A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

So it’s hot, and then there’s the climate

Written August 15th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

There’s one thing that can be said about Tuesday’s high temperature in Albany. It was not as high as it was on one very hot day in June two years ago.

How does this help with the ‘climate’?

Written November 18th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Oregon’s state land-use regulators are telling Albany, Corvallis and other cities above 50,000 population to designate “climate friendly” parts of town where people can live so they don’t need to drive to meet day-to-day needs.

October: Back to normal on the river

Written October 27th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

What a difference a little rain makes — at least in the level and flow of the Willamette River.

‘Climate crisis’ and the loss of freedom

Written November 8th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

Newspaper readers in Albany and around the world this week got treated to a “warning of a climate emergency.” The warning would be easier to heed if the recommendations of the authors were not as ominous as they sound.

Senate walkout: It’s not about climate

Written June 20th, 2019 by Hasso Hering

It’s worth taking another look at the size of the increase in the Oregon cost of living that Republican senators are trying to prevent by blocking final action on HB 2020.

Climate: Same old and barnacles

Written April 2nd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

As I was saying above, I make so bold as to note that once again, looking for a sign of climate change at the Oregon coast, I can’t find any. That’s not to say there aren’t any. But in terms of sea level, if there’s been a change over the last 20 years or so, it’s too subtle to […]

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