• Tax breaks for oil have got to stop! Tales from the 2014 Legislative Session

    by Jessica Finn Coven on March 14, 2014

    The short 2014 Washington legislative session concluded on Thursday night, and centered on a single question: How will we prepare a better future for our children? 

  • Good News Abounds for Storing Carbon Naturally

    by Jenna Garmon on March 13, 2014

    Our forests and coastal wetlands store more carbon than we thought. We bring you all of that good news and more in this first Northwest Biocarbon Initiative Digest of 2014.

  • Business is Booming – and Policy Makes a Difference

    by Graham Richard on March 13, 2014

    Advanced Energy Economy  just released our new Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report. It is a remarkable piece of work, produced for us by Navigant Research. It shows the market growth across all the segments and subsegments of what we define as advanced energy, in the United States and around the world.

  • Spring Forward

    by Ann Gravatt on March 13, 2014

    This is the week of sleepy (read: grumpy) kids in my house, due to the return of daylight savings time. But even a household disrupted doesn’t squelch my love of the lost hour. It’s the signal of longer, warmer – sunnier! -- days to come, the most hopeful time of the year for me.  A time to look forward.  We’re doing a lot of that around Climate Solutions these days.

  • It's Not Too Late, But It's Not Too Soon

    by Elizabeth Willmott on March 5, 2014

    The work of choosing and executing strategies that add up to large-scale carbon reduction must begin in earnest. In the Northwest and around the United States, we are seeing early signs that elected officials are responding to this call and starting down the path of hard work.