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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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Portland says goodbye to petroleum diesel!

Did you hear the news? Last week, the City of Portland became the first city in the U.S. to phase out the sale of petroleum diesel by 2030.

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Renewables booming, but it’s still too hot 🥵

ClimateCast is our curated, biweekly collection of news and commentary on climate issues. In this issue: DC Dispatch; renewables boom; CA leads but still too hot


Hope, Health and Climate: coming this fall

  By now we’ve gotten used to summers bruised by climate change—heat waves in the Northwest and around the world, drought and wildfires in some places, devastating floods in others.

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A massively consequential week for climate action

The US Senate votes to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, climate impacts keep on coming, and communities lead the way on climate policy.

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Manchin accepts new leadership roles

Headlines on Joe Manchin and wind power in Texas; environmental justice and access to clean air; and other news on climate and clean energy. Warning: includes April Fools Day jokes alongside actual news!

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Recapping Oregon's 2022 Legislative Session

This session, the legislature provided historic levels of investments in clean energy solutions and electric vehicles, as well as significant progress for environmental and social justice in our state.

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Sprint with us toward climate action

Oregon's legislators heard your calls to address climate pollution from buildings—but it’s taking a new form. Also, don't miss updates on our statewide other climate priorities.

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What's ahead for climate action in Salem?

No corner of our state was left untouched by climate-fueled storms and harms last year.

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How we build has major climate impacts

Numerous Oregon cities from Bend to Beaverton want to require stronger energy efficiency building standards, but Oregon’s existing state policies are holding them back.

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The good, the bad, and the necessary next steps

Harrowing floods in the PNW, a wrap-up of the COP26 conference, and some federal progress on climate.



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