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The governor's own group stops short of recommendations and suggests careful study of the economic fallout.READ MORE 2 COMMENTS
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Still to come: Much bigger proposals by the governor for tackling carbon emissions and climate change.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
Guest Opinion: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change calls the consequences of inaction on climate change "severe, widespread and irreversible." The good news? We know exactly what to do to stave off the crisis.READ MORE 15 COMMENTS
Drivers would only pay an extra 2 cents a gallon in 2020 if the state requires lower levels of carbon in vehicle fuels, according to a draft report.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
The governor readies a measure to limit carbon emissions. His critics roll out arguments against it. Get ready for the 2015 legislative session.READ MORE 5 COMMENTS
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Bad management and climate change have turned our forests into tinderboxes and exhausted firefighting budgets. But we keep on building homes in the woods.READ MORE 4 COMMENTS
There's no telling what'll happen when world leaders meet in Paris next year for the 21st annual U.N. Climate Conference. But based on what went down in Manhattan this week, the time for global action on climate change is here.READ MORE 1 COMMENTS
If Gov. Jay Inslee and the Legislature adopt a carbon tax, new studies from his office show Washington's gasoline prices will increase.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
Thousands called for action Sunday at the Seattle People’s Climate March.READ MORE 10 COMMENTS
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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.
Inslee optimistic about climate change programs in post election
"'Yes, I wish there would have been more changes in the Senate. But I believe . . . we’re going to have a greater bipartisan interest in finding a solution in this than maybe in the last session,' he said."
Venice, Amsterdam and now Boston? Why it is considering becoming a city of canals
The Back Bay area was originally a tidal flat, and climate change is leading the city to seriously consider a network of canals.
California carbon emissions rules haven't stopped carbon from energy plants
California utilities have unloaded ownership of out-of-state coal plants but the facilities are still operating.
Tornado strikes Longview, Kelso
Photos, video and on-scene reports: Police closed part of one major street due to damaged property and downed power lines.
Cliff Mass: Why tomatoes are still ripening in the PNW
"Something amazing has been going on this fall, and for some reason the Ebola-crazed media hasn't picked up on it. But that is why we have blogs. Gardeners know something weird is happening. Vegetable plants are not dying. Tomatoes are still ripening."
Cliff Mass: If we get an El Nino, it will be a wimpy one
The predictions of a "super" El Niño look off-base. Based on National Weather Service long-range forecasting, winter temperatures still could be warmer than normal.
Seattle area's first tornado warning in nearly 55 years
The warning for the west central part of Pierce County lasted briefly after a water spout was seen off Anderson Island.
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- Help for African agriculture: Some question the Gates role
- NW bees stung by loss of habitat, sprays
- Food's grow-your-own movement: Some work required
- Harry Hoffman, 61, a man of passions for urban farming, housing assistance and soccer
- Seattle startup brings the sharing economy to dinner tables, backyard farms
- Obama's climate deal may be as good as it gets for years
- Inslee lays out first clean-energy ideas
- Oil train safety: A whole lot of worry among Washingtonians
- Report predicts state drivers would see little cost from tighter fuel standards
- Inslee sounds alarm about oil trains
- Building and operating small nukes in Tri-Cities gets big backing
- Are we ready for the next disaster?
- Are we really ready for a big disaster?
- Obama tells Oso: We are with you
- How Alaska's quake changed the Northwest's outlook on disaster
- Seattle's 9.0: What happens when the ground stops shaking?
- The Daily Troll: WA's top schools. 'Seattle nice' meets bicycles. The next Mt. St. Helens.
- Waterfront development: Will new rules harm fish, Puget Sound?
- When the stars go out all along the coast
- The Daily Troll: Berry workers pick up a court win. JBLM cuts could hurt economically. Orca science: Can you hear us?
- B.C. oil pipeline: A threat to the whole Northwest?
- Earth Day: Greenwashing works well for oil industry
- Washington's White River, 8th most endangered in the land
- Coal ports' critics question the economics
- Inslee sounds alarm about oil trains
- First Nations cross border to protect Salish Sea from oil shipments
- The Daily Troll: More coal trains, ho! Group Health ditches Virginia Mason. Bill Gates, Arne Duncan give teachers some love.
- Coal export plan suffers setback in Oregon
- Trains boot Washington fruit crops to carry more coal, oil