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Washington Legislature fails to pass 100% fossil-free electricity

by Climate Solutions on March 9, 2018

Utilities obstructed the passage of HB 2995, a measure backed by a coalition of labor, environmental, clean energy and conservation organizations that would have led Washington State to a fossil fuel-free future.

Rally at Oregon Capitol
Oregon Is One Step Closer To Passing Historic Climate Legislation

by Mara Gross on February 14, 2018

Press Release: Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs Bill passed out of House and Senate committees

Washington Legislature Advances Clean Fuels Standard and 100% Fossil Free Electricity

by Mara Gross on February 7, 2018

Key complementary climate policies advance as legislative session reaches halfway point.

Public strongly supports 100% clean electricity, clean fuels

by Climate Solutions on January 12, 2018

A new Washington state poll demonstrates strong public support for legislators prepared to act on climate.

Public strongly supports 100% clean electricity, clean fuels

by Jonathan Lawson on January 12, 2018

A new Washington state poll demonstrates strong public support for legislators prepared to act on climate.

Oregon legislators release Clean Energy Jobs bill

by Mara Gross on January 9, 2018

This February, the Oregon legislature has the chance for a major climate win by passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill, which puts a limit and price on climate pollution and reinvests the proceeds into our communities. 

Washington Legislature considers clean fuels standard

by Jonathan Lawson on January 8, 2018

Washington is the last west coast jurisdiction without a clean fuels standard. A bill before the legislature would change that--and lead to meaningful reductions in the emissions that cause climate change.

New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

by Mara Gross on November 6, 2017

Oregon Governor Brown issued executive orders advancing energy efficiency and electric vehicles, and a new coalition announced its formation to accelerate the rapid adoption of zero energy buildings in Oregon. 

Climate Solutions Bolsters its Leadership As It Gears up for 20th Year in Action

by Kimberly Larson on October 5, 2017

Seattle, WA:  Climate Solutions is deepening its bench of seasoned leadership with the addition of Duncan Marsh as Director of Programs.  Marsh comes to the organization after 11 years at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) as its Director of International Climate Policy.  There he led international policy work on issues such as reducing emissions from forests and land use, adaptation and climate finance. Prior to joining TNC, he served on the U.S.

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)

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