Climate Change

San Francisco sues Big Oil for climate adaptation
San Francisco sues Big Oil for climate adaptation
Sea level rise could lead to catastrophic flooding, and the city blames Exxon and BP.
Latest: More pushback against coal export terminals
Latest: More pushback against coal export terminals
Proposed terminal in Longview, Washington, denied key water permit.
One in 30 wells in the West failed in recent years
One in 30 wells in the West failed in recent years
New research shows just how many wells ran dry between 2013 and 2015.
New Mexico caps again
If the Western Climate Initiative fails to launch, New Mexico's got a back-up plan
A contaminated history unearthed
A contaminated history unearthed
Investigative reporter Judy Pasternak describes uranium's effects on the Navajo Nation in Yellow Dirt: An American Story of a Poisoned Land and a People Betrayed.
Western Climate Initiative moves forward, smaller than imagined
Western Climate Initiative moves forward, smaller than imagined
Cap and trade is dead in Washington, D.C., but a few states are hoping to limit emissions through the Western Climate Initiative.
What to do with all that carbon?
If Congress ignores it, maybe it will go away
Good news and bad news for New Mexico’s Navajo communities
Uranium mining goes forward, coal plant slows down.
If you can't catch it, you can't cut it
What EPA's CO2 regs will actually do
Trouble in the PRB
Trouble in the PRB
Environmentalists are attacking "the heart of the beast": the coal mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin.
Coal reality check
The coal industry may be wounded, but it’s certainly not dead.
Burning questions about biomass
Burning questions about biomass
Getting energy from biomass is more complicated -- and perhaps less green -- than it seems.
What does this week mean for Northwest climate policy?
A look at the elections and other events.
Beyond Boardman
How we replace coal plants is as important as when they close.
'The last word is action'
'The last word is action'
Colorado clean-energy activist Leslie Glustrom sees the eventual decline of coal production as a possible ally.
Solar spree
Solar spree
New solar energy projects are coming to California and Nevada.
Squeezing trees
New data show how U.S. forests store carbon
La Niña winter expected
West wet in the north, dry to the south
350 Miles Through Utah: A Pilgrimage for Hope
Utahns walk for climate change
In defense of wood heat
In defense of wood heat
Why not burn trees where they'll do some good -- in your woodstove?
Breathing easy
Breathing easy
In West Oakland, Calif., the Breathmobile fights inner city asthma.
A mobile health solution
A mobile health solution
A day with the asthma-fighting crusaders of West Oakland, Calif.
Computer model slices and dices mountain climates
Computer model slices and dices mountain climates
In Oregon's H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest, scientists study climate patterns.