The work of choosing and executing strategies that add up to large-scale carbon reduction must begin in earnest. In the Northwest and around the United States, we are seeing early signs that elected officials are responding to this call and starting down the path of hard work.
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.”
Last week, state legislators in Washington announced their budgets. The House budget was great news for climate solutions and the Priorities Coalition. However, the Senate budget dropped the ball.
The House budget closed the Big Oil Tax Loophole. Will you thank your representatives in the House for standing up for our environment, health, safety, and economy?
The Puget Sound estuary has the potential to store 8.9 million tons of CO2, the equivalent of 1.76 million cars. That’s almost as many cars as are registered in Snohomish and King Counties – the most densely populated part of Washington State.
The 2nd Annual Marine Energy Technology Symposium, which is being held in conjunction with The Global Marine Renewable Energy Conference (GMREC), has received over 70 high quality abstracts. To accommodate presentations on these papers, the symposium and GMREC VII will be extended through 12:00 Noon PST, April 18, 2014. Read more