Biden's climate nominees for 2021
Here's your clean energy team for 2021
Biden's climate picks bring experience, grit and a focus on environmental justice. Plus: Who the gas industry is targeting now, and climate book recommendations for the holidays!
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Oregon's Environmental Quality Commission chooses industry over communities to develop air pollution regulations

In my last blog post, I explained how the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was wrapping

Biden's climate and clean energy nominees

Here's your clean energy team for 2021

Biden's climate picks bring experience, grit and a focus on environmental justice. Plus: Who the gas industry is targeting now, and climate book recommendations for the holidays!

So that was the election. What now for climate?

The first in a series of articles on the election and what it means for climate action, especially in the Northwest.

I voted

The Election arrives, along with a climate clock countdown

Climate voters vote, with candidates' positions on climate and clean energy playing a significant role in many races.

Climate Voter

Take the Climate Voter Pledge!

One of the strongest ways to address the climate crisis head-on is with your vote.

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For Fair and Honest Elections, vote YES on Measure 107

Oregon’s lack of effective campaign finance limits allows corporations to buy massive influence while casting a dark shadow on state and local politics. Time to lift the veil.

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Better transit, safer streets, cleaner air for Portland: Vote YES on Measure 26-218

Climate Solutions and Oregon Environmental Council proudly endorse Let’s Get Moving 2020. Don’t miss your chance to vote YES on Measure 26-218 at the bottom of your ballot.

wildfire damage, Oregon

Ready for a gasoline-free future? CA is

California is ready to quit gas-fueled cars... a presidential legacy of intentional climate inaction... and the latest news on climate and clean energy

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Cap-and-reduce: Will DEQ step up to the plate?

By no longer allowing industries to spew unlimited amounts of pollution into our air, DEQ's new cap-and-reduce policy can help transition Oregon to cleaner ways of powering our economy and communities.

3 ways to cope with the smoke

If you live west of the Cascades in the Pacific Northwest, you likely woke up yesterday to an awful late-summer surprise (if you weren't under wildfire threat already): a blanket of unhealthy wildfire smoke.