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Washingtonians, breathe easier: clean fuels are coming

by Climate Solutions on April 26, 2021

Marking a victory for people’s health, the environment, and economic recovery, the Washington Legislature passed a Clean Fuel Standard, governor-request legislation that the Legislature considered three years in a row

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Climate Leaders Live! A Conversation With Michael Regan

by Stephanie Noren on April 26, 2021

A Climate Solutions online conversation with EPA Administrator Michael Regan

Washington's Climate Commitment Act nears final passage

by Climate Solutions on April 23, 2021

The Washington House has passed the Climate Commitment Act, which would establish a firm statewide cap on global warming pollution, making WA the second state to do so. The Senate now has the weekend to concur with the House version before the Governor can sign the bill into law.

The real deal on Earth Day and climate

by Stephanie Noren on April 22, 2021

Earth Day climate commitments, need for transparency in "climate-friendly banking", and the latest from WA/OR 

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A Commitment to our kids and our communities

by Joëlle Robinson on April 22, 2021

It's Earth Week.. and WA cannot wait another year for climate action.  The time is now.

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We did it! 100% clean and fossil-free Multnomah county buildings

by Jonathan Lee on April 21, 2021

Multnomah County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution ensuring all new county-owned buildings—including libraries, courthouses, and community centers—are built to be fossil-free and utilize 100% clean and renewable energy.

Ready? Go! A consequential season for climate action

by Gregg Small on April 16, 2021

It may sound like hyperbole, but the next six to nine months may be among the most consequential yet in the multi-decade global effort to address climate change.

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New Multnomah County public buildings will be 100% clean and fossil-free

by Jonathan Lee on April 15, 2021

The Multnomah County Commission just unanimously approved a resolution that will ensure all new county buildings —including county libraries, courthouses and community centers—are built to be fossil-free and utilize 100% clean and renewable energy.

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Joint letter supporting Multnomah County's proposed fossil-free public buildings resolution

by Jonathan Lee on April 14, 2021

This resolution ensures that all public buildings in Multnomah County, Oregon are built fossil-free from the start.

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Oregonians: It's time to SPRING into climate action!

by Meredith Connolly on April 14, 2021

We're pleased to report forward progress on two of our high-priority climate bills.



Keystone XL is kaput

TriMet doubles down on clean electricity, Keystone XL pipeline is cancelled, and carmakers up the ante on EVs.