Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Wednesday proposed an ambitious cap-and-trade program to require the state’s largest industrial polluters to pay for every ton of carbon they release
Gov. Jay Inslee is announcing his proposals Wednesday for reducing carbon pollution and creating clean energy jobs in Washington.
As global warming causes Arctic ice to melt, the Coast Guard is working on creating new shipping lanes so vessels can safely travel through the now open waters.
Marine biologists are seeing higher-than-normal ocean temperatures that are causing near-shore bleaching across the islands.
Animals and plants that depend on snow cover may be affected.
But since 1991, about 69 percent of the rapidly increasing melt was man-made, said Ben Marzeion, a climate scientist at the University of Innsbruck in Austria
The massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained, officials said Wednesday night
Scientists studying southern resident killer whales for the past decade now know they are among the most contaminated marine mammals, with pollutants particularly high in the youngest whales
Global warming is already altering Northwest forest landscapes, increasing wildfire risks and threatening coastal communities
Scientists have figured out when temperatures could really go off the charts from global warming. And for dozens of cities it’s only about a generation away.