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NOT shut down: Northwest states' climate momentum

As the federal government shutdown grinds on, Washington and Oregon voters look to their legislatures for action on climate.

Americans want progress on clean energy

Multiple polls confirm US enthusiasm for clean electricity. Also, cleaner cars are coming soon to a highway near you. That and more in 2019's first ClimateCast

Climate agreements await climate action

Three years into the Paris agreement, climate advocates are still pushing hard for progress.

Maneuvering for climate action: state, national and international

Responses to the latest National Climate Assessment; prioritizing climate in Oregon 2019, and more recent news on clean energy

Midterm results: new energy for clean energy

As record-breaking wildfires menace California, election outcomes across the US hold promise for clean energy momentum.

On clean energy, Portland takes the initiative

The 2018 election brought solutions to climate change front and center in the Northwest and around the country.

Ballots are out; clean energy in the balance

As ballots drop for Election 2018, voters in Washington and Oregon consider clean energy ballot measures.

Clean power is possible - but there's no time to lose

New research provides a roadmap for clean power in the Northwest; but a new IPCC report shows there is no time to waste.

Who wants clean energy? Most people

In this week's ClimateCast: next steps for climate action, on the west coast and worldwide

Ahead of climate summit, West Coast lights up for climate action

California is setting the pace for what could be a record season of climate action. Can the rest of the west be far behind?