Help the Methow Valley News explore local impacts of global climate change Last summer my husband and I spent many hours hacking back the sagebrush that surrounds our little cabin outside of Winthrop. The McLeod Fire was 5-6 miles away and we were afraid it would sweep down out of the forest and burn our […]
River bank has receded dramatically in past two years By Ann McCreary If the Methow River continues to erode the river bank by the Community Covenant Church at the same rate as the past two years, a church-owned gazebo that is 25 feet away from the riverbank could end up in the river next spring. […]
Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL), a group advocating for bipartisan legislation to address climate change, will hold a meeting in Twisp on Friday (Feb. 9) for people interested in learning more about the organization…
Advocates for a market-based approach to slowing global warming brought their message to the Methow Valley last week. A three-person delegation met with local farmers…
UW professor points to increased warming trends in Northwest By Ann McCreary No matter what steps are taken to head off the consequences of climate change, there is nothing that can be done now to avoid them entirely — it’s just a matter of “how fast and how much” the climate will change, according to a University […]
The Washington Department of Ecology is launching an effort to limit carbon pollution with adoption of a first-of-its-kind clean air rule that caps and reduces carbon emissions.
The new clean air rule “marks a watershed moment in our country’s history,” said Ecology Director Maia Bellon in a press release.
With all the excitement caused by having a Republican front-runner for president of the United States unmask himself as a fascist fruitcake, you might have missed the happier news. So let’s try to focus on what just happened in Paris. Not the thugs who murdered 130 people, but those who came to the City of […]
Despite a hopeful backdrop of snow-covered mountains, the prospect of continued drought next year remains, although it may not reach the record-breaking proportions of 2015.
As winter approaches, climate experts in Washington are predicting a much warmer winter than normal, and a corresponding impact on …