The King is dead
The Northwest coal export battle was a fateful crossroads, and the tyranny of fossil fuels is waning. In its place, we're launching a new clean energy era. 
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The King is dead

The Northwest coal export battle was a fateful crossroads, and the tyranny of fossil fuels is waning. In its place, we're launching a new clean energy era. 

How about some good news for a change?

Coal export on the Columbia River is over. How do you like them apples?

The WA state budget isn't for funding new fossil fuel projects

Tell the Governor now: Investing in new fossil gas is a recipe for climate disaster and runs counter to a vision of a 100% clean future that Washington can achieve. [UPDATE: Governor Inslee vetoed this measure. Thanks everyone!]

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Cities and states tell world: We will always have Paris

Coal kills more people annually than it employs, Nevada restores solar net-metering, Los Angeles tests subsidized electric-car-sharing in low-income neighborhoods, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Carbon pricing is on the table from C to shining sea

Tesla starts taking orders for solar roofing, Green Party may hold balance of power over BC fossil projects, GOP fails to reverse Obama-era methane rules, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

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Clean energy employs more Americans than gas & coal

Costly flood insurance augurs tailspin for coastal real estate, Big Island tops 50% clean power for 2016, Denmark expects wind will compete without subsidies in a few years, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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Trump order hits climate policies; states fight back

Nuclear giant Westinghouse goes bankrupt, clean energy employs over twice as many Americans as fossil fuels, cheap Midwestern wind could idle 56 GW of coal plants, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy. 

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World economy grows, carbon pollution doesn’t

Shell sells off its stake in Canadian tar sands, US solar installations in 2016 nearly double the previous year, poll shows highest-ever level of American concern for the climate, and more news of the week in clean energy solutions.

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EPA to put mpg gains on hold, but EVs grow anyway

Oregon lawmakers weigh competing bills to price carbon pollution, China’s coal consumption falls for third straight year, Trump’s EPA budget calls for deep cuts, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.  

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Wind power rises in South; Pruitt takes over at EPA

Oroville Dam survives critical week, US solar installations nearly double in 2016, Toshiba chairman resigns over $6 billion in nuclear construction losses, and more news of the week in climate and clean energy.

The King is dead

Submitted by KC Golden on Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:57

The Northwest coal export battle was a fateful crossroads, and the tyranny of fossil fuels is waning. In its place, we're launching a new clean energy era. 

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