local | Water | Fish & Wildlife | News | Pacific Ocean | Environment | Climate changeAP | Sept. 17, 2017 3:20 p.m.
The mass of warm water known as "the blob" that heated up the North Pacific Ocean has dissipated, but scientists are still seeing the lingering effects of those unusually warm temperatures on salmon and steelhead.
local | Climate change | News | Environment | Sustainability | Politics | Communities | ForestryJefferson Public Radio | Sept. 14, 2017 5:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon
Conservatives are arguing that if loggers had been allowed to cut more trees, we wouldn’t be having all these fires. But scientists say it's not that simple.
Nation | Environment | News | Climate changeNPR | Sept. 11, 2017 5:43 a.m.
In large swaths of Florida, Irma has brought dangerous floodwaters, knocking out power and turning human possessions into debris.
local | History | Land | News | Environment | Nation | Communities | Climate change | Northwest Wildfires 2017OPB | Sept. 8, 2017 1:20 p.m. | Portland
Before the Eagle Creek Fire in the Columbia River Gorge became the nation’s top priority wildfire, it was the Chetco Bar Fire near Brookings.
Health | Environment | Air | Climate changeOPB/EarthFix | Sept. 7, 2017 7:45 a.m. | Portland
As climate change plays out in the Northwest, more smoky, unhealthy air will come along with hotter, drier summers and bigger wildfires.
The Chetco Bar Fire is still the largest fire burning in Washington and Oregon.
local | News | Politics | Nation | Environment | Climate changeOPB | Sept. 4, 2017 7:59 p.m.
Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley says the flooding in Texas and this weekend's latest spate of fires in Oregon ought to disabuse skeptics of climate change.
local | News | Environment | Nation | Communities | Climate changeOPB | Aug. 28, 2017 4:18 p.m.
The Oregon Air National Guard has sent a search and rescue team to help as flood waters rise in Texas. The U.S. Coast Guard is also deploying its teams, including 20 people from Oregon and Washington.