Portland to host climate conference

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The city of Portland will be hosting the return of a regional climate conference this week.

Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the 10th annual Northwest Climate Conference will be held at a downtown Portland hotel from Tuesday through Thursday.

The event will start Tuesday evening with an open session that will talk about agriculture and climate change in the Pacific Northwest.

The summit will cover topics including water quality impacts, drought, wildfires, and public perception of climate change.