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Clean. Electricity. Everywhere.

Climate progress confirmed as a top-tier political issue. Duh!

Stevens Pass Ski Resort

Energy savings pays off for Stevens Pass Ski Resort

Stevens Pass Ski Resort is a great example of a company that is making sustainability pay off in terms of financial returns. The company has systematically analyzed every aspect of its energy use and waste streams and has found significant savings.

Tuning Up Seattle's Buildings

On March 10 Seattle took a key step on its path to be carbon neutral by 2050, when Mayor Ed Murray signed three energ

The Coal to Clean Imperative

Puget Sound Energy is a crucial player on Washington's path toward a clean energy future, but its 20-year resource plan falls significantly short on the urgency and boldness we need to make deep, near-term carbon reduction.

The Urban Clean Energy Revolution

The Urban Clean Energy Revolution report details the state of play of low-carbon cities and describes a rich array of best practices and examples of urban clean energy innovation and carbon reduction.

The Path to Urban Carbon Reduction

The international climate talks are a moment in time for forward-looking urban leaders to demonstrate the collective political will they have amassed for bold climate action, and to show how far they have already come in reducing carbon emissions.

Tools of the Trade

Urban leaders are looking beyond their typical toolbox of policies, programs, and partnerships, and experimenting with new approaches to achieve carbon reduction through cleaner energy supply, building energy efficiency, and low-carbon transportation.

A Stronger Energy Code to Cut Carbon

A package of hugely important changes to Washington State codes are needed to make buildings more energy efficient and ready for solar and electric vehicle charging.

Crude Oil terminals are wrong for Grays Harbor

The dangers of oil trains are dominating headlines about proposed oil terminals in Washington. As a long-time crab fisherman out of Grays Harbor, I’m very concerned about another risk: the potential consequences of a major oil spill.

The Silent Hero: breaking down barriers to energy efficiency

Former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson once named energy efficiency the “silent hero” in the climate crisis. Republican Governor Butch Otter of Idaho called efficiency the “low hanging fruit in the energy orchard.” We know that a key way to reduce our climate pollution is to reduce our energy demand. By reducing energy use, we also save money on our utility bills. So why are there still barriers to homeowners embracing deep energy efficiency? 

Environmental Industry Summit

Join the Northwest Environmental Business Council, Environmental Business International, 2020 Environmental Group, and others for an engaging discussion about why the Pacific Northwest is a hotbed for the Environmental Industry. 

In this one-day session panelist will discuss industry drivers, best practices and the long term market outlook for the industry and region. 

 

Summit agenda:

8:00 – 9:00am – Coffee/Mixer

9:00 – 10:15am - Pacific Northwest Environmental Market Outlook – Government and Industry Perspectives

CleanTech Showcase 2016

CleanTech Showcase is the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech business event. This one-day event gathers the industry’s best and brightest to learn about the latest clean technology innovations, research and investment opportunities.

Engage the industry’s best and brightest while seeing the latest cleantech innovations from across the region.

  • Network with 350+ industry leaders, investors, media and policymakers.

  • Hear and learn from renowned speakers across research, investing and industry.

Lifting Our Voices for the Earth

Join the Interfaither Climate Action group on Friday, April 22, 2016 for “Lifting Our Voices for the Earth”, an event featuring well-known professional singers and songwriters Sharon Abreu and Michael Hurwiczan. The event will entertain and energize citizens who want to work together to encourage institutional changes which will reduce human impact on this fragile planet as the climate changes. 

The Coal to Clean Imperative

Puget Sound Energy is a crucial player on Washington's path toward a clean energy future, but its 20-year resource plan falls significantly short on the urgency and boldness we need to make deep, near-term carbon reduction.

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