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Washington state cap-and-trade auction

Millions more in revenue expected as Washington state conducts third pollution allowance sale

Washington held its third quarterly cap-and-trade auction Wednesday, with 8,585,000 pollution allowances available for purchase.
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‘Firmageddon’: Oregon conifers suffer record die-off as climate crisis hits hard

‘Firmageddon’: Oregon conifers suffer record die-off as climate crisis hits hard

More than a million acres of state forest contain trees that have succumbed to stressors exacerbated by a multi-year drought.

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In a first, US pays tribes to move away from climate threats

In a first, US pays tribes to move away from climate threats

The Interior Department has selected the winners of a new competition to relocate communities vulnerable to climate change. It could become a model for the rest of the country.
Central WA farmworkers weigh in on heat protection efforts

Central WA farmworkers weigh in on heat protection efforts

State leaders and labor advocates are pushing for regulations to protect workers who feel torn between working in dangerous heat and losing wages.
climate colorado river drought yakima

Climate change is ravaging the Colorado River. There’s a model to avert the worst

Success in the Yakima River Basin in Washington holds lessons for the seven states at war over water in the American West.
Snake River dams breach ‘not an option right now,’ but salmon fix needed in future, say Murray, Inslee

Snake River dams breach ‘not an option right now,’ but salmon fix needed in future, say Murray, Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee and Sen. Patty Murray have concluded that the Lower Snake River dams should not be breached before the financial and environmental benefits they provide are replaced, work that would cost an estimated $10 billion to $31 billion, according to a report commissioned by the two Washington Democrats.

WA conservation efforts changing with ecosystems

WA ecosystems are changing. Conservation efforts are, too

The Natural Areas program is critical for preserving native biodiversity in the state, but climate change is challenging its future.
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