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Seattle's Proposition 1: Yes to transit!
To address the climate crisis, clean up our air, and protect our communities' health, we need more clean-energy transit.
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Solar shines, and renewables rise around the world

In this week's ClimateCast: solar and wind continue to prove their resilience; new calls for climate justice, and why it's really time to talk about electrifying everything.

Just. Do it.

The impacts of fossil fuels are not just environmentally catastrophic, they’re deeply inequitable. Those who do the least to cause climate disruption are hit hardest by it. To break free from fossil fuels, we need strategies that deliver effective, affordable solutions and economic opportunity for all.

installing solar panels, Oregon Department of Transportation

Reducing Pollution, Investing in Solutions

Clean energy, cost saving, job creating investments from the ten states that have already put a price on climate pollution

Test driving EV car share

With EV car share, driving clean is convenient and affordable

One family's experience with Portland's innovative EV car-sharing program.

Turns out we don't take women storms seriously, either

A new study shows that hurricanes with female names can be deadlier than their male counterparts--because of the tendency to underestimate the power of women.

When your house is on fire

Of course, none of us think of ourselves as climate deniers. But something makes us flinch from bad news, hard conversations, and uncomfortable conclusions. 

The world (mostly) unites for climate action

G20 leaders recommit to the road through Paris--with the US government on the sidelines for now. More bad news for oil, more promising economic signs for renewables, and more of the latest news on climate and clean energy.

Clean energy strengthens power grids, prosperity, people and the planet

The fast expansion of solar and wind energy is strengthening power grids; resistance continues to climate intransigence; sour outlook for fossil fuel finance but bright horizons for renewables and clean fuels; and more of the latest news in climate and clean energy. 

Hope, community and clean energy

Good jobs, vital communities and clean energy are the way forward as we transition away from the pollution, health risks and climate damage of the fossil fuel era. Majora Carter inspired us with storytelling at Climate Solutions' annual breakfast.

ClimateCast logo over Pope Francis in Vatican's new Nissan Leaf

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.  

Let's build more momentum for talking climate

Extreme weather, wildfires, an uncertain future...how can we avoid talking about climate change? A better question may be: how DO we talk with out families and friends about climate change—in a way that acknowledges our anxiety, yet motivates us to work towards solutions?

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Just. Do it.

Submitted by KC Golden on Fri, 02/02/2018 - 08:12

The impacts of fossil fuels are not just environmentally catastrophic, they’re deeply inequitable. Those who do the least to cause climate disruption are hit hardest by it. To break free from fossil fuels, we need strategies that deliver effective, affordable solutions and economic opportunity for all.

Read More