Press Release: Mature and old-growth logging sale undermines Biden climate policy; threatens McKenzie River, habitat

August 2, 2022 — Today, old-growth forest and wildlife advocates provided the U.S. Forest Service the means to reconsider the pending Trump-era “Flat Country” timber sale in Oregon’s Willamette National Forest. The vast majority of the proposed logging would be in mature and old-growth forests, with over 1,000 acres of clearcutting, even though President Biden this year ordered his administration to prioritize conserving these forests as a crucial climate protection.

Gas stoves leak climate-warming methane even when they’re off

by Jeff Brady (NPR). Originally published January 12, 2022 6:35 am on Updated January 27, 2022 at 7:55 AM ET.

Your natural gas cooking stove may leak climate-warming methane even when it is turned off, warns a new Stanford University study.

That’s important because methane is a much more potent greenhouse gas than even carbon dioxide, though it doesn’t linger in the atmosphere nearly as long.

Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral

By Dylan Plummer, CW Grassroots OrganizerOriginally published in The Register-Guard, Nov. 28, 2020. In Eugene, the home of the tree-hugger, a new kind of climate denial is taking shape — climate … Continue reading Op-ed: Hope for Action Beyond Climate Deferral