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Gas stove talk gets weird

by Jonathan Lawson on January 19, 2023

Scientists have been calling attention to the health risks associated with gas stoves since the 1970s. But a new study prodded a government agency to take notice—and a piece of click-bait journalism triggered an unnecessary political backlash. 

Time for WA to go big on investing in climate action

by Joëlle Robinson on January 17, 2023

The urgency of the climate crisis requires bold and meaningful action every single year. In 2023, Washington's Legislature must prioritize the health and safety of Washingtonians and make sure we advance true climate solutions in several key ways. 

🎬 How we can cut buildings' contribution to climate change

by Jonathan Lee on January 12, 2023

Homes, offices, and other buildings are a major source of climate and air pollution. Thankfully, the best solutions will save you money on energy costs without sacrificing comfort. Learn more by watching our new video series!

What’s on in WA for climate action this year

by Kelly Hall on January 9, 2023

The 2023 Washington Legislative session is underway. Here are the major climate and clean energy issues Climate Solutions is tracking this year.

Entering the Action Phase 🔥

by Jonathan Lawson on January 6, 2023

While stormy climate consequences rang in the new year, a strong set of federal and state-level climate laws went into effect as well... and both WA and OR adopted CA's zero-emissions car rules.

100% Clean Cars for Oregon!

by Victoria Paykar on December 20, 2022

We did it! Climate Solutions and the Clean Cars Oregon Coalition are excited to let you know about the momentous victory that is a critical component for Oregon to reduce air pollution and help us meet the challenge of the climate crisis: earlier today, Oregon’s Environmental Quality Commission voted to pass the Advanced Clean Cars II Rule that will help us in our transition to 100% zero-emission vehicles! Now here’s your chance to learn a bit more about it and get ready for a clean cars coast! 

Clean Cars mean the West Coast can breathe easier

by Jonathan Lee on December 19, 2022

By 2035, every new car sold in the states of Washington, Oregon, and California will be powered by 100% clean energy.

Want clean energy from nuclear fusion? Look up

by Jonathan Lawson on December 15, 2022

In this week's ClimateCast: climate migration; Oregon cities act to leave fossil fuels behind; investment banks renege on climate commitments

Hope, Health and Climate: conversations for inspiration and action

by Climate Solutions on December 13, 2022

Hundreds of members of the Climate Solutions community joined us online for our December special event series, Hope, Health, and Climate. We're happy to be able to share recordings of these two special events so more can listen in to these inspiring conversations.

Portland says goodbye to petroleum diesel!

by Victoria Paykar on December 13, 2022

Did you hear the news? Last week, the City of Portland became the first city in the U.S. to phase out the sale of petroleum diesel by 2030.

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Gas stove talk gets weird

Scientists have been calling attention to the health risks associated with gas stoves since the 1970s. But a new study prodded a government agency to take notice—and a piece of click-bait journalism triggered an unnecessary political backlash.