Posts Tagged ‘Climate Change’

Garden Guru – Internal Health, Smoke, Climate Change

Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday to talk about how to green our thumbs. Today Parsons talks about staying healthy inside and out during these extreme smoke conditions, how climate change is increasing summer heat and the possibility of megafires, “voting” with your dollars and lifestyle and more.

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Rural Wash. Gets A Voice In Carbon-Pricing Legislation

Today is the deadline for bills to get voted out of committee if they’re going to get a full floor vote in either the State House or Senate. A bill in the Senate, pushed for heavily by Gov. Jay Inslee, would tax carbon polluters and use the money raised to invest in clean-energy jobs and…

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Biggest Story Missed in 2017? Climate Change, Media Analyst Says

Here at year’s end, we take a look at big news stories throughout 2017. North Central Washington certainly saw its fair share of summer wildfires, though not like those in California. Did massive wildfires get as much attention as other natural disasters this year? What other important stories got crowded out? Eric Tegethoff reports.

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WestSide High School Night Program Lecture Series

On November 15, at 7PM in the WestSide High School Commons at 150 Ninth Street in Wenatchee, will present Anna Gullickson of Ethical Choices. She will present a program dealing with modern culture, the environment, and factory farming titled “Ethics of Eating.” Admission is free and the public is welcome.

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Changing Climate To Bring More Landslides On Logged Land, WSU Research Shows

Climate change and clear-cutting could mean more landslides for the Pacific Northwest in the future. A new study by Washington State University examines the correlation between timber-harvesting and increased rainfall. Marcus Bellissimo reports.       The Oso mudslide in Snohomish County March 22, 2014 killed 43 people and destroyed dozens of homes. The slide…

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‘Water, Wind & Fire Tour’ Coming to Wenatchee – A Case For Bipartisan Climate Legislation

Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) and Audubon Washington volunteers are conducting the “Water, Wind & Fire Tour,” a 12-city tour around Washington state and the panhandle of Idaho intended to engage citizens and leaders in a conversation on smart climate change and energy policy. CCL and Audubon volunteers, along with Climate Conversations NCW, will visit Wenatchee this…

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How Weather Impacts Fire – A Chat With Meteorologist Josh Clark

The Uno Peak Fire is burning in the steep slopes of the east shore of Lake Chelan northwest of Manson on lands managed by the US Forest Service. It is about 10% contained at 8,500 acres. The fire began on August 30th and the cause is under investigation. It is burning in timber, heavy downed…

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How Large is Your Carbon Footprint? NCW Eco-Challenge Can Tell You

Climate change is a global issue, but NCW residents are working to increase awareness and advocacy at the local level. The group Climate Conversations North Central Washington is hosting a community-wide competition, asking participants to try new, environmentally-friendly behaviors for two weeks. Dan Langager sat down with two of the organizers, Carolyn Griffin-Bugert and Joan Qazi, to…

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