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Here's to hope during the heat

by Gregg Small on July 14, 2021

After an incredible run of climate progress, what's next for the Northwest?

Keeping the momentum going on clean transportation

by Victoria Paykar on July 8, 2021

Oregon passed two clean transportation bills so far this year, but our work isn’t over.

Sweating in the heat? All-electric buildings provide a cool solution

by Deepa Sivarajan on July 7, 2021

With fossil fuels as the energy source for our buildings, we’re only going to see more unprecedented heat waves. We need to reduce our emissions and protect our communities. That’s where the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings comes in. 

Tell Congress: no climate action, no deal on infrastructure

by Gregg Small on July 7, 2021

The American Jobs Act could provide the biggest-ever US investment in clean energy and equitable climate progress. But the fossil fuel industry is lobbying hard to make sure that doesn't happen. Let's stand up now for climate action!

Days of slow burning

by Jonathan Lawson on July 1, 2021

Last weekend's record-breaking heat dome has largely passed, but continues to wreak havoc with heat-related deaths, power outages and wildfires

WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians

by Meredith Connolly on June 26, 2021

HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!

Keystone XL is kaput

by Jonathan Lee on June 18, 2021

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

It's the 11th hour for climate action in Salem

by Meredith Connolly on June 4, 2021

23 days. That’s how much time is left in the legislative session in Salem.    97° F. That’s the record-breaking temperature in Salem on June 1st. More than 97%. That’s how much of Oregon is abnormally dry, as drought emergencies are being declared and wildfires are already burning.

Waking up from the fever dream

by Stephanie Noren on June 4, 2021

Climate tailwinds in Oregon, Ford reigns EV, and Big Oil shakedown in this week's ClimateCast 

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