by Kelly Hall on March 15, 2022
In 2022, the Washington Legislature built upon the transformational shift we’ve begun in recent years; lawmakers took important steps in a few key areas, but hesitated in others.
by Stephanie Noren on March 11, 2022
Washington State could soon lead the nation in energy codes for commercial and multifamily buildings; State Building Code Council to vote on triennial code updates at April 22nd meeting
by Meredith Connolly on March 10, 2022
Today is a significant milestone for Oregon’s climate progress, but it requires a little time traveling to the cusp of the pre-COVID times to fully appreciate how far we’ve come.
by Meredith Connolly on March 8, 2022
This session, the legislature provided historic levels of investments in clean energy solutions and electric vehicles, as well as significant progress for environmental and social justice in our state.
by Greer Ryan on March 6, 2022
The Portland Public Schools (PPS) Board of Directors voted this week to approve a comprehensive climate crisis response policy! Let's send them a big thank you.
by Jonathan Lee on March 4, 2022
Thanks to robust advocacy efforts from climate, environmental, and community groups, legislators have passed an ambitious Climate Resilience Budget, which includes a broad range of meaningful investments to reduce pollution, transition to clean energy, and prioritize frontline communities across Oregon.
by Jonathan Lawson on March 3, 2022
In this week's ClimateCast: a grim new report from the IPCC; a fossil-fueled war in Ukraine; underwhelming action from the federal government, and signs of progress in Oregon
by Stephanie Noren on February 27, 2022
Washington State edges closer to nation-leading standards for commercial and multifamily buildings; overwhelming majority of hearing testimony was in support of code passage and focused on need to act for public health, climate and energy efficiency;
by Greer Ryan on February 22, 2022
Portland Public Schools is poised to demonstrate leadership in addressing the climate crisis in the classroom, with the community, and within their organization’s own policies and practices.
by Kelly Hall on February 21, 2022
With less than three weeks left in Washington’s short legislative session, there are still a number of ways the Legislature can act to cut climate pollution, clean up our buildings, and sustainably fund the clean transportation system we need.
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