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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Climate Cast banner graphic, with photo of sunrise overlooking Olympia, Washington below.

Washington State officially enters a new phase of climate action

Washington State enters a new climate action phase, Oregon's EV incentives get a boost, and fossil fuels are declared incompatible with a healthy future.

sunrise over wind farms

Dare to dream of climate optimism

Washington State doubles down on climate action, red meat lies, and building electrification on the rise 

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. 

Washington's Climate Commitment Act nears final passage

The Washington House has passed the Climate Commitment Act, which would establish a firm statewide cap on global warming pollution, making WA the second state to do so. The Senate now has the weekend to concur with the House version before the Governor can sign the bill into law.

100 percent clean bus at Washington State Capitol

We're Past the Halfway Point

We’ve passed the halfway mark in Washington’s Legislative session. Check out our update on Climate Solutions’ top climate priorities, and where we need to apply pressure to make sure our lawmakers demonstrate climate leadership.

Rally at Oregon Capitol

Climate Emergency! Meet us in Salem

A majority of Oregonians support climate action, especially as our own communities experience impacts of the climate crisis—li

Oregon is falling behind on climate action

A growing list of states and territories have adopted carbon pricing policies, enacted more robust low-carbon fuel standards, and committed to a timeline for transitioning to 100% clean electricity, but Oregon is not among them.

A New Flyer electric bus operated by TriMet recharges at Sunset Transit Center.

TriMet and the City of Portland accelerate toward 100% clean

We are excited that the City of Portland and TriMet have taken some big strides to accelerate toward 100% clean and carbon-free operations!

What Oregon's leaders got done (and didn't) for the climate

Oregon’s 2019 legislative session will likely go down in history for what did not happen for the climate - and rightly so. 

Oregon's Legislative session is done. We are not.

Will Oregon be the state that ran away and hid from our climate responsibility, or will we reclaim our position of climate leadership?

100 percent clean bus at Washington State Capitol

We're Past the Halfway Point

We’ve passed the halfway mark in Washington’s Legislative session. Check out our update on Climate Solutions’ top climate priorities, and where we need to apply pressure to make sure our lawmakers demonstrate climate leadership.
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Rally at Oregon Capitol

Delay is denial: Oregon's climate emergency needs us all

Our #1 priority remains comprehensive statewide climate action. The bill to make this happen, Senate Bill 1530, was just passed by the joint budget committees and is currently ready for a vote on the Senate floor. However, immediately after the budget vote this morning, eleven Senate Republicans fled the Capitol yet again to deny quorum for the Senate to conduct any business.

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