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Pledge to vote on NO on I-2117

I love the beauty here. And I’m also proud to live in a state where we’re leading the country on cleaning up air pollution, getting more clean energy solutions into our homes and communities, and finally making polluters pay for their climate pollution. What we are doing here is special, and powerful too as we align with our region. We could lead the way for other states.  


Maybe that’s why we are getting attacked.  


Right now a right-wing, out-of-state billionaire wants to block our progress in Washington. You are needed now to stop his scheme—and pledge to vote No on I-2117 in November. 

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Initiative 2117 is on the statewide Washington ballot this November. If voters pass I-2117, it would repeal our state's landmark law to cut climate pollution and fund clean energy—and would block future action. 


This is not a faraway threat. If this bad initiative passes this fall, you will lose out on cleaner air. Repealing the law would strip away state funding that makes transit cheaper, creates critical wildfire prevention programs, and so much more, across our state. 


Losing funding for solutions means you and your community would lose. You would lose out on a clean, cool, and energy-savvy home; your neighborhood would lose clean and quiet electric trucks and buses and more trees in hot places; our state's farmers would lose funding for climate-resilient farmland. 


We cannot afford to lose this progress. 


If voters repeal the Climate Commitment Act, it would mean that major polluters would skip paying their share and instead shift the burden of their pollution even more back to you and me, and to our families, our neighbors, and workers. 


The good news?  Folks from across the state are coming together to fight back and reject this dangerous initiative—to say no way, not here. 


The No on I-2117 campaign just launched today. It’s a growing, incredibly diverse and unprecedented statewide coalition of business and environmental leaders, Tribal nations, labor unions and community organizations dedicated to protecting our air and water. We are a part of it. I hope you will join too; this is going to take all of us. 


Check out the campaign website to learn how you can join in, pledge to vote No on I-2117 and more.

Will you add your voice

We’ve all choked on the smoke and the smog. I’m fed up: how about you? It’s time for cleaner air, more clean energy solutions, and to make sure on November 5th the people win and the bullies lose. 


Join in with the No on 2117 team including Climate Solutions, as we are all needed to spread the word and get out the vote. 

Let’s do this together and keep the Evergreen State ever-green. 

Author Bio

Kimberly Larson

Director of Communications and Engagement, Climate Solutions

Kimberly oversees the organization’s communications, engagement and technology team, focused on creating story-led communications to increase desire for the transition to clean energy and directing data-informed strategies for broader engagement on climate action.   

While at Climate Solutions, she has also helped direct communications for the Power Past Coal coalition to stop coal exports in the Pacific Northwest and many policy advocacy campaigns both at the ballot at with state legislatures.  

Prior to joining Climate Solutions, she was the Media Director for the Public Interest Network, a family of organizations that includes Environment America, and the Assistant Field Director for U.S. PIRG in Washington, D.C. She is 2008 Media, Communications, and Information Policy Fellow with the Rockwood Leadership Program.  Kimberly started her career with Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizing after graduating from the University of Vermont with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and a minor in Women's Studies.  

One story that inspires her:  the multi-year effort to get Washington State join the Clean Fuels Coast.  

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