3 ways to cope with the smoke
If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.
Drought

Smells like global warming

Three hours north of San Francisco, the haze thickens to soupy smoke. Through the closed car windows, the smell is unmistakable. It smells like global warming.

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Wind prices hit new lows, solar panel glut disappears

Court rules for making the power grid friendlier to renewables, Western drought so bad that the mountains are rebounding, China's coal use actually declines, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

Mobile, AL wetlands

Who saves with solar, and who pays?

Economic risks of climate change, severe drought and forests on fire, Fortune 500 companies embracing renewable energy, electric vehicles and utilities; and much more.

Our corner of the country is on fire

Nearly unprecedented wildfires are raging across parts of Washington and Oregon, and have devastated the community of Pateros, WA. Here's how you can help.

A World with less water?

What if the farms, rivers, mountains and cities of the Northwest experienced a drought measured in years, rather than months? 

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Sustainable Path presents: Climate Change in the Northwest

With last summer’s increase in wildfires and other climate-related shifts, global warming effects in the Northwest are becoming increasingly more apparent. This panel discussion will analyze local climate change trends in our region, and give insight into how these will shape the Pacific Northwestern lifestyle. Hear about current local efforts underway to adapt to these changes, and learn more about what actions to take to make a difference in the future of regional climate change.

Cattle grazing in Marin

Soil carbon, home on the range

Turning organic materials into compost and applying it to rangelands on a larger scale could store a lot of carbon, repurpose organic waste, improve the health of rangelands, increase climate resilience, and help farmers’ bottom lines.

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