Climate and clean energy news and commentary

  • by Clark Gilman on March 5, 2014
    Erik Lindbergh’s organization Powering Imagination is now working with innovators in electric flight, biofuels, and noise reduction to influence the future direction of aviation. 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
  • by Elizabeth Willmott on March 5, 2014
    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. Read more
  • by Joëlle Robinson on March 4, 2014
    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?   Read more
  • by Keeley O'Connell on March 4, 2014
    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. Read more