Gov. Inslee proposes to cut carbon pollution, grow clean energy jobs

Release Date
January 9, 2018

 

Gov. Inslee State of the State address 2018

Statement from Vlad Gutman-Britten, Washington State Director for Climate Solutions, on Governor Inslee’s carbon pollution pricing proposal announced in his State of the State address, Jan. 9, 2018: 

“Today is an important day in Washington State’s path to a clean energy future.  Governor Inslee has placed climate action at the top of the priority list for the Legislature this year by proposing a climate policy that cuts carbon pollution and accelerates the growth of clean energy jobs.  While we are already experiencing climate impacts here at home, we also know there is a still a window of time to stop making it worse and build a bright future for us all. There is an urgent opportunity to act and to pass an effective and equitable climate policy in 2018.”  

Governor Inslee's State of the State address can be viewed online here.