Mid-session climate updates from Olympia
With less than three weeks left in Washington’s short legislative session, there are still a number of ways the Legislature can act to cut climate pollution, clean up our buildings, and sustainably fund the clean transportation system we need.
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Manchin accepts new leadership roles

Headlines on Joe Manchin and wind power in Texas; environmental justice and access to clean air; and other news on climate and clean energy. Warning: includes April Fools Day jokes alongside actual news!

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Following historic progress, WA continues with incremental steps

In 2022, the Washington Legislature built upon the transformational shift we’ve begun in recent years; lawmakers took important steps in a few key areas, but hesitated in others.

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"A Brief and rapidly closing window"

In this week's ClimateCast: a grim new report from the IPCC; a fossil-fueled war in Ukraine; underwhelming action from the federal government, and signs of progress in Oregon

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Mid-session climate updates from Olympia

With less than three weeks left in Washington’s short legislative session, there are still a number of ways the Legislature can act to cut climate pollution, clean up our buildings, and sustainably fund the clean transportation system we need.

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Transform. Our. Transportation.

Move Ahead Washington will clean up transportation, investing in transportation electrification, transit, and active mobility—leading to climate progress, cleaner air, and healthier communities.  

It's the dawning of a new era for NW climate action

Our climate policy successes have been remarkable. But they're taking place against the backdrop of ever-increasing emissions, and ever-worsening impacts.

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What's ahead for climate action in Salem?

No corner of our state was left untouched by climate-fueled storms and harms last year.

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The good, the bad, and the necessary next steps

Harrowing floods in the PNW, a wrap-up of the COP26 conference, and some federal progress on climate.

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Not everything, definitely something

A summary of COP26 coverage, infrastructure headed to Biden’s desk, climate bright spots from the elections, and a new ABBA record

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Still raging against the Manchin

Federal climate inaction ahead of COP26, offshore wind gets a US start, and heavy duty EVs

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Mid-session climate updates from Olympia

Submitted by Kelly Hall on Mon, 02/21/2022 - 12:58

With less than three weeks left in Washington’s short legislative session, there are still a number of ways the Legislature can act to cut climate pollution, clean up our buildings, and sustainably fund the clean transportation system we need.
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Multimodal emoji transit

Transform. Our. Transportation.

Move Ahead Washington will clean up transportation, investing in transportation electrification, transit, and active mobility—leading to climate progress, cleaner air, and healthier communities.  
Read More