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A climate protection plan that exempts gas power plants(?!)
The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed exempting Oregon's fossil gas power plants from the Climate Protection Program. This cannot stand.
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air pollution from gas power plant

A climate protection plan that exempts gas power plants(?!)

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed exempting Oregon's fossil gas power plants from the Climate Protection Program. This cannot stand.

Why cap-and-invest? One strategy for carbon reduction

Climate Solutions' approach to the Climate Commitment Act, Governor Inslee’s proposed cap-and-invest system, and other systems like it

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Is Oregon's clean energy transition on track?

Join our discussion exploring what powers our energy system today, where the trends are headed, and it all means for an energy-smart, climate-safe future for Oregon.

High hopes and great expectations: a political shift on climate

Washington's legislative session begins. So does the Biden administration.

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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!

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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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Pollution is coming… from inside the house

Washington and Oregon can do better to protect residents by creating clean, safe, all-electric buildings. In this second part of our blog series on all-electric buildings, we outline the health and safety risks of using gas, and detail how all-electric buildings can be the climate and health solution we need.

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Paris! we just can't leave you

Clean energy advances through local elections We need national and international action to fight climate change, but states and cities have also been a critical piece of the solution.

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.

row of homes with red text overlay "healthy and safe buildings"

Pollution is coming… from inside the house

Washington and Oregon can do better to protect residents by creating clean, safe, all-electric buildings. In this second part of our blog series on all-electric buildings, we outline the health and safety risks of using gas, and detail how all-electric buildings can be the climate and health solution we need.
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