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  • by Stephanie Noren on March 1, 2019
      OLYMPIA -- March 1, 2019 -- Today, the State Senate voted to transition Washington to 100 percent clean electricity by 2045 on a 28-19 vote. This is the first of a suite of critical bills to address climate pollution to move this year. Read more
  • by KC Golden on October 25, 2016
    “Climate solutions” aren’t just about reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We need to wage and win a clean energy revolution, to go all the way to a clean energy future.  But in an economy rife with inequality and insecurity, such a sweeping transition is hard for most folks to contemplate.  Read more
  • by Jeff Johnson on September 4, 2016
    We know that we must transition away from fossil fuels, for the sake of our climate and our future. But we also have a responsibility to make sure that during the transition, workers and vulnerable communities are not left behind. That's why working people are standing up for a Just Transition.  Read more
  • by Seth Zuckerman on June 13, 2016
    US and India agree to quicker phase-out of HFCs, SF Bay Area voters pass adaptation tax, ConEd to deploy ‘virtual power plant’ of batteries and solar panels in Brooklyn, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.  Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on May 23, 2016
    Join the Northwest Environmental Business Council, Environmental Business International, 2020 Environmental Group, and others for an engaging discussion about why the Pacific Northwest is a hotbed for the Environmental Industry.  In this one-day session panelist will discuss industry drivers, best practices and the long term market outlook for the industry and region.    Summit agenda: 8:00 – 9:00am – Coffee/Mixer 9:00 – 10:15am - Pacific Northwest Environmental Market Outlook – Government and Industry Perspectives Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on May 17, 2016
    The 2016 Western Washington Solutions Summit hosted by the Washington Policy Center will convene over 600 policymakers, business owners, community leaders and concerned citizens to discuss solutions to our state’s most pressing issues, we are sure to have another informative and high-quality event in 2016.  This event combines center-specific events into a half-day policy conference in Bellevue - with two keynote presentations from Kimberly Strassel of the Wall Street Journal and former Louisana Governor & presidential candidate Bobby Jindal. Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on May 17, 2016
    CleanTech Showcase is the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech business event. This one-day event gathers the industry’s best and brightest to learn about the latest clean technology innovations, research and investment opportunities. Engage the industry’s best and brightest while seeing the latest cleantech innovations from across the region. Network with 350+ industry leaders, investors, media and policymakers. Hear and learn from renowned speakers across research, investing and industry. Read more
  • by Gregg Small on April 6, 2016
    Today Climate Solutions launches our Bright Future initiative to demonstrate that the transition to clean energy and a low-carbon economy is within our grasp. Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on February 22, 2016
    Join Climate Solutions, NBIS and a panel of business and climate action leaders for first-hand perspectives on the momentum of the Paris climate agreement its implications for Washington businesses.  Read more
  • by Caleb Smith on February 5, 2016
    The Seattle Chamber of Commerce and the Clean Tech Alliance invite you to hear Dr. Paul Brooks of Tata Steel give a European energy-intensive industry perspective on climate change policy, carbon pricing, and industrial competitiveness. Read more

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