Washington State Government

Oil allies mislead about the cost of I-1631. Shocking, right?

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on October 9, 2018

Oil companies and their mouthpieces are claiming that I-1631 will hit consumers hard—that we can't afford clean air and healthy communities. The…

Is there a path out of this?

by Gregg Small on September 27, 2018

As the season shifts, so does our determination to fight—and win—on climate and clean energy.

The path to 100% fossil-free electricity in Washington is within reach

by Climate Solutions on September 12, 2018

Climate Solutions presents new research demonstrating the feasibility of a clean-energy Pacific Northwest power grid.

Tell Puget Sound Energy: let's keep it clean--support I-1631

by Joëlle Robinson on July 24, 2018

We don't have a minute to lose in taking action on climate in Washington—and we need our energy utilities to stand with us for clean air and a stable…

Buses drive into the future with electric fleets

by Devon Downeysmith on May 7, 2018

The transportation sector's immense contribution to global warming makes it a very important place to reduce emissions. That and more new climate and…

I-1631: Coming together to protect Washington and a healthy future

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on May 2, 2018

The people of Washington have the opportunity to win one of the most ambitious, effective and far reaching policies to tackle climate change.

Washington can't stop, won't stop pushing for climate leadership

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on March 28, 2018

Washington's Legislature failed—again—to enact the kind of bold climate solutions we need and are ready for. Here's what happened, and here's why we…

Session Reflection -- on the Washington Legislature

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on March 14, 2018

No matter how many lobbyists they hire, no matter how many half-truths they tell, and no matter the fear-mongering we encounter—we’re going to keep…

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…

Make a call today for fossil-free energy!

by Joëlle Robinson on February 28, 2018

Clean energy is ready to move forward in the Washington State Legislature—let's help make sure it does!

Coal phaseout continues; states on fire for climate action

by Devon Downeysmith on February 27, 2018

US support increases for phasing out coal; some utilities show a greater taste for renewables, and more in this week's ClimateCast.

Show some love for climate action

by Joëlle Robinson on February 13, 2018

Washington State has a chance to deliver on some of the most ambitious climate policy anywhere in the country. Valentine’s Day is a key deadline.

Just. Do it.

by KC Golden on February 2, 2018

The impacts of fossil fuels are not just environmentally catastrophic, they’re deeply inequitable. Those who do the least to cause climate disruption…

Fossil free forward!

by Vlad Gutman-Britten on February 1, 2018

Today in Olympia, House and Senate committees both advanced proposals to move us faster towards 100% fossil-free electricity—meaning a cleaner world…

Let's get real: the state of the union is up to us.

by Joëlle Robinson on January 30, 2018

Progress, fortunately, isn’t just about the performance of the federal government. In Washington, our legislature has big opportunities for climate…