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Improving Oregon’s Homes and Buildings for our Climate and Communities
Oregonians deserve healthy, affordable, resilient buildings that run on clean energy.
Extreme weather
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A textbook case of climate-fueled extremism

Clean trucks zoom ahead, Hurricane Ida roundup, and updates on 100% clean nationwide

map of groundwater excess and shortfall nationwide

A summer of extreme extremes

100% clean electricity nationwide, scoring environmental justice, and a season of extremes 

ClimateCast - extreme weather in the NW

Making sense of a scary climate report

THe long-awaited new IPCC climate report is out this week. It includes good news as well as very bad news.

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Protect Northwest farmworkers from extreme heat

Urge your members of Congress to back the federal heat safety bill.

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100% clean despite the heat

A federal "down payment" on climate (?), green hydrogen, and a note on this summer's extreme heat 

Satellite image of wildfire damage

Can Congress get real on clean energy?

Climate advocates put pressure on lawmakers as western states suffer drought and extreme heat

Ritzville, WA sunrise

Here's to hope during the heat

After an incredible run of climate progress, what's next for the Northwest?


Sweating in the heat? All-electric buildings provide a cool solution

With fossil fuels as the energy source for our buildings, we’re only going to see more unprecedented heat waves. We need to reduce our emissions and protect our communities. That’s where the movement towards clean, safe, all-electric buildings comes in. 

Days of slow burning

Last weekend's record-breaking heat dome has largely passed, but continues to wreak havoc with heat-related deaths, power outages and wildfires

Roseburg sunrise photo

WE DID IT: 100% clean energy for all Oregonians

HUGE NEWS from Salem!! House Bill 2021, which commits Oregon to 100% clean, carbon-free energy by 2040, was just passed by the state legislature!



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