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Renewables booming, but it’s still too hot 🥵

by Stephanie Noren on September 9, 2022

ClimateCast is our curated, biweekly collection of news and commentary on climate issues. In this issue: DC Dispatch; renewables boom; CA leads but still too hot

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Getting Oregon off oil for getting around

by Victoria Paykar on September 7, 2022

This summer’s record-hot temperatures, heat waves, and soaring gas prices reminded us to keep pushing on climate action and accelerating towards clean fuels to power how we get around in our communities. With the transportation sector making up Oregon’s largest share of carbon pollution, it’s been encouraging to see government agencies step up to propose climate smart rules for our state. 

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Getting off oil to get around WA

by Leah Missik on September 7, 2022

The impacts of our dependence on fossil fuels are becoming clearer all the time.

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How the West is One

by Jonathan Lee on August 26, 2022

The US West leads the way on electric vehicles and clean tech, more details about the landmark federal climate bill, melting roads, and NW Natural gaslights the public.

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Hope, Health and Climate: coming this fall

by Teresa Myers on August 24, 2022

  By now we’ve gotten used to summers bruised by climate change—heat waves in the Northwest and around the world, drought and wildfires in some places, devastating floods in others.

More questions on climate and the Inflation Reduction Act

by Stephanie Noren on August 19, 2022

Q&A portion we answered in written form from Climate Leaders Live Aug 18, 2022 webinar focused on the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

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We all did this. And we're not done doing.

by Gregg Small on August 12, 2022

Congress' passage of the Inflation Reduction Act clears the way for President Biden to sign the most consequential federal climate policy in our nation’s history into law.

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A massively consequential week for climate action

by Jonathan Lawson on August 11, 2022

The US Senate votes to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, climate impacts keep on coming, and communities lead the way on climate policy.

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Climate shifts: pigs cleared for takeoff

by Gregg Small on August 7, 2022

Today is big. When people work together with tenacity and perseverance, we can accomplish things that once seemed impossible. Now, we must keep up this momentum.

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Hot ways to stay cool: take our buildings all-electric

by Joëlle Robinson on July 29, 2022

WA State has an opportunity to ensure the most climate friendly state residential energy codes in the country.

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Renewables booming, but it’s still too hot 🥵

ClimateCast is our curated, biweekly collection of news and commentary on climate issues. In this issue: DC Dispatch; renewables boom; CA leads but still too hot