Is Biomass Energy Renewable?

Josh Schlossberg Climate Change, May 17, 2016 A report funded by Clean Air Council questions whether biomass should count as renewable energy, arguing that carbon dioxide and air pollutant emissions disqualify the controversial energy source. Wood…

April heat whacks Oregon snowpack

Mark Freeman, Medford Mail Tribune, May 7, 2016 Southern Oregon reservoirs rose quickly this spring and the region’s once-robust snowpack melted at double the rate as a record-breaking April heat wave became a streamflow game-changer in Oregon. While…

Campaign of deception

Letter to Editor by Alan Journet, Medford Mail Tribune, May 18th 2016 Being ignorant is no character flaw. Ignorance just means being uninformed about something. There is nothing wrong with being ignorant. None of us can know all about everything;…

Almost Everything You Know About Climate Change Solutions Is Outdated

Joe Romm, Climate Progress, May 10, 2016 Almost everything you know about climate change solutions is outdated, for several reasons. First, climate science and climate politics have been moving unexpectedly quickly toward a broad consensus…

STUDY: Crater Lake threatened by rising temperatures

Matt Jordan, KOBITV 5 News May 4th, 2016 Crater Lake, Ore — A warming climate could affect the very health of one of Southern Oregon’s most iconic landmarks and climate activists say now is the time for action. A study by the U.S. Geological…

The Key Players in Climate Change

New York Times compendium article, April 21 2016 Diplomats from at least 167 countries are gathering in New York to sign the climate accord reached in December in Paris. Whether they make good on their pledges to slow dangerous greenhouse gas…

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