Stories tagged: climate change
Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 8:47 p.m.
Jane Fonda was arrested Friday in front of the U.S. Capitol as part of her efforts to join the fight against climate change.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019, 9:01 a.m.
The bad news was delivered Thursday with the publication of an expansive and detailed National Audubon Society report examining how a warming climate will impact bird species throughout North America.
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019, 5 a.m.
Not all groups fighting climate change are fans of Jay Inslee.
Fri., Oct. 4, 2019, 6 a.m.
Starting in 2020 WDFW will have a 25-year strategic plan. This, it’s hoped, will allow the agency tasked with preserving and protecting wildlife to better respond and adapt to a …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower. But around the world, people are putting shovels to ground to help it happen.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower. But around the world, people are putting shovels to ground to help it happen. In a corner of …
Sun., Sept. 29, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools includes climate change in curriculum, though striking students say it’s not enough
Last wekk’s climate protests highlighted an ongoing disconnect: While most states and many school districts have classroom standards that at least mention human-caused climate change, many teachers aren’t dealing with …
Sat., Sept. 28, 2019, 5 a.m.
As their country falls apart, a hardy team of scientists in Venezuela is determined to transcend the turmoil to record what happens as the country’s last glacier vanishes
Fri., Sept. 27, 2019, 12:54 p.m.
TORONTO – Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn’t understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to jibes about her …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 4:21 p.m.
Earth is in more hot water than ever before, and so are we, an expert United Nations climate panel warned in a grim new report Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Fox News pundit Michael Knowles characterized teen climate activist Greta Thunberg as a “mentally ill Swedish child who is being exploited by her parents and by the international left.” But …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
Sometimes, a moment and a person align. For 16-year-old Greta Thunberg – whether you admire her or dislike her, and there are plenty of passionate partisans in both camps – …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 7:19 p.m.
The Spokane City Council approved a resolution supporting a clean fuel standard in Washington.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Hundreds of activists blocked major intersections across the nation’s capital on Monday, demanding immediate government action on climate change.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 8:52 p.m.
Only leaders who promise bold action are likely to be featured at United Nations climate action summit Monday.
Sat., Sept. 21, 2019
Birds are a critical part of the natural food chain, and this loss of birds represents a loss of ecological integrity that, along with climate change, suggests that nature as …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 11:02 p.m.
Hundreds of supporters marched through the streets of downtown Spokane Friday afternoon, joining dozens of similar events nationwide and across the world sparked by a young climate activist in Sweden.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 2 p.m.
Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared Friday to launch the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic – a yearlong journey through the ice …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
Amazon, which delivers more than 10 billion items a year on fuel-guzzling planes, vans and trucks, vowed Thursday to cut the amount of damage it does to the environment and …
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 5 a.m.
The Spokane climate strike will start at noon on Friday at the Rotary Fountain in Riverfront Park. Students will share speeches and poetry at the Spokane Tribal Gathering Place outside …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 1:04 p.m.
Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming – but there are limits to their optimism.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
Members of Congress are hailing Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg as a “superpower” for her work to spark a worldwide, youth-driven push to fight climate change. But Thunberg is not impressed.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join worldwide demonstrations this week ahead of a U.N. climate summit in New York, as unions and some businesses lend their support …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
More than a decade ago, before a water-loving rodent with a penchant for gnawing on trees became the
Sun., Sept. 1, 2019
A question for this moment: If the Earth’s lungs were on fire and the doctor refused to treat it, would there be cause for a third-party intervention?
Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
President Donald Trump’s decision to direct his agriculture secretary to explore opening America’s largest national forest to logging will cost the country its most substantial set of lungs, as well …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed revoking Obama-era regulations on climate-changing methane leaks from many oil facilities, a move that environmental groups said was meant to renounce the agency’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
A 16-year-old Swedish climate activist who crossed the Atlantic on a zero-emissions sailboat to attend a conference on global warming approached New York City’s shores on Wednesday.
Sun., Aug. 25, 2019
Gazing down with a vaguely orange tint at a new fire blossoming on the Earth where a fire should not be, the Moon confided that it felt sad and powerless …
Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 6:57 p.m.
The Democratic National Committee is quashing a push from climate activists and some national party members who want a 2020 presidential primary debate devoted exclusively to the climate crisis.