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Clean Buildings heating up across Washington State

by Stephanie Noren on January 21, 2022

Efforts to increase access to clean, electric heating sources and electrify municipal and commercial buildings gaining ground in many forums across the state

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Transforming our Transportation: Pathways to Cut Pollution

by Leah Missik on December 17, 2021

Transportation is the largest source of our climate pollution in the Pacific Northwest. With new research, Climate Solutions has evaluated options to meet our climate goals in Washington and Oregon, cutting carbon from our transportation system.

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Good climate moves from Eugene's city council

by Greer Ryan on December 10, 2021

The Eugene, OR city council voted to start studying whether to require all new-constructed commercial and residential buildings be electric only.

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VICTORY! Oregon accelerates toward clean truck leadership

by Victoria Paykar on November 17, 2021

Earlier today, Oregon's Environmental Quality Commission voted to pass the Clean Truck Rules that will help us transition to zero emission trucks and reduce smog pollution from new diesel truck engines.

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Unprecedented times, unprecedented action needed

by Gregg Small on November 3, 2021

A lot of the focus today is what happened yesterday, Election Day. But at the end of last week, two surreal things happened at the same time in Washington, D.C.

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TriMet is on the road to clean and climate-friendly public transportation

by Jonathan Lee on November 2, 2021

Oregon’s largest public transit agency has committed to fueling its existing fleet of transit vehicles with renewable diesel, as part of its transition to a clean, non-polluting transit vehicle fleet.

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So… What just happened in Salem?

by Jonathan Lee on July 23, 2021

Oregon’s 2021 legislative session has come to a close. We’ve made some major progress on statewide climate action, but before we dive into those details, let’s talk about how we got here.

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WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians

by Meredith Connolly on June 26, 2021

HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!

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Imagine 100 percent Clean Energy for Oregon

by Jonathan Lee on May 11, 2021

By committing to 100% clean energy, Oregon is investing in new job opportunities, economic recovery, healthier air, lower utility bills, and a safer climate.

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Kimberly Larson, Director of Communications and Engagement
kimberly.larson (at) climatesolutions.org
206.448.6653 (office)

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Stephanie Noren, Washington Communications Manager
stephanie.noren (at) climatesolutions.org
206.454.7893 (office)

for Oregon inquiries:
Jonathan Lee, Oregon Communications Manager
jonathan.lee (at) climatesolutions.org
503.548.2538 (office)