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Getting Oregon off oil for getting around

by Victoria Paykar on

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. 

Getting off oil to get around WA

by Leah Missik on

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

How the West is One

by Jonathan Lee on

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.

Hope, Health and Climate: coming this fall

by Teresa Myers on

  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

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

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

by Gregg Small on

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.

A massively consequential week for climate action

by Jonathan Lawson on

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

Climate shifts: pigs cleared for takeoff

by Gregg Small on

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.

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

by Joëlle Robinson on

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

Are we in a climate emergency? How is that not a dumb question?

by Jonathan Lawson on

After Manchin's latest reversal, real U.S. climate leadership remains a strong possibility. Also, it's hot

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Massive data centers needn't be massive polluters

Amazon backs away from plan to keep Oregon data centers running on fossil fuels. Plus: widespread benefits for low-income households converting to clean energy homes; and two climate hawks become new heads of state