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Climate Change Has Some Willamette Valley Farmers Adapting An Ancient Way To Grow Food

As the climate gets warmer, farmers in the Willamette Valley are testing an agricultural technique called dry farming. Instead of irrigating crops, they rely on the moisture stored in the soil.

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Study: Climate Change Threatens 389 North American Bird Species

A new study from the National Audubon Society says 389 out of 604 North American bird species are at risk of extinction due to climate change.

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Portland Parks Bureau Determined To Bring More Green To City's East Side

This fall, the Portland Parks Bureau will try to make the city a little more verdant by handing out free yard trees and hosting a tree-planting event in honor of Arbor Day.

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Annual Gathering Of Climate Change Experts Returns To Portland

The 10th annual Northwest Climate Conference returns this week to Portland, where climate experts from around the American West will discuss their latest research.

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Oregon Joins Lawsuit Over Trump Administration Emissions Rollback

Oregon is joining nearly two dozen states suing the Trump administration over auto emissions regulations. 

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Research Suggests Climate Change Is Reducing Snowfall In The Pacific Northwest

New research from Portland State adds to the evidence that for the Northwest, climate change means less snow and more rain in the winter meaning the less water resources during the summer.

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New Marine Heat Wave Looks A Lot Like 'The Blob'

Scientists are monitoring a marine heat wave off the West Coast that they say is reminiscent of the massive stretch of warm water nicknamed "the Blob" in 2014-15.

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Hood River Set To Test Out A First-Of-Its-Kind Electric Car-Sharing Project

Car-sharing programs, especially those involving electric vehicles, tend to be big-city operations. But Hood River, Oregon, is getting in on the action via a project launching in Spring 2020.

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Brazil Rejects G-7's Offer Of $22 Million To Fight Amazon Fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said he doesn't want the cash — unless it comes with an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron.

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G-7 Leaders Near Deal To Help Amazon Nations Fight Rainforest Blazes, Macron Says

As the summit, held in southwest France, wrapped up, the French president said the leaders had agreed to "very concrete commitments involving technical resources and funding."