Helping the Northwest lead the world in sustainable aviation
The Port of Seattle announces new plans to help make Sea-Tac one of the first airports where passengers can fly on planes powered by low-carbon fuels, Our new report assesses the industry's efforts to make such fuels widely available. The short version: we're next in line for takeoff.
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A track record of business partnerships

Climate Solutions has a long history of bringing together executives and other business leaders, entrepreneurs and investors who are committed to regional leadership, strong action to reduce global warming pollution and a rapid transition to a clean and energy-efficient economy.

Thousands of business leaders from around the region share principles around the need for climate action, advocacy and leadership. By leading the way on climate and clean-energy policy, all businesses in the region will be best prepared to manage risks, seize opportunities and create a broadly shared and sustainable prosperity.

Northwest businesses are joining together to support action on climate.

Hundreds of businesses in Oregon and Washington are urging policymakers to advance our states' economic and energy security by tackling climate change.  If you are a business leader, please add your voice to the growing chorus by signing on to the Oregon Business Climate Declaration or the Washington Business Climate Declaration today!

 

 

Clean energy transportation makes sense, but also dollars and cents

Climate advocates join business leaders to celebrate a sensible expansion of subsidies for low-carbon and zero-carbon driving options.

Thanks to you, the Bright Future looks near!

Thanks to everyone who helped make our annual breakfast a great success this year! Climate and clean energy leader Aimée Christensen and our other speakers set the challenge, and gave us hope, for the bright future we can build together.

Mr. Peabody’s coal train jumps the tracks

It's the end of the line for Northwest coal export proposals. That's news suitable for dressing up and dancing—but we may want to hold the champagne.

Don't panic: that Supreme Court decision won't resurrect Big Coal

No one should mistake the Supreme Court's ruling staying the Clean Power Plan for a lifeline for the coal industry--our dirtiest source of electricity has just about run out of spark.

Arch Coal Bankruptcy: The End of an Era

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.

Wing tip at sunset

Helping the Northwest lead the world in sustainable aviation

The Port of Seattle announces new plans to help make Sea-Tac one of the first airports where passengers can fly on planes powered by low-carbon fuels, Our new report assesses the industry's efforts to make such fuels widely available. The short version: we're next in line for takeoff.

The future is now for zero-emissions driving

Seattle is at the leading edge of a great and challenging shift, decoupling transportation from fossil fuel consumption. Electric vehicles will continue to displace gas-powered cars as long as prices drop and charging infrastructure expands to meet the demand. NRG EVgo is part of the push to get 3.3 million EVs on the road by 2025.

wingtip at sunset

Sustainable Aviation Fuels: the dream nears reality

Powering commercial aviation with fuel made from cooking oil, wood chips, or garbage? These climate-friendly alternatives are closer to market than you might think.  

Oregon businesses building power for a clean economy

The Renew Oregon coalition is bringing Oregon businesses together with other voices for climate action. The list of companies backing the Oregon Business Climate Declaration continues to grow, as Portland's Mayor issues a climate challenge to local businesses.

Portland businesses accept Mayor's climate challenge

Portland Mayor Charlie Hales has issued a challenge to local businesses: join the movement for climate action, and gear your business for a sustainable, clean-energy future. Will Portland businesses accept the challenge? (Spoiler alert: Yes.)

Thanks to you, the Bright Future looks near!

Thanks to everyone who helped make our annual breakfast a great success this year! Climate and clean energy leader Aimée Christensen and our other speakers set the challenge, and gave us hope, for the bright future we can build together.

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Arch Coal Bankruptcy: The End of an Era

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

Important Step toward Making Northwest a World Leader in Sustainable Flight

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.

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The future is now for zero-emissions driving

Seattle is at the leading edge of a great and challenging shift, decoupling transportation from fossil fuel consumption. Electric vehicles will continue to displace gas-powered cars as long as prices drop and charging infrastructure expands to meet the demand. NRG EVgo is part of the push to get 3.3 million EVs on the road by 2025.

Read More