Climate and clean energy news and commentary

  • by Jessica Finn Coven on March 14, 2014
    The short 2014 Washington legislative session concluded on Thursday night, and centered on a single question: How will we prepare a better future for our children?  Read more
  • by Jenna Garmon on March 13, 2014
    Our forests and coastal wetlands store more carbon than we thought. We bring you all of that good news and more in this first Northwest Biocarbon Initiative Digest of 2014. Read more
  • by Graham Richard on March 13, 2014
    Advanced Energy Economy  just released our new Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market Report. It is a remarkable piece of work, produced for us by Navigant Research. It shows the market growth across all the segments and subsegments of what we define as advanced energy, in the United States and around the world. Read more
  • by Ann Gravatt on March 13, 2014
    This is the week of sleepy (read: grumpy) kids in my house, due to the return of daylight savings time. But even a household disrupted doesn’t squelch my love of the lost hour. It’s the signal of longer, warmer – sunnier! -- days to come, the most hopeful time of the year for me.  A time to look forward.  We’re doing a lot of that around Climate Solutions these days. Read more
  • by Richard Woo on March 5, 2014
    The financial tools being put to use are the divesting of fossil fuels and investing in renewable energy / sustainable alternatives.  The goal is to redirect financing, fuel innovation, and accelerate the shift to a lower carbon economy—which in the popular vernacular might literally “Save the World.” Read more