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The Election arrives, along with a climate clock countdown

by Jonathan Lawson on October 29, 2020

Climate voters vote, with candidates' positions on climate and clean energy playing a significant role in many races.

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Mayor Mark Gamba on Measure 26-218 and local climate action

by Jonathan Lee on October 27, 2020

We recently interviewed Mark Gamba, Mayor of Milwaukie, Oregon, about the Let’s Get Moving 2020 ballot measure, the transportation improvements he’s most excited about, and the growth opportunities for our region in the decades to come.

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The case for clean, safe, and all-electric buildings

by Deepa Sivarajan on October 21, 2020

Washington and Oregon need to join the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings—and we need to do it soon. Look out for more information on the case for all-electric buildings and the policy solutions that can get us there in the Northwest.

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Much ado about climate in November

by Jonathan Lawson on October 16, 2020

With only a few weeks left until the November 3rd election, there’s much ado in the media’s climate coverage about what a Biden presidency might do for clean energy and how it could be “history making” for efforts to address climate change in the US.

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Our climate is at an inflection point. Can we count on your support?

by Climate Solutions on October 15, 2020

For over twenty years, Climate Solutions has been working to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. With your help, we can continue to accelerate the transition to our clean energy economy.

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A Win for transit riders, disability community, clean air and less congestion 

by Climate Solutions on October 15, 2020

WA's Supreme Court strikes down controversial initiative that threatened transportation improvements and investments across the state 

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Take the Climate Voter Pledge!

by Jonathan Lee on October 11, 2020

One of the strongest ways to address the climate crisis head-on is with your vote.

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For Fair and Honest Elections, vote YES on Measure 107

by Meredith Connolly on October 9, 2020

Oregon’s lack of effective campaign finance limits allows corporations to buy massive influence while casting a dark shadow on state and local politics. Time to lift the veil.

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Better transit, safer streets, cleaner air for Portland: Vote YES on Measure 26-218

by Meredith Connolly and Victoria Paykar and Sara Wright on October 9, 2020

Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental Council proudly endorse Let’s Get Moving 2020. Don’t miss your chance to vote YES on Measure 26-218 at the bottom of your ballot.

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Seattle's Proposition 1: Yes to transit!

by Leah Missik on October 8, 2020

To address the climate crisis, clean up our air, and protect our communities' health, we need more clean-energy transit.

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