Tracy Loew, Salem Statesman Journal – March 2 2017 Oregon legislators are weighing five bills that would regulate carbon emissions in the state to help stem climate change and its impacts. The public got its first chance to weigh in Wednesday afternoon, and dozens did so in a marathon joint hearing of the House and […]

Letter to Editor by Ken Deveney Ashland Daily Tidings, February 28 2017; also in Medford Mail Tribune, March 5, 20167 Solar energy now provides twice as many jobs as the coal industry. The Department of Labor projects that wind-service technicians will be the fastest-growing U.S. occupation over the next 10 years. Farmers in Texas get […]

Leter to Editor by Sidney Brown, Medford Mail Tribune, February 27 2017 In today’s world, it is essential that we go beyond newspaper and social media headlines to seek fact based evidence relating to everything we read, see, and hear. For example, when Congress rolled back federal stream protection legislation, newspaper headlines gave a confusing […]