Climate policy is not a single undertaking. We need many solutions working together, building on the success of clean electricity to end our reliance on fossil fuels in our buildings and our transportation.
As part of a global movement to reduce climate-disrupting carbon emissions, local governments in Thurston County, Washington have started developing a regional plan in order to coordinate their work to protect our climate.
The Washington House of Representatives has passed a Clean Fuel Standard, which would align the state with its West Coast neighbors--expanding the market for low carbon fuels, reducing the costs and impacts of air pollution to public health, and increasing economic investment and returns from local renewable fuel production.
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