WA leads on climate
Can you believe it? Believe it: climate progress
Washington State just made history with a suite of legislative actions to address global warming pollution, the long-term need to protect communities most impacted by pollution, and our transition to a clean energy economy. 
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Craving for clean energy leads Microsoft to quit PSE

Portland and Multnomah County aim for 100% renewable energy, Tesla announces electric semi and pick-up trucks, Maryland to offer tax credits for energy storage, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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What Oregon's Clean Energy Jobs bill does (and why you should care)

Everything you wanted to know about cap and invest but were afraid to ask. 

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Ten US states show economic benefits from capping climate pollution

The track records of nine Northeastern states and California, which have already put a price on carbon pollution, show us what a tremendous opportunity Oregon has to act on climate and invest in our state’s clean energy future.

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EPA to put mpg gains on hold, but EVs grow anyway

Oregon lawmakers weigh competing bills to price carbon pollution, China’s coal consumption falls for third straight year, Trump’s EPA budget calls for deep cuts, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.  

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Solar power now cheaper than coal at Indian auction

Australia, Arctic, and Oklahoma bake in heat waves, Sioux tribes sue over pipeline construction, US wind capacity now exceeds hydropower, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

Making the Grade: Oregon’s Clean Energy Report Card

On the 10th anniversary of Oregon’s climate goals, a new Oregon Clean Energy Report Card assesses what has been accomplished and where we still need to improve.

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Planet sets heat record as Trump takes up the reins

New approvals for wind in Wyoming and off North Carolina; thinking about “base cost” renewables instead of “base load” power; saving climate info in the Data Refuge, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Oregon’s climate leadership: prospects and priorities

The way forward is aggressive action at the state and local levels. Here's how we're planning to build on our success in Oregon. 

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Clean energy momentum shifts to states, businesses

Bill Gates launches $1 billion energy venture fund, Canada’s carbon price to reach US$38 per ton by 2022, Arizona considers doubling its renewable power mandate, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Clean energy grows, makes fossil power less profitable

Worldwide electric car sales up 49 percent in first half of 2016, designers develop wearable solar cells, Canada to set a minimum national carbon price, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.



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