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Washington Legislates: Our Climate Priorities for 2024
The Washington State Legislature has begun its short session. Climate priorities include Climate Commitment Act investments, supporting healthy environments for students and families with electric school buses and clean buildings, and holding the oil industry accountable.
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Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action

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Oregon, have your voice heard on the Climate Protection Program rule making

I'm writing today with an important request: please tell the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality of what you think about the Climate Protection Program rules!

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The future of GOP climate action, ESG, and big clean trucks

Climate issues made a surprise appearance during the recent GOP Presidential debate. Let's see how the candidates responded.

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Oregon’s Climate Wins in the 2023 Legislative Session

We saw success despite a challenging legislative environment that included a minority of Senators leading the longest walkout in Oregon’s history. Because the legislative calendar was down to the wire, many climate and clean energy bills were combined into two omnibus bills...

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Climate-fueled disasters strike, and climate hope perseveres

Hawaii wildfires and the aftermath Several wildfires tore across the idyllic landscape with terrifying speed on the Hawaiian island of Maui. 

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Oil companies' lies are costing us dearly: what they don't want us to understand about the fuel market

Oil companies have a long history of lying—about their climate culpability and about the true costs of gas. Let's hold them accountable.

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Stormy weather: a planet in extremis

If extreme heat doesn’t freak you out about climate change, your brain may have melted  Only a few years ago, it was quite rare to see news weather coverage linking extreme storms or heat

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Avista used customer money to fund anti-climate litigation in Oregon

[PRESS RELEASE] Avista inappropriately billed customers for anti-climate litigation spending, and is proposing to increase bills for continued litigation costs, according to testimony submitted by environmental groups to the Oregon PUC.

Oil company profits are to blame for high gas prices

News flash: Fossil fuel companies are taking you for a ride.

While we're feeling the burden of high gas prices, big oil is playing a blame game—trying to make us believe that high prices are caused by our state's groundbreaking climate protections instead of their gratuitously inflated profit margins.

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Will Oregon act on climate or squander our chance?

The longest GOP walkout in state history has finally come to an end. It has been an egregious situation where a bloc of Republican Senators used non-democratic tactics to deny the collective will of all Oregonians and shutdown the government for weeks.

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Climate had a week

On the occasion of Climate Week, California takes a stand for fossil fuel accountability. The US will organize a Climate Corps after all. Global climate week protests call on governments to show more climate ambition... and action
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