For the first time in memory—and maybe ever—climate change is a top priority for the Washington Legislature. There are multiple landmark climate policies moving forward; The momentum is strong, and the stakes are high. Here’s an update on our top climate priorities.
a joint statement from Climate Solutions and Audubon Washington
This morning, the House Environment & Energy Committee voted to move HB 1110, the Clean Fuel Standard, out of committee. The bill will now move to the House Transportation Committee. Concurrently, the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency (PSCAA) said it will proceed with rulemaking for a regional Clean Fuel Standard for King, Pierce, Kitsap, and Snohomish counties. Read more
Big oil bought a win in Washington's election. But they're now basically alone in propping up a failing system; that's just one of the fundamental weaknesses that will ultimately bring Oil down.
In this week's ClimateCast: An Oregon bill seeks to account for the true cost of climate pollution. Clean energy deployments are on the rise--but so are portentious impacts of global warming.
This February, the Oregon legislature has the chance for a major climate win by passing the Clean Energy Jobs bill, which puts a limit and price on climate pollution and reinvests the proceeds into our communities.