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Fire and Ice: How Oregon’s past year makes clear we need 100% clean electricity
Oregon continues to pump out more climate pollution every year, but we can pass 100% Clean right now to lay the foundation for a clean energy-based economy.
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Washington State officially enters a new phase of climate action

Washington State enters a new climate action phase, Oregon's EV incentives get a boost, and fossil fuels are declared incompatible with a healthy future.

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Help us get Oregon's latest push for EVs across the finish line!

We need your help now to get these important bills across the finish line this session and get more EVs on our roads. But the work won’t stop there.

Washington's Climate Commitment Act nears final passage

The Washington House has passed the Climate Commitment Act, which would establish a firm statewide cap on global warming pollution, making WA the second state to do so. The Senate now has the weekend to concur with the House version before the Governor can sign the bill into law.

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Oregon's Climate Action Plan (OCAP) turns one

Just over a year ago, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed Executive Order 20-04, now cal

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One year ago...

It was a year ago this week that the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic.

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Fire and Ice: How Oregon’s past year makes clear we need 100% clean electricity

Oregon continues to pump out more climate pollution every year, but we can pass 100% Clean right now to lay the foundation for a clean energy-based economy.

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Powering up Oregon's EV adoption rates

Ensuring that the future of Oregon’s transportation is electric—not burning fossil fuels—is critical for cleaning up our air and for achieving our state’s climate goals.

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Sleuthing for truth during power outages

Photos of an ice-coated Texas wind turbine were weaponized as supposed "evidence" that renewables were to blame for widespread power outages.

Norway is #1 in EVs

As seen on TV: the future of cars is electric

Michael Regan poised for confirmation to head the EPA; What to make of carmakers' sudden enthusiasm for EVs?

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A climate protection plan that exempts gas power plants(?!)

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has proposed exempting the state's fossil gas power plants from their Climate Protection Program. This cannot stand.