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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Join the club on this 350th day of the year

Climate Solutions’ 350 Club members are an integral part of our organization and your help is needed to propel the transition to our clean energy future.

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The surprising economics behind going all-electric (hint, the numbers are pretty good)

So far our blog series on clean, all-electric buildings has shown how we can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and improve our health and safety, but what about the economic impacts?

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The Path Forward on Climate Change in the Northwest

Is there room for climate action in the coming year, given all our other challenges? You bet there is. (We're also looking back—read our Climate Action Report 2020!)

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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.

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The case for clean, safe, and all-electric buildings

Washington and Oregon need to join the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings—and we need to do it soon. Look out for more information on the case for all-electric buildings and the policy solutions that can get us there in the Northwest.

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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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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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It doesn't have to feel like Life on Mars

Our climate movement is more unified than ever, but we're reaching a critical point where we must change a lot of things all at once. Let's do this together.

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Oregon’s Climate Action Plan crosses first milestone

Last month, twelve state agencies delivered their plans to carry out the Governor’s Executive Order on climate. Here's what we know so far.

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Climate justice and the movement to end police brutality

Black, indigenous and people of color leading within the environmental community are making the case that the climate movement must focus on the need to address police violence because an effective climate justice movement depends on BIPOC leadership.

Climate Leaders Live: Oregon's 2020 Energy Report

Every two years, the Oregon Department of Energy releases its Biennial Energy Report, providing Oregonians with a rich, in-depth analysis of the state's energy sources and usage trends. This webinar featured Janine Benner from the Oregon Department of Energy and Meredith Connolly from Climate Solutions, discussing what powers our energy system today, where the trends are headed, and it all means for an energy-smart, climate-safe future for Oregon.

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2021: Action time for climate in the Washington Legislature

Naysayers will claim that this is not the time for climate action in Washington, not with COVID, racial injustice, and economic recovery on the agenda. But we don’t need to choose between our major priorities: we can achieve climate progress, recover from COVID impacts, and fight systemic racism all at the same time.
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