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Report: Climate Change Is Already Bringing Problems To Northwest — And It Will Get Worse

The Northwest is already seeing the effects of climate change, according to a new national climate assessment.

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Study: NW Forests Will Weather Climate Change Better Than Others In The West

A new paper predicts substantial vulnerability to drought and wildfire over the next three decades.

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Study: Replanting Trees After Wildfires May Not Be Necessary

 New research finds forest replanting doesn’t necessarily guarantee better tree survival.

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Tribes Drop Endangered Species Lawsuit In Klamath Basin

Klamath water interests are gearing up for a long-called-for reworking of roadmap for saving an endangered fish in a part of the arid Northwest where farmers need water for crop irrigation.

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Portlanders Pass Measure To Create Clean Energy Fund

Portland voters on Tuesday passed a gross receipts tax measure that will pay into a clean energy fund, which proponents say will help the city chip away at its clean energy goals.

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Hundreds Rally For 'Climate Kids' Lawsuit In Eugene

Numerous rallies are being held Monday across the U.S. in support of a youth-led climate lawsuit that had been scheduled to go to trial this week in Eugene.

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Super Typhoon Yutu, 'Strongest Storm Of 2018,' Slams US Pacific Territory

Tens of thousands of U.S. citizens in the Northern Mariana Islands got lashed with winds of Category 5 intensity. The storm's vast scale and rapid escalation stunned meteorologists.

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Youth Plaintiffs To Ask Supreme Court To Resume Climate Change Case

Twenty-one young people who are suing the federal government will ask the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to allow their climate change trial to go forward. That's after the nation's highest court temporarily blocked the lawsuit Friday.

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Oregon Gets Unusual Opportunity To Impact Federal Air Quality Rules

The Trump administration is proposing to lower vehicle fuel economy standards and a loosening of power plant emissions targets.

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Where They Stand: Oregon's Gubernatorial Candidates On Climate Change

Gov. Kate Brown and state Rep. Knute Buehler both tout their belief in climate change. They differ on policies for tackling it. 

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