by Jonathan Lee on March 6, 2020
Once again, a minority bloc of Republican lawmakers backed by big polluters – this time in both the Senate and the House – chose to break our democratic process by refusing to show up for work for weeks, many hiding out of state. This is not how democracy is supposed to work; Oregonians deserve better.
by Climate Solutions on March 3, 2020
A lengthy Senate Transportation Committee hearing highlighted the urgency for Washington to act on transportation emissions, benefits to rural communities and cleaner air quality, and the depth of community concern for well-being related to climate change.
by Climate Solutions on February 25, 2020
by Stephanie Noren on January 30, 2020
by Jonathan Lee on January 6, 2020
A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.
by Climate Solutions on December 20, 2019
“We want cleaner air and cleaner fuels." At a public hearing this week, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency heard a flood of calls for cleaner air, strong action on climate, and increased growth for the region's clean energy economy.
by Climate Solutions on October 10, 2019
A clean fuels policy covering the Puget Sound region would create a market approximately the same size as the market for Oregon’s Clean Fuels Standard, while improving air quality in some of the most polluted freeway corridors.
by Jonathan Lee on October 8, 2019
Portland, Oregon –– Climate Solutions announced Tuesday that they have joined a broad coalition to file a series of statewide climate action ballot initiatives. Under the umbrella of Oregonians for Clean Air, Initiative Petitions 48, 49, and 50 would:
by Jonathan Lee on August 28, 2019
Governor Kate Brown announced today that she supports calling the Oregon State Legislature into a special session, but addressing the climate crisis was notably absent from the agenda. This omission is the latest major failure by Oregon’s elected officials to fulfill their promise to take climate action to protect this place we all call home.
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