by Juan M. Muñoz Jiménez on September 11, 2023
by Altinay Karasapan on September 6, 2023
In the first three auctions for pollution permits held thanks to the Climate Commitment Act, Washington State has raised over $1.4 billion to go toward climate solutions. We're taking a look at some of the transformative change that is now possible thanks to this landmark policy, and what types of benefits our communities can expect to feel in the coming years.
by Jonathan Lee on September 1, 2023
by Leah Missik on August 30, 2023
The oil industry has long understood the disastrous impacts of their practices- and consistently refused to change their ways. As our communities face the increasingly harsh consequences of climate change, the industry continues to fight against climate progress. It's long past time their held accountable for their direct contributions to this crisis.
by Meredith Connolly on August 28, 2023
We saw success despite a challenging legislative environment that included a minority of Senators leading the longest walkout in Oregon’s history. Because the legislative calendar was down to the wire, many climate and clean energy bills were combined into two omnibus bills...
by Meredith Connolly on August 22, 2023
by Climate Solutions on August 21, 2023
On August 9, the Department of Ecology held its first allowance reserve auction under the Climate Commitment Act, raising an additional $62.5 million for needed climate solutions across the state. This auction is a mechanism built into the CCA to stabilize costs and ensure that carbon allowances are obtainable and reasonably priced for entities covered by the CCA.
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.
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On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action