• No to Big Oil, Yes to Little Kids

    by Joëlle Robinson on March 4, 2014

    Last week, state legislators in Washington announced their budgets. The House budget was great news for climate solutions and the Priorities Coalition. However, the Senate budget dropped the ball.   The House budget closed the Big Oil Tax Loophole.  Will you thank your representatives in the House for standing up for our environment, health, safety, and economy?   The House budget includes a proposal to close the Big Oil Tax Loophole – an “accidental loophole” from 1949 that wasn’t intended for oil companies.

  • Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference

    The 2nd Annual Marine Energy Technology Symposium, which is being held in conjunction with The Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference (GMREC), has received over 70 high quality abstracts. To accommodate presentations on these papers, the symposium and GMREC VII will be extended through 12:00 Noon PST, April 18, 2014.

  • Driving Forward

    by Chris Bast on February 25, 2014

    Join a growing coalition of businesses and organizations supporting a clean fuels standard for Washington.  

  • Mature trees are biocarbon heavyweights

    by Jenna Garmon on February 24, 2014

    With CO2 levels surpassing safe limits, carbon storage may be the most important life-supporting function Northwest forests provide the planet.

  • This time, no rubber stamp for Big Coal

    by Joëlle Robinson on February 21, 2014

    Washington State's Department of Ecology and Cowlitz County has announced that they will take a broad look at the impacts of the proposed coal export terminal in Longview in southwest Washington. There will be no quick rubber stamp for this big coal project, but a rigorous review instead.