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Largest California Wildfire Won't Be Contained Until September, Officials Say

The Mendocino Complex Fire, the biggest in the state's history, now covers 457 square miles. Officials previously estimated Aug. 15 for its containment, but now say it won't be until Sept. 1.

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2020 Talk Includes Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, A Key Trump Foe

Even though he won't talk about his 2020 ambitions — other than not ruling out a potential run for a third term as governor — many others are, fueled by TV appearances and speeches in Iowa and Florida.

Environment | local | Climate change

Why Some Northwest Butterflies Are Thriving And Some Aren't

In the Pacific Northwest, there is no long-term study that shows how butterflies as a whole are responding to habitat loss and climate change.

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Threatened Silverspot Butterflies Return Home To A Coastal Oregon Mountain

Silverspot butterflies were extinct on Saddle Mountain. Now they're back, but will they thrive?

Energy | Climate change | Environment | Sustainability | Science | Transportation | Communities | Technology

Self-Driving Bikes: The Next Transit Revolution?

What does your future commute look like? Will you be taking a self-driving car, a solo-wheel, the hyperloop? What about a self-driving bike?

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Klamathon Wildfire's Growth Slows As It Spreads To Oregon

However, the fire continues to spread into the timberland of Klamath and Rogue River-Siskiyou national forests.

News | Climate change | Food | Agriculture | local | Land | Business | Land use

Wine Country Takes Root In New Places To Combat Climate Change

As climate change heats valleys up, wineries are taking action — moving to cooler zones, planting varieties that do better in the heat and shading their grapes with more leaf canopy.

News | Fish & Wildlife | Climate change | Environment | Science | local | Animals

Washington's Pikas Are In Even More Trouble Than We Thought

For years, scientists thought pikas were adapting to climate change by moving uphill. But new research indicates the news is even worse than that.

News | Climate change | Environment | Science | local | Health | Water

Warming Drives Spread Of Toxic Algae In Oregon And Beyond, Researchers Say

Across the U.S., reservoirs that supply drinking water and lakes used for recreation are experiencing toxins in their water due to toxic algae blooms that are growing in frequency.

Environment | News | Climate change

This Is What Happens When Big Oil Fights Back At City Hall

The 'Stepping Up' podcast explores an unusual situation in Richmond, Calif., where climate champions flipped city hall to their side and an oil company decided to fight back.


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