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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?

ClimateCast: California heads towards 100% clean

Golden State lawmakers this week took a dramatic step towards a commitment to achieve 100 percent clean electricity by 2045. The State Assembly approved SB100, which will require the state to get all of its electrical power from carbon-free sources within less than three decades. That plus more clean energy news, in this week's ClimateCast. 

ClimateCast: What about that New York Times magazine story?

A recent feature on the history of climate (in)action left out some key takeaways; how climate is shaping political debates in 2018; the scale of clean energy development continues to expand; and more in this week's ClimateCast.

ClimateCast - Extreme heat and clean energy

It's the season of heat waves and wildfires again... and the human, environmental and economic costs are mounting worldwide.