- Powering up Oregon's EV adoption rates
by Victoria Paykar on March 4, 2021
After last fall’s record-setting wildfires and smoke and the ongoing COVID pandemic, Oregonians aren’t taking clean air and healthy lungs for granted. Ensuring that the future of Oregon’s transportation is electric—not burning fossil fuels—is critical for cleaning up our air and for achieving our state’s climate goals. Thankfully, with forward momentum in Salem, Oregon legislators are making clear that accelerating our transition to zero emission vehicles (ZEV) is a priority this session.
- Sleuthing for truth during power outages
by Jonathan Lee on February 26, 2021
Sleuthing the truth about renewables and widespread winter power outages In the wake of massive winter storms that blanketed much of the continental US in snow and ice, some clean energy skeptics were quick to seize upon the image of an ice-coated Texas wind turbine as supposed evidence that the rise of renewables were to blame for widespread power outages.
- 2021: Action time for climate in the Oregon Legislature
by Meredith Connolly on February 24, 2021
- “Circular” Restaurants recycle used cooking oil into low-carbon, low-pollution fuel
by Climate Solutions on February 24, 2021
As the Washington Legislature again considers a policy to create a Clean Fuel Standard (HSB 1091), a coalition of supporters celebrate “Circular Restaurant” Week to honor restaurants in the International District who participate in waste cooking oil recycling programs.