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It's go-time for the Oregon Legislature to pass cap-and-invest

by Zach Baker on January 31, 2020

As we head into the 2020 session, we’re doing everything we can to ensure the Legislature passes a strong cap and invest policy. We’re also working on a number of other complementary bills to move the ball forward on climate – some of which are also unfinished business from last session.

“The house is on fire and it’s our house”: Momentum for clean fuels for Washington grows

by Stephanie Noren on January 30, 2020

Pressure grows on Washington State Senate as the House of Representatives passes a Clean Fuel Standard for second year in a row

Poll: Clean Fuels backed by two thirds of Washington voters

by Jonathan Lawson on January 28, 2020

A new poll shows that by a dramatic margin, Washingtonians want our lawmakers to act to reduce the climate-harming pollution that comes from fossil-fuelled transportation.

Why doesn't Washington have a Clean Fuel Standard (yet)?

by Climate Solutions on January 27, 2020

Tailpipe exhaust is responsible for nearly half of Washington state’s climate and air pollution--call it a sin of emission. We can reverse the trend by passing a Clean Fuel Standard--just as Oregon, California and BC have already done.

Oregon Capitol in spring, by Edmund Garman
YES: Oregon will lead on climate in 2020

by Meredith Connolly on January 24, 2020

Climate and clean energy advocates are determined to make 2020 a year of climate progress in Oregon. Here's how.

Big oil: even more dangerous than you thought

by Jonathan Lawson on January 23, 2020

Oil and gas industries' latest hidden health hazard: radioactive waste; Electric trucks are coming... but not fast enough; those stories and more in the new ClimateCast. 

You're going to want to be a part of this Wave!

by Gregg Small on January 22, 2020

Bringing together the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders—along with more than 100 other teams, iconic NW gathering places, and more—The Wave represents a new chapter in our region's progress towards clean energy sustainability and a healthy climate. Join us!

Our plan for 2020: more climate progress in WA

by Kelly Hall on January 15, 2020

Over the course of a quick eight weeks, Washington lawmakers will consider hundreds of proposals. Here are five climate bills we need to keep top priority on their agenda.

2020: Climate goes on the offense

by Gregg Small on January 13, 2020

We won major climate and clean energy victories in 2019, but we are entering 2020 with a list of unfinished business in both Washington and Oregon. Here's how we're going on the offense this year for climate progress.

First up for 2020: Clean Fuels for WA!

by Ben Jones on January 8, 2020

Washington's legislature this year has an important piece of unfinished business: a Clean Fuel Standard that will take a bite out of our state's largest source of emissions, protecting our health and our climate.


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