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Imagine 100 percent Clean Energy for Oregon

by Jonathan Lee on May 11, 2021

By committing to 100% clean energy, Oregon is investing in new job opportunities, economic recovery, healthier air, lower utility bills, and a safer climate.

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Dare to dream of climate optimism

by Stephanie Noren on May 6, 2021

Washington State doubles down on climate action, red meat lies, and building electrification on the rise 

Can you believe it? Believe it: climate progress

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on April 27, 2021

Washington State just made history with a suite of legislative actions to address global warming pollution, the long-term need to protect communities most impacted by pollution, and our transition to a clean energy economy. 

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Let’s get going on clean and safe buildings for Tacoma!

by Deepa Sivarajan on April 27, 2021

On April 20th Tacoma set a path forward for clean and safe buildings in their city.

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.

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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