Atmospheric scientist and University of Washington climatologist Nick Bond talks with KOHO Morning Show host Chris Hansen about his upcoming presentation, “Are Salmon Doomed? Hatching A Plan To Save A Northwest Icon,” which will take place at five branches of the North Central Regional Library system later this month.…Read More
The effects of climate change continue to bear down on Washington state. Climate advocates say lawmakers need to act fast to reduce the state’s carbon emissions. KOHO’s Ken Johannessen has more. …Read More
Scott Parsons is your Garden Guru and joins us every Tuesday during the growing season to help us green our thumbs.
Episode 25, is all about saving seeds for next year’s garden and the climate strikes that took place around the world last week, including in Wenatchee.…Read More
Election season is heating up at the local and national level. Washington’s primary is Tues. Aug 6 and more democratic presidential debates take place next week.
As those candidates head into their second debate, pressure is growing for the Democratic National Committee to approve a debate focused on climate change, as Eric Tegethoff reports.…Read More
This year’s legislative session wrapped April 28 in Olympia, with state lawmakers committing to a 100 percent carbon-free electricity grid by 2045. Governor Inslee is signing the measure into law today, as Eric Tegethoff reports.…Read More
It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the threats of climate change, as well as how it’s portrayed in the media, how we talk about it as a society. But one expert in Washington says it’s not all doom and gloom.
Whitman College Professor Dr. Frank Dunnivant has a new book out – “Environmental Success Stories” – which asks us to not forget the positive, progressive actions we as a country and a species have already taken to tackle environmental issues.…Read More
Continuing our series looking at the Thin Green Line and the role the Pacific Northwest is and will play in America’s energy future.
In Part 1, we looked at shifts away from coal towards cheaper, more abundant oil and natural gas. And so due to the shrinking domestic market, coal companies want to send their fossil fuels to markets in Asia; to do so they need ports and terminals along the west coast.…Read More
America’s energy landscape is undergoing seismic shifts – sometimes literally. Although North Central Washington’s hydropower remains a staple, more solar, wind and hydrogen is coming on board.
For other parts of the country, new technologies have made shale oil and natural gas extraction cheaper and easier than coal. So those coal companies need a way to export their products to new markets in Asia.…Read More