Press Room

Statement in response to Washington House proposed budget

by Jonathan Lawson on March 27, 2015

“We are committed to working with the Legislature to account for the price of carbon in our economy,” said Jessica Finn Coven, Washington State Director for Climate Solutions.

Coalition calls on Port to halt Shell arctic drilling

by Climate Solutions on January 28, 2015

A joint statement from Earthjustice, Climate Solutions and 350 Seattle:

Broad coalition calls for action on climate change in WA

by Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy on January 27, 2015

The Alliance for Jobs and Clean Energy, launched with a show of support for legislation to put a price on large-scale carbon emissions, brings together an important breadth of voices calling for state action on climate and environmental pollution.

Climate action is a matter of fairness

by Climate Solutions on December 17, 2014

Washington environmental and clean energy economy leaders respond to Governor Jay Inslee's climate action announcement, and praise the vision of a healthier and more just future for our state.

Over 100 Washington Businesses Call for State Action on Climate Change

by Climate Solutions on October 27, 2014

Over 100 businesses, including Virginia Mason, Microsoft, REI, and Saltchuk today launched an open declaration calling for action on climate change. The Washington Business Climate Declaration highlights the support of state business leaders for action on climate change that would preserve and expand our state’s vibrant economy.

Northwest reacts to EPA ruling on existing coal plants

by csadmin on June 18, 2014

Today the people of the Northwest and across the country scored a victory as the Environmental Protection Agency answered that question by moving to cut carbon pollution from existing coal plants nationwide.

A great day for West Coast climate leadership

by csadmin on June 18, 2014

In a new pact, Governors of Washington, Oregon and California along with British Columbia’s Premier agreed that all four jurisdictions will account for the costs of carbon pollution and that, where appropriate and feasible, link programs to create consistency and predictability across the region of 53 million people. The leaders also committed to adopting and maintaining low carbon fuel standards in each jurisdiction.

Tom Steyer, Governor Inslee Issue Clarion Call for West Coast Leadership to Address Climate Change

by csadmin on June 18, 2014

Washington Governor Jay Inslee and banker, philanthropist and climate advocate Tom Steyer spoke at the Climate Solutions 5th annual breakfast issuing a clarion call for the West Coast to lead in addressing global warming.

The basics are clear: less climate pollution, more clean energy

by csadmin on June 18, 2014

The Obama administration announced a plan for federal climate action today, unveiling a suite of measures to limit climate pollution from power plants, increase renewable energy production, improve energy efficiency standards, and place better controls on methane and other potent contributors to climate disruption.

Climate Impacts and Economic Opportunities: Business, Elected, Public Health Leaders Call for Bold Action in WA

by csadmin on June 18, 2014

Opportunities for Reducing Climate Pollution and Accelerating the Homegrown Clean Energy Economy Under Consideration by Gov. Inslee and Legislators in Climate Workgroup

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