Humans of Climate Change: Alex Harris, Southern Oregon

In 2015, Alexander Harris walked 232 miles across southern Oregon to protest a proposed Jordan Cove natural gas export facility. Harris and his fellow organizers dubbed the project Hike the Pipe and set their route to follow the proposed path of the Pacific Connector gas pipeline, which would connect the Jordan Cove export terminal near Coos Bay, Oregon, to existing pipeline networks. Harris says … Continue reading Humans of Climate Change: Alex Harris, Southern Oregon

Humans of Climate Change: Stacey McLaughlin, Southern Oregon

Header Photo Credit: L. Tinfow Two weeks ago, I published a story about the Jordan Cove LNG (liquefied natural gas) export project and its attendant Pacific Connector Pipeline. The day after the story was published, FERC (the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission) denied a necessary approval for the project. In their report, they stated that Jordan Cove Energy and … Continue reading Humans of Climate Change: Stacey McLaughlin, Southern Oregon

Pacific Balancing Act: Jordan Cove and the Global LNG Trade

Proponents invoke economic recovery in southern Oregon and a smooth global transition to clean energy, but a closer look at a proposed Jordan Cove natural gas export project reveals mixed blessings and hardships. This piece is the third of a three-part series on China’s natural gas landscape and the trans-Pacific LNG trade. Part 1: Untapped Waste: An Old Technology … Continue reading Pacific Balancing Act: Jordan Cove and the Global LNG Trade

Local Climate: China’s Natural Gas Imports and the Fight for a Megacity’s Ecosystem

Pictured above: Hanyang “Johnny” Wei stands on a beach near Hong Kong, that may soon be the site of a major liquified natural gas (LNG) importation terminal. Wei is the cofounder of CECA, the Cross-border Environmental Concern Association, which has worked successfully to reduce the project’s impact on local marine ecosystems. This piece is the second of a three-part series … Continue reading Local Climate: China’s Natural Gas Imports and the Fight for a Megacity’s Ecosystem