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.

Communities | Sustainability | Environment

Challenging The Idea That Electric Vehicles Are For The Rich

OPB/EarthFix | June 20, 2017 5:45 p.m. | Portland

At a national conference in Portland, experts discussed how to increase the use of electric vehicles in low-income communities.

Energy | Science | Sustainability | Environment

The Coming Revolutions That Will Change How We Get Around

Jefferson Public Radio | June 15, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Ashland, Oregon

Researchers are envisioning a future in which how we get around each day becomes cleaner, faster, greener ... and cheaper by combining three emerging technologies.

Sustainability | Economy | Environment | News

There's Finally A Plan For Up-Close Views Of Willamette Falls

OPB/EarthFix | May 31, 2017 4:30 p.m.

Leaders of the Willamette Falls Legacy Project unveiled their vision for a public riverwalk at the former Blue Heron paper mill site.

Climate change | Sustainability | Environment

Would You Have Kids, Given Climate Change? | Terrestrial

KUOW | May 30, 2017 11:45 a.m.

With the way the planet is changing, are you questioning whether having kids is the right choice? You're not alone.

Sustainability | Environment

Portland's Bike-Powered Mill Delivers A Low-Carbon Beer

OPB/EarthFix | May 26, 2017 1:45 p.m. | Portland

A Portland brewery has teamed up with an environmental group to brew a low-carbon “Bike Crush Saison.”

Energy | Sustainability | local | Environment | News | Unprepared: Will We Be Ready For The Megaquake In Oregon?

What The Northwest Could Learn From Japan's Eco-Friendly 'Smart Homes'

OPB/EarthFix | May 22, 2017 6 a.m.

Japan's "smart homes" combine solar panels, electric cars and batteries not only to save energy but also to supply their own power when disaster strikes.

Environment | Agriculture | Sustainability

Weeds And Herbicides Puts An Organic Farm At Odds With Neighboring Growers In Oregon

NWPR/EarthFix | May 17, 2017 9:25 p.m. | Moro, Oregon

Sherman County, Oregon, is debating what to do about a large organic farm accused of letting its weeds spread onto neighboring fields.

Sustainability | Environment

Would You Compost Your Body? | Terrestrial

KUOW | May 16, 2017 5 a.m.

In the episode of terrestrial, we head to North Carolina to see a body laid to rest, in a compost pile. It was … an experience worth hearing.

local | Renewable energy | News | Environment | Sustainability

New 'Terrestrial' Podcast Explores Choices That Come With A Changing Environment

KUOW/EarthFix | May 1, 2017 12:15 a.m.

EarthFix is pleased to introduce terrestrial, a new environment-focused podcast from a journalist who’s been with us since the beginning.


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