health | Economy | Environment

How Is Pollution Connected To Race And Inequality? | Terrestrial

KUOW | July 11, 2017 9:24 a.m.

The effects of pollution and climate change don’t affect us all equally. Those hit hardest often belong to communities of color and are cash poor.

Climate change | Energy | News | local | Environment

Study: Climate Change Could Benefit Pacific Northwest Economies

KUOW/EarthFix | June 29, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Seattle

If the world does nothing to limit carbon emissions, the U.S. economy will suffer — but the Pacific Northwest might actually benefit.

Climate change | Communities | Energy | Environment

Protesters And Supporters Come Out Once Again For Jordan Cove LNG

OPB/EarthFix | June 27, 2017 9:35 p.m. | Coos Bay, Oregon

It was the first public meeting since the Canadian company Veresen refiled its permit application with the federal government.

Climate change | Energy | Environment

Valve-Turning Activist From Oregon Won’t Serve Prison Time

OPB/EarthFix | June 23, 2017 3:08 p.m.

Ken Ward was one of five activists who turned valves off on several pipelines bringing oil from Canada to the United States.

Climate change | Sustainability | Environment

Oregon Businesses Form New Alliance To Fight Climate Change

OPB/EarthFix | June 22, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Portland

More than two dozen Oregon businesses are banding together to fight climate change through a new organization called the Oregon Business Alliance For Climate.

Climate change | World | Nation | News | Health | Environment

Too Hot To Handle: Study Shows Earth's Killer Heat Worsens

AP | June 19, 2017 12:05 p.m.

Deadly heat waves like the one now broiling the American West are bigger killers than previously thought and they are going to grow more frequent, according to a new comprehensive study of fatal heat conditions.

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Washington's Biggest Businesses Aim To Fill Climate Void Left By Trump

KUOW | June 14, 2017 9:15 a.m.

Corporate America is pledging support for climate action in a movement that involves Seattle-based Amazon, Microsoft and Starbucks.


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