Communities | Climate change | Environment | Election

Oregon Voters Could See More Community Rights Measures Going Forward

OPB/EarthFix | May 17, 2017 2:15 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

The concept of community rights stems from the idea that local communities should have say over corporate projects that could cause local harm. 

Water | Science | Climate change | Environment | Technology

Can Seattle’s Seawall Defend The City And Protect Salmon, Too?

KCTS9/EarthFix | May 16, 2017 6 p.m. | Seattle

Seattle’s newly constructed seawall is a $410 million infrastructure project that’s doubling as a massive science experiment.

Energy | Climate change | Politics | Environment | News

Washington Businesses Hope To Kill Inslee’s Carbon Cap

Crosscut | May 11, 2017 11:40 a.m. | Olympia, Washington

Can a regulation be considered a “tax”? That’s a central question in a lawsuit against Washington’s cap on carbon pollution.

Energy | Climate change | Politics | Environment

Washington Sues Trump Over Coal Leases On Public Land

KUOW/EarthFix | May 10, 2017 4:40 p.m. | Seattle

Washington has joined three other states to sue the Trump administration over coal leasing on public lands.  

Pacific Ocean | Climate change | Environment

Oceans Losing Oxygen As World Warms

KUOW | May 9, 2017 8:45 a.m. | Seattle

To the list of global problems the world’s oceans are facing, you can add another: They’re losing oxygen.

local | Communities | Energy | Climate change | News | Environment

Oregon County Seeks To Block LNG Project With Ballot Measure

OPB/EarthFix | May 8, 2017 7:30 a.m.

"Community-Rights" measure aims to give Coos County residents control over energy infrastructure projects.

local | Transportation | Energy | Climate change | News | Environment

Washington State Approves Draft Air Permit For Vancouver Oil Terminal

OPB | May 3, 2017 9:25 a.m. | Vancouver, Washington

Environmentalists are concerned about a draft air permit that has been released for a proposed oil terminal in Vancouver.

Climate change | Environment | Flora and Fauna

A Seattle Filmmaker Confronts His Grief Over A World That’s Changing

KUOW | May 2, 2017 12:15 a.m.

Are you feeling terrified of environmental destruction? The first step to coping is to face it head on.

Energy | Climate change | Environment

Seattle Climate Activists Get Confrontational In Trump Era

KUOW | April 28, 2017 10:15 a.m.

While civil disobedience is nothing new,  climate activists see a balooning interest since the election of President Donald Trump.

Energy | Climate change | Environment

Climate Activists Tell PGE: Don’t Even Think About New Natural Gas Plants

OPB/EarthFix | April 26, 2017 1:02 p.m. | Portland

Environmental groups gathered outside the Portland General Electric headquarters in Portland Wednesday to protest the utility’s effort to permit two new natural gas power plants.


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