- Climate-fueled disasters strike, and climate hope perseveres
by Juan M. Muñoz Jiménez on August 17, 2023
Hawaii wildfires and the aftermath Several wildfires tore across the idyllic landscape with terrifying speed on the Hawaiian island of Maui. At least 111 people have been confirmed killed, hundreds of residents have been displaced, and the historic town of Lāhainā has been destroyed.
- Boundaries of potential Oregon Wind Energy Areas published
by Juan M. Muñoz Jiménez on August 15, 2023
- Advocates reach settlement with Avista to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, expand low-income efficiency programs
by Greer Ryan on August 4, 2023
[PRESS RELEASE] A historic settlement in a contested rate case between Oregon’s second-largest gas utility and intervening organizations will require Avista to phase out fossil fuel subsidies, dramatically expand low-income weatherization programs and restrict political spending by the gas company that undermines state climate law.
- The thing about lithium mining
by Jonathan Lawson on August 3, 2023
The battery component lithium is a key ingredient for the clean energy transition. But sourcing the mineral comes with chalenges and compromises. Also: holding the oil industry accountable, and more clean energy action in the Northwest
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