Press Room

  • October 5, 2017
    Seattle, WA:  Climate Solutions is deepening its bench of seasoned leadership with the addition of Duncan Marsh as Director of Programs.  Marsh comes to the organization after 11 years at The Nature Conservancy (TNC) as its Director of International Climate Policy.  There he led international policy work on issues such as reducing emissions from forests and land use, adaptation and climate finance. Prior to joining TNC, he served on the U.S. Read more
  • August 8, 2017
    (Salem, OR) – Today, the Oregon Public Utilities Commission (PUC) did not acknowledge plans by Portland General Electric (PGE) to build two new power plants that burn fracked gas at the Carty Generating Station near the site of a retiring coal-fired power plant in Boardman, OR. Read more
  • September 15, 2016
    "We appreciate Governor Inslee’s ongoing commitment to putting Washington on a path to a clean energy transition," said Climate Solutions' Vlad Gutman-Britten. "The Clean Air Rule is only the first step to creating a robust policy that drives pollution reduction and invests in creating tens of thousands of jobs in a new, sustainable economy." Read more
  • June 1, 2016
    Olympia, WA – The Department of Ecology on Wednesday released an updated draft of the Clean Air Rule, requiring reductions in carbon pollution from Washington’s largest polluters. Environmental and clean energy advocates expressed support for a number of key improvements to the language while calling for additional changes to ensure that the rule supports clean energy and helps Washington meet its long-term sustainability goals. Read more
  • March 2, 2016
    Legislation will move Oregon off coal power, double state’s clean energy target to 50% by 2040 Read more
  • February 9, 2016
    Climate Solutions statement on the Supreme Court decision to stay the EPA's Clean Power Plan Read more
  • January 11, 2016
    The nation's second-largest coal company declared bankruptcy after years of unresponsive management and a stock value in freefall. With consumers increasingly concerned about public health and demanding cleaner energy, the writing is on the wall for the entire coal industry. Read more
  • January 6, 2016
    Climate Solutions, Washington Environmental Council, and Washington Conservation Voters respond to the WA Dept. of Ecology’s announcement of a draft Clean Air Rule Read more
  • 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. Read more
  • 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. Read more