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City of Vancouver working on plan to reduce carbon emissions before 2050

Vancouver City Hall (iStock.com)

August 8, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

At Vancouver City Hall, work is underway to develop a new plan to reduce carbon emissions and combat climate change. On that front, the city is not alone — across the Pacific Northwest, comparable municipalities like Spokane, Tacoma and Bend, Ore., have passed or are working on their own version… Read story

California Gov. Gavin Newsom jumps out of a new Sikorsky S70i Black Hawk firefighting helicopter after arriving to highlight new firefighting equipment and his proposed $2 billion investment in wildfire and emergency preparedness at a press conference in McClellan Park in Sacramento County on Monday, May 24, 2021. (Renee C.

As drought intensifies, California seeing more wildfires

California Gov. Gavin Newsom jumps out of a new Sikorsky S70i Black Hawk firefighting helicopter after arriving to highlight new firefighting equipment and his proposed $2 billion investment in wildfire and emergency preparedness at a press conference in McClellan Park in Sacramento County on Monday, May 24, 2021. (Renee C.

May 24, 2021, 5:46pm Nation & World

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — As California sinks deeper into drought it already has had more than 900 additional wildfires than at this point in 2020, which was a record-breaking year that saw more than 4 percent of the state’s land scorched by flames. Read story

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Inslee signs ambitious environmental protection laws

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May 17, 2021, 5:53pm Latest News

SPOKANE — Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee signed a series of bills Monday designed to strengthen the environment in Washington state. Read story

Smithsonian study: climate change means skimpier Chesapeake Bay oysters

March 8, 2021, 9:44am Nation & World

In a lab dubbed the “room of doom” at an Edgewater, Maryland, research center, scientists learned that climate change is no friend to lovers of meaty oysters. Read story

Marcus Kauffman with the Oregon Department of Forestry, walks through a burned out area of the Holiday Farm Fire along the southwest edge of the burn area above Deerhorn, Ore., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

Is Northwest poised to beat climate inequalities?

Marcus Kauffman with the Oregon Department of Forestry, walks through a burned out area of the Holiday Farm Fire along the southwest edge of the burn area above Deerhorn, Ore., Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020.

March 5, 2021, 3:09pm Latest News

Activists in the Pacific Northwest have warned for years that communities of color and other marginalized groups are disproportionately impacted by the effects of climate change, and less well-positioned to take advantage of jobs and other benefits likely to result as the region’s economy moves away from fossil fuels. Read story

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Vancouver’s climate goals to push past comparable cities

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

December 14, 2020, 8:48pm Clark County News

Vancouver will pursue a climate strategy that stretches beyond the bare minimum, the city council agreed in a workshop Monday evening, and set goals to achieve carbon neutrality in the coming decades. Read story

The iconic Palace of Culture in the Polish capital Warsaw, Poland, is lit green Saturday to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate accord.

Biden pledges U.S. support for Paris accord

The iconic Palace of Culture in the Polish capital Warsaw, Poland, is lit green Saturday to mark the fifth anniversary of the Paris climate accord.

December 12, 2020, 2:34pm Nation & World

PARIS — U.S. President-elect Joe Biden pledged Saturday to rejoin the Paris climate accord on the first day of his presidency, as world leaders staged a virtual gathering to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the international pact aimed at curbing global warming. Read story

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

Vancouver council ponders carbon-neutral city as early as 2045

Cars merge onto Highway 14 on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

November 23, 2020, 8:41pm Clark County News

The city of Vancouver is in the process of drafting more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction targets that could see the community push toward carbon neutrality in future decades. Read story

Greta Thunberg poses for a picture in the Marina where the boat Malizia is moored in Plymouth, England Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around the world, is heading to the United States this week - in a sailboat.

Greta Thunberg’s sailing adventure no pleasure cruise

Greta Thunberg poses for a picture in the Marina where the boat Malizia is moored in Plymouth, England Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around the world, is heading to the United States this week - in a sailboat.

August 14, 2019, 6:02am Nation & World

PLYMOUTH, England — Greta Thunberg’s two-week voyage to the United States will be no pleasure cruise. Read story