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PNS Daily Newscast - February 26, 2020 


Seven Democrats debate in South Carolina. And helping kelp forests off the West coast.

2020Talks - February 26, 2020 


Candidates took the stage in Charleston, South Carolina, ahead of Saturday's South Carolina primaries, but also ahead of next week's Super Tuesday. Former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg took some hits, but Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the national frontrunner, was the main target.

Public News Service - OR: Climate Change/Air Quality

Portland, OR – Think of clean energy as the next economic stimulus package. A new report shows making a similar dollar investment in the "green energy economy" would bring more than 27,000 good-paying jobs to Oregon. The study from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst looked at what it woul

Portland, OR - Oregon and six other Western states, frustrated with the lack of a federal plan to reduce climate-changing pollution, are developing their own plan. It's not yet final, but it's already drawing some criticism for not being tough enough on major polluters. The "Western Climate Initiat

Portland, OR – Tough times for the West are predicted in a new U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report about the effects of climate change on human health and welfare. For Oregon and other Western states, the list includes an increase in health problems related to heat and air pollut

Portland, OR – An Oregon weekend "unplugged" is the goal for families taking part this Saturday in the Great American Backyard Campout. David Mizejewski is a spokesperson for the National Wildlife Federation, which is sponsoring the national event. He says people will be camping out in their

Portland, OR – The first of the major climate change bills will be debated on the U.S. Senate floor starting on Monday. Not all members of Oregon's congressional delegation have decided how they'll vote on the Climate Security Act, and a wide variety of groups are working overtime to convince

Eugene, OR – If you think one person or one family can't make a difference when it comes to climate change, about 50 Eugene residents are willing to prove you wrong. They're the first participants in "Climate Masters," a new program developed at the University of Oregon to teach people exactly

Portland, OR – Tuesday is Earth Day, and perhaps no one in Oregon has kept up more closely with environmental issues in the state and around the globe than Oregon Secretary of State Bill Bradbury. Today at a Portland rally, Bradbury will help Gov. Ted Kulongoski and the Sierra Club of Oregon k

Portland, OR – Oregon's primary election is still seven weeks away -- and at least one group insists this year, that's a good thing. The Sierra Club has launched a campaign called "Power2Change," because it contends the presidential candidates aren't saying enough about global warming and rene

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