By Joanna M. Foster on March 5, 2014
"It's not in the future, it's not somewhere else, it's here and now and only about one third of states in the U.S. are doing anything to prepare for it."
By Joanna M. Foster on February 12, 2014
Megaloads of tar sands extraction equipment moving through the Northwest to Alberta continue to face determined opposition.
By Ari Phillips on February 6, 2014
Oregon, Washington and California are working on programs to reduce the life-cycle emissions of transportation fuels. Transportation can account for over a third of a state's greenhouse gas emissions.
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By Katie Valentine on February 6, 2014
The 30-megawatt project would be among the first in the U.S. to use floating wind turbines.
By Scott Keyes and Adam Peck on January 23, 2014
Even as the United States makes steady progress in its fight against homelessness, roughly half of states saw their homeless populations increase over the past five years.
By Zack Ford on January 21, 2014
Oregon's labor board has ruled that Sweet Cakes by Melissa did violate state law when it refused to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple.
By Zack Ford on November 26, 2013
A Ninth Circuit panel has ruled that Oregon's domestic partnerships fail to provide same-sex couples with equal benefits, but the federal government also discriminates by not recognizing such unions.
By Zack Ford on November 22, 2013
Oregon conservatives want to counter a marriage equality initiative with a "license to discriminate" against same-sex couples.
By Bryce Covert on November 15, 2013
Lawmakers could introduce a paid sick days bill as early as February 2014.
By Ryan Koronowski on October 28, 2013
53 million people living in what would be the world’s fifth-largest economy will now be participating in a “far-reaching strategic alignment to combat climate change and promote clean energy.”