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New Multnomah County public buildings will be 100% clean and fossil-free

by Jonathan Lee on April 15, 2021

The Multnomah County Commission just unanimously approved a resolution that will ensure all new county buildings —including county libraries, courthouses and community centers—are built to be fossil-free and utilize 100% clean and renewable energy.

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Joint letter supporting Multnomah County's proposed fossil-free public buildings resolution

by Jonathan Lee on April 14, 2021

This resolution ensures that all public buildings in Multnomah County, Oregon are built fossil-free from the start.

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Third time's a charm for clean fuels in Washington

by Climate Solutions on April 9, 2021

A Clean Fuel Standard is one step closer to Gov. Inslee's desk, as the WA Senate passed this critical climate policy.

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Oregon's Climate Action Plan (OCAP) turns one

by Jonathan Lee on March 30, 2021

Just over a year ago, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed Executive Order 20-04, now called the Oregon Climate Action Plan, directing numerous state agencies to incorporate climate protections into their agency planning and programs.

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Imagine 100 percent Clean Energy for Oregon

by Jonathan Lee on March 12, 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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Fire and Ice: How Oregon’s past year makes clear we need 100% clean electricity

by Meredith Connolly on March 12, 2021

Oregon continues to pump out more climate pollution every year, but we can pass 100% Clean right now to lay the foundation for a clean energy-based economy.

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We're Past the Halfway Point

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on March 8, 2021

We’ve passed the halfway mark in Washington’s Legislative session. Check out our update on Climate Solutions’ top climate priorities, and where we need to apply pressure to make sure our lawmakers demonstrate climate leadership.

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Powering up Oregon's EV adoption rates

by Victoria Paykar on March 4, 2021

Ensuring that the future of Oregon’s transportation is electric—not burning fossil fuels—is critical for cleaning up our air and for achieving our state’s climate goals.

Washington House accelerates clean fuels

by Climate Solutions on February 27, 2021

The heat in Olympia is now on the Senate, as the House passes a Clean Fuel Standard for the third year in a row.

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2021: Action time for climate in the Oregon Legislature

by Meredith Connolly on February 24, 2021

As the historic wildfires that devastated Oregon last September and the most recent ice storms make clear, climate chaos is here and harming Oregon’s communities and well-being now.

Press Contacts

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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)