Sonoma and San Diego test the waters for a new source of renewable energy.

July 05, 2017

State lawmakers commit to a sustainable course with an ambitious new energy efficiency bill.

June 20, 2017

With a new series of bills, California promises to protect the environment no matter what happens on the federal level.

March 30, 2017

Roadside plants helped officials trace the source of a public health crisis and led to new standards for clean air in Oregon.

February 28, 2017

Some members of the small-house movement live off the grid—but Oregon’s cities want them to stay on it.

February 03, 2017

The state knows a thing or two about creating a climate policy that’ll keep battling carbon pollution—even if the feds cut and run.

January 05, 2017

After eating its way up the Pacific Coast, the notorious invader is starting to dig its claws into an important Washington fishery.

November 21, 2016

Solar and wind power are booming in Colorado, Utah, and New Mexico. Here are some secrets to their success.

October 05, 2016

Two ballot initiatives involving the bag ban are on the ballot this November—but one of them is not what it seems.

September 23, 2016