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Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action

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The future of GOP climate action, ESG, and big clean trucks

Climate issues made a surprise appearance during the recent GOP Presidential debate. Let's see how the candidates responded.

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Climate-fueled disasters strike, and climate hope perseveres

Hawaii wildfires and the aftermath Several wildfires tore across the idyllic landscape with terrifying speed on the Hawaiian island of Maui. 

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The thing about lithium mining

The battery component lithium is a key ingredient for the clean energy transition. But sourcing the mineral comes with chalenges and compromises. Also: holding the oil industry accountable, and more clean energy action in the Northwest

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Stormy weather: a planet in extremis

If extreme heat doesn’t freak you out about climate change, your brain may have melted  Only a few years ago, it was quite rare to see news weather coverage linking extreme storms or

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Climate impacts near and far

Stuck between wildfires, smoke, and heat dome, facing the new climate reality

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Climate youth rising

A landmark climate lawsuit finally reaches a Montana courtroom. Plus clean energy action in Ashland, OR, and the urgent need to expand energy infrastructure

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A new fire season is here; will legislators get it together?

In this week's ClimateCast: Debt ceiling raised with climate consequences, Oregon legislation crippled due to GOP walkouts, insurers batten down the hatches against climate impacts.

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Can't quite beat the heat

Induced paralysis in the Oregon State Legislature: here we go again. Plus record-setting heat across the PNW, breaching 1.5C of global temperature rise, and more in this week's ClimateCast

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A success story: investing in climate progress

As Washington State books historic investments in clean energy, federal courts weigh in on city- and state-led efforts to counter the power of fossil fuels

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California flag

Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action
Read More

Lithium mine, Salinas Grandes, Argentina

The thing about lithium mining

The battery component lithium is a key ingredient for the clean energy transition. But sourcing the mineral comes with chalenges and compromises. Also: holding the oil industry accountable, and more clean energy action in the Northwest
Read More

POwer transmission lines

Climate youth rising

A landmark climate lawsuit finally reaches a Montana courtroom. Plus clean energy action in Ashland, OR, and the urgent need to expand energy infrastructure
Read More

Hot. thirsty.

Can't quite beat the heat

Induced paralysis in the Oregon State Legislature: here we go again. Plus record-setting heat across the PNW, breaching 1.5C of global temperature rise, and more in this week's ClimateCast
Read More