Calif. Governor Blames Climate Change

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown says California is at “the epicenter” of the effects of a warming planet as the state experiences longer fire seasons and more destructive wildland blazes. The Democratic governor spoke Monday at a conference about climate change. His address comes as scientists warn that a hotter climate will lead … Continue reading »

President Releases Climate Change Report

(CNN) — Flooded rail lines, bigger and more frequent droughts, and a rash of wildfires are some of the alarming predictions released in a White House climate change report Tuesday. The White House is issuing a new report that sounds like the climate change alarm for future generations. It not only fits into the President’s … Continue reading »

Ask the Meteorologist – Climate Change

 ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “How is global warming affecting the Earth?” Ryan Lewis Patrick Elementary Gold Hill Looking back at the changes between the 1930-1980 (50 years) period and 1981-2010 (29 years) period at the Medford Airport, which is where we get the official National Weather Service data from for Medford, you find quite a difference … Continue reading »

Local Group Holds Climate Change Rally

MEDFORD, Ore. – It was an early Sunday morning for volunteers of the Southern Oregon Climate Action Network (SOCAN), who treated Medford residents to a striking new aerial view of a salmon. “The salmon is an iconic image of the Pacific Northwest…It’s an iconic image of the Rogue Valley,” said Hannah Sohl, a volunteer with … Continue reading »