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Important Step toward Making Northwest a World Leader in Sustainable Flight

by Climate Solutions on December 16, 2015

Today the Port of Seattle, Alaska Airlines and Boeing announced a joint effort to build new infrastructure needed to make Sea-Tac International Airport one of the first places in the world where planes will be able to fuel up with sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to traditional jet fuel. This agreement is an important step in a long and critical journey. Climate Solutions' new report, "Towards Sustainable Aviation Fuels," assesses the industry's efforts to make such fuels widely available. The short version: we're next in lline for takeoff.

A New chapter begins for climate action

by Climate Solutions on December 12, 2015

For the first time ever, all the nations of the world have made a significant commitment to solving the climate crisis. This agreement will not solve the problem alone, but it puts in place a framework of global action that gives us a fighting chance.

Keystone XL rejected: the tide is turning

by KC Golden on November 6, 2015

This morning, President Obama announced his administration's rejection of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Climate Solutions Senior Policy Advisor KC Golden comments.

Northwest leaders respond as EPA unveils Clean Power Plan

by Climate Solutions on August 3, 2015

Pacific Northwest elected officials, business leaders, health experts and clean energy economy leaders responded to today’s announcement of the Obama administration taking action to curb carbon pollution from power plants.

Big Oil ups lobbying pressure in response to growing clean energy momentum

by Climate Solutions on July 1, 2015

Despite support of business leaders, health, faith, labor, equity, and environmental groups, clean energy polices stall out

WA Legislature should stand up to pressure from Big Oil

by Climate Solutions on June 27, 2015

A diverse coalition is calling on the State Legislature to stand up to the undue influence of the oil industry that is putting Washington’s health, climate, safety, and communities at risk.

Clear air and good roads at odds no more

by Climate Solutions on June 25, 2015

To pit clean air against safe roads is a false choice for Oregon; we need both, The Clean Fuels Program was crafted over seven years, and is the most cost efficient, effective way to grow jobs and provide every Oregonian with cleaner air.

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Oregon groups condemn backroom repeal of Clean Fuels program

by Climate Solutions on June 19, 2015

Oregon groups condemn deal giving Big Oil an EZ Pass while taxpayers get a toll road.

City of Seattle to Shell Oil: Not so fast; while major business coalition joins call for climate action

by Climate Solutions on May 4, 2015

At Climate Solutions' annual breakfast on May 4, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced that the Port of Seattle lacked the proper permits to lease moorage to Shell's controversial Arctic drilling fleet. Meanwhile, a major business coalition gave its support to the broadest-based climate action efforts in Washington and Oregon.

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