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!
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Clean Energy Jobs: What's happening and how to help

The biggest climate legislation in Oregon history is moving forward, and your help is needed to pass the bold action we need.

States unfreeze climate action

With federal action stagnated (or in reverse), governors and state legislators are finding opportunities to advance climate action.

Oregon Capitol in spring

Legislative preview: The year for bold climate action in Oregon

With your help, we’ll ensure that the Oregon Legislature takes bold action for a healthy climate.

Positioned to win: Northwest climate progress in 2019

What’s ahead for major climate and clean energy action in the Pacific Northwest this year... and what it’s going to take to get there. 

Hokusai green wave

Delivering on the green wave in 2019

What the election victories in Oregon mean for increasing clean energy and climate progress in the coming year. 

Partying alone: Big Oil’s dismal “victory” over Initiative 1631

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.  

Oil allies mislead about the cost of I-1631. Shocking, right?

Oil companies and their mouthpieces are claiming that I-1631 will hit consumers hard—that we can't afford clean air and healthy communities. The thing is, they're not telling the truth.

The Twilight of Oil’s Big “No:” YES on 1631

Oil’s dominance will last only as long as they can bully us into believing we can’t have clean energy and better choices. That's why they're spending tens of millions to oppose I-1631.

Workers climbing wind turbines to the middle class

Clean energy investment is good for business; clean energy jobs are good for communities; the economic benefits of carbon pricing and more in the latest ClimateCast.

Washington can't stop, won't stop pushing for climate leadership

Washington's Legislature failed—again—to enact the kind of bold climate solutions we need and are ready for. Here's what happened, and here's why we can't stop and won't stop working to make the Evergreen State a climate leadership state.

Oregon Capitol in spring

Your advocacy is working!

Submitted by Zach Baker on Tue, 04/02/2019 - 00:00

Oregon is getting closer to passing landmark climate legislation. Your help is needed to send the strongest possible bill to the floor for a vote. 

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Initial take on Clean Energy Jobs bill release

Submitted by Mara Gross on Fri, 02/01/2019 - 09:10

The Oregon Legislature has released a draft of the Clean Energy Jobs bill. Climate Solutions is focused on passing a strong policy that reduces emissions quickly, holds polluters accountable, invests in clean energy projects across the state, and ensures a majority of investments benefit those most impacted by climate change.

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