Oregon GOP Walkout Threatens Climate Progress AGAIN
By denying quorum for the state Senate to do business, Oregon's Senate Republicans have ground all progress in the Oregon legislature — and even the state budget — to a halt. The state’s climate agenda hangs in the balance among many other critical priorities.
That’s a wrap: 2023 Washington legislative session ends with unprecedented dollars for climate and clean energy development
Our last blog of the CCA series where we dig into the “invest” side of the cap-and-invest equation.
In this post, we’ll highlight some groundbreaking pieces unique to Washington’s law: environmental justice provisions that prioritize air pollution reductions in overburdened communities, ongoing oversight by an Environmental Justice Council, and significant investments in communities most impacted by poor air quality, economic barriers, and climate impacts.
In this week's ClimateCast: climate migration; Oregon cities act to leave fossil fuels behind; investment banks renege on climate commitments
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.
The US Senate votes to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, climate impacts keep on coming, and communities lead the way on climate policy.
Bridging the digital divide, EVs keep accelerating, fossil fuel dirty deeds, and spreading climate hope.
NW Natural—Oregon's largest fossil fuel utility—wants to raise gas prices by nearly 12 percent. By supporting further growth of the gas industry, this rate hike will increase energy burdens for already struggling Oregon families, worsen the climate crisis, and pollute the air we breathe.
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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