Governor’s bold move puts Washington on track for meaningful climate action
This week Governor Inslee announced bold action to address global warming, directing his administration to use its full authority under the Clean Air Act to enforce existing limits on carbon pollution.
Carbon sequestration
ClimateCast logo over Indonesia petrol station

Clean energy overtaking fossil on cost, new capacity

China announces nationwide carbon market to start next year, leading CEOs call for pact to reduce carbon pollution to zero by 2050, electric bus unveiled with 200-mile range, and more stories of the week in clean energy solutions. 

Biocarbon: forest and eagle

Biocarbon: Mobilizing the power of nature to help restore our climate

Check out this beautiful video, and learn more about biocarbon and the role it can play in helping solve the climate crisis. 

Biocarbon solutions are all around us

Farmers, entrepreneurs, and scientists in the Pacific Northwest and beyond are delivering biocarbon results and demonstrating the pathways to a low carbon future. 

ClimateCast Logo over road through rainforest

Climate change a threat to national security, says DoD

Worldwide switch to clean power would save $1.8 trillion, rainforests store less carbon once they’re fragmented, WA carbon tax would pay steady dividends, and other stories of the week in clean energy solutions.

Cattle grazing in Marin

Soil carbon, home on the range

Turning organic materials into compost and applying it to rangelands on a larger scale could store a lot of carbon, repurpose organic waste, improve the health of rangelands, increase climate resilience, and help farmers’ bottom lines.

Don't step on that ant!

The carbon-storage skills of ants and the biofuel potential of tobacco; energy efficiency financing surges, and Beijing bans coal. All that and more in this week's ClimateCast.

Mobile, AL wetlands

Who saves with solar, and who pays?

Economic risks of climate change, severe drought and forests on fire, Fortune 500 companies embracing renewable energy, electric vehicles and utilities; and much more.

ClimateCast Logo over rainforest dweller

Community control good for carbon storage

California flooded with proposals for grid storage; narrow escape from oil-spill disaster in Seattle; climate change impacts our mental health; and much more.

ClimateCast Logo over Kiribatian island

Migrating to high ground

Pacific islanders secure a refuge from rising seas, compost boosts carbon storage in California ranchlands, Venetian-style canals floated for Manhattan, and much more. 

Plant for the Planet: Stella Speaks. Photo by Michael Foster

Biocarbon Solutions Gaining Momentum

In the Northwest Biocarbon Initiative’s second quarterly digest for 2014, we bring you the latest natural carbon storage news, research, and events.

Cattle grazing in Marin

Soil carbon, home on the range

Turning organic materials into compost and applying it to rangelands on a larger scale could store a lot of carbon, repurpose organic waste, improve the health of rangelands, increase climate resilience, and help farmers’ bottom lines.

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Don't step on that ant!

The carbon-storage skills of ants and the biofuel potential of tobacco; energy efficiency financing surges, and Beijing bans coal. All that and more in this week's ClimateCast.

Read More

ClimateCast Logo over Kiribatian island

Migrating to high ground

Pacific islanders secure a refuge from rising seas, compost boosts carbon storage in California ranchlands, Venetian-style canals floated for Manhattan, and much more. 

Read More