An Indigenous reservation has a novel way to grow food- below the earth’s surface
Underground greenhouses are helping people to take back control of their nutrition and ease farming amid the climate crisis.
Hawaii to close its only coal power plant in a step toward renewable energy
Lawmakers approved legislation in 2020 banning coal for electricity production by the end of this year.
The crisis unfolding in America’s Christmas tree capital
Farmers in Oregon had their ‘worst summer ever’ as heat, drought and extreme weather threaten industry
Famously rainy Seattle breaks its fall rain record after a summer of extreme heat
The city accumulated about 19 in of rain between September and the end of November, a stark contrast to the summer’s searing temperatures
Climate crisis likely creating extreme winter weather events, says report
Arctic change increased chances of tightly spinning winds above North Pole, authors say, boosting chances of extreme weather
Temperatures soar as Washington and Oregon endure another major heatwave
Temperatures expected to hit triple digits in Portland and Seattle as Pacific north-west bakes in second heatwave of summer
Oregon declares state of emergency as another ‘extreme heatwave’ looms
Pacific north-west prepares for triple-digit temperatures just weeks after heat resulted in hundreds of deaths in region
Less than half of Seattle homes have air conditioning. After a deadly heat wave, ‘everybody’ wants it.
Triple-digit temperatures led to a spike in demand across the region.
Video shows salmon injured by unlivable water temperatures after heatwave
A conservation group recorded the video after a heatwave in the Pacific north-west on a day when water temperatures breached 70F
Heat exhaustion, apocalyptic scenes: what it’s like fighting the US’s biggest wildfire
I’m proud to take on devastating blazes. But sometimes I wonder if anyone else sees the scale of the crisis