Washington State Government

Tell legislators that a better future for Washington #TakesTransportation

by Leah Missik on October 13, 2021

We're past due for a new package of transportation projects, planning efforts, and innovations. We want legislators to pass a new package—and to…

Creating a Wave--the Pacific Northwest Says Yes to 100% Clean Electricity

by Kimberly Larson on October 8, 2021

Our latest Climate Leaders Live webinar celebrated the Pacific Northwest as the first region to commit to 100% clean energy.

Clean Trucks Are Here and Ready to Go

by Victoria Paykar and Leah Missik on September 27, 2021

Right now, both Washington and Oregon are taking important steps to clean up bigger trucks and vehicles. Read on to learn more about these potential…

What's next for climate in Washington?

by Climate Solutions on September 26, 2021

Climate Solutions' Washington State legislative priorities for 2022.

It's the 11th hour for climate and Congress

by Gregg Small on September 20, 2021

The climate crisis seems to be getting worse, but we also know there is a window of time right now when we can still make a big positive difference.

2021 Washington climate wins are real

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on May 30, 2021

Our hard-won, 2021 legislative wins on climate are motivated by the idea that tackling the climate crisis can help us create good jobs, it must…

Washington State officially enters a new phase of climate action

by Jonathan Lee on May 21, 2021

Washington State enters a new climate action phase, Oregon's EV incentives get a boost, and fossil fuels are declared incompatible with a healthy…

Can you believe it? Believe it: climate progress

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on April 27, 2021

Washington State just made history with a suite of legislative actions to address global warming pollution, the long-term need to protect communities…

Washington's Climate Commitment Act nears final passage

by Climate Solutions on April 23, 2021

The Washington House has passed the Climate Commitment Act, which would establish a firm statewide cap on global warming pollution, making WA the…

Third time's a charm for clean fuels in Washington

by Climate Solutions on April 9, 2021

A Clean Fuel Standard is one step closer to Gov. Inslee's desk, as the WA Senate passed this critical climate policy.

We're Past the Halfway Point

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on March 8, 2021

We’ve passed the halfway mark in Washington’s Legislative session. Check out our update on Climate Solutions’ top climate priorities, and where we…

Washington House accelerates clean fuels

by Climate Solutions on February 27, 2021

The heat in Olympia is now on the Senate, as the House passes a Clean Fuel Standard for the third year in a row.

Transition 2021 off to a good start

by Jonathan Lawson on January 28, 2021

"Federal climate action:" no longer an oxymoron

Why cap-and-invest? One strategy for carbon reduction

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on January 20, 2021

Climate Solutions' approach to the Climate Commitment Act, Governor Inslee’s proposed cap-and-invest system, and other systems like it

High hopes and great expectations: a political shift on climate

by Jonathan Lawson on January 15, 2021

Washington's legislative session begins. So does the Biden administration.

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Clean Trucks Are Here and Ready to Go

Right now, both Washington and Oregon are taking important steps to clean up bigger trucks and vehicles. Read on to learn more about these potential rules and how you can help ensure our states adopt them in a strong and equitable way!
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2021 Washington climate wins are real

Our hard-won, 2021 legislative wins on climate are motivated by the idea that tackling the climate crisis can help us create good jobs, it must advance the cause of racial justice, and it must begin to redress past harms and prevent future ones. 
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