Press Room

Pigs flying
We all did this. And we're not done doing.

by Gregg Small on August 12, 2022

Congress' passage of the Inflation Reduction Act clears the way for President Biden to sign the most consequential federal climate policy in our nation’s history into law.

Climate shifts - pigs fly
Climate shifts: pigs cleared for takeoff

by Gregg Small on August 7, 2022

Today is big. When people work together with tenacity and perseverance, we can accomplish things that once seemed impossible. Now, we must keep up this momentum.

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No silver linings. This is just awful

by Climate Solutions on June 30, 2022

Climate Solutions' quick reaction to the Supreme Court's climate decision in West Virginia vs. EPA

Clean Codes Healthy Homes
Clean energy homes for Washington: council proposes code improvements

by Climate Solutions on June 29, 2022

Washington's State Building Code Coundil is recommending updates to residential building energy codes this year, accelerating clean, electric new construction

Photo of TriMet GM Sam Desue and Sen. Dembrow were joined by Metro Council President Lynn Peterson, Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega-Pederson, Portland General Electric President and CEO Maria Pope and Climate Solutions’ Oregon Director Meredith Connolly.
The role of renewable diesel in Oregon's climate plans

by Victoria Paykar on May 12, 2022

While we are putting all our efforts into transitioning our transportation sector to be made up of 100% zero-emission vehicles powered by renewable energy, this transformation will not happen overnight.

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Why Oregon’s climate progress is good, but still not enough

by Jonathan Lee on May 8, 2022

If you’re like me, you’ve seen a LOT of studies released about the increasingly dire state of our climate, what’s to come if we do not cut pollution, and how much pollution we need to cut by when. 

Washington State takes strongest clean commercial buildings action in the nation

by Stephanie Noren on April 22, 2022

State Building Code Council adopts energy codes requiring new commercial buildings to heat with electricity

What Washington legislators did (and didn't) on climate

by Climate Solutions on March 25, 2022

It happened fast, but Washington’s short legislative session has come to a close.

Overwhelming majority of public comment again demonstrates strong statewide support for clean buildings action by State Building Code Council

by Stephanie Noren on March 11, 2022

Washington State could soon lead the nation in energy codes for commercial and multifamily buildings; State Building Code Council to vote on triennial code updates at April 22nd meeting

Photo of sunrise over prairie, Mt. Adams Oregon
Two years ago today: One of biggest climate wins in Oregon history

by Meredith Connolly on March 10, 2022

Today is a significant milestone for Oregon’s climate progress, but it requires a little time traveling to the cusp of the pre-COVID times to fully appreciate how far we’ve come.

Press Contacts

For media inquiries, please contact:

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

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