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Oregon Republicans Are On The Lam Over A Climate Bill

Senate Republicans in Oregon have refused to come to the Capitol, denying the legislature the quorum needed to vote on a cap-and-trade bill. The state police has been sent to retrieve them.

How Georgia Became A Surprising Bright Spot In The U.S. Solar Industry

Solar is booming in Georgia, and it's not because of state mandates supporting renewable energy or concerns about climate change. Instead, powerful market forces are driving the growth.

Considering 'Managed Retreat'

When does it make sense to give up adapting to climate change and simply retreat? A first-of-its-kind conference this past week explored the difficult and contentious issues around that concept.

Abandoning A Floodzone

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Fran O'Connor of Sayreville, N.J., about letting her home be bought and demolished after multiple rounds of flooding.

New York's Aggressive Battle Against Climate Change

New York is set to enact plans to battle climate change. It would go further than some other states in cutting carbon emissions from electricity, buildings and transportation.

Trump Administration Finalizes Replacement To Obama's Clean Power

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Joseph Goffman, of the Environmental & Energy Law Program at Harvard, about the end of the Clean Power Plan, which he worked on in the Obama administration.

How 1 Farmer Navigates California's Strict Limit On Groundwater

New rules in California governing groundwater usage have pushed farmers to experiment with some innovative techniques, including developing micro markets for water.

I Spy, Via Spy Satellite: Melting Himalayan Glaciers

Scientists are using old spy satellite images to measure the effects of climate change. They're finding that glaciers in the Himalayas are melting twice as fast as they were a few decades earlier.

Trump Administration Weakens Climate Plan To Help Coal Plants Stay Open

The Trump administration is replacing one of President Barack Obama's signature plans to address climate change. It may help coal-fired power plants but is unlikely to slow the industry's decline.

Canada's Trudeau Approves Controversial Pipeline Expansion

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau first approved the project, which is opposed by many environmental groups, in 2016, but Tuesday's announcement means construction can begin later this year.

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